Alumna Katherine Gemmingen comments on the program prioritization process taking place at McKendree, specifically how the arts are disappearing from “liberal arts.”
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Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, some McKendree professors have included “wellness days” for their students to take time off and relax. Due to the exclusion of winter break for the spring 2021 semester, students have been more susceptible to burnout.
Looking for a way to improve your resume but unsure if an honor society is the path for you? Will it actually help? Emily Lease provides valuable insight on the subject at hand.
Do you know what it means to identify as nonbinary? Learn about it here, and discover how you can familiarize yourself with the pronouns “they/them” for the sake of your nonbinary peers, teachers, and family members.
So exactly how common are COVID symptoms in college? This virus has similar symptoms to other sicknesses that college students can catch such as the flu or meningitis. Claire Jennings researches those symptoms and speaks to reliable sources about these illnesses.
This past weekend, Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated album “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” which is a re-recording of her sophomore album “Fearless” from 2008. Her re-recording is a result of her public battle with Big Machine Records who have denied her any chance of owning her masters. So, how does Taylor’s version of Fearless compare to the original?
Harmon Marien was one of three top essays chosen in the freshman writing essay contest held this fall. Essays were submitted by English 111 instructors and were judged by the students in the ENG 340 Fall Editing class, who chose the top three. The contest was sponsored by the Humanities division. Congratulations, Harmon!
HBO show Lovecraft Country, set during 1950s Jim Crow, follows main character Tic Freeman, his friends, and his family on a journey to locate his missing father. One celebrated aspect of the show is the LGBTQIA+ representation throughout the series.
Negative roommate experiences are all too common within college life. Contributing writer, Emily Lease, tells us about the process that McKendree Residence Life has when pairing students together. She also retells a few roommate horror stories from two anonymous sources.
Interested in ASMR or unsure of what it is? Mikayla Walton, Head Copyeditor of the MCK Review explains ASMR, the science behind it, and the bad reputation it has garnered and why.
McKendree’s music and theatre departments are presenting a musical this weekend! Find out more about the work behind the show here. It’s not as easy as you might think!
Harmon Marien explains what light pollution is and how our world is effected by it.
Montage has been a feature of the Academic Excellence Celebration since it began and is one of its most popular presentations. You can publish your own creative work in the Montage, too, if you send it to the editors for review by March 22.
What happened in Georgia on March 16, 2021 was a hate crime fueled by racism. Nothing more, nothing less. Racial hate towards the Asian community has always been present and our world seems to finally understand how bad it is.
This past weekend, despite concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the recording academy was still able to showcase musicians and their achievements at the 2021 Grammys Ceremony. Multiple artists broke records with their music and gave powerful performances that left all music lovers speechless. This article explains how the night went down and some of the biggest wins.
The life of a college student is not for the faint of heart, but there are other ways to fund your independence while balancing classes and athletics. Isabella Strimling guides us through her own experiences of financial freedom while inspiring us to give this particular job a chance.
Isabelle Jodoin was one of three top essays chosen in the freshman writing essay contest held this fall. Essays were submitted by English 111 instructors and were judged by the students in the ENG 340 Fall Editing class, who chose the top three. The contest was sponsored by the Humanities division. Congratulations, Isabelle!
Hannah White’s essay won first prize in the freshman writing essay contest held this fall. Essays were submitted by English 111 instructors and were judged by the students in the ENG 340 Fall Editing class, who chose the top three. Hannah was originally assigned to write an essay based on the “Letter of Recommendation” series in the New York Times. Congratulations, Hannah!
Snowfall, a series streaming on FX and Hulu, explores the life of a 1980s kingpin in Los Angeles. Main character Franklin Saint finds himself intertwined in a CIA plot and learns the intricacies of the drug world.
Many athletes are subjected to verbal abuse from their coaches and the most disrespectful term is to be called a ‘quitter’. Should this word even exist? The word ‘quit’ comes with too many negative assumptions that say nothing about one’s value. If any athlete’s coach called them a quitter, know that you are not what they say you are.
The effects of the Coronavirus pandemic have changed the classroom dynamic drastically. Students of all ages and teachers of all grade levels have faced so much stress from this pandemic. Contributing writer Emily Lease interviewed students an professors about how this virus has effected the classroom.
Speedrunning is probably a foreign concept to most people and it may seem like regular gaming. However, this practice is highly competitive just like any other sport. Ameen Azmi takes us through his life as a world record holder in speedrunning.
Impeachments are rare in US history, but we have seen plenty about it in the most recent full presidential term. This article shines a bit more light on the story behind the latest impeachment processes.
McKendree’s Sports Information has had a busy semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Graduate assistants hired by the university have taken on the responsibility of scheduling along with newly appointed Sports Information Director Mike Morgan.