Category: 2013-14: Vol. 92, Iss. 4

DATE: April 01, 2014

Announcement from Phi Kappa Phi

I apologize for the late addition, but thank you to Marsha Goddard, M.A. for reminding me to include this event advertisement. ~Kimberly    

The Review Crew

  Vol. 92, Iss. 4 Editors Kimberly Bennett Co-Editor-in-Chief Natalie VanBooven Co-Editor-in-Chief Mindy Allen Assistant Editor Emily Lucia Assistant Editor / Web Designer Editing Team […]

“Leditor” ~ Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors Hello, As many of you know, the first paper issue has been distributed across campus throughout the week. In this issue, […]

Hidden Treasures: The Dillard Collection

BY ANDREW OLDEN Staff Writer Taking a trip to the basement level of Holman Library is not in the general travels of most members of […]

McKendree’s Scott Campus: Center at Scott

BY GRETCHEN BUEHRLE Contributing Writer Did you know that the Lebanon Campus is not the only facility McKendree uses to offer courses to Bearcat students? […]

Alarums, Excursions and Politics in Thailand: Part 2

BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN Co-Editor-in-Chief (Refer to Thailand Part 1 prior to reading) Before I describe the events that led up to the political crisis […]

The Crisis in Ukraine and Crimea: Russia Interferes

BY EMILY LUCIA Assistant Editor For several months, The Ukraine has been in turmoil. Rioters and protesters, unhappy with the Ukrainian government, have plagued the […]

Absence Policies

BY BRITANI BEASLEY Staff Writer Throughout the school year, many McKendree University students worry about the university’s attendance policy. If you have been sick, if […]

Online Dating

BY MALIKA KNOX Contributing Writer Social networking is like a stalker; it follows you everywhere you go. It would be almost impossible for a student […]

Attending Events…For a Grade?

BY MINDY ALLEN Assistant Editor Grades are important, especially in college. They might be the deciding factor when applying for a career or they might […]

Two Factor Authentication – Why Your Password Just Won’t Do Anymore

BY KEVIN SCHAEFER Contributing Writer We all know that we are supposed to use “good” passwords for our accounts. This usually means that the password […]

Women of 2014 on Forbes Billionaire List

BY MINDY ALLEN Assistant Editor Oprah Winfrey, the self-made queen of talk, is one of the most recognizable Forbes billionaires. She is also notable because […]

McKendree Takes Home Fifteen Awards at Nationals

BY JOSEPH BLASDEL, PhD. Contributing Writer The McKendree University speech and debate team took home 15 awards at three national tournaments: the National Parliamentary Tournament […]

McKendree Women’s Wrestling Meets the Girl Scouts

BY COURTNEY WINKLER, M.A.T. Adjunct English Instructor Contributing Writer  Proud of the fact Women’s Wrestling is in its first year at McKendree University under the […]

Phoenix Recycling & Shredding

BY BRITANI BEASLEY Staff Writer Just 13 miles away from McKendree University sits Phoenix Recycling and Shredding (PRS) in Belleville, Ill. According to Dave Jaques, […]

Division of Visual and Performing Arts ~ Spring Semester 2014

(All events begin at 7:30 PM otherwise noted) Friday, April 4th ~ Faculty Recital – The Hett || Joseph Welch, PhD., Piano & Friends Thursday, April […]

The Voices of Reason

Question:  A few days ago, I was placed into a group of students who were made to make my life miserable. The assignment is due […]

Commuting to McKendree University

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Co-Editor-in-Chief I’m not going to lie; commuting every day to McKendree to attend classes really sucks. As much as I enjoy McKendree […]

Why Choose a Virtual Internship?

BY SHARON BEARD STAFF WRITER Internships offer great opportunities for students wishing to gain experience in their field of study while working toward their degree. […]

“Arrow” ~ TV Series Review

BY: EMILY LUCIA Assistant Editor “My name is Oliver Queen. For five years I was stranded on an island with only one goal-survive. Now, I […]

“POMPEII” ~ Film Review

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Co-Editor-in-Chief One of the world’s earliest natural disasters recorded in history. The volcano destroyed two of its surrounding cities in Southern Italy, […]

N.C.I.S. 250th Episode ~ TV Series Review

BY SHARON BEARD Staff Writer CBS reached a milestone, airing its 250th episode “Dressed to Kill” on March 4th. NCIS is in its 11th season […]


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“Composition of the U.S.”

BY KATIE DAVENPORT Staff Writer Composition of the U.S. Men outside of time not part of the Brotherhood, down after the death of Clifton. Feelings […]

Food For You to Try: Pea Salad

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Co-Editor-in-Chief Before my grandfather’s diagnosis of Dementia, he had a passion for cooking. Whenever I visited him in Florida, he was always […]