By Sophie Jeffery, Co-Editor Next week is McKendree University’s inaugural Civic Engagement Week. Organized by Paula Martin, Director of Holman Library, and Dr. Ann Collins, Associate Professor of Political Science, the week is packed with […]
Photos and Article by Magdalena Knapp, Editor There are still some topics in our 21st century society that make people feel uncomfortable, like disabilities, mental illnesses, stomach issues or the little itching “down there”. We […]
By Merisa Ashbaugh, Contributing Writer Students, faculty, and alumni of McKendree University gathered in the Hett on Wednesday, April 18th to network with communication professionals and celebrate the accomplishments of those being inducted into Lambda […]
By Nathan Ploense, Contributing Writer “Class of 2018! Are you ready to make a difference at McKendree before you graduate? Please give as a way to say thank you for your amazing four years at […]
By Mackenzie Auten, Contributing Writer McKendree University’s 5th annual Academic Excellence Day Celebration will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018. On that day, students will have an opportunity to celebrate their scholarly and creative […]
Editorial by Magdalena Knapp When I was younger, my mom used to read fairy tales to me before bedtime. Almost every story was about a young, beautiful girl who needed to be saved by a […]
By Sophie Jeffery, Editor Next week is McKendree’s annual Global Awareness Week and the Center for Faith and Spirituality along with the Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service have organized a full week of activities […]
By Elexis Baltimore, Editor In the world of Geekdom women have faced animosity and distrust for years, becoming the butt of jokes, experiencing harassment, and being asked various demeaning questions like ‘Do you actually know […]
By Magdalena Knapp, Editor “Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband’s death.” (Kate Chopin – […]
By Magdalena Knapp, Editor “What do you wanna be when you grow up? “ “A doctor.” “And why?” “Because I want to look into people’s bodies.” “In which body do you wanna look?” “My mom’s […]
By Sophie Jeffery, Editor On Friday, January 26th, faculty members offered a presentation to McKendree students interested in pursuing graduate studies or a gap-year program. Those involved in the presentation came from a wide background […]
By Emily Davis, Contributing Writer (photo courtesy of creative commons) In the early hours of the morning your pager begins to sound. The pager and the base it is charging on are vibrating violently on […]
By Magdalena Knapp, Editor When most people hear the month “October” they think about things like Fall, Halloween, pumpkin carving, and of course pumpkin spice everything. Very few know about the importance of this month […]
By Victoria Sananikone, Staff Writer My initial perspective of east St. Louis mirrored that of everyone else’s: a dangerous zone of crime that was unsafe to visit. After visiting the area for a service project, […]
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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 many years at McKendree, but wants to become more involved […]
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, a folk band out of Quebec, Canada, delivering that expression […]
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 lead their country effectively. Many feel like there are questions […]
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 close to you, can practice free yoga classes led by […]
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 schedule is packed full of interesting educational sessions, so make sure to stop by some of these events!
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 grown as a society. To help us do this, McKendree’s Black Student Organization (BSO) is going to lead activities all month. Check out the events and broaden your eyes to history.
African-American Dance Night
February 16th in the Eisenmeyer Auditorium at 6:30PM
This event is lead by an West Africa dancer, he will teach the participants about the importance of African Dancing and how therapeutic it is, and also teach all participants some of his famous dance moves.
February 19th in PAC 116 at 6PM
Filmmaker David Kirkman from Webster University, will come to showcase his film and have an open discussion about the film and the film industry, and also questions about entrepreneurs.
Munchin on History
February 24th in the Lair at 9AM (Free Continental Breakfast)
This event is lead by Benjamin Garrett, a famous pianist and music composer, he worked with artists such as Krik Franklin, Jahiem, Marquette Brown-Clark, and Tyler Perry. He will come in speaking on the historical figures of biblical black women, and the Black History from the late 1800’s until 1960’s.
BSO Cares(Sandwich Makers)
February 25th in PAC 214 at 6:30PM
BSO will host a night if service, which we will make handmade sandwiches and donate them to the HUD housing shelter in town. The goal is to provide sandwiches for 60 people in need or more.
Don’t forget Nov. 15 – 21 is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! The Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service is putting on many events throughout the week.
Nov. 13 – 19
Canned Goods Sculpture Contest – Campus-wide
Build a beautiful sculpture for a good cause. All proceeds will be donated to a local food pantry.
Monday, Nov. 16
Faculty Fashion Show – At noon in Ames Dining Hall
Check out your favorite faculty member modeling outfits that will be donated to a local shelter as a full set.
BY Sarah Goetze […]
What is Give Big to the Pig? Give Big to the Pig is a fun way for McKendree students, faculty and staff to share in the spirit of philanthropy. Besides being a cool keepsake, the […]