Category: Entertainment

Al Alone: Issue Six

By Benjamin Richter, Contributing Writer/Cartoonist Issue Six Another school year has gone. It has been quite the journey. Every year starts with the statement “It’s […]

McKendree University: The Fashion Forward Campaign

By Emily Stanowski, Staff Writer Lebanon, Ill. – Fashion icon and designer Marc Jacobs once said, “To me, clothing is a form of self-expression. There are […]

Al Alone: Issue Five

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Issue Five It is                    so crazy. The world is changing everyday. […]

The Pros and Cons of “13 Reasons Why”

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer Most things in life have their pros and cons, and when pop culture tries to shed light on difficult subjects, […]

One Disney Fan’s Perspective on the Live Action Beauty and the Beast

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a fan of Disney. When I was an infant, I cuddled […]

Al Alone: Issues Three & Four

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer   Issue Three It is weird being human. There are so many opportunities and ways to connect. We can convey […]

Al Alone: Issue Two

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Issue Two Al is just like the rest of us. He has been friend-zoned. Is there a more alienating experience? […]

Hidden Figures: A Film with History, Science and Female Empowerment

By Paxton Cohoon, Contributing Writer The film Hidden Figures was released on December 25, 2016 and has grossed $2.9 million from only 25 different locations […]

Al Alone: Introduction & Issue One

By Benjamin Richter, Cartoonist/Contributing Writer Series Intro Earth looks very different from 250 million miles away. Growing up near Mars, Al never imagined traveling far […]

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 […]

Feel the music

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Music has been around since the age of man and continues to inspire everyone who comes into contact with it. […]

Cheers to 187 Years

BY Sarah Goetze                                             […]

[Issue 9] Greek Fire: A Concert Review

BY RONNIE DRUMMOND, STAFF WRITER On Saturday January 24, 2015, my girlfriend, Kaitlyn Spires, and I attended our first Greek Fire Concert. Before I get […]

[Issue 9] American Sniper: Movie Review

BY JENNIFER BLUMBERG, STAFF WRITER American Sniper captured the life of Chief Chris Kyle in a way that captivated audiences like never before. Clint Eastwood […]

[Issue 9] North Country: Movie Review

BY LAFAYETTE WATERS, STAFF WRITERS The movie, North Country, is about a woman named Josey Ames. Josey is married with two children. She has problems […]

[Iss. 7] || Marjane Satrapi Visits McKendree University

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT & MINDY ALLEN Editor-in-Chief & Assistant Editor  Since 1998, McKendree University has invited renowned speakers for the George E. McCammon Memorial Distinguished […]

[Iss. 7] || CBS Freshman Series, “SCORPION,” Never Ceases to Amaze

A television series review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief In the past, CBS Broadcasting Inc. has brought various procedural television shows to its network that have […]

[Iss. 7] || “A Fall From Grace” Filming in St. Louis?

BY MORGAN ROSCOW Contributing Writer St. Louis will possibly be the host of a new, upcoming thriller, A Fall from Grace. According to Fox 2 […]

[Iss. 7] || Fifteen Long Books not to be Read in Class

BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN Staff Writer I love books, as anyone who knows me will tell you. As an end-of-semester treat, therefore, I have decided […]

[Iss. 7] || Word Search

Provided by the McKendree Review                                 To view the answers, […]

[Iss. 7] || Sudoku

Provided by the McKendree Review                   To view the answers, click here [x].     Answers:  

[Iss. 6] || Back to the 80s

BY BRITANI BEASLEY Staff Writer” Interviewee: Brent and Lauren Reeves (B-Dub and Laurie Lou) Father/daughter duo, B-Dub and Laurie Lou, known regularly as Brent and […]

[Iss. 6] ||Kappa Lambda Iota Presents Fun Obituaries from their Fundraiser

PROVIDED BY KAPPA LAMBDA IOTA  These obituaries are from a fundraiser presented by Kappa Lambda Iota. Students, faculty and staff were invited to donate one […]

[Iss. 6] || “Annabelle” Fails to Raise the Bar

A FILM REVIEW BY MORGAN ROSCOW Contributing Writer The newly released horror flick Annabelle, a spin-off of The Conjuring which is about the demonic porcelain […]

[Iss. 6] || “i saw Him

BY JUSTIN KENNON Contributing Writer i saw Him With closed eyes And tears of shame i saw Him Covered in light With arms stretched out […]

[Iss. 6] || “The Moon”

BY JUSTIN KENNON Contributing Writer He doesn’t care if you stare up at him. He’s just doing the job he does each night. Rising then […]

[Iss. 5] || There May Be a Few Uninvited Visitors Within McKendree’s Walls

BY LAUREN APETZ Staff Writer Have you ever heard unexplained noises while you sleep? Do you feel as though you are being watched? If you […]

[Iss. 5] || Campus Oddities

COMPILED BY THE MCKENDREE REVIEW The following images were sent by fellow faculty, staff members and students of McKendree University. We did not receive many photos; […]

[Iss. 5] || Sleepy Hollow: A Show You Cannot Miss

A Television Series Review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief Last fall, Sleepy Hollow made its way to Fox and after three episodes, the show was renewed […]

[Iss. 5] || Emberlyisms #5

WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief I apologize for the rough drawings. I have been so caught up with midterms and assignments that I […]

[Iss. 4] || New & Coming Soon to Places Near You

BY JENNA TEETOR Contributing Writer All synopses are original.   Title: Whiplash Director: Damien Chazelle Theaters: Oct. 10 Synopsis: “A young drummer is admitted into one […]

The Story of Winter is not over yet…

A Film Review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief In Sept. 2011, Alcon Entertainment released the family-favorite motion picture, Dolphin Tale, and received approximately 72.2 million dollars […]

“Hang In There”

Song lyrics BY BENJAMIN RICHTER Contributing Writer You know what you want but don’t know how to get it. You want to continue, but your […]

[Entertainment] || Sudoku

PROVIDED BY THE MCKENDREE REVIEW Here are the solutions for the previous word search puzzle. We have decided that the word searches and the Sudoku will […]

[Entertainment] || Word Search

PROVIDED BY THE MCKENDREE REVIEW Here are the solutions for the previous word search puzzle in Iss. 3. We have decided that the word searches […]

Sailor Moon Returns Better than Ever

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief A few years ago, I wrote an article about the future plans of bringing back Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (美少女戦士セーラームーン Bishōjo Senshi […]

New & Coming Soon to Places Near You

BY JENNA TEETOR Contributing Writer All synopses are written by Jenna Teetor.   Movies:    Title: Believe Me Director: Will Blakke Theaters: Sept. 26 Synopsis: “After […]

[Entertainment] || Sudoku

Solutions from Last time:                 Here is the new sudoku. Enjoy!

[Entertainment] || Word Search

If you completed the word search from last issue, here is the answer key: As printed in the printed edition, here is the NEW word […]

McKendree Women’s Tennis Improves to 2-0 with 6-3 Win over Webster

BY MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS (BELLEVILLE, Ill., Sept. 14) The McKendree University women’s tennis team won its second match of the weekend on Sunday with a […]

McKendree Men’s Tennis Defeats Brescia 8-1 for First Win of the Season

BY MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS (BELLEVILLE, Ill., Sept. 14) The McKendree University men’s tennis team earned its first victory of the season on Sunday with a […]

Two Write-Ups Written on McKendree University’s Bass Fishing Team

BY MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS McKendree University Bass Fishing Leads After Day One at FLW Central Invitational (GILBERTSVILLE, Ky., Sept. 13) The duo of seniors Dustin Pendegraft […]

Three Write-Ups Written on McKendree University’s Women’s Soccer Team

BY MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Crane, Reiniger Lead McKendree Women’s Soccer in 7-0 Rout over Hannibal-LaGrange (LEBANON, Ill., Sept. 6) Senior forward Natalie Crane (Granite City, Ill./Granite […]

Three Write-Ups Written on McKendree University’s Men’s Soccer Team

BY MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Cerna’s Hat Trick Not Enough In 5-4 McKendree Men’s Soccer OT Loss to Oakland City (LEBANON, Ill., Sept. 7) Senior forward C.J. […]

[NEW] | “Emberlyisms” || Comic #1

WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY KIMBERLY BENNETT This comic was created for three reasons: We decided the Review could use another form of variety (such as comics). “Emberlyisms” […]

[NEW] | Word Search

We are going to start providing Word Searches as well. The same rule applies; if you think you can find all of the words, email […]