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Room decor makes room unique to you

August 14, 2014


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Move-in Day is your first opportunity to make your dorm room your new home. In addition to bringing the essentials — clothes, pillow, laundry supplies, alarm clock — you should bring things that make your room uniquely you. During the last few weeks before Move-in Day, you may wish to discuss with yo...

C-U offers big city shopping options in small town setting

C-U offers big city shopping options in small town setting

By Sarah Soenke

August 14, 2014


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Even though it’s over 120 miles away from any urban area, Champaign-Urbana has its own micro collection of eclectic shopping boutiques for the fashionable Illini to explore and frequent. Unique, vintage stores can even be found right on campus. There will always be the Market Place Shopping Center in C...

Last minute dorm shopping

Last minute dorm shopping

August 14, 2014


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After months of anticipation, the time has finally come for you to move into your new dorm room. Unfortunately, despite all your planning, all the shopping lists you scanned and all that stuff you crammed into your car, you may find you’re still missing a few items. Well, don’t worry about it, Ur...

Being decision-conscious makes it easy to save money without sacrificing comfort

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 14, 2014


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Whether you’re in-state, out-of-state or from another country, this year of college probably marks the first year you’re living away from home. Even if you went to boarding school or summer camp, this year is unlike any you’ve ever had, and it’s important not to blow all of that carefully saved money...

Get the most of C-U on a student’s budget

By Sarah Soenke

July 26, 2014


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It may be in the middle of East Central Illinois, but Champaign-Urbana has a lot going on. And with the twin cities being popularly termed a “micro-urban community,” the costs for many leisure and entertainment options are micro too, if not entirely free. So take a break from thinking about your newly acquired...

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