Apartment Hunting

As a first generation student something that isn’t really talked about is finding off campus housing. Most students have at least one parent who attended university and when the time came they found an apartment, found roommates and signed a lease. As a first...

First Things First

Hi All! My name is Celia Hernandez and I am a Sophomore Psychology Major with a double minor in Sociology and Children’s Studies at Illinois State University. With this degree, I am interested in pursuing school psychology or child psychology  I am the oldest...

Sorority- Scary or Sweet?

Growing up I watched countless TV show’s tell me how scary or judgemental greek life or more specifically sororities were. In my head, this built up an image of a group of girls who were mean and cruel. Being a first-generation student made it super difficult my...

Homecoming Traditions

Every morning of this semester begins the same. Wakeup, get coffee, zoom meetings, email checking, and countless hours of stats homework. But, for one week all of the zooms, emails and exams stop, you close the computer and listen to the sounds of a busy household....