Sexual Violence on College Campuses

By: Simone Williams Sexual harassment is something that no one likes to talk about, despite how often it happens. Illinois College has decided to remedy that with sexual harassment week. The purpose of the week is to inform and make the public aware of the ongoing problem of sexual harassment throughout the country. It is…

Our Imagination

By: Cole Litwiller My brother and I are proud to be A little different, and we’ll both agree That we don’t like sports or normal things, But instead we’ll fly and spread our wings Obviously I mean that metaphorically. We can’t actually fly if that gives clarity We create stories within our mind And great…

College Student’s Antidote

By: Cole Litwiller College is a crazy life It can make you want to scream The only way to end this strife Is to get Netflix and stream When hopelessness is weighing down Just remember, a button press away, Is a world with picture and sound, To help you waste your day It’s time to forget…

Love Trumps Hate

By: Ellen Sadler Between 12:00 and 12:15 p.m. on November 11, 2016, students and faculty gathered in the Diversity Center. At 12:15 protesters started their march, led by sophomore Cassie Mueller, around campus. Students chanted “Love trumps hate” as they made their two laps around campus, before circling up in the upper quad and moving to…

Critic’s Corner: Sully

By: Dakotah Jones Clint Eastwood’s Sully, has been pinned as one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, mainly because Tom Hanks has become somewhat of a “blue-moon actor”. It’s a biopic about U.S. Airway pilot, Chelsey Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger, who safely performed an emergency landing of a 747 aircraft carrying 155 souls,…

Organization Spotlight: Mu Phi Epsilon

By: Maria Wittenauer Most students know about the literary societies and service fraternity on campus, but do you know about Mu Phi Epsilon? I talked with Gabe Knott and Amber Rak, members of the fraternity, for more information on the new organization that was brought to Illinois College in the 2016 Spring semester. According to Knott,…