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Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, will be returning to her home country of Malaysia after graduating in May.

International students share their U.S. experiences

May 5, 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...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes

October 30, 2014

Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends...

'Lost Boy' of Sudan rises to success on campus

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older...

When (and how) to settle landlord disputes

By Alice Smelyansky February 11, 2014

We get it all the time – whether it’s the old woman who skimps you on tips because you look too fresh-faced, or your employer who makes jokes at your expense, people like to take advantage of you because...

Concealed carry coming to Illinois in January, though students unlikely to notice

By Brittney Nadler December 12, 2013

Come the start of second semester, there will be a difference statewide — but not one that students are likely to notice on campus. In January or February, Illinois will start granting concealed carry...

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