The Daily Illini

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

Hound Dog Moses played Friday during Quad Day festivities. Quad Day allowed students and organizations to become more familiar with each other.

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 ...