Category - Resources

From amazing libraries to career services to cultural centers, hear from our bloggers about the many top-notch resources Illinois offers.

What To Do When You’re Sick

Being sick and in college is terrible. There is nothing worse than trying to pay attention during a lecture with a raging headache. Luckily, there are plenty solutions you can utilize while on campus. But it is...

There’s an App for That

As college students gather around campus each semester, it is important to have various different applications available at the touch of their fingertips. Below is a list of those practical apps that will help...

LGBTQ+ Resources at UIUC

I have known I was different for a long time. Growing up, I was always the only boy who played with the girls. I was the only boy who did not want to play football. I was the only boy with a really high voice. Coming to...

Black Spaces at UIUC

Going to a PWI (Predominantly White Institution), it can be difficult finding spaces where you feel that your experiences as a Black student are prioritized. While there is always room for additions and improvements, I...

Wellness and Working From Home

Instead of staying cooped up at my makeshift dining-room-table desk today, I’m blogging from my hammock outside with my dog at my feet. In times like these, it’s so important to add variety to your days to keep you...

Making the Most of Time

You’re awake. Whatever pleasant dream (or lack thereof) you were in seconds ago has faded, and you’re now back in reality. Instantaneously, a thought enters your mind. Depending on what’s going on in...

How To Handle Burnout

Burnout is a very real experience that several people go through during their time as a student as well as in the workforce. I myself have experienced burnout during my time in college, and it is an experience that left...

Keep On Keeping On

“One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday … … And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.”—John Green...

Attending an i-Program

Illinois Leadership Center This past school year, I had the opportunity to attend two different i-Programs through the Illinois Leadership Center. These programs focus on what it takes to be a great leader. The programs...