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The voice behind “Orange is the New Black”

Piper Kerman takes a selfie with the audience of the lecture on her book, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” at the Illini Union on Wednesday. Kerman’s boook was adapted into the hit Netflix original series.

December 4, 2014

Some may argue going to prison “destroyed their lives,” but for Piper Kerman, it made her famous. Author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” Kerman visited the University to speak about her book, which was selected as the University of Illinois’ One Book, One Campu...

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

Students can adopt techniques, habits for optimal studying

By Stephanie Kim

December 3, 2013

With finals looming, students now have to put on their thinking caps — the right way. Students can adopt certain techniques and habits for exam studying to best avoid end-of-the-semester stress. While a great deal of research surrounding educational psychology exists, “the psychology science underly...