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Students should stay connected after graduation

Students should stay connected after graduation

By Brooks Berish, Assistant supplements editor May 1, 2017

Graduation is upon us, and those who are leaving this great school of ours will be taking something of incalculable value with them. The connections we make in college, some would argue, are more valuable...

How to spend your summer after graduation

How to spend your summer after graduation

By Harrison Lindholm, Special Sections Writer May 1, 2017

Graduating college is quite an achievement as many people do not have the ability or the opportunity to attend a university. Graduating college, especially the University, is something to be proud of,...

You gain more in college than just a degree

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist August 9, 2016

The end of the school year is a hectic time for everyone. Between studying for exams, picking next year’s schedule and making living arrangements, it’s easy to get distracted by the allure of summer,...

Graduates pose for photos as University officials enter Memorial Stadium for commencement on May 16, 2015.

University alumnus and former Google Exec Jeff Huber to speak at 2016 commencement

By Aaron Navaro March 31, 2016

University introduces Spring commencement speaker alum Jeff Huber, formerly of Google, currently CEO and creator of cancer research company Grail.Illinois alumnus Jeff Huber, former Google senior executive...

Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, keynote commencement speaker, addresses graduates at the campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.

Commencement speakers share hopes, advice for graduates

By Allison McIlvain May 17, 2015

Rain showers couldn’t cloud the excitement of graduates and their families as they attended the University’s 144th campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.The event opened...

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation

By Jaini Shah May 5, 2015

Most college students usually join the workforce after graduation. However, there are plenty of other routes students can take that do not necessarily involve working right away. Some employers are flexible...

Chris Liberio
Senior in Engineering

Seniors describe what they will miss most about University

May 5, 2015

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="f6065f84-f1d8-11e4-adce-f71dbb1c1983"}} Mayuri Parmar Senior in LAS 1. Being around people who are interested in similar things. It’s easy to find groups with people...

Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, will be returning to her home country of Malaysia after graduating in May.

International students share their U.S. experiences

May 5, 2015

When Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, arrived at the University in fall 2011, she was nervous, but excited for her freshman year. After living her entire life in Sepang, Malaysia, she was not sure what to...

A graduate's bucket list

A graduate’s bucket list

By Bella Jackson May 5, 2015

Stephanie Christopher Senior in Business “As a genuine foodie, I strive to try every food truck that is available around campus. The last couple weeks of my college career will not be dedicated to bikini...

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

By Claire Hettinger May 5, 2015

For all the dreamers graduating in May, this one’s for you. I’m glad you have decided to believe in your talents and dreams; you will make the world a better place. Now, listen: You’re going to be...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

May 5, 2015

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school. One...

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015

May 5, 2015

And there we have it: Just like that, May approached, and thousands more students are preparing for their departure from the University. Time flies when you’re having fun — and when you’re drowning...

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