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  • ISSS Guidance on Recreational Marijuana Use

  • All About that Slang - Part Four: Abreevs!

    All About that Slang - Part Four: Abreevs!

    This week we're taking a look at American English slang based on abreevs (or abbreviations).......

  • All About that Slang - Part Four: Greetings and Goodbyes!

    All About that Slang - Part Five: Greetings and Goodbyes!

    This week we're taking a look at American English slang for saying hello and goodbye.......

  • Good vs. Bad

    All About that Slang - Part Two: It's All Good

    Slang often develops in the most useful and most commonly used communication situations. We use value judgments all the time, so this is a good place to get our slang on point.

  • Student Blogger: Dining Halls and special food nights

    By Qianyu (Margaret) Cheng

    The food in dorm is always highlight of my day when I lived in university housing. After a whole tiring day of study, it is a pleasure to just sit down and enjoy the food buffet that university staff proudly present. To tempt our taste buds, there are also several special food nights, and those secret recipes enlighten the study days.

    First thing I want to point out is...

  • All about that slang, y'all

    You're here to study, but you're also here to pick up American culture. Culture is deeply embedded in language, especially slang, colloquialisms, and regionalisms. Make the most of your time at U of I by upping your slang game.