For this assignment, I was a bit confused on what exactly I wanted to shoot video of. For me, the photo essay came easy for me. I had seen some nice scenery around campus so immediately thought of that for assignment two, but for assignment three, I was stuck.
In the midst of all the cramming and anxiety, now’s the time when heading to the gym is the best alternative. The Activities and Recreation Center, known as ARC, has many options for students to take a step back, release some stress and get away from all the book and lecture notes.
Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) photo. Credit to BodyWork Associates at University of Illinois
With midterm season slowly approaching, the ARC is a great healthy distraction in maintaining a healthy lifestyle . Many students find that they don’t have time to make their way to the ARC, but even an hour a day will help give you more energy to finish that study guide. To motivate yourself a little more, follow the link to get going.
To find more information about the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) click here.
Facility hours can be found here.
Campus rec is back in business
School is back in full swing at the University of Illinois and the campus recreation centers are booming with activity as students have settled in during the first month. For senior Tim Szklarzewski and junior Jason Man, this means that nearly every afternoon from today until the school will be filled with hours upon hours of basketball.
Lower courts in the ARC at UIUC (Courtesy of Ray Cunningham)
According to Szklarzewski, he and many other students spend the majority of their afternoons at one of the UIUC campus recreation centers: CRCE. The student population has been making the most of the 15 basketball courts, 2 indoor soccer courts and the wide variety of multipurpose rooms.
Students are spending their time playing pick up games and also competing in the many intramural activities at the campus recreation centers, consisting of basketball, soccer and volleyball, among others.
My video essay can be viewed here.
With being a sports person, I really wanted to shoot the football game on Saturday because I had some great shot ideas. Unfortunately I had to work the game instead so I had to go to Plan B for Assignment 2 and Assignment 3 which was the ARC. The ARC was actually a really interesting place to shoot because there’s always so much going on and a bunch of different story angles to take. Continue reading