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Natural areas you need to see

May 28, 2014

Here’s a staggering statistic for you courtesy of the Illinois Natural History Survey: Before the settlers arrived in Illinois, more than 60 percent of the state was covered in prairie — that’s about...

Think ahead by looking into internships

Think ahead by looking into internships
May 28, 2014

There’s a lot to worry about as a freshman. Inevitably your first few months on campus will be spent managing your course load, adjusting to the dorms and rebuilding your social life. You should be focusing...

Five ways to prepare your college student for apartment life

May 28, 2014

After their freshman or sophomore years, most students opt to live in apartments rather than dorms. As a parent you’re probably thinking of all that could potentially go wrong, but apartments offer students...

C-U: A waypoint for musicians, crossroads of jazz

C-U: A waypoint for musicians, crossroads of jazz
May 28, 2014

You’ll have no shortage of things to do when you get to campus this fall — night life on this campus is lively, to put it mildly. You’ll have barn dances, frat parties, bar crawls, Illini Union Board...

Tastiest places to chow-down in Champaign-Urbana

Pictured is a beef brisket sandwich covered in Georgia peach barbecue sauce and a side of sweet potato fries, served at the Black Dog Smoke and Ale House in Urbana. This barbeque joint is well-known by students and community members alike for its mouth-watering food. 
 
May 28, 2014

Authentic Mexican: Maize $ Maize Mexican Grill, 60 E. Green St., offers a variety of authentic Mexican dishes ranging from tacos to tostadas. Maize has been open for a few years now and has quickly become...

Dos and Don’ts of a successful visit from your parents

Dos and Don’ts of a successful visit from your parents
May 28, 2014

Hide your bottles, hide your grades and hide your new tattoo, because you parents are coming to Champaign for the weekend. Parent visits at school are bittersweet — it is exciting to see them for the...

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