How to Start Off the School Year on the Right Foot

By Sara Addis This academic school year is unlike any other. COVID-19 has forced almost all schools to have online learning. At the University of Illinois, there are a handful of classes that are in person, but most students, myself included, have all virtual classes. Virtual classes can come in many shapes and forms. Many … More How to Start Off the School Year on the Right Foot

Short Activities to Help You Take Breaks While Studying for Finals

By Emily Tao   Finals season is here, which means copious amounts of stress and hours spent studying. A lot of work is still yet to be done, so here are some short activities to do in-between studying to ease the stress of finals and get you one step closer to summer. Breathe Just take … More Short Activities to Help You Take Breaks While Studying for Finals

Tips for Relaxation Over the Rest of the Semester

By Elaine Sine   Finals. Stress. Writing. Stress. Projects. Stress! Stress! Stress! Nothing beats the end of spring semester like a boatload of stress headed your way, right? Finals are officially underway, and being ravaged by the stress of them should not be how you celebrate your long-awaited summer break. So it’s important to find … More Tips for Relaxation Over the Rest of the Semester

The Halfway Point: Conquering the Second Half of the Spring Semester

By Joseph E. Davis Photo courtesy of rebloggy.com The battle between the “cup half full/cup half empty” logic during the halfway point in the semester is a predicament that all students face as spring break approaches, and over the course of a student’s college career, they will find that they will eventually experience both views. … More The Halfway Point: Conquering the Second Half of the Spring Semester

Get cozy at Caffe Bene

By Amirah Zaveri  Caffé Bene opened less than a month ago and is already a popular destination on campus to study and meet up with friends. The franchise originally started in South Korea and now has 86 locations throughout the US. With its modern, Asian-inspired décor and handcrafted drinks, Bene could prove to be valid … More Get cozy at Caffe Bene