Wellness Day and It’s Effects On Students

Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, some McKendree professors have included “wellness days” for their students to take time off and relax. Due to the exclusion of winter break for the spring 2021 semester, students have been more susceptible to burnout.

Will It Bring Honor to Us All?

Looking for a way to improve your resume but unsure if an honor society is the path for you? Will it actually help? Emily Lease provides valuable insight on the subject at hand.

Nonbinary Houseplants

Do you know what it means to identify as nonbinary? Learn about it here, and discover how you can familiarize yourself with the pronouns "they/them" for the sake of your nonbinary peers, teachers, and family members.

COVID-19: Common or Uncommon In College?

So exactly how common are COVID symptoms in college? This virus has similar symptoms to other sicknesses that college students can catch such as the flu or meningitis. Claire Jennings researches those symptoms and speaks to reliable sources about these illnesses.

Taylor’s Version

This past weekend, Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated album “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” which is a re-recording of her sophomore album “Fearless” from 2008. Her re-recording is a result of her public battle with Big Machine Records who have denied her any chance of owning her masters. So, how does Taylor’s version of Fearless compare to the original?

Sunrise Watching

Harmon Marien was one of three top essays chosen in the freshman writing essay contest held this fall. Essays were submitted by English 111 instructors and were judged by the students in the ENG 340 Fall Editing class, who chose the top three. The contest was sponsored by the Humanities division. Congratulations, Harmon!

of magic and Horror: lovecraft country review

HBO show Lovecraft Country, set during 1950s Jim Crow, follows main character Tic Freeman, his friends, and his family on a journey to locate his missing father. One celebrated aspect of the show is the LGBTQIA+ representation throughout the series.

Bearcat Roommates From Hell

Negative roommate experiences are all too common within college life. Contributing writer, Emily Lease, tells us about the process that McKendree Residence Life has when pairing students together. She also retells a few roommate horror stories from two anonymous sources.

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