The Daily Illini

Wassaja Hall to open next fall

Wassaja Hall to open next fall

By Michelle Redondo

August 19, 2015

In the Yavapai language, Wassaja means “beckoning.” Soon, it will also mean home for a number of University students.The new Wassaja Hall will be located in the “six pack” and ready to house students in Fall 2016. Named after the University’s first Native American graduate, Carlos Montezuma, Wa...

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...

‘Don’t forget to look forward’

‘Don’t forget to look forward’

May 6, 2014

Dear seniors, On May 17, you,along with 11,000 of your peers, will “turn the tassels,” throw your caps into the air and take one last picture by the (now bronze) Alma Mater statue. Although entering the “real world” may seem daunting, there’s no doubt that the next few years will bring with them...

A tale of two cities: Champaign vs. Urbana

A tale of two cities: Champaign vs. Urbana

February 11, 2014

Separated by an ever-powerful hyphen, Champaign and Urbana have completely different personalities. With two sides of a campus that are two different kinds of diverse, deciding where to live is an age-old dilemma. The reputation is that Urbana is filled with the artsy, hipster crowd that love indie rock...