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Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

By Claire Hettinger

May 5, 2015


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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 OK. I know the world likes to tell college students that unless they get a degree in math, science or bu...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

May 5, 2015


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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 such student is Irma Raouf, a community health major who plans to earn a master’s degree in human...

Summer style: dress for the occasion

Summer style: dress for the occasion

By Kayla Burns

June 9, 2014


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There are a variety of reasons students decide to stay in Champaign after classes have ended for the summer. Between internships, jobs, classes and nights out, dressing for the occasion is important. Luckily, there are many current trends that are appropriate for work, study or play. Seeing a girl in a ...

7 tips to make your cover letter stand out

January 28, 2014


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Writing cover letters may not be everyone’s favorite task, but they can make or break an internship or job application. Instead of just being a chore, a cover letter can serve as a snapshot of a student’s skills and personality — valuable assets that a company is looking for. Michele Plante, career...