McKendree Students Attend Rally to Save Higher Ed

By Grant Riggs, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, February 8, a group of McKendree students attended a rally at the Capitol building in Springfield, Ill. in support of higher education and the MAP grant. The grant, which does not require repayment and is given to Illinois residents who attend approved Illinois colleges, has provided numerous students the... Continue Reading →

McKendree Students React to The Trump Presidency

By Allison Donofrio, Contributing Writer Since becoming the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has been making headlines. I created a survey to discuss how McKendree University students feel about President Donald Trump on a scale from very negative to very positive. The survey asked a series of questions regarding President Trump’s policies... Continue Reading →

Panel discussion this Tuesday: The rise of Donald Trump and what it means

The 2016 presidential election has many Americans questioning who they want to represent them to the world. Many question if the two primary candidates can lead their country effectively. Many feel like there are questions that still need to be answered. Luckily, McKendree University can help answer some of those questions. On Oct. 18, everyone... Continue Reading →

McKendree “Bern-cats”

BY LOGYN NORRIS Contributing Writer On the early morning of March 5, SIU Edwardsville became a hotspot for the Democratic public with the arrival of presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. The Vadalabene Center on SIUE’s campus, which normally holds 5,000 visitors, was invaded with thousands of guests. The enormous crowd was allowed into the building at... Continue Reading →

A Poll on the Polls: Are students engaged and informed on the upcoming presidential election?

BY GRACE McDOWELL Staff Writer “Trumping” Politics: The Poll (given to 20 McKendree students): When is the next presidential election? Can you name any candidates running? Who is leading in the Democratic polls? Who is leading in the Republican polls? Have you watched any of the Republican debates? Do you have an interest in politics? Do... Continue Reading →

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