Ellery Nikita

Ellery Nikita

Staff Writer

University of Illinois
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Bartender of the Week: The Red Lion’s Theodore

Name: Theodore Yellowhorse Twitter Handle: @1future Bar: The Red Lion Relationship Status: Married to the game Major: Accounting Favorite Drink: Briley K Favorite Shot: Briley K Disgusting Drink: “F Me Up Fam”What drink is a fruity drink but not a fruity drink?: Sidewalk Slammer.Which liquor perfectly straddles the line between juuuuust cheap enough and barely […]

Bartender of the Week: The Underground’s Brian

Name: Brian Heidegger Twitter Handle: @BHeide16 Bar: Underground (UG) Relationship Status: Who’s asking? Major: Journalism Favorite Drink: Loaded Corona Favorite Shot: The cheapest one Disgusting Drink: Room-temperature Four Loko   What drink is a fruity drink but not a fruity drink?: Any well with a straw in it.   Which liquor perfectly straddles the line […]

The Black Sheep UIUC Workout Plan [With GIFs]

This everyday man’s guide is simple, yet result oriented. It's time to get your body right for the summer. If Kanye West can have one, why can’t Illini?

Bartender of the Week: Joe’s Brewery’s Cory

Name: Cory Levin Twitter Handle: @C_ory21 Bar: Joe’s Brewery Relationship Status: Playing the field Major: Sports management Favorite Drink: Redd’s Apple Ale with a shot of Fireball Favorite Shot: Patron with salt and lime Disgusting Drink: Milky Pete   What would a mixed drink named after Joe’s be made of?:  Joe’s Lunchbox with 2 shots […]

Bartender of the Week: The Underground’s Michael

Name: Michael Sandoval Twitter Handle: @mjsando2 Bar: The UG Relationship Status: Single Major: Marketing and management Favorite Drink: “The Liam Millerick” Favorite Shot: Southern Comfort Disgusting Drink: Jäger SpriteWhat would a mixed drink named after UG be made of?: Whiskey Coke with a lot of Bols.What shitty beer is secretly a snobby beer?: Miller LiteWhat […]

Top 7 Places To Cry At U of I Even Though It’s Not Finals Yet

Since UIUC is one of the top public schools and party schools in the nation it’s okay to cry pretty much anywhere. We have some places to start.

Bartender of the Week: Joe’s Donna

Name: Donna Carnow Bar: Joe’s Relationship Status: In a committed relationship with Jäger Major: Dance Favorite Drink: Vodka Soda Cran Favorite Shot: Fireball Disgusting Drink: Baja Blasts ruin lives and give you diabetesIf you could change the name of Joe’s to anything, what would you change it to? Why?: Church; because a night out at […]

Bartender of the Week: Clybourne’s Scottie

Name: Scottie Jordan Feldman Twitter Handle: @scottiefeldman Bar: The Newly Renovated Clybourne Relationship status: Trying and failing Major: Accy af Favorite Drink: Apple Ciroc. Shoutout DJ Khaled Favorite Shot: Peppermint Schnapps Disgusting Drink: Tequila Water LimeIf you could change the name of Cly’s to anything, what would you change it to? Why?: Mozel Tov, a […]

5 Champaign-Urbana Indulgences You Could Have Afforded Had You Not Gone On Spring Formal

Careful UIUC students, anyone can be affected by formal…even geeds, so stay woke and save up your nickels and dimes. You know the state of Illinois is.

Bartender of the Week: Red Lion’s Ali

Name: Ali Merchant Twitter Handle: @MerchMaddness Bar: Crimson Kitty (Red Lion) Relationship Status: Sarah Handjob Major: Sociology Favorite Drink: Holy Water Favorite Shot: Probably like, rabies, tetanus, etc. Disgusting Drink: Whiskey Water   What would you mom be least impressed by if she saw your bartending skills?: The fact that I work at a bar. […]