The Daily Illini

Quad Day by the numbers

By Emily Scott

August 19, 2015

Gryphon PollAround 20,000 people are expected to attend Quad Day.There are over 1,000 registered student organizations at UIUC. Almost 700 RSOs will be represented at Quad Day. Around 600 tables will be used at Quad Day. Quad Day has been in existence for 44 years, with the first...

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

August 22, 2014

Unlike the current model of a registered student organization fair, the first Quad Day was an all-day event that featured a rock concert, talent show and other festivities that lasted until 1 a.m. On Friday, Sept. 10, 1971, the first Quad Day took root in the midst of “great social upheaval” on ...

Being decision-conscious makes it easy to save money without sacrificing comfort

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 14, 2014

Whether you’re in-state, out-of-state or from another country, this year of college probably marks the first year you’re living away from home. Even if you went to boarding school or summer camp, this year is unlike any you’ve ever had, and it’s important not to blow all of that carefully saved money...

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

January 27, 2014

A Starbucks store is set to open at the Illini Union Bookstore in late March. This is the first of three University-operated Starbucks franchises that will open over a three-year period. Another Starbucks store will open in the Illini Union, said Scott McCartney, senior associate director for retail operation...