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Heads up: Left-handers Day

To all the pencil smearers out there, Monday, Aug. 13, marks Left-Handers Day, a day to celebrate all that is not right, but left. In an overly right-handed world, the left-handers out there will get to boa...
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Craving the American country

With the Olympics rolling on in full force, every country is more cautious of their perception on the global arena. The United States, the individualistic, greedy, corporate-heavy country, is more community...
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Heads Up: Bastille Day

July 14 marks the French National Day, or La Fete Nationale if you will, and celebrates the storming of the Bastille, where the state prison became the symbol of the uprising during the French Revolution in...
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Beat adulthood today!

If you are coughing up dress clothes and sneezing tax forms, then it is my unfortunate obligation to tell you that you are catching adulthood. This new virus strand is highly contagious, so please be on high al...
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Leafing through some branches

It is a Thursday night and I am crawling into my monster pajama pants after falling asleep on the couch for a quarter of an hour. Okay, once I get up from this couch, I will then crawl into my monster pajama pa...
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Hot child in the city

With patches of soaked, sweaty shirt sticking to you, the heat may be starting to haunt your sanity. As sweltering temperatures increase well into the 90 degree range, warding off the Champaign-Urbana heat ...
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Heads up: National Tea Month

This is for you, chai connoisseur, sweet-toothed savant, antioxidant addict. Bitter, cold coffee is an emblem of the past, replacing yellowing, corroded teeth with a healthier, or at least sweeter, alternativ...
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Sounds of summer

Walking down the cobblestone sidewalk, the sounds of finger-snapping, shoe-tapping jazz music mingled with the rhythms of acoustic guitar float down the street. Music made its reappearance at Market at the Squa...