During his sophomore year, McKendree football’s cornerback, Tony Pisoni, experienced a life altering injury. The healing process was tough, but Tony’s support system was a tremendous help. Tony persevered and recovered a stronger athlete who learned a valuable lesson.
On September 17th, students and faculty from McKendree University gathered on campus to peacefully protest for the Black Lives Matter movement. They marched across campus and kneeled in honor of the innocent black lives taken by white hands.
Though they may seem like zombies, sleepwalkers are not the dead, flesh eating type. Have you ever wondered why people sleep walk? Mikayla Walton explains the concept of sleepwalking and the potential dangers that this sleeping disorder can pose.
In the second installment of our politics column, Isabella Strimling explores the leadership of presidential candidate, Joe Biden. She interviews multiple students about their stance on the member of the Democratic Party, and she highlights characteristics she deems concerning.
Toss toast, throw rice, and yell at the screen of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Haley Rey recounts her experience at this interesting production amidst the pandemic. This opportunity allowed her and her friends to feel normal again during this difficult time.
A McKendree student who wishes to stay anonymous voices their opinion on how the university is handling this pandemic. To them, McKendree is not as concerned with this pandemic as they should be.
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Written by Isabella Strimling. In the first installment of our new politics column, political science major Isabella Strimling discusses her opinions on the 2020 presidential candidates. She highlights a particular candidate that we should focus on.
Written by Victoria Sananikone. McKendree students and faculty must look out for one another during this vulnerable time. We have to follow the precautions laid out for us and we have to be smart about our choices. Check out how some students and faculty feel about the news rules around campus.
A contributing writer who wished to stay anonymous details the flaws behind insensitive statements that aim to discredit Black Lives Matter. This passionate piece focuses on compelling logic that is meant to inform us about the scourge of systematic racism.
Written by Emma Matin-Hilker. A passionate advocate for Black Lives Matter, Emma participates in three protests to fight for equality. As a millennial, Emma voices the change that her generation will bring about, and she calls attention to a change that must be made at McKendree.
Written by Haley Rey. Incoming junior Haley Rey discusses a peaceful protest she attended in Columbia, IL. She prompts us with the hard questions while explaining her take on police reform.
Written by Nicolette Sanlin and Anthony Francis. The titles of Head Volleyball Coach and Associate Director of Athletics are quite honorable, yet these successful individuals are all too familiar with racism. Their powerful words voice a lifelong battle of forced silence from a cruel society, but silence is no longer an option. They stand with you.
Written by Abigail Rumpp, contributing writer. Incoming junior Abigail Rumpp describes her experience protesting in her hometown. She recounts her feelings as she protested in honor of Black Lives Matter in the conservative state of Tennessee.
Written by Victoria Sananikone. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, the students and faculty of McKendree university are urged to unite with those suffering from racial oppression. Our black students are hurting, and they are fighting to be heard against the reign of white privilege.
Featured image from McKendree University Magdalena Knapp, Editor in Chief Never in my life would I have imagined that one day I would be the editor for a school newspaper. I have always loved writing […]
Meredith Geyer, Contributing Writer Featured image taken by Meredith Geyer Imagine being a kid right now. Normally we would all jump at the opportunity to relive our childhood, happily taking the naps we once fought. […]
Kae Edgcomb, Contributing Writer Featured image from Yelp In addition to being one of the greatest puns of all time, Shameless Grounds is a unique coffee shop. Calling them a coffee shop, however, does them […]
Katherine Gemmingen, Head Copyeditor Images from Katherine Gemmingen In 2017, when I started at McKendree University, the PWR program had two full-time professors; now, there is just one part-time professor. Each year that I’ve attended […]
The following article represents the author’s opinion about a specific topic. Freedom of speech is part of the First Amendment of the US Constitution and therefore every writer has the right to share his or […]
Mikayla Walton, Contributing Writer Pictures: google.com COVID-19 is a word you can clearly see anywhere now; it is everywhere. It has people afraid, annoyed, worried, and paranoid. There are people making their own cloth masks, […]
Isabella Strimling, Contributing Writer Pictures from Google I was mid-Zoom session the other day, in an intensified discussion about the ethics behind political decision-making in public policy. But, in between my professor and classmates’ mini […]
Camryn Scully, Contributing Writer March 20, 2020 was the day I left McKendree University. I had to take three connecting flights back home to Prince George, B.C, Canada. The airports and flights were emptier than […]
Luis Alvear, Contributing Writer Featured image from Luis Alvear of his near-empty flight home Coronavirus is something crazy that none of us expected. I think that we need to take care now that we know […]
Meredith Geyer, Contributing Writer Featured image from Meredith Geyer St. Louis has become a hub for young chefs and entrepreneurs to create the newest tastes and trends in the restaurant industry. However, among these hip […]