Author Archives: theoretical tea and company

A-Typical is the New Typical

Students at the University of Illinois are Anything But Typical. Marginalization is something that is present and still exists today on the University of Illinois’ campus. Students of different backgrounds are all impacted by this marginalization on a daily basis. … Continue reading

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The Accessible Experience

Illinois is often regarded as the most accessible campus in the nation. But, how exactly did we deserve this title? For our project, we explored the various levels of how and why we have repeatedly been called the most accessible … Continue reading

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Be the Power

Sexual assault is a problem that has plagued our world for a long time, but we can help survivors by becoming educated in what sexual assault is and how to prevent an attack from happening.  From learning about how sexual … Continue reading

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The Diverse Voices of UIUC

Diversity is an issue that is growing in importance to the world as a whole, and also more specifically, to college campus. Diversity, being the tricky subject that it is, is one of much debate and speculation. Across the campus … Continue reading

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Psychological Affects of Racism

The United States prides itself on being a home for people from all backgrounds. That means cultural ideas from all over the world are coming together in a country with its own racial history. See our more on racism in … Continue reading

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Not My University

The African-American struggle for both inclusiveness and representation at the University of Illinois has a long-running background, dating back prior to the start of Project 500—a public demand to admit more African-American and Latino students into the university. An inspirational … Continue reading

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Mental Health Matters

  As a group, we chose to use an alternate host for our website to create a final project more unified with our topic and theme of Mental Health Awareness. The site we used, which can be found here, allowed … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field

On an off the field, student athletes serve as role models. Athletes, as public figures, have a platform that can be used to publicly voice opinions.  Historically, athletes have been using this platform to stand up for social issues. One … Continue reading

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Shining Light on What’s Hidden

Shining Light on what’s Hidden Walking into the Shadows: There is a lot going on in the world today – take a look at our newsfeeds alone. We read, we update and we try to understand, but have you ever … Continue reading

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Disconnected

A Look into Race Relations on the University of Illinois Campus With over 44,000 Undergraduate students, everyone finds a community where they fit in on the University of Illinois campus. But from segregation in the Greek system, to students speaking out … Continue reading

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