Category: Campus

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? – […]

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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Phi Beta Lambda Makes a Comeback at McKendree

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 […]

The Musical Fusion of Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord: Melding the old with the new to create something unique

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, […]

2016-17 Top Ten GLVC Men’s Basketball Players

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief The Great Lakes Valley Conference is annually one of the best Division II basketball conferences in America, with this season being […]

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 […]

Behind the Success: Darren Wynn

By Zach Breeding, Co-Editor of Sports Darren Wynn’s life is one that is heavily influenced by family and friends. And if it wasn’t for his […]

Weekly Sports Lineup & Recap: Feb. 12 – Feb. 19

By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports This week in McKendree Athletics, 10 of the Universities’ 33 teams are in action for the Bearcats. Basketball, track […]

Women’s Track Takes Flight

By Zach Manion, Contributing Writer After a successful weekend at Missouri Southern State University, the McKendree University Women’s track and field team propelled themselves to […]

McKendree to Host Fourth Annual Academic Excellence Celebration

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-chief McKendree’s fourth annual Academic Excellence Celebration with take place on Thursday, April 27, 2017. No classes will be held that day […]

McKendree Students React to The Trump Presidency

By Allison Donofrio, Contributing Writer Since becoming the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has been making headlines. I created a survey to […]

Mike Babcock’s Relentless Pursuit

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, February 1, at 6:30 a.m., Mike Babcock, 5th-year head football coach at McKendree University, walked into his office knowing […]

Weekly Sports Lineup: Feb. 5 – Feb. 11

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-chief First Glance Sunday, Feb. 5 Men’s Tennis: Loss 0-9 at Drury University Women’s Tennis: Loss 0 -9 at Drury University Men’s […]

Coming soon: Renovation of Holman Library

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Recently, we have explored one of McKendree’s plans for the Forward Campaign: the renovation of Voigt Science Hall. Now let’s […]

Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 28 – Dec. 3

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer At a glance Thursday, Dec. 1 Women’s Basketball: 5:30 p.m. at home vs. University of Southern Indiana Men’s Basketball: 7:30 […]

Coming soon: Voigt Science Hall makeover

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Built in 1965, Voigt Science Hall is trailing behind the growth of the science and technology programs here at McKendree […]

Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 14 – Nov. 20

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer At a glance Tuesday, Nov. 15 Men’s Basketball: 7 p.m. at University of Illinois, State Farm Center in Champaign, IL. […]

Thank you, Veterans

As the day closes, we at the McKendree Review would like to extend our gratitude to those who have served in the U.S. military, as well […]

Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer Weekly sports recap and lineup: Nov. 7 – Nov. 13 Recap of previous week (Oct. 31 – Nov. 6) On […]

Don’t mock the vote Nov. 8

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 1, McKendree’s Phi Kappa Phi honor society invited faculty, staff and students to make their voices heard […]

Weekly sports line-up: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer First Glance Friday Nov. 4 Women’s Soccer: 5 p.m. at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Women’s Volleyball: 7 p.m. at Drury […]

Halloween costume contest

Halloween is a time for gools, creatures and witches alike to come out and have a good fright. It is also a fun time for […]

What to make of McKendree’s 40-7 win over Missouri S&T

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer As I first sat down to write this article, I struggled with naming it. On one hand, McKendree had its […]

Seeing the big picture: McKendree’s win against St. Joseph’s

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer At first glance, McKendree’s football game against St. Joseph’s College (SJC) on Oct. 15 seemed like a relatively unimportant game […]

Parking needed on campus!

BY EMILY CONSEVAGE Contributing Writer Parking at McKendree University has been an issue among students and faculty for the past few years. Though the university […]

Panel discussion this Tuesday: The rise of Donald Trump and what it means

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 […]

“Stretch yourself” in yoga

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 […]

McKendree adds water polo as 34th sport

BY ALEXIS PORTER Contributing Writer As part of a University-wide initiative to attract a more diverse student population, the McKendree University Athletic Department has added […]

McKendree’s sandwich artist, with a side of happiness

BY AUSTIN LAGESSE Contributing Writer Most students know her simply as “the sandwich lady.” Others know her by her name, Stephani Stark. One thing is […]

FAFSA: What you need to know

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Money for classes. Money for books. Money for food. Money plays a big role in a college student’s life. Students […]

Make or break: Why this Saturday’s game is a must-win for McKendree football

BY GRANT RIGGS Staff Writer In football, a “trap game” is generally described as a game against an opponent that is thought to pose little […]

Going for the win: the men’s volleyball team hits the net

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer The McKendree University men’s volleyball team would like to keep their winning streak going. The team had a three game […]

Global Awareness Week

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 […]

An inside look: Statham’s win and the crew behind him

BY SCHALLON FOGGS Staff Writer As we all know, winning is the most important thing when it comes to sports. Ha! Just joking. It’s about […]

New organization is ready to take off

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer McKendree junior Jack MacLean is starting a new student organization, “Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations,” or SCNO. MacLean wanted a […]

The latest on Speech and Debate

BY JOE BLASDEL Adviser of the speech and debate team In the last two weekends, the McKendree University Speech and Debate team took home 18 […]

BSO brings culture to campus

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 […]

Coming Soon: Academic Excellence Celebration

Save the Date! This year’s Academic Excellence Celebration will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Students will be presenting and performing their semester’s work to […]

Ash Wednesday: remembrance and repentance

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Feb. 10, dozens of McKendree students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate Ash Wednesday, the 40 days […]

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2015

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 […]

A Further Look into the Mold in Clark

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Sally Mayhew, Vice President of Administration and Finance, provided a closer look at what conditions in Clark Hall posed a […]

Women’s Volleycats: The Road to Postseason

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer With a record of 15-8 and a conference record of 9-2, the McKendree women’s volleyball team is “digging” their way […]

Blood Drive this Thursday in MPCC!

A Red Cross blood drive is coming to campus this Thursday, Nov. 12. The blood drive will run from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in […]