Category: 2016-2017: Vol. 94, Iss. 9

How McKendree’s Class of 2017 Made Their Mark

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer As the McKendree class of 2017 graduates and sets their eyes on future goals, I set out to discover what […]

Al Alone: Issue Six

By Benjamin Richter, Contributing Writer/Cartoonist Issue Six Another school year has gone. It has been quite the journey. Every year starts with the statement “It’s […]

The Arnold Classic: The Greatest Fitness Convention in the World

By Dakota Meyers, Contributing Writer The Arnold Classic is a fitness convention held in Columbus, Ohio every year during the first week of March by […]

A Cubs Fan in a Cardinals World

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer Before November 2, 2016, when the Chicago Cubs broke their 108-year World Series drought, it was difficult to be a […]

McKendree University: The Fashion Forward Campaign

By Emily Stanowski, Staff Writer Lebanon, Ill. – Fashion icon and designer Marc Jacobs once said, “To me, clothing is a form of self-expression. There are […]

Al Alone: Issue Five

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Issue Five It is                    so crazy. The world is changing everyday. […]

The Pros and Cons of “13 Reasons Why”

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer Most things in life have their pros and cons, and when pop culture tries to shed light on difficult subjects, […]

All Fun and Games: Video Games and Learning

By Andrew Gardewine, Contributing Writer Lebanon, Ill. – Many people don’t consider video games to be a legitimate source for learning. Video games have been […]

One Disney Fan’s Perspective on the Live Action Beauty and the Beast

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a fan of Disney. When I was an infant, I cuddled […]

McKendree’s Most Interesting Man

By Zach Manion, Contributing Writer Lebanon, Ill. – On the surface, Christopher DiOrio seems no different the regular adjunct professor at McKendree University. Most faculty […]

A Boy and His Cows

By JT Russell, Contributing Writer Lebanon, Ill. – As the birds begin to chirp and the grass once again turns a vibrant green, college students […]

The Truth About Studying Abroad

By Magdalena Knapp, Contributing Writer Each year, 3.7 million students study abroad throughout the world. I am one of these 3.7 million students, and my […]

Spotlight on Art: Hubris

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Lebanon, Ill. – Hubris is an exhibition of work by McKendree art faculty members Kevin Kao and Amy MacLennan. The […]

Al Alone: Issues Three & Four

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer   Issue Three It is weird being human. There are so many opportunities and ways to connect. We can convey […]

A Crash Course in Flirting Through Different Cultures

By Magdalena Knapp, Contributing Writer Many of you have heard of pick-up lines such as “Do you know how much a polar bear weighs? – […]

Lean on Me: Helping Through The Crisis Text Line

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer Lebanon, Ill. – While on winter break last December, I saw a volunteer opportunity I could not pass up. On […]

More Than a Game

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief Lebanon, Ill. – To many people, basketball is just a game, and a silly one at that. Players run up and […]

Behind the Success: Andrew Best

By Zach Breeding, Co-Editor of Sports LEBANON, Ill. – Anyone who has followed the McKendree men’s hockey team as of late is well aware of […]

Intellectual Climate Newsletter

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Five Myths About McKendree Online

By Allison Donofrio, Contributing Writer Myth: Online education is easier than learning on campus. Online classes and an online degree are not easier than degrees […]

Al Alone: Issue Two

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Issue Two Al is just like the rest of us. He has been friend-zoned. Is there a more alienating experience? […]

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 […]

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 […]