Author - Kenny

My Special Study Spots

Hey guys, Now I know there have probably been a few other posts that talk about places to go study around campus, but I’m going to make mine kind of special. When you go to a college as big as Illinois, there are...

Bracing for the Winter Semester

Hey guys, So now that the first semester is almost over, I thought we should talk about the second semester. Not exactly classes, but that’s part of it; I want to talk about getting around on Illinois’...

FINALS!!!

Hey guys, Okay, so let’s all collectively take a deep breath, count to 10, and then let it out, because we’re all going to be fine. Yes, I understand finals are upon us, whether you’re in high school...

The Greek System

Hey guys, Recently in the media, there has been a lot of negative attention aimed at the Greek community nationwide. A few bad eggs have given people a less than pleasant perception about Greek life as a whole, but the...

Long Breaks in College

Hey guys, At this point in the year I don’t care if you’re a senior, a green-horned freshman, or even a high school kid trying to decide what’s next — this time of year is a struggle for us all...

Working on Campus

Hey guys, Recently I accepted a position as a writing intern for one of the organizations on the Engineering Quad, and so far it has been an a very eye-opening and enriching experience in my short time there. Already I...

Navigating Chambana

Hey guys, If you haven’t visited campus yet, when you do, one of the first things you’ll notice about it is its sheer size! Illinois houses around 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and has three...

New Opportunities and Experiences

Hey guys, While attending Illinois, especially as a freshman, it can be easy to fall into a system. After coming from high school, students are so used to a set structure, that they attempt to build something similar to...

Feeling Overwhelmed

Hey everyone, We are now dead in the center of the semester, and things are really starting to pick up for everyone. Tests are coming at students from left and right, papers are starting to be due, and the ever looming...

Illinois Homecoming

Hey guys, So this past weekend, Illinois had our Homecoming, and I have to say it was probably one of the best ones, if not the best I’ve had since I first came to this university. The Homecoming parade was great...