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Taking advantage of what the WebStore has to offer

August 14, 2014

As a University of Illinois student, you’ve got a lot to take advantage of on campus — a variety of places to shop and eat, the nightlife and of course, the classes you’ll take. But there’s one more resource you may not be familiar with: the University’s WebStore. Members of the University can recei...

Making the most out of your dining credits

August 14, 2014

Welcome to the University Dining Hall: Where you can eat all the french fries, macaroni and cheese and hotdogs you want, while still getting fresh fruit and salads. However, there is a large price to pay. Our meal plans are on the expensive side in comparison to other meal plans in the Big 10: So it ...

Online learning tools essential to student success

August 14, 2014

Being college students, it is important to learn about the online learning tools since many classes use them as a medium. Students should also learn about their online access to academic journals and the University’s databases, which will be useful for any kind of research in the future. 1. Compas...

Apps every college student should download

August 14, 2014

Apps seem to rule our world these days. We can do just about anything we want with just the tap of our fingers on our phones and tablets. We can find out the weather, buy items on the internet, make deposits into our bank accounts and send messages instantly, all with the help of our mobile devices and a...

Easy recipes that will become favorites

August 14, 2014

You’ve finally done it. You’ve made the move out of your dorm room and are on your own in your apartment or house. It’s an independent and exciting life. There is a catch though — you have to cook your own meals. For those who have some cooking experience and watched as their parents and gran...

What you actually need to bring to class

What you actually need to bring to class

August 14, 2014

A lot of people don’t spend enough time thinking about what they need to bring to class. They just put all the materials in a backpack and carry everything to class everyday. Students bring gigantic backpacks full of textbooks and notes they don’t necessarily need to class everyday. It takes less than f...