The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

All content by Isabella Jackson

Students have a variety of campus job options

At a large university like Illinois, students have...

4 easy tips to conquer homesickness

4 easy tips to conquer homesickness

Welcome to campus, Illini! As a new international student,...

Isabella Jackson traveled to London, England during her semester studying abroad in Europe.

Finding housing if you’re planning on going abroad

The University has an amazing study abroad program....

The Holiday Lover

Homemade, low budget gifts

The holidays are an expensive time, and it can be overwhelming...

Espresso Royale’s Feel Better Tea is a mix of the cafe’s Nighty Night, Pharaoh’s Cup and Lemon Zing — mint, chamomile and lemon teas, respectively. This tea is an example of a healthier recipe to try for the new year.

New Year’s resolutions that you can actually keep

When the ball drops at midnight New Year’s Eve, many...

Specialty cookies in honor of Valentines Day are on display at The Cookie Jar on Monday, Feb. 10.

Secret Santa gifts for every price limit

Secret Santa gift exchanges are a lot of fun. They...

Tailgating recipes for the Homecoming game

Tailgating recipes for the Homecoming game

The Homecoming football game this fall will bring thousands...

2016 Homecoming Court

Each year, 20 seniors are chosen to be part of the...

Handle problems with apartments calmly

College apartments put up with a lot. Property managers...

Living the apartment life on a college budget

After the rent, utilities and grocery bills have been...

A burger at the new gastropub, The Hub near campus.

The Hub provides new spot for dining, nightlife

The Hub, a new restaurant and bar, opened on the corner...

Be prepared for Skype and phone interviews

Be prepared for Skype and phone interviews

Job interviews are stressful, and adding the technological...

Upcoming career fairs and Career Center workshops

Upcoming career fairs and Career Center workshops

Career Fairs: Engineering Career Services Fall Career...

Searching for internships on campus and online

Searching for internships on campus and online

For many students, the search for summer internships...

The University of Illinois Foundation can be found in Harker Hall on the northeast side of the Main Quad. August 17, 2016

UIF utilizes Quad Day to recruit new employees

Students will find many clubs and student organizations...

Experience Quad Day quickly and efficiently

Experience Quad Day quickly and efficiently

Because Quad Day takes place at the end of August in...

Balance work and play when joining RSOs

As a student, you have many options when looking into...

Do’s and don’ts of the first week at the University

The first week of school can be an exciting but nerve-wracking...

Antonio’s Pizza on Green Street features its pesto tortellini pizza.

Late-night dining options around campus

On a college campus, students benefit from the fact...

Tailgating tricks to ensure a great day

With the creation of Grange Grove in 2015, tailgating...

Students board a MTD bus at Transit located at the Illini Union Bookstore.

Transportation: How to get where you need to go, without a car

Students without cars on campus can still get around, both in their everyday activities and to get home from school on breaks.
Sporting events are one of the many places freshmen can meet fellow students. Columnist Noah discusses the importance of true friendship.

Making friends in unlikely places

On campus sometimes you make friends when you least expect it.
An emergency pole seen on the quad.

[Photo] Staying safe on campus

An emergency pole seen on the quad.

The sign in front of the Canopy Club located on Goodwin Ave. in the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign on Sunday, May 23, 2016.

[Photo] How to get involved in Champaign's music scene

The sign in front of the Canopy Club located on Goodwin...

A pesto sauce is drizzled over salmon fillets and served with roasted brussels sprouts.

[Photo] Simple but elegant recipes for Mom's Weekend

A pesto sauce is drizzled over salmon fillets and served...

Moms Day 2016: Schedule of Events

By Isabella JacksonSupplements Editor?Friday7:00 p.m.:...

Be safe: know the symptoms of alcohol poisoning

Be safe: know the symptoms of alcohol poisoning

Unofficial is one of the most important days of the...

Living alone: the good, the bad and the independence

Living alone: the good, the bad and the independence

By spring of my freshman year, I knew that I wanted...

Take a road trip around Illinois this spring break

If you're feeling bummed about not going on vacation...

Spring break playlist

Spring Break Playlist  Compiled by Isabella...

How to have a great staycation

Not traveling this spring break? Have a great staycation...

Grand Challenge Experience courses offer general education courses in unique setting

Grand Challenge Experience courses have been designed...

Mark Weidner, senior in Media, chose to major in cinema studies because of his love for film and the impact it can have on individuals. Weidner is pictured performing in a play. He plans to move to California within the next year to pursue a career in the film industry.

All majors can lead to successful, interesting careers

The University is known for its ability to produce...

Holidays are a time for family, friends and good food

Holidays are a time for family, friends and good food

The ornaments can be hung and the lights can be lit,...

Dads Weekend 2015: Schedule of events

Friday, Nov. 135 p.m. to 7 p.m. Welcome Reception and...

Gayle Pyatt, a graduate from the class of 1964, was awarded the Lou Liay award this year for her continuous support of the University throughout the years.

Gayl Pyatt awarded Lou Liay Spirit Award

Gayl Pyatt remembers walking across the cold, windy...

A Kalanchoe plant.

Houseplants can quickly liven up a living space

Houseplants add beauty to a room and can help students...

Easy recipes, minus the stove

Easy recipes, minus the stove

Students living in residence halls can still manage...

University offers events for student job seekers

Business Career FairWhen: Sept. 16 to 17 from...

Members of Phi Delta Epsilon, a pre-medical fraternity at the University, volunteer abroad in Lima, Peru, last January.

Pre-professional organizations provide avenue for students to become invested in their futures

College graduates want to be the most competitive applicants...

Chris Adair weighs vegetables at the farmers market in the Main Quad on Thursday, July 30.

Sustainable Student Farm brings fresh produce to the Quad

The crunch of cucumbers, the sweet aroma of strawberries...

Quad Day benefits both RSOs and individual students

Sundays on the Main Quad are normally peaceful, while...

App users go the distance for charity

App users go the distance for charity

From pieing pre-med students to bounce house fundraisers,...

Peace Corps reforms application, prepares for national week

Peace Corps reforms application, prepares for national week

Across the nation, Peace Corps members are sharing...

With 18 total members, Delta Kappa Epsilon has reopened their UI Chapter after not being active for years

Delta Kappa Epsilon returns to campus

Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) has a chapter on campus for...

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