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Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.

By Taylor Lucero

August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting fast food, but that quickly gets too expensive. That is why I turned to making meals in mugs....

Best and easiest dorm room snacks to keep on hand

August 14, 2014

When moving into your new residence hall, one major concern is your new food source: the dining hall. Whether you live at PAR, ISR, the six pack or any of the dorms on campus, be sure to know that your dining hall will inconvenience you at some time, and probably more than once. Whether it’s the f...

Poor defense hurts Illinois softball in sweep at Wisconsin

Illinois' Brandi Needham (8) pitches during the game against Omaha at Illinois field, on March 15, 2014. The Illini won 6-1.

April 15, 2014

In a three-game sweep to Wisconsin, the Illinois softball team’s defense failed to execute, which helped extend the Illini’s losing streak to five games. Illinois traveled to Madison, Wis., looking for its first Big Ten series win, but now instead finds itself ranked 11th in conference standings...