LAS Insider blog for prospective students

Students and alumni in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences write about their personal experiences and insights throughout the academic year at the University of Illinois. They offer an inside look at the College of LAS and University of Illinois.

LAS students share the books they're excited to read over winter break
LAS student Jose Munoz shares three ways he's grown as a person and student at U of I.
Arnoldo Ayala serves as the vice president of education for the Illinois Coalition Assisting Undocumented Students' Education (I-CAUSE) and as the speaker of the senate for Illinois Student Government and former department director for Helping Others Personal Excellence (HOPE).
LAS student Kate Daumen shares several ways she's grown as a person at the the U of I.
LAS junior Sharon Abraham reflects back on her semester and highlights three reasons she's proud to be an Illini.
LAS sophomore Michael Kraft reflects back on this semester and shares three reasons why he's proud to be an Illini this Fall.
Raevianna Davis, a senior in English, recently participated in an ATLAS internship as a marketing and communications intern for the Humanities Professional Resource Center.
LAS senior Melissa Horton discusses her time with the Marching Illini and her upcoming performance as part of the Altgeld Chimes Centennial Concert on Oct. 30.
A junior majoring in political science and minoring in Spanish, Alexis the student body president for Illinois Student Government (ISG). She discussed her election experience, what makes ISG so important, and her journey through college as a first-generation student.
Nick Hafner recounts his experience as a psychology major and student manager on the Illini football team.