Day: May 7, 2013

Bella Mia Boutique

Upon walking into Bella Mia Boutique in Champaign, it appears to be a high-end boutique located somewhere in SoHo, oozing refined taste and originality. But the owner, Carmen Kirby, is extremely connected to Champaign, Urbana. Kirby’s two daughters, Kalie and…

Pressure to Choose a Career

Along with the excitement of high school comes the expectation to make a lot of difficult decisions – and make them fast. Students are expected to know what they want to do in life – a realistic expectation, but tough…

Bike-to-Work Day

Kicking off with a long series of speeches by Urbana Mayor Laurel Lunt Prussing, Champaign Mayor Don Gerard, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise, the fourth annual Champaign-Urbana Bike to Work Day so far seems to be…

Beautiful Creatures: Book Review

The Beautiful Creatures series, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, is a fantastic series about 17 year old, Ethan Wate who lives in the small town of Gatlin, South Carolina with his father and housekeeper, Amma. The start of Ethan’s…

Summer Hot Spots

  Summer is getting closer and many are planning their summer vacations. Luckily, for UHS students, they do not have to go far to have an excellent summer. Here are a few places to visit this summer: First is the…