Category Archives: Culture

Fast Facts about Third-Wave Coffee

Fast Facts about Third-Wave Coffee

Third-wave coffee shares this era with third-wave feminism: both 90’s babies, reacting and building upon the accomplishments of their second-wave parents. Third-wave coffee takes an artisanal interest in the quality and origin of beans, from farming to filling your cup. It’s a craft akin to winemaking or brewing. As a barista of four years, I’ve […]

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On the record with CJ Run

On the record with CJ Run

CJ Run, a UK raised sophomore at UIUC, juggles schoolwork while keeping up with their musical career. CJ Run’s latest release is Listen to the Kids. Previously, CJ Run released How To Be Wavy And Alienate People in the Summer of 2015. Did you always know you wanted to be a musical artist? When I […]

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An Internship with ELLE Magazine

An Internship with ELLE Magazine

Before graduation and nailing that dream job, you must embark on an internship that builds the stepping stones to your future. Applying for college cannot be compared to applying for an internship due to the fact that sometimes there’s only 10 spots, a million applicants and no possible way to get a resume in front […]

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What to Watch this Thanksgiving Break

What to Watch this Thanksgiving Break

Going home for fall break means family, lots of food, our pets (#blessed) and of course,binge watching as much TV as we possibly can. Whether you want to re-watch your favorites or try something new, here’s a list of the best shows you can watch this week. It’s probably best that you don’t leave the […]

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Champaign legal means Champagne’s first sip

Champaign legal means Champagne’s first sip

Wedge Tequila Bar and Grill Located just off of Neil Street in downtown Champaign, Wedge is a tasty restaurant to hit up that will satisfy your tequila needs on your 21st birthday. Order some of their house-made tortilla chips and savory tacos and top it off with a free tequila shot on your birthday. When […]

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An Open Letter to Those Finishing Their First Year of College

An Open Letter to Those Finishing Their First Year of College

It’s been a year since you’ve graduated high school and said goodbye to everyone you supposedly were never supposed to see again, but manage to see every time you come back for break. The big stride into the ‘real world’ turned out to be a 3-hour drive to some cornfields where thousands of people also your age are living […]

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Club on Fire: American Advertising Federation

Club on Fire: American Advertising Federation

Written by Simran Devidasani, AAF VP of PangAea. At UIUC, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) is home to over 500 members, making it the largest AAF chapter in the nation by about 400 members. With over six committees and five agencies, AAF Illinois provides students with real world experiences, fully immersing them in the industry. […]

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I Love Baseball and You Should Too

I Love Baseball and You Should Too

Spring is my favorite time of year. The NBA and NHL playoffs are heating up, my birthday is right around the corner and most importantly, major league baseball is finally back. While the Bulls have been disappointing and the Blackhawks are currently tied at one game a piece in their series with the Blues, there are […]

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Illini Basketball: The State of the Team

Illini Basketball: The State of the Team

Three years ago John Groce gathered his team — recruited entirely by his predecessor, Bruce Weber — in the locker room after a soul crushing loss to Miami in the NCAA tournament and said that this was only the beginning. I wasn’t in the locker room after that game, but I know what Groce said to his […]

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