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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • seth from bloomington, il
  • Aug-13-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the campus sits in the midst of uptown normal. this is an active area in the community with a variety of boutique shops and eclectic eateries. one of my personal favorites is insomnia cookies, a specialty cookie shop which stays open late, nothing like a 2:00 a.m. cookie run.

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  • nichole from collinsville, il
  • Jun-28-2016 I am a past student here

    daytime: hit the quad for some recreation or relaxation. take a stroll through uptown normal, nationally recognized as a stellar community and "best place to live." hang out at pub ii (playboy's top 100 bars) for a game or enjoy nice weather in their beer garden. the campus recreation center is top 5 in the nation and offers rock climbing, a beautiful aquatic center and plenty of cardio and weights as well. if you prefer your cardio outdoors, you can take advantage of the gorgeous, tree-lined constitution trail that spans the length of bloomington and normal or even get in a round at the nationally-awarded i.s.u. weibring golf course. if it's a game day in normal, you'll be at hancock stadium all day long. nighttime: take in a movie at the starplex cinema, do dinner and a driving range at swinger's grill or hit the bowling and billiards center right on campus. basketball is a big deal at isu so when the redbirds play, you'll want to be at redbird arena early. if partying is your scene, the nightlife at state is also great. the weekend usually kicks off on wednesday after classes end and both uptown normal and downtown bloomington offer a variety of bars and atmospheres for your enjoyment. one of the highlights of the blo-no area is the readily available (and inexpensive) transportation options even in the early hours of the morning. redbirds don't drink and drive.

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  • lauren from iuka, il
  • May-07-2016 I am a past student here

    they like to show movies on campus and have shows in braden auditorium and redbird arena. they like to arrange special nights and even weekends that have lots of themed activities across campus. they have their own circus with student performers that is truly amazing to watch. it's fun to go cheer on the redbirds for different sports and the marching band is amazing!

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-11-2016 I am a current student here

    There's a bowling alley that has bowling and other activities. Sometimes there are parties.

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  • Aimee - Freeport, IL
  • Dec-23-2015 I am a current student here

    There are always activities to do. Whether it's a football game or a specific club. You could find something to do.

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  • from Galesburg, IL
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    I have not joined any clubs yet. I am planning on maybe this next semester joining a couple. I have also made friends with some sorority girls and might join one of them. There are always people hanging out, going out to eat or going to the games.

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  • Lesly from Forest View, IL
  • Nov-10-2015 I am a current student here

    You can always simply go for a walk in the Quad which is the center core of life of the university and enjoy the breeze and beautiful sight of trees and flowers during the change of seasons or go down to the fitness center whether it be to strength train yourself or do an awesome class of Zumba! There's always life at the university ranging from school events to just students out and about with friends enjoying their day during their spare time.

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  • Pontiac, IL
  • Sep-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Shops, sports, movies

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  • Kelsey from Island Lake, IL
  • Feb-17-2015 I am a past student here

    Tailgate has become a popular activity on campus. Our football team went to the national championships this past year. Cheering on our redbirds and tailgating for home football games is a fun activity everyone loves. There are lots of great bars and activities in the downtown area!

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