Category: Past Issues

[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.7 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 7 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab In This Issue Cory McCormick […]

Leditor from the editor

Welcome to another edition of the McKendree Review! We are proud to release this issue. Our writers are passionate about their work and would like […]

Dangers of the digital age: protect yourself against identity theft

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Approximately 15 million Americans become victims of identity theft each year, according to statistics gathered by Identity Theft and Scam […]

Undocumented: a look into the life of an illegal Mexican immigrant living in the U.S.

BY CORY McCORMICK Staff Writer Your sixteenth birthday is supposed to be a monumental milestone in your life: finally, you get to be in the […]

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. […]

Seeking validation: the world of likes

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Staff Writer It’s not a secret how heavily connected most college students feel to various social media platforms. This includes Facebook, […]

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 […]

Why studying abroad is like getting new eyes

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Staff Writer Studying abroad is an experience that cannot be compared to anything else. The experience of being immersed in another […]

McKendree “Bern-cats”

BY LOGYN NORRIS Contributing Writer On the early morning of March 5, SIU Edwardsville became a hotspot for the Democratic public with the arrival of […]

Lost in transportation

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Flights out from the cornfields to the Bay. Guzzling gas tanks. Endless popping potato chip bags bursting all over the […]

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 […]

[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.6 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 6 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab In This Issue Schallon Foggs […]

Leditor from the editor

Welcome to another edition of the McKendree Review! In this issue, we take a look into a few interesting topics that we are sure will […]

“Gotta catch ‘em all!”: the Pokemon series celebrates its 20th anniversary

BY CORY McCORMICK Staff Writer “Gotta catch ’em all!” I remember the first time I ever heard that infamous catchphrase. The year was 1999, which […]

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 […]

McKendree’s wild things

BY LOGYN NORRIS Staff Writer For most of us, coming to McKendree is our first taste of freedom.  We stay out late, we drink, we […]

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 […]

Bearcat thoughts: MAP grant

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer For many of the Bearcats who reside in Illinois, receiving the MAP grant is a make or break deal for […]

Stressing students from an online perspective

BY ALLISON DONOFRIO Staff Writer As students are settled into their spring classes at McKendree, I, an online student, conducted a survey before, during and […]

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 […]

[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.5 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 5 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab In This Issue Sara Radae […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another exciting edition and a new semester of the McKendree Review! We are happy about being back in the swing of things. We […]

Alone in your 20s: a tale of single hearts

By GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer Oh great, another one of my Facebook friends is engaged. Wait, when did that couple get married? Wow, she’s in […]

Homesickness is okay: here’s how to deal with it

BY NICOLE FUNG CALLEJA Contributing Writer Imagine your excited, panting dog, your little sister with a glimmer in her eyes, your parents welcoming you to […]

Textbook Takeover

BY SARA RADAE Contributing Writer With a new semester beginning, the dreaded process almost all college students have to go through is just around the […]

What’s Up Weather?

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer As if dressing for the polarized temperature in Old Main and PAC isn’t enough, Mother Nature seems to have other […]

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 […]

Save the MAP: a call to action

As many Illinois college students know, funding for the MAP program has not been going well in Springfield. Governor Rauner and his colleagues have created a […]

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 […]

[2015-2016] Vol. 94, Iss.4 The Review Crew

Vol. 94, Iss. 4 Editors Lauren Reeves Editor-in-Chief Anna Belmonte Assistant Editor Editing Team Lauren Reeves Anna Belmonte Teagan Schwab In This Issue Sara Radae […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another exciting edition of the McKendree Review! We are very excited about this issue! We would like to thank all of our readers […]

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 […]

McKendree Role Models: A look inside

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Captain. Resident Assistant. Coordinator. Peer Mentor. Those are just a few leadership positions that McKendree students have the honor of […]

Thankful Thursday vs. Black Friday

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer It is the American tradition. Stuff your face with turkey on Thursday while feeling thankful with family, and then push […]

McKendree reads the summary, not the book

BY ERICA POUR Staff Writer On Monday, your professor assigns 80 pages of reading due Wednesday. Instantly, you come down with the Monday blues. With […]

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 […]

Easy College Recipes

BY ALLY DEITERS Staff Writer What college students have time to cook? We have sports, clubs and events that we are all part of, and […]

Are Eustressed?

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB Staff Writer As the semester wanes, students find themselves drowned by stressors like classes, relationships, finances, extra-curricular activities and graduation. According to […]

Are we “Lost”?

BY MARQUIS CHERRY Staff Writer Being unable to find one’s way or not knowing one’s whereabouts would perfectly define this television show. Over six seasons, […]

Cultural Cuisine from Noodles and Co.

BY SARAH GOETZE Staff Writer “Throw a fork on the map and we’ll take you there,” Noodles and Company claims on their menu, but you […]

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 […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another issue of the McKendree Review! As you know, we strive to be a voice for the students on McKendree’s campus. With that […]

McKendree: Justice for all

BY LAUREN REEVES                                             […]

Leaves changing means Fall is here

BY ALLY DEITERS                                             […]

Not Anytime Soon

BY MARQUIS CHERRY Staff Writer When comparing our fitness center on campus to other institutions, like Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Director of Recreational Programs […]

Brickstreet Brew: Follow the red brick road to the newest coffee shop in town

BY SARAH GOETZE Staff Writer You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy coffee, and that is pretty much the same thing, right? If you […]

How you know you are a McKendree Student

BY TEAGAN SCHWAB                                             […]

Leditor from the Editor

Welcome to another exciting edition of the McKendree Review! We are very excited about this issue! As we continue to grow, we want the majority […]