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Explore meanings behind flowers at annual show

Explore meanings behind flowers at annual show
April 4, 2019

The Moms Weekend Flower Show is celebrating its 64th year as a signature Moms Weekend event. If you have not checked it out in previous years, be sure to get to the Stock Pavilion on Saturday, April 6...

63rd Annual Flower Show to be a ‘work of art’

Members of the Horticulture Club arranged flowers into displays and paths at last year's show.
April 12, 2018

By Melissa Niemiec Assistant Special Sections Editor Instead of giving your mother flowers this Moms Weekend, how about giving her a whole garden experience? On Saturday, the Horticulture Club is hosting...

Students across UI campus share words for Mom

Students across UI campus share words for Mom
April 12, 2018

Moms from all over are flocking to the University to see their kids. Before that happens, I wanted to ask a few students from across the campus what they would say to their mothers if they knew their words...

A mom’s sacrifice

A mom's sacrifice
April 12, 2018

“I’m not that smart. But dad can help you," is something my mom said repeatedly throughout my childhood. With a lack of educational experience, she separated herself from me and my studies.  My...

Traditional Moms Weekend may need change

April 12, 2018

As the hype of spring break dies out, it’s time for the University’s very own Moms Weekend. With an influx of visitors coming to campus, it’s worthwhile to reflect on the significance of one of the...

Students advocate for their ‘super moms’

Students advocate for their ‘super moms’
April 12, 2018

By Molly Zupan Special Sections Editor The Daily Illini reached out and asked students about what they love most about their moms. A survey has been running on social media for the past few weeks, and...

Exemplary women to be awarded

Exemplary women to be awarded
April 12, 2018

Every Moms Weekend, the University of Illinois Moms Association comes together to recognize the most notable, dedicated and loyal motherly figures across campus, but that honor begins with a nomination. Deadlines...

Those tiny things you want to say to mom

Those tiny things you want to say to mom
April 12, 2018

When we are young, we are inevitably influenced by various ideas and always think we are correct. After we become mature, we always feel regretful for our past naughty behavior and naive ideas. It’s...

Moms Weekend 2018 schedule

April 12, 2018

Friday, April 13 Baseball: Illinois vs. Rutgers (“Freaky Friday” Themed) 6 p.m. Illinois Field All ages Get tickets online at fightingillini.com. Moms Weekend Kickoff 6 p.m. Illini Union Rec...

Great places to wine and dine mom this weekend

Black Dog Smoke and Ale House serves The Daily Illini Dish of the Week, a beef brisket drizzled with Georgia peach barbecue sauce and a side of sweet potato fries. The restaurant, located on Broadway Ave. in Urbana, usually has a line of people outside waiting to eat just before it opens every day.
April 12, 2018

Your mother works tirelessly, and now, it’s time for you to give back. If your mom is coming to campus this weekend, now is the time to be her own personal tour guide. Take her out, show her off and...

Saluting the awesome non-moms in our lives

Saluting the awesome non-moms in our lives
April 12, 2018

Moms Weekend is a celebration of Mom, but what makes a mother? Is she the woman who gave birth to us or the one who raised us? In deference to that question, here’s a shout-out to all the female members...

Thank you, Mom, for everything that you do

Thank you, Mom, for everything that you do
April 12, 2018

Dear Mom, I’ve started a new chapter in my life, and a lot is changing.  I’m becoming more independent, pushing myself to try new things, making new friends and learning what I am passionate about....

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