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The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Two horses pull a wooden wagon at Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch on Oct 31, 2020. There are a multitude of great spots to take your father over Dads Weekend in the Champaign-Urbana area.

Celebrate Dads Weekend with these CU spots

By Isabelle Bertolini, Contributing Writer October 27, 2021
Matt Toole, recipient of King Dad 2020 by the Illinois Dads Association, poses for a photo with his family after his daughter Regan Toole, Sophomore in the College of Applied Health Sciences, nominated him. This is the first year since Covid-19 began that Dads Weekend will be in-person.

Dads Weekend festivities return to campus

By Fizza Hassan, Staff Writer October 27, 2021
Dads come to haunt campus on Halloween

Dads come to haunt campus on Halloween

By Adelina Garcia, Contributing Writer October 27, 2021
Students share some favorite dad memories

Students share some favorite dad memories

By Sonal Singh, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
The first Dads Day celebration is printed in Illio Yearbook in 1922. The University of Illinois Dads Association was founded in 1922 and claims to be one of the first parent programs in the country, with their “King Dad” tradition having been practiced for over thirty years.

We go way back: the rich history of Dads Weekend

By Nicholas Beckham , Contributing Writer October 31, 2019
The weekend goes on without dad

The weekend goes on without dad

By Christine Sheriff, Contributing Writer October 31, 2019
Meghan Lyons and her father celebrate on the field of Memorial Stadium after the historic win against Wisconsin during the Homecoming game Oct. 19. Lyons encourages students to show appreciation for their dads this Dads Weekend.

Show appreciation for your dad this weekend

By Meghan Lyons, Contributing Writer October 31, 2019
Bella Keys and her father stand in front of a sign at the Alpha Chi Omega house. Bella enjoys bonding with both her parents each Dads Weekend.

Teach your mom to be ‘one of the boys’

By Bella Keys, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
Shivali Shukla is being held by her father at a young age. While Shukla’s father might not enjoy participating in Dads Weekend festivities, she shows that there is more than one way to enjoy the weekend with your father.

Celebrate with your anti-Dads Weekend dad

By Shivali Shukla, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
Dad mooching 101

Dad mooching 101

By Jessica Xu, Contributing Writer November 1, 2018
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