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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • lyle from woodridge, il
  • Jun-11-2016 I am a current student here

    there are many student organizations and events available to students. its just being willing to come to the events, often at first not knowing many people. however the experience with other students on campus is truly like no other

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  • sophia from glenview, il
  • Jun-02-2016 I am a current student here

    have you ever heard of green street? if you have not, then you are missing out! green street is one of the most popular streets on campus. located just a five-minute walk from the quad, it is the ideal place to go between classes. filled with unique restaurants, boutiques, and bars, there is plenty to do at any hour of the day. some campus town staple restaurants on green street are mia za's (pizza and pasta), sakanaya (sushi), which wich? (sandwich shop). for shopping, green street has everything from urban outfitters to ragstock, you cannnot go wrong. in case you were not aware, a fun fact is that the legal age to enter bars in urbana-champaign is 19. however, the legal drinking age is still 21, so be responsible and make smart decisions. there are various types of bars on campus that many students explore. however, if the bar scene is not really your cup of tea, you can watch a movie on the quad, catch a performance at the krannert art center, watch a sporting event, attend a concert at the canopy club, or go ice-skating, the opportunities are endless! during the warmer months, the university screens free movies on the quad and students will gather to watch together under the stars. you can find everything from ted talks, to musicals, and ballet being performed at the krannert art center. while tickets are not free to students, the shows are definitely high quality and worth the money. students rave about the fun that they have at the football, basketball, and hockey games on campus. even though we are not always the team to beat, being around your peers makes it all worth it. from excision, to b.o.b., and the chainsmokers, the canopy club invites popular artists from all genres to entertain students. although these tickets are not free to students, it is always a fun night to be had regardless. there is also a decent size mall that can be reached by bus, along with various restaurants in the downtown champaign and urbana areas.

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  • B from Evergreen Park, IL
  • Feb-18-2016 I am a past student here

    Go to athletic events- even the less popular ones like softball/baseball, wheelchair basketball, and hockey. Check out events around campus- a capella concerts, comedy shows at the union, Illinites every month. & when you turn 21 you'll have plenty of fun places to celebrate :)

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  • Christin from Mount Carmel, IL
  • Jan-22-2016 I am a current student here

    Join a club or volunteer! I am part of 2 clubs pertaining to my major (OpSmile and NSSLHA) and I volunteer two places off campus (Crisis Nursery and Books to Prisoners) There are plenty of ways to connect with people and most of the clubs will do things like a movie night or making friendship bracelets. If clubs aren't your style, check out the union for other things like bowling.

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  • Samantha from Urbana, IL
  • Nov-21-2015 I am a current student here

    There really is nothing much to do in this town, most people take the train to Chicago every opportunity they get.

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  • Ronald from Urbana, IL
  • Oct-14-2015 I am a current student here

    The buses run every 10-15 minutes so the possibilities are endless even if you do not have a car.

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  • Anon
  • Sep-17-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Green street has great food and seems to be where everyone goes. The rec centers are also great. They had a track, basketball courts, weights, pools, etc. There is much to do around here and of course the parties re very well known (ranked no.1 Party School).

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