GALLERY: UIUC, From Fall to Winter

By Jack Coombs   Although it happens every year, the seasonal change from brightly colored fall to the cruel, cold winter is always a spectacle, especially on the University of Illinois’ beautiful campus. The following are a few images showcasing our campus transforming from fall into winter.   Armory Ave. is a hotspot for students traveling to … More GALLERY: UIUC, From Fall to Winter

TA Spotlight: Gary Strain

By Indira Midha   Name: Gary Strain Alma Mater: Bowling Green State University for Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies Position at UIUC: First Year Doctoral Student in Communications and Media Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs   I interviewed a teaching assistant from my “Intro to Popular TV and Movies” course after listening to them give a guest lecture about gender … More TA Spotlight: Gary Strain

5 Holiday Traditions From a Mixed-Race Family

By Indira Midha     With the holiday season quickly approaching, no matter what we celebrate, everybody likes to reminisce on their favorite family traditions and memories. Coming from a mixed-race family, I have had quite the nontraditional experience when it comes to the winter holiday season. Here are a few different traditions in my Hispanic-Indian-American … More 5 Holiday Traditions From a Mixed-Race Family

A True American Story

By Eugene White     Although it’s been almost a month since the Chicago Cubs closed the door on the Cleveland Indians, winning their first world championship in 108 years, the reality has yet to sink in. Like many fans, I grew up playing baseball and inevitably began watching the Cubs on television. As a … More A True American Story