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Why it's never too late to join an RSO

By Mara Shaprio

August 19, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

For many upperclassmen, Quad Day is a day for freshmen to join clubs on campus. If anything, they will just stop by to grab the free food and coupons. But for Jessica Lee, senior in AHS, her last Quad Day will be about getting more involved during her final year at Illinois.Lee said she is grateful for...

She’s the First supports girls’ educations in underprivileged countries

She’s the First supports girls’ educations in underprivileged countries

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 29, 2014


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A Registered Student Organization at the University called She’s the First is working to provide girls in developing countries with the same educational opportunities available to students in the U.S. She’s the First is a national, nonprofit organization sponsoring girls from underprivileged countries to b...

Senior Essay: “What does U of I mean to me?”

Senior Essay: “What does U of I mean to me?”

By Kelsey Vlamis

May 6, 2014


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Alas, when asked to comment on my University experience in approximately 500 words, I found myself drawing a blank. Not due to a lack of notable experiences, but rather an inability to determine which of these experiences is most representative of my time here. As I spend my final days preparing for th...

Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity introduces “Running for the Gold” 5K

April 10, 2014


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Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity’s contributions to the Champaign-Urbana community range from assisting at nursing homes to participating in the Books to Prisoners program. But, for the first time, the fraternity will host a 5K to benefit the Special Olympics as well.  The 5K, titled “Running...