Category: 2014-15: Vol. 93, Iss. 1-8

[2014-2015] Vol. 93, Iss. 12 The Review Crew

  Vol. 93, Iss. 12 Editors Emily Lucia Editor-in-Chief Taquisha Drisdell Assistant Editor  Will Basler Sports Editor Editing Team Emily Lucia Taquisha Drisdell In This […]

Leditor from the Editor

As the Spring semester winds down we find ourselves bogged down by end of the semester tests, projects and papers. But one thing that always […]

New Graduation Requirements

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer Two weeks ago, McKendree University announced that they will change the graduation credit requirement from 128 to 120 credits. McKendree […]

Scotland Here She Comes

BY MAGGIE MUELLER Contributing Writer Elizabeth “Liz” Gilman is a junior at McKendree University from St. Louis Missouri. She decided to come to McKendree because […]

The Patriot Act: Still a Good Idea?

BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN Staff Writer Former U. S. President Calvin Coolidge once said, “Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out […]

Who is ISIS?

Understanding the Importance of Keeping Up-to-Date with the News BY LEAH CUMMINS Contributing Writer Until I took American Politics this semester, I never realized how […]

Paul F. Tompkins

BY JACOB SCHLOTE Contributing Writer I was lucky enough to attend the stand-up comedy event performed by Paul F. Tompkins. The show was great, and […]

Science Athlete Extraordinaire

BY MAGGIE MUELLER Contributing Writer   Adam Tournier has been a professor of science at McKendree University for five years. Having his Ph. D in […]

A Chandelier Dropping Experience

BY LAUREN APETZ Staff Writer I attended this musical on March 3 at the Fox Theatre through the McKendree University Honors program. Through this program […]

McKendree Share Your Story

BY TAQUISHA DRISDELL Assistant Editor        McKendree Share Your Story is a play which was a part of Global Awareness Week at McKendree University. The […]

Spinning to Success: The McKendree Color and Winter Guard

BY LEAH CUMMINS Contributing Writer Many students on campus are highly involved with McKendree and play various sports as well as join many organizations. One […]

The Madness in March

BY ASHLY SCHMITT Staff Writer No wonder why the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament is named, “March Madness”. Its been […]

McK Cheerleading Team at Nationals

BY EMILY DOERSAM Contributing Writer On April 7, 2015, the McKendree Cheerleading squad made their way to Daytona, Florida to compete in the 2015 NCA […]

Cardinals face a tough road in National League

BY WILL BASLER Sports Editor After a fairly successful 2014 campaign, the Cardinals fell in the National League Championship Series, falling just short of the […]

[2014-2015] Vol. 93, Iss. 11 The Review Crew

  Vol. 93, Iss. 11 Editors Emily Lucia Editor-in-Chief Taquisha Drisdell Assistant Editor  Lauren Apetz Media Editor Will Basler Sports Editor Editing Team Emily Lucia […]

“Leditors” from the Editor

EMILY LUCIA Editor in Chief Well here it is. The first print issue for the semester. I have to be honest, I was a little […]

A Call for Change: The Rhoda Warner Story

By Emily Lucia Editor in Chief   It all began with the planning of a peace walk, inspired by the events in Ferguson, Mo. The […]

Dr. Patterson: Mondern Day Gibson Girl

By Donna Bick Staff Writer Martha Patterson, Ph.D. is an English professor at McKendree University and has been teaching on campus since 2004. She received […]

Will it Ever End?

By Ashly Schmitt Contributing Writer The problems in Ferguson, Mo. have yet to die down since the Michael Brown incident took place on Aug. 9, […]

Play Me a Song Piano Man

By Lauren Apetz Contributing Writer A piano has 88 keys. You could play these keys in chopsticks style, or you could learn how to master […]

[2014-2015: Vol. 93, Iss. 10] The Review Crew

Vol. 93, Iss. 10 Editors Emily Lucia Editor-in-Chief Donna Bick Assistant Editor Taquisha Drisdell Assistant Editor  Lauren Apetz Media Editor Editing Team Emily Lucia Donna […]

“Ledditors” from the Editors

In this issue we feature many talented and interesting students and faculty. It was really a pleasure to read all of these amazing stories! Our […]

Miss Perfect

BY TAQUISHA DRISDELL, EDITOR Irma Maciukaite is from a small town in Pasvalys, Lithuania known as Sinkhole Park.  Maciukaite attended Petro Vileisio Gymnasium High school […]

The Key to Victory

BY WILL BASLER, STAFF WRITER Players and fans alike have their ways of avoiding bad luck. For fans, it may be sitting in the same […]


BY DONNA BICK, EDITOR Does this image to the left depict chaos? Yes, it does! But according to The Psychological Meaning of Chaos: Translating Theory […]

Give Big to the Pig

What is Give Big to the Pig? Give Big to the Pig is a fun way for McKendree students, faculty and staff to share in […]

Senior Class Gift

    Senior Class Gift- The What. The Why. The Senior Class Gift (SCG) encompasses a proud tradition of senior classes making a gift to […]

Bringing Service into the Classroom

BY JENNA MORRIS & MAGGIE MUELLER, STAFF WRITERS Community service plays a large role at McKendree University.  Many students are actively involved with the Lyn […]

Running Corner

BY TAQUISHA DRISDELL, EDITOR Theme of the Week: Aerobic Endurance                               […]

A.L.P.H.A.- A Great Organization!

BY DONNA BICK, EDITOR Once again the ladies of A.L.P.H.A., also known as Amazing Ladies Pursuing Holistic Appreciation are in full swing. Several ladies turned […]

[2014-2015: Vol. 93, Iss. 9] The Review Crew

Vol. 93, Iss. 9 Editors Emily Lucia Editor-in-Chief Donna Bick Assistant Editor Taquisha Drisdell Assistant Editor  Lauren Apetz Media Editor Editing Team Emily Lucia Donna […]

[Issue 9] “Ledditors” from the Editors

It really was an honor to collect, read and edit all of these article for this 2nd Issue of the Spring 2015 semester. All the […]

[Issue 9] A History and Life in Lebanon – Belinda McAllister

BY MORGAN ROSCOW, STAFF WRITER Lebanon is known as a place that is rich in history, which is far more advanced than the rest of […]

[Issue 9] There’s No Place Like Home

BY LAUREN APETZ, MEDIA EDITOR A majority of the McKendree University student body is from around the area and can go home whenever they like. […]

[Issue 9] McKendree Takes 5th Place at Webster University

BY JOE BLASDEL, SPEECH AND DEBATE COACH McKendree University finished in 5th place in overall program sweepstakes at Webster University’s Gorlok Gala and took home […]

[Issue 9] Summer Internships: Paying to work for Free?

BY LAUREN APETZ, MEDIA EDITOR I recently took a summer internship through McKendree to work at a local news station in Orlando, Fl. I loved […]

[Issue 9] Donna’s Profiles: Taquisha Drisdell and Kennon Henderson

Name: Taquisha Drisdell Major: Theater/Journalism Favorite Professor: Gabe Shapiro Year: Junior What do you like best or least about Valentine’s Day? What I like least […]

[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 […]

Volume 93, Issue 8- The Review Crew

Vol. 93, Iss. 8 Editors Emily Lucia Editor-in-Chief Donna Bick Assistant Editor Taquisha Drisdell Assistant Editor  Lauren Apetz Media Editor Editing Team Emily Lucia Donna Bick […]

“Leditors”- Letter from the Editors

Reporting the news is difficult. Here at The McKendree Review, we believe that no matter what kind of news it is, there is a story that […]

[Vol. 93, Iss. 7] || The McKendree Review Crew

Vol. 93, Iss. 7 Editors Kimberly Bennett Editor-in-Chief Mindy Allen Assistant Editor Emily Lucia Assistant Editor / Web Manager Editing Team Mindy Allen Kimberly Bennett Donna […]