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Third annual hackathon draws biggest crowd yet

Future developers cultivated during HackIllinois. Urbana, IL. Photo by Lily Katz

By Lilly Mashayek

February 22, 2016

Cases of energy drinks and sleeping bags were scattered around the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building and Siebel Center this weekend as teams of student coders and developers competed in the 2016 HackIllinois hackathon.AGHackIllinois is a timed 36-hour technology competition,AG where stude...

Grad school applications: Pick your palette

Grad school applications: Pick your palette

January 11, 2015

The process of applying to grad schools, for me, has been something like painting the walls of a house. You go to a hardware store and stand in front of the endless wall of paint palettes. Then you start asking yourself questions: Which one goes best with my room? What color do I truly enjoy? You know ...

The many factors weighing in on internship decisions

By Taylor Lucero

January 5, 2015

As a junior, I have been trying to plan for summer internships. I know paid internships can be hard to come by, so I have been saving up since last summer. Getting that on-the-job experience is important, but so is planning when and where to intern. Since I started college, I have had to think about how to ...