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Black Chorus Concert continues to bring family together

Black Chorus Concert continues to bring family together
April 7, 2015

Moms Weekend is an enjoyable event for the thousands of students on campus. But for one student, it holds significant meaning and culture, along with the usual fun. Jasmine Washington, junior in ACES,...

Alumnae reflect on their time at Illinois

Alumnae reflect on their time at Illinois
April 7, 2015

Before the days of Facebook, Tinder, online class registration and air conditioning, our school looked very different. Tuition was significantly cheaper, rules were less strict and there were no co-ed...

A 20-Minute cleaning plan to impress your guests this weekend

April 7, 2015

So your mom or other visitors are coming down this weekend, and your apartment is a mess. Follow this quick 20-minute plan to make a good impression on your guests. Start by setting a timer for 20 minutes....

Moms Association honors women on campus

Moms Association honors women on campus
April 7, 2015

Every year at the kick-off of Moms Weekend, one mother is presented with the Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year Award. While the lucky mom has yet to be announced, the Moms Association honors others...

Moms Weekend: A brief history

Moms Weekend: A brief history
April 7, 2015

Since Moms Weekend first began in 1922, it has evolved over the years to become what it is today.  According to a document in the University Archives titled “Mothers Association: 50 years of service...

Students celebrate Moms Weekend with whole family

Students celebrate Moms Weekend with whole family
April 7, 2015

Moms Weekend has an ongoing tradition of moms visiting their children, but some students celebrate it in an unconventional way by inviting other family members down.   Ellie Gallo, sophomore in Education,...

Fun without Mom still possible

Fun without Mom still possible
April 7, 2015

Moms Weekend is a two-day affair during which the Moms Association hosts a number of family-oriented events, ranging from musicals to art exhibits to accommodate all of the families that will be visiting...

Moms Weekend activities that won’t break the bank

Moms Weekend activities that won’t break the bank
April 7, 2015

Parents’ weekends are the most underrated weekends of the year. The dynamic of the relationship with my parents changed when I got to college; they were no longer the disciplinary force in my life, but...

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...

Sorority sisterhood with legacy family

Sorority sisterhood with legacy family
April 7, 2015

Rushing a sorority can often feel like choosing a new family, but for one freshman, a particular sorority was a family affair before she even rushed.  Allie Lundquist, freshman in Education, decided to...

Calendar of Moms Weekend Events

April 7, 2015

Friday, April 10 Mom’s Weekend Kick-Off Event 5:30 to 7 p.m. Location: Illini Union Rooms B and C Meet with campus groups, enjoy refreshments and appetizers, capture memories at the photo booth, create...

IUB’s ‘Legally Blonde’ set to premiere

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...

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