The Daily Illini

Q&A with mom attending 8th consecutive Moms Weekend

Long-time attender of Moms Weekend, Mary Marik, parties at campus bar with her daughter.

April 1, 2014

With Moms Weekend quickly approaching, many students and parents may be unsure about how to go about living college life together for a few days. This won’t be an issue for Mary Marik, as this year will mark her eighth consecutive year at Moms Weekend. Marik sat down with The Daily Illini to expla...

UI Design for America pairs community building with human-based design

The University’s Design for America’s electronic waste team meets to brainstorm, a process they call “ideation.” The registered student organization met on Feb. 8 for its weekly Saturday meeting at the Art and Design building from 1 to 3 p.m.

By Saher Khan

February 11, 2014

Philanthropy takes a creative form in Design for America UIUC. Connected to a national organization, the University’s chapter of DFA, a registered student organization, wants to make a difference in the Champaign-Urbana community through human-centered design. “It’s not just an RSO or putting somet...