The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

A performer from the Big Hat Rodeo Company rides standing on the back of two horses during a special performance at the Orange and Blue Rodeo Roundup on Saturday.

Rodeo club teaches and thrills

By Bella Jackson May 5, 2015

Champaign-Urbana transformed into the Wild West on Saturday night. The smell of leather, pulled pork and hot dogs wafted in the air as the UIUC Rodeo Club hosted this year’s Orange and Blue Rodeo Roundup...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes

October 30, 2014

Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends...

The Origins of April Fools’ Day

By Bridget Hynes April 1, 2014

April Fools’ Day, a holiday now known for pranks and jokes, is celebrated across the nation and throughout the Western world on April 1. However, the lighthearted event, alternatively known as All Fools’...

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