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Seniors describe what they will miss most about University

By Abby Glickman

May 10, 2015

Mayuri ParmarSenior in LAS1. Being around people who are interested in similar things. It’s easy to find groups with people who can relate to you, especially in RSOs.2. Living close to my friends. It’s a tight-knit community, and if I want to see my friends, I don’t have to drive. Everything is c...

International students share their U.S. experiences

By Zila Renfro

May 10, 2015

When Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, arrived at the University in fall 2011, she was nervous, but excited for her freshman year. After living her entire life in Sepang, Malaysia, she was not sure what to expect in the U.S.“All I knew about America is what I watched from the movies,” Mohamad said, citing ...

A graduate's bucket list

By Bella Jackson

May 10, 2015

Stephanie ChristopherSenior in Business“As a genuine foodie, I strive to try every food truck that is available around campus. The last couple weeks of my college career will not be dedicated to bikini season preparation, but rather greasy food truck consumption. I am especially excited to try Pandamo...

A Q & A with professor and alumnus Mark Wolters

By Bridget Hynes

May 10, 2015

Mark Wolters is a visiting assistant professor of Business at the University and a 1999 University alumnus who earned a degree in business administration in marketing. Wolters met with The Daily Illini to talk about his four years here and to share some insight on both college and life after graduation.The...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

By Aminah Koshul

May 10, 2015

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school.One such student is Irma Raouf, a community health major who plans to earn a master’s degree in human...

University senior reflects on getting the most out of college experience

By Rabia Ilyas

May 10, 2015

The thought of another school year ending brings relief and joy to many students on campus. For another group of students, it brings feelings of nostalgia as they prepare for a major milestone in their lives: graduation.Lauren Reed, senior in ACES, is among this group of reminiscing students. She sai...