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...

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...