Watch out for scammers

If you are a sleazy, smelly, sneaky salesman than you should probably seek me out, because I can’t say no to anyone and will most likely donate to your bullshit fund. I am a pretty giving person and try to s...

Surviving a bad week

I was originally going to start this column off by saying, “when it rains, it pours,” but seeing as how it literally has been pouring practically all day, I’ll save the cliché and go with “misery loves company...

Making healthy choices proves tricky

I know many people decide to go vegan, vegetarian or engage in a healthier lifestyle as part of their New Year’s resolutions, but after looking at some rather unflattering spring break pictures I’ve decided tha...

Enjoying Urbana’s downtown shops

After a trip to downtown Urbana on Saturday I came home with some new goodies after hitting some of the shops that line Main St. After a delicious pulled pork sandwich from Black Dog Smoke & Ale House, a ...
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Difficulties during spring break

I’m not a baby hater, I just genuinely despise their owners (parents) who allow their non-leashed kids to have free reign in a place where they could easily be snatched up, knocked over or kicked out of the way...

Spring is finally here

It’s finally here! No more bulbous winter jackets, big boots, and tightly wound scarves. Spring has arrived. With warm (-er) weather comes many perks, including all the outdoor activities that students, facu...
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Trying to feel safe on campus

A 3:00 a.m. walk across the quad, a late night stroll to Antonio’s for a slice of delectable pizza, or a post-midnight trip home from the library are just a few of the things I was able to do last year without ...