The Daily Illini

How to eat healthy on a budget

August 14, 2014

One of the benefits of moving into an apartment is that you are completely in control of what you eat. If you gained the dreaded freshman 15 (give or take a few pounds), you might see this as an opportunity to start choosing healthier foods. While campus dining provides students with a variety of me...

Making the most out of your dining credits

August 14, 2014

Welcome to the University Dining Hall: Where you can eat all the french fries, macaroni and cheese and hotdogs you want, while still getting fresh fruit and salads. However, there is a large price to pay. Our meal plans are on the expensive side in comparison to other meal plans in the Big 10: So it ...

Easy recipes that will become favorites

August 14, 2014

You’ve finally done it. You’ve made the move out of your dorm room and are on your own in your apartment or house. It’s an independent and exciting life. There is a catch though — you have to cook your own meals. For those who have some cooking experience and watched as their parents and gran...

Best and easiest dorm room snacks to keep on hand

August 14, 2014

When moving into your new residence hall, one major concern is your new food source: the dining hall. Whether you live at PAR, ISR, the six pack or any of the dorms on campus, be sure to know that your dining hall will inconvenience you at some time, and probably more than once. Whether it’s the f...