Depression as a College Student

By Jawaun Jackson, Contributing Writer Depression is much more than just being sad, it is a wave of emotions crashing into an unstable rough and rocky shore. Some days are good while others could be sad; some days you can spring out of bed while other days you’re chained to it. However, most times a... Continue Reading →

A Pawsitively Cat-Tastic Afternoon at Mauhaus

  Photos and Article by Sophie Jeffery, Editor Strong coffee, scrumptious desserts, a comfortable chair near a warm, sunny window, and 18 adorable cats lounging around in a cozy room…is there any better way to spend a Saturday afternoon?  Recently, I spent an hour visiting the cats at Mauhaus, the first cat café in the... Continue Reading →

Between Books and the Pool

By Magdalena Knapp, Editor Do you ever wake up naturally from one of those restorative sleeps? Where you can feel the sun's rays on your face, hear the birds sing, and feel the warm air coming through your slightly opened window? Well, I do not. I usually wake up when the birds are still sleeping,... Continue Reading →

A Night of Networking and Celebration

By Merisa Ashbaugh, Contributing Writer Students, faculty, and alumni of McKendree University gathered in the Hett on Wednesday, April 18th to network with communication professionals and celebrate the accomplishments of those being inducted into Lambda Pi Eta. Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association’s official honor society. The honor society represents what Aristotle described... Continue Reading →

Ask, Receive, Repeat: The Art of Donations

By Nathan Ploense, Contributing Writer “Class of 2018! Are you ready to make a difference at McKendree before you graduate? Please give as a way to say thank you for your amazing four years at university,” exclaims email after email arriving in the inboxes of graduating seniors. At the tail end of the Fall semester... Continue Reading →

A Dedicated Life of Numbers: Questioning Dr. Ryan

  By Quinn Polaski, contributing writer   Dr. Dennis Ryan is a professor of Mathematics at McKendree University. He currently holds three degrees: a bachelor’s, master’s, and a doctorate of applied mathematics. These were all earned at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Here at McKendree, he has taught every mathematics course that is offered;... Continue Reading →

Academic Excellence Day 2018

By Mackenzie Auten, Contributing Writer McKendree University’s 5th annual Academic Excellence Day Celebration will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018. On that day, students will have an opportunity to celebrate their scholarly and creative work in ways which include the following: research presentations, poster presentations, honor society inductions, art shows and performing arts recitals.... Continue Reading →

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