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Make the apartment hunt easy: Red flags and must-haves to watch for while on a tour

Jackie Koller, leasing coordinator at Bankier Apartments, shows juniors Thomas Lawless, College of Media, John Hadley, LAS, and Ryan Schaffer, major: animal sciences, a property located on Green Street.

By Jaini Shah

February 24, 2015

Whether a freshman, sophomore or junior, apartment hunting comes with its fair share of challenges, like finding a leasing company, budgeting for rent, finding roommates and paying utilities (all of which are just skimming the surface of this painstaking process). But according to Brittany Glenn, pr...

New apartment buildings welcome tenants

The outside of Lancaster Apartments at 112 E. Chalmers St. in Champaign.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 7, 2014

New apartment buildings frequently rise up across the University’s campus. This year was no exception, and new constructions from high rises to luxury apartments began welcoming their first tenants in August. Now, they are leasing for next year. Each student looks for something different in their apart...

Dorms to apartment, teenager to adult

Dorms to apartment, teenager to adult

February 11, 2014

Once freshman year is done and in the books, University students may find themselves with the option of being able to transition from dorm life to apartment living.   The prospect of moving from one’s dormitory into an apartment can be quite an intimidating feat. This was the case for April Wash...

Scheelhaase sets all-time yardage record

By By: Stephen Bourbon

December 1, 2013

Looking back on a 37-34 loss to Northwestern on Senior Day on Saturday, quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase had an effective day statistically, but one interception in the fourth quarter would haunt him in the loss. A somber Scheelhaase was swamped by reporters as the final player in the players’ meeting room. But...