Reflections: McKendree survivors

By Nathan Ploense, Contributing Writer A year at McKendree cannot go by where Residence Life holds its famed Sex in the Dark program. While usually aimed at freshman, it offers the opportunity for students to ask sex and gender questions, in a judgment free area, and receive general answers back. Though proven to be a... Continue Reading →

Caitlyn Westfall: Empowered Woman Empowering Women

By Halle Douglass There is an anonymous quote that says, “Leaders become great not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” After hearing McKendree Alumna Caitlyn Westfall’s story about her experience in Sigma Sigma Sigma, I could not agree more. I recently met her during formal recruitment, where she shared... Continue Reading →

We are ALL IN for voting!

By Magdalena Knapp, Editor Tuesday, September 25th, is National Voting Day. To honor this day and raise awareness about voting among students, McKendree University has been promoting voting more than ever before. Come to the Holman library on Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. to celebrate the National Voting Day and get your own pocket-copy of the Constitution!... Continue Reading →

A Night of Networking and Celebration

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 Pi Eta. Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association’s official honor society. The honor society represents what Aristotle described... Continue Reading →

Ask, Receive, Repeat: The Art of Donations

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 university,” exclaims email after email arriving in the inboxes of graduating seniors. At the tail end of the Fall semester... Continue Reading →

Extra! Extra! Write All About It!

By Sophie Jeffery, Editor Are you a student with a knack for being in the right place at the right time?  Have you ever considered a career in journalism?  Are you looking for ways to create a digital footprint by publishing your written work?  Are you intrigued by a particular phenomenon and long for the... Continue Reading →

Global Awareness Week

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 and opportunities for students and faculty to engage with and learn about other cultures and communities.  Colleen Smyth, program coordinator... Continue Reading →

Geeky Women Stand Up

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 how to game?’ After finally getting tired of constantly being questioned and rejected from geeky spaces, women across the world... Continue Reading →

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