The McKendree Review Crew

Vol. 92, Iss. 2 Editors Kimberly Bennett  Co-Editor-in-Chief / Web Designer Natalie Van Booven Co-Editor-in-Chief  Mindy Allen Assistant Editor Emily Lucia Assistant Editor Editing Team Mindy Allen Britani Beasley Kimberly Bennett Natalie Van Booven Emily Lucia Andrew Olden In This Issue Lauren Apetz Will Basler Britani Beasley Joseph Blasdel, PhD Kimberly Bennett Rick Bonsall, PhD Rebecca... Continue Reading →

Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors Hello and welcome back to McKendree! We are so sorry for getting this issue out so late, but it is finally here! We would like to encourage McKendree students and staff to submit articles to the McKendree Review as much as possible! If you're attending a McKendree-related event, please write about... Continue Reading →

Alarums, Excursions and Politics in Thailand

Alarums, Excursions and Politics in Thailand BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN _____________________________________ Many people know Thailand for its elephants, its extremely spicy food and its style of kickboxing. Now, its political crisis joins the list. In the latest development, after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with the Election Council, the government decided to hold elections on... Continue Reading →

You’re Missing Out on the Excitement

You’re Missing Out on the Excitement BY WILL BASLER ___________________________________ High- flying and sharp-shooting Bearcats are truly an exciting team to watch. *** Over the weekend, the Bearcat men’s basketball team lost at Southern Indiana 90-74. Looking at the score, an onlooker may infer that the game was a blowout, but the Bearcats actually led... Continue Reading →

Brand New Bearcats

Brand New Bearcats BY LAUREN APETZ __________________________________________ This year, McKendree University began a new sports program: men’s volleyball. This team is young, with 15 freshmen making up the roster. Nicki Sanlin, who is assisted by Ben Duckworth, coaches the Bearcats. Because the team consists of freshmen, there is a lot of room to grow and... Continue Reading →

McKendree Speech and Debate Opens Spring with Strong Performances

McKendree Speech and Debate Opens Spring with Strong Performances BY JOSEPH BLASDEL, PhD __________________________________________ The McKendree University speech and debate team began its spring semester of competition with strong performances at both University of Utah’s Mile High Swing and Webster University’s Gorlok Gala – reaching quarterfinals in debate at Mile High and advancing six events... Continue Reading →

New Year – New Degree Options at McKendree!

New Year – New Degree Options at McKendree! BY STEPHANIE QUINN, PhD JOY SANTEE, PhD __________________________________________ As technology continues to permeate all aspects of the 21st century work environment, employers are demanding college graduates who excel at professional communication. In fact, effective written and oral communication skills are consistently ranked among the top skills employers... Continue Reading →

Academic Excellence Celebration: More than Just a Day Off of School?

Academic Excellence Celebration: More Than Just a Day Off of School? BY MORGAN MABERRY __________________________________________ The Academic Excellence Celebration is a day for students and alumni to show off their academic achievements and for the McKendree community to come together to celebrate academics.  The day is set for Thursday, April 24, 2014, beginning at 8am... Continue Reading →

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