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Roommate Compatibility Quiz

Roommate Compatibility Quiz

By Raymond Sobczak February 11, 2014

Whether you are an incoming freshman or a seasoned upperclassman, picking a roommate is tough. With more than 40,000 students on campus, finding the perfect roommate can feel searching for a needle in...

7 Ways to Relieve Stress

By Ariana Conner December 18, 2013

As finals approach, students find themselves having to write papers and study for multiple tests in a short amount of time. Tight deadlines and other time commitments can cause students to feel stressed. According...

9 Best Places to Nap on Campus

9 Best Places to Nap on Campus

By David Rothmund and Sehar Siddiqui December 17, 2013

You're studying, and you've gotta sleep. We present here the best places to nap on campus.  1 | The Illini Union's President's Lounge {{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="2138aef0-66cf-11e3-8ff2-001a4bcf6878"}} The...

17 Ways to Productively Procrastinate

By Bridget Hynes December 17, 2013

1 | Write your paper’s title page and bibliography first, then feel accomplished that at least one page is done. Reward yourself with a false sense of hope and at least 30 minutes of Netflix.  2 | Stare...

9 Illini Athletes We Wish We Still Had

By Johnathan Hettinger December 17, 2013

1. Deron Williams, point guard of the Brooklyn Nets, men’s basketball  2. Ashley Spencer, sprinter at Texas, women’s track 3. Steve Stricker, PGA golfer (No. 8 in the world), men’s golf 4. Corey...

26 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Going to College

December 17, 2013

1 | The cafeteria food isn’t always the best. University dining charges about twice as much Chipotle and tastes about twice as worse. 2 | Some new friendships will grow, while others will fade. Chances...

6 Places to Eat at Midnight

December 17, 2013

1 | Chopstix 202 E. Green St., Champaign Craving Chinese food in the middle of the night? Hit up Chopstix for some fantastic fried rice or sesame chicken. Hours: Monday-Thursday: 4 p.m.-3 a.m. Friday and...

Illinois huddles together before an NCAA regional semifinal match against Purdue at State Farm Center on Friday, December. 13, 2013. The Illini lost, 3-0.

10 Sports Accomplishments

December 17, 2013

Everyone knows the ins and outs of football and men’s basketball, but Illinois is home to scores of talented athletes that deserve a little more credit. 1 | For the record Women’s basketball positively...

One pedestrian is dead following an accident on Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday morning. Spandana Mantravadi, the other pedestrian injured in the accident, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

14 Top News Stories of the Fall Semester

By Miranda Holloway and Claire Hettinger December 17, 2013

1 | Love legalized The state legislature passed the same-sex marriage bill on Nov. 5. Gov. Pat Quin then signed the bill, making Illinois the 16th state to allow a man to marry a man and a woman to marry...

10 Campus Situations That Make Me a Grumpy Cat

December 17, 2013

1 | Waking up for class. 2 | Waiting in line at Chipotle. 3 | The Alma Mater is still gone. 4 | Missing the bus by mere seconds. 5 | Smelling KAM’S when walking down Daniel Street. 6 | Winter weather...

Illinois Nathan Scheelhaase (2) throws the game-losing interception during the game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. The Illini lost in overtime, 24-17.

6 Uninspiring Football Moments

December 17, 2013

1 | Punter Justin DuVernois’ pass attempt on a fake punt against Indiana on Nov. 9 Illinois trailed Indiana by seven and had been trading punches with the Hoosiers all day long when head coach Tim Beckman...

8 Most Interesting Buildings on Campus You Have Never Stepped Foot In

By Declan Harty December 17, 2013

1 | Smith Memorial Hall Theater The former home of the School of Music in the 1920s, Smith Memorial Hall and its 830-seat theater are now masked by the infamous University construction curse on the exterior....

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