The Daily Illini

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 ...