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Moms make truly invaluable friends

Moms make truly invaluable friends

April 7, 2015

As an only child also lacking any cousins on either side of my family, I have always been very close to my parents, especially my mother.  Growing up, I regularly found myself to be independent, entertaining myself when no one was around and finding friends in nature when the elementary schoolyard was ...

IUB’s ‘Legally Blonde’ set to premiere

By Maddie Galassi

April 6, 2015

University students can bend and snap their way to “Legally Blonde The Musical,” put on by the Illini Union Board beginning Friday. The musical is an adaptation of the film “Legally Blonde,” which came out in 2001 starring Reese Witherspoon, about a sorority girl who follows her boyfriend to Ha...

Confessions of a messy college student on Moms Weekend

Photo courtesy of Annabeth Carlson

By Annabeth Carlson

April 1, 2014

When I am asked who my best friend is, I never hesitate to say it is my mom. I can talk to her about anything, and we share many of the same interests. We like singing to the radio in the car, shopping and watching “House Hunters” marathons on HGTV. However, growing up, the one thing we could never agree on w...