Author - Lydia

5 Tips to Survive Winter on Campus

If you were to ask me what my favorite season is, I would scream, “Summer!” Don’t get me wrong, winter has its perks. Watching the snow fall is beautiful, making snow angels is great, and forming the perfect snowball in...

My Online Winter Term Experience

Like many other students at the University of Illinois, I took advantage of a great opportunity the University of Illinois has to offer during the winter break… An online winter term course! In just a little over three...

My Illinois New Year’s Resolutions

With 2018 fast approaching and after reflecting on the past semester in my last blog post, I am so excited to take on the next semester. With a little bit of college completed now, I have a few things I think I could...

What an Illinois Student Eats in a Week

When I was a high school senior, I had a lot of questions about dorm food. What was it like? Would I enjoy it? Is it better than high school cafeteria food? To help with any questions you may have (and because I thought...

How to Survive Long Days

While planning my schedule for my first semester, I made the honest mistake of signing up for an 8 a.m. every morning (oh, little did I know what college had in store). If you’re anything like me, you’ll have some...