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Put away your selfie stick

August 9, 2016

During my spring break, I traveled to Istanbul to visit my brother who is studying abroad there. I really enjoyed having the experience of learning about a country that is so different from my own, and...

Fewer buses, road construction during spring break, no buses Sunday, March 27

March 21, 2016

Commuters on campus may need to reschedule their normal routes due to road closures and reduced MTD bus service during spring break. The buses will either be not running or traveling routes less frequently...

University students use spring break trip to make a difference

University students use spring break trip to make a difference
March 19, 2015

Some University students are using their spring break to take trips around the United States to learn about historical events, build houses for those in need and educate themselves through service. Civil...

Students should use caution while traveling

February 3, 2015

Spring break is a time for fun and relaxation. However, sometimes the fun overshadows important precautions that, if ignored, can put a damper on a vacation. The U.S. Department of the State advises travelers...

Apps, books and gadgets: A traveler’s packing list

The Wizcom Reading pen will translate text written in another language to English.
February 3, 2015

Despite the winter weather, students will soon have a light at the end of the tunnel: spring break. With a week-long vacation just around the corner, students have just enough time to put together the...

Hendrick House hops on the food truck bandwagon

Between working special events, the Hendrick House food truck sits in the parking lot of the West Green Street location on Wednesday.
September 9, 2014

After a two-year search for the right vehicle, Hendrick House now has its own food truck that can be seen out and about in the Champaign-Urbana area beginning in early to mid-October. Hendrick House’s...

Investigating marketplace literacy in India

Rural village homemaker in India.
April 9, 2014

I knew I was in a very different place as soon as I stepped out of the airport. It was about 1 a.m. local time. I immediately spotted two stray dogs scavenging through trash on the ground. In the distance...

Fun in the Sun: The top 3 spring break destinations

Fun in the Sun: The top 3 spring break destinations
March 20, 2014

Let the countdown begin. In just two short days, students will be ready for a constant flow of sunshine, booze, friends and, most importantly, no exams. The typical college stigma of endless partying is...

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