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Netflix will not melt your brain

Netflix will not melt your brain

By Isabella Winkler

April 11, 2016

One of the many valuable lessons I’ve learned at college is that school and Netflix go hand in hand. Whether we are procrastinating, winding down or choosing to save the eight dollars a month for something decidedly more valuable, every college student has a relationship with Netflix.Lately, my on...

Put away your selfie stick

Put away your selfie stick

By Minju Park

April 11, 2016

During my spring break, I traveled to Istanbul to visit my brother who is studying abroad there. I really enjoyed having the experience of learning about a country that is so different from my own, and I found its rich and complicated history fascinating. However, my trip was speckled with a sight th...

Surpassing grief to celebrate Moms Weekend

By Minju Park

April 11, 2016

This weekend was Moms Weekend; a celebrated tradition where the University invites the students’ moms to campus to enjoy “musicals, (a) craft fair, flower shows, art exhibits, vocal performances and athletic events.” SOIt’s also a way for sons and daughters to invite their moms to campus, spend time with them ...

Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres

April 11, 2016

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all.As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases of attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, and fro...

?Illinois coasts to 82-66 win over Rutgers

?Illinois coasts to 82-66 win over Rutgers

By Alex Roux

February 16, 2016

Tweet: Illinois coasted to an 82-66 win over Rutgers Tuesday, and it was hard to find fault in their performanceSomething unique happened Wednesday while Illinois took on Rutgers at State Farm Center.No, Illini head coach John Groce didn’t throw a chair onto the court. Malcolm Hill didn’t emulate D...

Illini resolutions for 2016

Illini resolutions for 2016

By Kevin McCarthy

January 18, 2016

Let me tell you a story.When I was nine years old, I rode my first-ever roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Florida. I’ll cut to the chase: It turned me green.As bad as the experience was for my weak stomach on that beautiful Florida day, it was actually far worse for my father. He ended...

Illini volleyball completes comeback to win seventh straight

November 3, 2014

Last season, the Illinois volleyball team faced a 2-0 deficit against Michigan on the road, only to improbably win the match in five. The victory spurred a six-match winning streak that propelled the Illini to the NCAA tournament. The two teams faced off in Ann Arbor on Saturday and it was deja vu all ...