For the Love of God, Legalize It!

By Andrew Gardewine, Contributive Writer The United States houses over 20% of the world's prisoners. According to the FBI, there are an estimated 1,488,707 people imprisoned for drug related crimes annually. And of those arrests, 52% are marijuana related. Of this 750,000, 38% are based on possession of small amounts of marijuana (usually under an ounce)... Continue Reading →

Unpaid Internships

By Elexis Baltimore, Editor Intern...what? Although internships have been an ongoing opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience, the issues regarding pay have become discussed more often in recent years. The stigma regarding internships has for years leaned towards the issue (and fear) of running errands and getting cups of coffee for your new bosses... Continue Reading →

The Best Kind of Party? A Star Party. A beginners guide to finding constellations, spotting planets, and learning moon phases while at McKendree.

By Gabrielle Madewell, Contributive Writer One magical thing McKendree has to offer, outside of its great wifi and very organized housing arrangements, is something that does not even factor into tuition: the night sky. While you may just think of stars as a silent backdrop to your everyday life, there is a lot more to... Continue Reading →

Student Discounts

By Sophie Jeffery, Editor It’s a given that college is expensive, but the good news is every other aspect of our lives doesn’t have to be!  Many businesses, local and nationwide, provide opportunities for students to save a little extra cash.  One of the biggest and newest student discounts is from Spotify.  They have recently teamed... Continue Reading →

Nature, Beyond the Cornfields

By Gabrielle Madewell The small town of Lebanon, IL doesn’t offer very many places for one to venture outside and enjoy the scenery; unless of course staring at corn and soybeans is of interest to you. To combat this issue Students and Staff at McKendree have shared some of their favorite places, no further than... Continue Reading →

Still Need a Halloween Costume?

by Sophie Jeffery, Contributing Writer Are you a procrastinator and/or a cheapskate?  Need a costume for a last-minute party invite?  You’ve come to the right place, my friend!  I took a trip to the Dollar General in town today and found pieces for lots of super easy costumes that will surely be a big hit. ... Continue Reading →

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