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Students must explore their passions outside the classroom

By Cassandra Masters, Columnist

August 9, 2016

After attending TEDxUIUC’s conference last weekend, I came to one realization: I am doing absolutely nothing worthwhile with my time here at the University. Although the day-long conference had various lessons and overarching ideas, this was the message that rang clear to me. Although each speaker d...

Maintaining self-confidence at a prestigious university

By Shankari Sureshbabu, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Unique. I’m from a town called Normal where everyone starkly defends that they’re anything but. Middle school was three years of a group of prepubescent teens all trying desperately to fit in and be like everyone else. But as we grow older, being like everyone else is looked down upon. Being ...

More transfer students are applying to the University

More transfer students are applying to the University

By David Stage

March 31, 2015

More transfer students applied to the University during the 2014-2015 school year compared to previous years. According to the Division of Management Information, 4,939 students applied to transfer to the University this year and 2,028 of them were admitted. Eventually, 1,331 of admitted students cho...