Author - Daniel

The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

This past weekend, my roommates and I were looking for something to do. The weather was nice and we wanted to go a little off campus. We then found out about the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival! The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival...

Going Above and Beyond in RSOs

Illinois is lucky to be home to thousands of talented and intelligent students. Students do not only go to class to get a world-class education, however. They also spend countless hours outside the classroom...

The Discussion Section

When I was coming to Illinois, the scariest thing to me was huge lecture halls. Who could blame me when I was used to a classroom that had a maximum of 25 students in high school? But what if I told you that you still...

Online Classes Make Illinois Great

One of the best things about Illinois is that you can choose a lot of the classes you can take. Sure, there are some general education requirements for the school and your major. However, even then you can choose from...

Amazon @ Illinois is Prime

The Illini Union Bookstore has literally everything an Illini needs. They have really cool Illini gear, school supplies, posters, and more. It has a great location as it’s in the heart of campus and directly next...

The First Snowfall on Campus

Some people aren’t a fan of the winter season because of the cold temperatures. However, winter at Illinois is actually amazing. Just a few days ago we got our first snowfall. It was extremely rewarding and a cool...

How to Relieve Stress on Campus

For many students here at Illinois, it’s time to start preparing and studying for our final exams. It can be a stressful time for some as it’s viewed as a culmination of all that we learned this semester...

When Ron Swanson Came to Town

Believe it or not, central Illinois is a not just a bunch of cornfields. Though the Morrow Plots, a live science experiment next to our Undergraduate Library, is pretty cool! Sometimes at Illinois, there are some really...

For The October Lovers

As today marks the first day of October, we say goodbye to the summer here in Champaign-Urbana. But that’s not a bad thing. It’s actually a great thing here at Illinois. If you talk to any Illinois student...

The Best Place for Sand Volleyball

Today, I did something extremely fun and all for a good cause. The registered student organization here on campus, Habitat for Humanity, held a volleyball tournament at the sand volleyball courts to raise money to build...

The First Football Game of the Year

One of the best parts about going to a Big Ten school like Illinois is the sports atmosphere. So when September comes around, college football is on everyone’s mind. However, this year was special. Former Chicago...