Where Have All The Good Clubs Gone?

By Alec Deyong, Contributing Writer Between McKendree’s impressive array of  athletics and its numerous opportunities to get involved in the community, many students’ schedules are nearly bursting at the seams. There are those such as myself, however, who fall into the slim minority of students who do not count themselves among the ranks of a... Continue Reading →

When Passion Meets Agression in the Ice Rink

By Caylin Dean Featured Image by McKendree University Athletics Beer, extreme passion and a touch of aggression, the few words I knew that describe the atmosphere of a hockey game. Coming from western Illinois, hockey is not a sport that I ever had the opportunity or desire to watch. That is, until now… On January 25th,... Continue Reading →

Marriage Meets College

By Kyle Boldin, Contributing Writer Doves flying free, rice scattered across the courtyard, and the inevitable “I do’s” representing love and lifelong unity: this signifies a beautiful union between two or more people who genuinely treasure each other and decide to spend their lives together. As universities continue to diversify, married college students have become... Continue Reading →

Mission Trip to Poland

By Magdalena Knapp, Editor Photos: Emily Barylske Emily Barylske is a junior from McKendree University. Emily didn’t spend her summer like most students did working in a hometown restaurant for $8 an hour: She went on a mission trip to Poland. What she experienced and how her faith helped to change one person’s life for... Continue Reading →

The Story of a Walk On

By Jawaun Jackson, Contributing Writer Photo: Jawaun Jackson For starters, I walked onto a non-NCAA team here at McKendree, so technically I just joined a sport club in terms of bureaucracy. However, I have always seen it as I walked on to a championship winning program. In comparison, McKendree to bowling is the same as... Continue Reading →

What Are You Thankful For?

By Victoria Sananikone, Assistant Editor Picture your Thanksgiving break. Not only do you get to escape the dorms and the classrooms, you are granted a halt to the stresses of school and are welcomed back to a refuge of home cooked meals and fireside warmth. You come back to a home with a smell that... Continue Reading →

The (Jack) White Stripes

By Victoria Sananikone, Assistant Editor When asked who you believe are the most iconic music artists of all time, who pops into your mind? Common answers could range between those such as Led Zeppelin, to The Beatles, to Elton John, to Lady Gaga, to Kanye West (although if anyone chose the latter they would definitely... Continue Reading →

Steve Winter’s Journey with Big Cats

By Ashley Hathaway, Contributive Writer For a man that did not take a picture of an animal until he was 34 years old, Steve Winter has seen it all when it comes to big cats. From dodging poachers, to escaping 5,000 pound Rhinos, it seems as if Winter has been through just about all one could... Continue Reading →

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