Phi Beta Lambda Makes a Comeback at McKendree

By Emily Stanowski, Staff Writer Much like The McKendree Review, McKendree University's Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is becoming more active. PBL has been around for many years at McKendree, but wants to become more involved on and off campus this semester. Last semester, the group hosted a successful 5K, and is holding a trivia night... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sports Lineup: Feb. 20 – Feb. 26

By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports Thursday, Feb. 23   Women’s Basketball: at University of Illinois at Springfield, 5:30 p.m. Men’s Baseketball: at University of Illinois at Springfield, 7:30 p.m.   Friday, Feb. 24  Men’s Wrestling: at NCAA Super Regional 3, All Day Women’s Lacrosse: vs. Florida Southern College, 12:00 p.m. Softball: vs. Ferris State... Continue Reading →

McKendree Named to Top 25 Colleges in Illinois List

By Jack MacLean, Copy Editor McKendree University has been named one of the 25 Best Colleges in Illinois by College Choice, an independent online publication which publishes rankings and reviews on colleges across the country.  The 25 Best Colleges in Illinois, released on February 1, tabs McKendree University at number 19 overall, making it the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sports Lineup & Recap: Feb. 12 – Feb. 19

By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports This week in McKendree Athletics, 10 of the Universities’ 33 teams are in action for the Bearcats. Basketball, track and field, baseball, softball, men’s and tennis, men’s volleyball and women’s hockey all compete through the nation in five different states. Thursday, Feb. 16  Women’s Basketball: at Bellarmine University, 5:45... Continue Reading →

Parking needed on campus!

BY EMILY CONSEVAGE Contributing Writer Parking at McKendree University has been an issue among students and faculty for the past few years. Though the university has not made any drastic changes to resolve this problem, President Dennis and administration are well aware of this issue. There are currently eight parking lots for students, not including... Continue Reading →

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 student organization dedicated to building experience and résumés for students, freshman through senior. To accomplish this, SCNO will work with nonprofit organizations in the Metro East. Each student will collaborate... Continue Reading →

What’s all the Yammer about?

BY ANNA BELMONTE Staff Writer Join groups. Get connected. Build yet another Facebook-like community. It will replace email; it will make Academia easier; it will keep you informed. We have been hearing a lot about Yammer, that McKendree made the switch from email to social media and that students and faculty should use it. While... Continue Reading →

Please don’t cry about Wi-Fi

BY LAUREN REEVES Staff Writer This semester, students have sent numerous emails. Dialed in hyperventilated & breathless calls. And, frantically marched their way to the Information Technology (IT) department located in the lower level of the Marion K. Piper Academic Center. Why are the students doing this? The reason is that the students of McKendree... Continue Reading →

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