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Illini of the Week 4/22: Giana O’Connor

Gianna O'Connor has finished out her junior season with an All-American performance at the NCAA Championships.

April 22, 2015

One event stood in the way of Giana O’Connor and the end of her junior season on the Illinois women’s gymnastics team: the uneven bars. As an individual all-around competitor at NCAA Championships, O’Connor competed at the end of every rotation, following a team’s lineup. She was rotating with U...

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...