Interview by Tristin Marshall Photos by Rochelle Wilson Jaylin McClinton, future president of the United States? Maybe not yet, but this junior hailing from the city of Chicago is definitely on his way to the top, as his name will appear on this year’s ballot for student trustee for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. … More Person of the Month: Jaylin McClinton
By Vanessa Herrera It’s that time of the year again: We find ourselves making numerous New Year’s resolutions that we hope to uphold throughout the year. But of all the promises made, how many do we actually carry all the way through? The harsh reality is that almost everyone fails to keep up with their … More #FitnessFriday: New Year’s Resolutions, Dreams Turning into Realities
By: Alexandra Brown Things were a lot different for us growing up than they are for kids now because of all of the new advances in technology. When we were growing up, if we wanted to watch a movie, we had to make a trip to places like Blockbuster or Hollywood Video where we would … More Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, HBO GO: Which One Is Most Worth It?
Every year, couples across America celebrate Valentine’s Day, and several of those couples will find themselves in a similar place (if not the same place) as they were last Valentine’s Day–having dinner followed by movie. While the movie will change every year and maybe even the restaurant, the V-day agenda remains the same for many … More The Expectations of Valentine’s Day: A Conversation
By Mary Renee Presley Over the years, Valentine’s Day has become a really big cliché–you buy her flowers and chocolates then take her out for a movie and dinner. I think its about time couples reinvent Valentines Day. Make it your own tradition, and do things that you know will compliment your relationship, rather than … More Six ways to not make this year’s Valentine’s Day Cliché
By Mary Renee Presley February is the shortest month of the year, but for those of you who are single, it feels like the longest month ever. Could the reason be that Valentines Day is around the corner haunting you and the best way to deal with it, is to not deal with it at … More Hopeless Romantic or Single With A Sense of Pride?
By Vanessa Herrera Love is in the air. Regardless of if you have a special someone or are riding through life solo, the infectious air always finds a way into your system leading to warm fuzzies growing in your tummy. The music world has granted us with numerous songs lacing together romantic poetic lyrics that … More Valentine’s Day Playlist: Love Throughout the Years
By Ada Li Photo courtesy of androidguys.com Many of us are aware of Valentine’s Day, a day where one showers their significant other with superficial gifts and some good ol’ fashion love. Most couples adore Valentine’s Day, whereas some people—and not just singles–loathe the holiday. These people view Valentine’s Day as a commodification of love or … More Say What? Not Another Valentine’s Day
Photo courtesy of favim.com We’re backkkkkkkkk! I am so excited for another semester of The Spread. I will be riding solo this semester as managing editor, but we have new members that will make The Spread even better than last semester. I want to thank all our followers for supporting us last semester and all … More February Issue: Editor’s Note