How Did Normal, Illinois, Get Its Name?

How Did Normal, Illinois, Get Its Name?

It’s only normal to wonder why a college town in Illinois is named Normal. With a rather unusual name like this, students at Illinois State University have likely had interesting discussions with their friends about how the name came to be. The Original Name of the...

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A Student Guide to Living in Normal, IL

A Student Guide to Living in Normal, IL

With more than 20,000 students enrolled at Illinois State University, the college town has thrived for decades as an academic/economic engine that continues to roll at full steam ahead. A large part of the success is due to a vibrant environment primed for Normal...

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A Brief History of Illinois State University

A Brief History of Illinois State University

Illinois is known for many things — Wrigley Field, Starved Rock State Park, Millennium Park, the Brookfield Zoo, the Anderson Japanese Gardens, Mermet Springs, the Garden of the Gods, and much more. Throughout this great state, another noteworthy claim to fame...

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How to Save Money On Grocery Shopping

How to Save Money On Grocery Shopping

You’ve probably checked your grocery receipts and wondered how in the world a few bags of food could have costed you so much. Sometimes, you don’t even get to finish using all of your groceries before they spoil. Even if that’s not your case, we’ve all been there...

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Building A Career In College

Building A Career In College

Building a Career in College College is such a busy, crazy time for many people that focusing on the here and now is all most can do. Well, good news! There are several ways to incorporate career building into your everyday busy life. By taking the following steps,...

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The Best Restaurants in Normal, IL

The Best Restaurants in Normal, IL

Normal, Illinois is an amazing small town to explore that is home to an impressive selection of new and classic restaurants located throughout the city. At Normal, you’ll be able to experience a great variety of foods, with many restaurants catering to vegetarian and...

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Do You Remember the 21st Night of September?

Do You Remember the 21st Night of September?

We hope your semester has been off to a good start! The Flats will start leasing for the next school year. As early as it may seem, planning ahead is never a bad idea! Stay tuned for our new incentives, and make sure you also let your friends know. We will provide...

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Summer’s Not Over Yet!

Summer’s Not Over Yet!

We'd love to welcome our new residents this month, and we're also excited to welcome back our current residents! We have a little more than two weeks left before we enter a new school year. To kick off the first week back to school, we will have Welcome Week from...

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It’s Officially Summer!

It’s Officially Summer!

Can you believe it's already July? These summer days are sure flying by. We hope your first month in your apartment was great! This month, we’ll be hosting an event each week for our residents. We strive to make an amazing community. Everyone is always welcome! Check...

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Welcome to Your New Home Away from Home!

Welcome to Your New Home Away from Home!

As we enter the month of June, we would love to give a warm welcome to our residents moving in this month. We’re so excited to have you here! We’ll be hosting a few events to enjoy the early weeks of summer. Our staff is looking forward to meeting and getting to know...

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