The Daily Illini

Groceries: From corporate to co-op

Common Ground Food Co-Op at Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana will have celebrating Urbana's First Fridays festival with food, beer and wine tastings. The event, which spans across downtown Urbana, is Friday, Aug. 4 from 4 to 11 p.m.

By Christina Oehler

February 24, 2015

Whether it is academics, finances or gossip, students have a variety of factors that are constantly influencing their daily decisions. Healthy living choices are no exception, and with the media constantly reminding students that “clean eating” and “buying local” are crucial to a well-rounded diet, ...

Open signs on Christmas Day

Open signs on Christmas Day

By Abrar Al-Heeti

December 24, 2014

Each winter on Dec. 25, parts of Champaign-Urbana turn into what resembles a ghost town, as many people spend the day celebrating the holidays with family and friends in their homes or travel out of town. But for those who are here, away from family, and don’t celebrate Christmas or want somewhere l...

Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.

By Taylor Lucero

August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting fast food, but that quickly gets too expensive. That is why I turned to making meals in mugs....

Last minute dorm shopping

Young man in supermarket comparing bottles of oil, rear view, close-up

August 14, 2014

After months of anticipation, the time has finally come for you to move into your new dorm room. Unfortunately, despite all your planning, all the shopping lists you scanned and all that stuff you crammed into your car, you may find you’re still missing a few items. Well, don’t worry about it, Ur...