Next Four Years Here We Go?

Getting my first college acceptance letter doesn’t exactly feel like it does in the movies anymore simply because you really get it in an email first. BUT, that doesn’t take away from the special moments you get from opening up the thick package in the...

Working In College

As a student Freshman year, I decided to take a position as an on-campus tour guide. This job has been such an amazing blessing! I have been able to meet other students here around campus, getting to improve my speaking skills, and getting to interact with pro-staff...

Returning to Normal?

The past month has been filled with a number of uncertainties for me personally. With class registration coming up there are a lot of unanswered questions about what returning to in-person class is going to look like in the coming fall. I know Illinois State’s...

Finances makes the world go around

Coming into college I knew I had saved up some money from working summer jobs and was looking forward to using that money at as many places I possible could. Coming to college I realized I had to change that mindset, or rather learn how to budget better. I never...

New Year, New Me?

As 2021 begins it is filled with hope and the promise of something new. It also means the end of winter break… and that means back to school! While having a month-long break to come home see friends and enjoying some at home cooking has been amazing, I am...