Category - Campus Life

College is more than a degree. It’s your life for 4 years, and a lot can happen in that time! That’s why our students so often talk about their everyday lives. We hope you enjoy their stories, both big and small.

Hidden Gems of UIUC

Have you found yourself wondering where some new study spots could be? Do you want to find new places for adventures with your friends? Here are some of the “hidden gems” of UIUC and the Champaign-Urbana community that...

Top 10 Fall Activities

In my humble opinion, fall is the greatest season of the whole year. The gorgeous scenery, stunning color palette, and the yummy treats all come together to make fall so spectacular! Here’s a comprehensive list of fall...

Why I Chose Greek Life

The University of Illinois offers hundreds of different ways to get involved around campus. One of the most accessible of these is Greek life. From raising money for national organizations, to fostering lifelong...

It’s OK To Be Lonely

For students working extra hard to maintain social distancing guidelines, it’s been really difficult to build friendships.  Let’s admit it: Zoom meetings aren’t the most ideal way to make friends. It’s hard...

Importance of Self-Care

When most of our classes are online and our social interactions are limited, it is easy to fall into the trap of wanting to stay in our pajamas all day, go to class in bed, and finding yourself desiring to turn on...

The Secrets of Presby Hall

March 13th, 2020 Today is the day I returned home from college, the day I realized my freshman year had been severed. Today is the day I returned home from college, the day I yearned would never arrive. Today is the day...