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 →

The Perks of Studying Abroad

By Alec Deyong, Contributing Writer Pictures: Emma Mooneyham For most McKendree students the college experience is within the borders of our relatively small campus in the heart of Lebanon, Illinois. However, this is not the case for all. Some choose to strike out and study abroad. One such traveler is Emma Mooneyham. Emma is a... 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 →

If Denny’s and McDonald’s had a baby, it would be called Huddle House.

By Gabrielle Madewell, Contributing Writer Photo: G. Madewell, google.com The first thought someone has walking into a restaurant attached to a gas station/truck stop is not “wow, this is going to be a snazzy meal.” Realistically, they are looking for a cheap and fast meal that is filling and only mostly edible. Surprisingly enough, Huddle... Continue Reading →

Don’t be silly, protect your w****

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 have to start somewhere to break the silence, and there can be no better month to do so than April,... Continue Reading →

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