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No car needed to run errands in Champaign-Urbana

For fresh groceries, head to County Market. Located a few blocks north of Green Street, no car is necessary.

By Hannah Auten, Creative Director

August 1, 2017

One of the biggest realizations I had when I came to college was that my stomach wouldn't be full and my ailments would not go away unless I did something about it myself. My mini fridge had to be stocked and restocked by me. My upset stomach had to be remedied (and re-remedied) by me. When there are no par...

Fight and fend off illness with McKinley Health Center

When you're having trouble with your mental health, McKinley Health Center is a crucial resource.

By Isabella Winkler, Assistant Opinions editor

August 1, 2017

Whether it’s navigating campus, joining clubs or balancing your new workload, what seems intimidating now for incoming students quickly becomes second nature as you become acquainted with the University. Dorm life takes some adjustments, but once you’re comfortable, you will start appreciating ...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

UI sees biggest mumps outbreak in decade

By Mariah Schaefer

July 30, 2015

A mumps outbreak that started around April at the University has continued to produce cases of the viral illness.According to Rachella Thompson-Brown, communicable disease investigator at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, there have been around 58 cases of mumps reported, and the majority ...

UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

Attendants from the previous NEDA WALK in 2013. (From left to right: Lori Tabakin; Connie Langellier, clinical counselor at the University's Counseling Center; Scott Tabakin, ValueOptions Chief Financial Officer and guest speaker.)

By Stephanie Kim

April 16, 2015

More than 150 people will gather at the University Arboretum on Saturday morning for one cause: to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders. The University’s Counseling Center and McKinley Health Center are partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association, NEDA...

R.A.C.E.S. to host “Healing Works” at Indi Go

By Mara Shapiro

September 3, 2014

Sexual assault is a recurring topic of discussion on college campuses, and the University is no exception to the ongoing forum.  According to McKinley Health Center’s website, one out of every six female students at the University will survive a sexual assault throughout their time on campus. Whil...

Tips for getting through sicknesses at college

Tips for getting through sicknesses at college

August 14, 2014

I can count on one hand the number of times I became sick enough to miss school growing up. When I was lucky enough to succumb some sort of ailment, I saw it as a mini-vacation. My mom would wait on me hand and foot as I lounged on the couch watching television, sleeping as much (or as little) as I wanted ...

Don’t let stress affect tests: Tips for studying when stressed

By Elizabeth Dye

May 8, 2014

Students wake up to a slight, cool breeze rolling through the dorm room window, and a bright ray of sunlight peaks through the curtains. They groggily roll out of bed, (after snoozing the alarm three times) and look at their phones to check the time, only to discover that the day is Reading Day. This...

How to stress eat the smart way

December 12, 2013

It can be easy to feel the pressure as the pile of study materials grows higher and the number of hours until one’s next final exam quickly declines. But there is always that special something that will be there for comfort and support: food. Final exams at the University are set to begin Friday and will ...

National Influenza Vaccination Week: Time to dispell myths

By Raymond Sobczak

December 9, 2013

Alicia Walsh, an exchange student from Swansea University in Wales, refuses to get the flu vaccine. “I got the flu shot once when I was younger, and it made me sick,” Walsh said. “I remember not feeling right a few hours after I had gotten the shot ... My mom had to call me out of school.” When...

How to stay ‘chill-free’ until winter break

December 4, 2013

Given that the first snowfall of the season has already passed, it’s the time of year for University students to bundle up, prepare for hazardous weather and stay healthy.  Upon coming to the University as a freshman from Athens, Greece, Michael Halkias said he has had to adjust to the chilly temper...

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