Month: February 2017

Phi Beta Lambda Makes a Comeback at McKendree

By Emily Stanowski, Staff Writer Much like The McKendree Review, McKendree University’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is becoming more active. PBL has been around for […]

Hidden Figures: A Film with History, Science and Female Empowerment

By Paxton Cohoon, Contributing Writer The film Hidden Figures was released on December 25, 2016 and has grossed $2.9 million from only 25 different locations […]

McKendree’s Biggest Fans

By J.T. Russell, Contributing Writer “We just love the people and the atmosphere. Everyone is so nice to us. I mean, who doesn’t like going […]

The Musical Fusion of Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord: Melding the old with the new to create something unique

By Jack MacLean, Copy Editor Folk music serves as an expression of the people and era from which it originates. For Le Vent Du Nord, […]

2016-17 Top Ten GLVC Men’s Basketball Players

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief The Great Lakes Valley Conference is annually one of the best Division II basketball conferences in America, with this season being […]

Weekly Sports Lineup: Feb. 20 – Feb. 26

By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports Thursday, Feb. 23   Women’s Basketball: at University of Illinois at Springfield, 5:30 p.m. Men’s Baseketball: at University of […]

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

By Paxton Cohoon, Contributing Writer Living with roommates is never easy. These roommates can end up being great friends or the bane of existence. Regardless […]

McKendree Named to Top 25 Colleges in Illinois List

By Jack MacLean, Copy Editor McKendree University has been named one of the 25 Best Colleges in Illinois by College Choice, an independent online publication […]

Behind the Success: Darren Wynn

By Zach Breeding, Co-Editor of Sports Darren Wynn’s life is one that is heavily influenced by family and friends. And if it wasn’t for his […]

Weekly Sports Lineup & Recap: Feb. 12 – Feb. 19

By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports This week in McKendree Athletics, 10 of the Universities’ 33 teams are in action for the Bearcats. Basketball, track […]

Women’s Track Takes Flight

By Zach Manion, Contributing Writer After a successful weekend at Missouri Southern State University, the McKendree University Women’s track and field team propelled themselves to […]

McKendree to Host Fourth Annual Academic Excellence Celebration

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-chief McKendree’s fourth annual Academic Excellence Celebration with take place on Thursday, April 27, 2017. No classes will be held that day […]

Al Alone: Introduction & Issue One

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Series Intro Earth looks very different from 250 million miles away. Growing up near Mars, Al never imagined traveling far […]

McKendree Students Attend Rally to Save Higher Ed

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, February 8, a group of McKendree students attended a rally at the Capitol building in Springfield, Ill. in support […]

McKendree Students React to The Trump Presidency

By Allison Donofrio, Contributing Writer Since becoming the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has been making headlines. I created a survey to […]

Mike Babcock’s Relentless Pursuit

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, February 1, at 6:30 a.m., Mike Babcock, 5th-year head football coach at McKendree University, walked into his office knowing […]

Weekly Sports Lineup: Feb. 5 – Feb. 11

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-chief First Glance Sunday, Feb. 5 Men’s Tennis: Loss 0-9 at Drury University Women’s Tennis: Loss 0 -9 at Drury University Men’s […]

Letter from the Editor

To our readers, Welcome to another semester of The McKendree Review, McKendree’s student-run newspaper. In previous issues, The Review has always been committed to covering […]