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Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 14 – Nov. 20

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer At a glance Tuesday, Nov. 15 Men’s Basketball: 7 p.m. at University of Illinois, State Farm Center in Champaign, IL. […]

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Thank you, Veterans

As the day closes, we at the McKendree Review would like to extend our gratitude to those who have served in the U.S. military, as well […]

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Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 7 – Nov. 13 Recap of previous week (Oct. 31 – Nov. 6) On […]

What multimedia do you want to see?

The Review plans to incorporate more interactive multimedia content on our site, including photo galleries, live action shots and more! Take the poll below to […]

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Don’t mock the vote Nov. 8

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 1, McKendree’s Phi Kappa Phi honor society invited faculty, staff and students to make their voices heard […]

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Weekly sports line-up: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer First Glance Friday Nov. 4 Women’s Soccer: 5 p.m. at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Women’s Volleyball: 7 p.m. at Drury […]

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Halloween costume contest

Halloween is a time for gools, creatures and witches alike to come out and have a good fright. It is also a fun time for […]

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Fall fun is finally here!

The season for sweaters, bonfires and pumpkin spice lattes is finally here! If you’re an autumn enthusiast, take the poll below and tell us what makes […]

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What to make of McKendree’s 40-7 win over Missouri S&T

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer As I first sat down to write this article, I struggled with naming it. On one hand, McKendree had its […]

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Seeing the big picture: McKendree’s win against St. Joseph’s

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer At first glance, McKendree’s football game against St. Joseph’s College (SJC) on Oct. 15 seemed like a relatively unimportant game […]

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Parking needed on campus!

BY EMILY CONSEVAGE Contributing Writer Parking at McKendree University has been an issue among students and faculty for the past few years. Though the university […]

Panel discussion this Tuesday: The rise of Donald Trump and what it means

The 2016 presidential election has many Americans questioning who they want to represent them to the world. Many question if the two primary candidates can […]

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Yes, I was homeschooled. No, college doesn’t scare me.

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer I was homeschooled my entire life. And as a former homeschooler that is now in college, I’m familiar with the […]

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“Stretch yourself” in yoga

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer This Saturday you have the opportunity to experience yoga like you may never have before. All day you, and those […]

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McKendree adds water polo as 34th sport

BY ALEXIS PORTER Contributing Writer As part of a University-wide initiative to attract a more diverse student population, the McKendree University Athletic Department has added […]

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McKendree’s sandwich artist, with a side of happiness

BY AUSTIN LAGESSE Contributing Writer Most students know her simply as “the sandwich lady.” Others know her by her name, Stephani Stark. One thing is […]

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FAFSA: What you need to know

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Money for classes. Money for books. Money for food. Money plays a big role in a college student’s life. Students […]

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Make or break: Why this Saturday’s game is a must-win for McKendree football

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer In football, a “trap game” is generally described as a game against an opponent that is thought to pose little […]

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Leditor from the editors

As the semester enters full swing, the Review Crew hopes you will keep in touch with news, sports, opinions and more here at the McKendree […]

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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 In This Issue Cory McCormick […]

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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 their work and would like […]

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Dangers of the digital age: protect yourself against identity theft

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Approximately 15 million Americans become victims of identity theft each year, according to statistics gathered by Identity Theft and Scam […]

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Undocumented: a look into the life of an illegal Mexican immigrant living in the U.S.

BY CORY McCORMICK Staff Writer Your sixteenth birthday is supposed to be a monumental milestone in your life: finally, you get to be in the […]

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Feel the music

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Music has been around since the age of man and continues to inspire everyone who comes into contact with it. […]

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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 media platforms. This includes Facebook, […]

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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 team had a three game […]

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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 of being immersed in another […]

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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 public with the arrival of […]

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Lost in transportation

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

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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 we live in. The event’s […]

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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 In This Issue Schallon Foggs […]

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Leditor from the editor

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

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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. The year was 1999, which […]

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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. Ha! Just joking. It’s about […]

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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 out late, we drink, we […]

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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,” or SCNO. MacLean wanted a […]

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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 make or break deal for […]

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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 a survey before, during and […]

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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 Debate team took home 18 […]

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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 In This Issue Sara Radae […]

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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 the swing of things. We […]

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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 get married? Wow, she’s in […]

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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, your parents welcoming you to […]

Textbook Takeover

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

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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 Nature seems to have other […]

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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 how we have changed and […]

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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 his colleagues have created a […]

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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 performing their semester’s work to […]

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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 Ash Wednesday, the 40 days […]

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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 In This Issue Sara Radae […]