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Staying Healthy During Finals

Staying Healthy: Tips to Managing Stress During Finals Week

As the semester comes to an end, stressing about finals and other projects is almost inevitable. Deadlines keep approaching faster and faster and it seems like time is just running out during finals…

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How to Stay Organized

Organization is essential to successfully managing your time, reducing stress, and keeping your grades up to par as a college student. The shift to online/hybrid schooling has changed the way we stay organized.…

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Back to the Past: The UIC We Know Today

In 2000, the development of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s south campus began and opened up a variety of opportunities for students at UIC. The James Stukel Towers (JST) opened in 2007…

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Back to the Past: UIC’s Beginnings

The beginning of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a story filled with ambition, dreams, and hope. With several World War II veterans returning to their homes in Chicago, many of…

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UIC Spotlight: Student Employees

Working while being a student in college has become more normalized over the years. There are a variety of reasons students decide to pick up a job, including paying for school on their…

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Volunteering During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Giving back to one’s community is a great way to stay involved and make an impact. UIC Student Leadership and Civic Engagement (SLCE) assists students in getting involved and becoming leaders. Why is…

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How to Make the Best of Your Online Classes

For many students this school year, learning has shifted gears in a way that many did not expect. With the COVID-19 pandemic, UIC students have had to prioritize staying safe while continuing their…