IC Scores (September 16)

9/3         Men’s Soccer defeated MacMurray College 8-0 at home in the Mayor’s Cup Women’s Volleyball defeated Robert Morris University 3-0 at home 9/5         Women’s Golf finished fourth in the Spirit Hollow Invitational in Iowa 9/6         Women’s Golf finished fifth in the Knox/Monmouth College Invitational Women’s Volleyball lost to Ohio Wesleyan University (3-0)…

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Encounter with an Alumni

Matt Murphy – North of Chicago, there is a little suburb called Glencoe. Glencoe is home to the Chicago Botanic Garden, one of the largest gardens in the United States. The Chicago Botanic Garden is famous for its bonsai collection and their collection of rare botany/biology books, one of these books being the first American…

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Quidditch Pitch

Breahna Lesemann – For years people have been reading about the wizarding sport, quidditch, in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Over the past few years many people have chosen to take the game beyond the stories and play it themselves, with a few modifications to accommodate the lack of flying brooms. It has…

Chartwells New, but Improved?

By: Julie Weier Last year, the dining service of Chartwells was besieged by complaints from students about their sub-par food. These complaints resulted in an outcry for improvement. As students began to arrive for the new academic year, it was very clear that the old coffee shop and grill had been renovated. The dining hall…

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Florence Bridge Closing Press Release

Illinois Department of Transportation Erica J. Borggren, Acting Secretary IDOT to Close Florence Bridge for Maintenance Work Location – IL 106 over the Illinois River at Florence . The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today plans to temporarily close the Florence Bridge later this week, due to bridge maintenance work. The closure will occur on…

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Israel Must Be Held Accountable

by Dan Lewis A war is going on in the Middle East and innocent people are dying. Not very surprising news is it? What is surprising is the lack of criticism that the leaders of the United States have towards Israel and its deadly bombings. While the world has been engrossed with the FIFA World…