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[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.7 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 7 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab […]

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Leditor from the editor

Welcome to another edition of the McKendree Review! We are proud to release this issue. Our writers are passionate about […]

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Seeking validation: the world of likes

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Staff Writer It’s not a secret how heavily connected most college students feel to various social […]

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Going for the win: the men’s volleyball team hits the net

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer The McKendree University men’s volleyball team would like to keep their winning streak going. The […]

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Why studying abroad is like getting new eyes

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Staff Writer Studying abroad is an experience that cannot be compared to anything else. The experience […]

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McKendree “Bern-cats”

BY LOGYN NORRIS Contributing Writer On the early morning of March 5, SIU Edwardsville became a hotspot for the Democratic […]

Natalie Correll and her sorority sisters making an impact at one of their latest conferences.

Lost in transportation

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Flights out from the cornfields to the Bay. Guzzling gas tanks. Endless popping potato chip […]

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Global Awareness Week

Don’t forget Global Awareness Week is April 4-8! Join faculty, staff and students to learn more about the diverse world […]

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[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.6 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 6 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab […]

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Welcome to another edition of the McKendree Review! In this issue, we take a look into a few interesting topics […]

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“Gotta catch ‘em all!”: the Pokemon series celebrates its 20th anniversary

BY CORY McCORMICK Staff Writer “Gotta catch ’em all!” I remember the first time I ever heard that infamous catchphrase. […]

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An inside look: Statham’s win and the crew behind him

BY SCHALLON FOGGS Staff Writer As we all know, winning is the most important thing when it comes to sports. […]

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McKendree’s wild things

BY LOGYN NORRIS Staff Writer For most of us, coming to McKendree is our first taste of freedom.  We stay […]

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New organization is ready to take off

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer McKendree junior Jack MacLean is starting a new student organization, “Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations,” […]

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Bearcat thoughts: MAP grant

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer For many of the Bearcats who reside in Illinois, receiving the MAP grant is a […]

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Stressing students from an online perspective

BY ALLISON DONOFRIO Staff Writer As students are settled into their spring classes at McKendree, I, an online student, conducted […]

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The latest on Speech and Debate

BY JOE BLASDEL Adviser of the speech and debate team In the last two weekends, the McKendree University Speech and […]

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[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.5 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 5 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab […]

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Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another exciting edition and a new semester of the McKendree Review! We are happy about being back in […]

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Alone in your 20s: a tale of single hearts

By GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer Oh great, another one of my Facebook friends is engaged. Wait, when did that couple […]

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Homesickness is okay: here’s how to deal with it

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Contributing Writer Imagine your excited, panting dog, your little sister with a glimmer in her eyes, […]

Textbook Takeover

BY SARA RADAE Contributing Writer With a new semester beginning, the dreaded process almost all college students have to go […]

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What’s Up Weather?

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer As if dressing for the polarized temperature in Old Main and PAC isn’t enough, Mother […]

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BSO brings culture to campus

As we all know, Black History Month is upon us so we should take a step back and reflect on […]

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Save the MAP: a call to action

As many Illinois college students know, funding for the MAP program has not been going well in Springfield. Governor Rauner and […]

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Coming Soon: Academic Excellence Celebration

Save the Date! This year’s Academic Excellence Celebration will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Students will be presenting and […]

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Ash Wednesday: remembrance and repentance

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Feb. 10, dozens of McKendree students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate […]

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[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.4 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 4 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another exciting edition of the McKendree Review! We are very excited about this issue! We would like to […]

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2015

Don’t forget Nov. 15 – 21 is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! The Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service is […]

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A Further Look into the Mold in Clark

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Sally Mayhew, Vice President of Administration and Finance, provided a closer look at what conditions […]

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McKendree Role Models: A look inside

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Captain. Resident Assistant. Coordinator. Peer Mentor. Those are just a few leadership positions that McKendree […]

Thankful Thursday vs. Black Friday

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer It is the American tradition. Stuff your face with turkey on Thursday while feeling thankful […]

McKendree reads the summary, not the book

BY ERICA POUR Staff Writer On Monday, your professor assigns 80 pages of reading due Wednesday. Instantly, you come down […]

Women’s Volleycats: The Road to Postseason

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer With a record of 15-8 and a conference record of 9-2, the McKendree women’s volleyball […]

Easy College Recipes

BY ALLY DEITERS Staff Writer What college students have time to cook? We have sports, clubs and events that we […]

Are Eustressed?

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer As the semester wanes, students find themselves drowned by stressors like classes, relationships, finances, extra-curricular […]

Are we “Lost”?

BY MARQUIS CHERRY Staff Writer Being unable to find one’s way or not knowing one’s whereabouts would perfectly define this […]

Cultural Cuisine from Noodles and Co.

BY SARAH GOETZE Staff Writer “Throw a fork on the map and we’ll take you there,” Noodles and Company claims […]

Blood Drive this Thursday in MPCC!

A Red Cross blood drive is coming to campus this Thursday, Nov. 12. The blood drive will run from 1 […]

[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.3 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 3 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor  Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte In This […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another issue of the McKendree Review! As you know, we strive to be a voice for the students […]

The Mold that Made them Move

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Over a couple weeks ago, seven of McKendree’s faculty and staff were relocated from the […]

McKendree: Justice for all

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Think About Your Pink

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer One in eight women will develop breast cancer in the course of her lifetime. Using […]

Leaves changing means Fall is here

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Not Anytime Soon

BY MARQUIS CHERRY Staff Writer When comparing our fitness center on campus to other institutions, like Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, […]

Brickstreet Brew: Follow the red brick road to the newest coffee shop in town

BY SARAH GOETZE Staff Writer You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy coffee, and that is pretty much the […]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

BY ALLISON DONOFRIO Contributing Writer “Don’t dream it, be it” is a well-known phrase from one of my favorite movies: […]