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How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

By Bridget Hynes

March 5, 2014

For many students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a school ranked No. 3 on Princeton Review’s list of top 20 party schools, the first Friday of March means two things: Wearing green and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. Bars open early and some students skip class to celebra...

Tune into Reading Day

By David Rothmund

December 12, 2013

Today is Reading Day. It’s the one day when students have no scheduled classes — a 24-hour break before final exams officially start. Some students will be at the Undergraduate Library, others at Red Lion. The last remaining group will be so overwhelmed that they end up spending the day in bed w...