“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” — Gail Tsukiyama Hana Hong, EIC As a child, many people told me I would spend my adolescence detesting my mother, that the inevitable day would approach when I’d loathe her … More Happy Mother’s Day!
By Ada Li Summer is quickly approaching and it is that time of the year again: cramming for finals. Once you’re done, school seems like it is a thing of the past and you cannot wait to hit up whatever destination you had in mind for the summer. Some students are traveling, while others will … More UIUC Students’ Plans for the Summer
By Jane Lee Dear you, and by you I mean sophomore year, Sophomore year is the year that no one mentions. It’s almost like that unnecessary piece of lettuce squashed onto a sandwich, but it’s also needed for that crunch and fresh flavor. I’m not sure if you understand what I’m envisioning, but I hope … More An Open Letter to Sophomore Year
By Ruth Chung My mother had been pregnant for what felt like forever (me being five years old) and finally, we got news that she was having the baby. I remember just an hour or two before, as us four kids were waiting in her hospital room, and she was tired, but as we came … More An Open Letter to my Sister
By Vanessa Herrera I would like to make a confession over something I have recently come to realize: I am addicted to Snapchat. Yes, I know, it’s quite shocking. For those unfamiliar with what Snapchat is, it’s an app that allows you to share a photo or video for a mere matter of … More Confessions of a Snapchat-holic
By Vanessa Herrera College is an era in one’s life where it becomes a roller coaster through new people and experiences. And who other to share these experiences than with your best friend. I was blessed to have one of my two best friends from high school attend the same university as … More An Open Letter to my Best Friend