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Poet’s Corner (February 17)

Emily Hawkins – White February The sun shines At the white blanket Of snow That sparkles In the light Smiling in the evening Before nightfall During the chilly Weather that pierces Through raw flesh Covered in warmth Made from cotton   The Night by Emily Hawkins It is the Night that persuades The soul to…

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Organization Spotlight: IC Environmentalists

Noah M. Yantis – In many issues, The Rambler makes an effort to profile an organization that is positively affecting campus and gaining legitimacy. This issue, the organization that will be spotlighted is the Illinois College Environmentalists Club. The club, presided over by Brianna Pohlman, has eight members and meets every Wednesday at 6pm in…

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What Convocations Owe Students

Christian Flores Convocations: at our tiny liberal arts college, we’ve come to know these as the large gatherings where some guest speaker comes and we receive credit for listening to him or her speak for about an hour. We know we’re all required to complete 30 of them by graduation, but it seems like few…

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No One Wants to Hear about Politics

Justin Ketcham – When we turn on our televisions, flip through the morning paper, or tune into our favorite radio stations, it’s hard to avoid the constant disputes that are occurring within our country’s politics. Now more than ever, our country’s political parties are facing massive polarization, and frankly I, as well as many of…

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Horoscope (February 16)

Lex Smith & Ben Wedeking – Aries: You might want to volunteer this month at the goat farm. Taurus: Be the change you want to see in your piggy bank. Gemini: Cheese is your enemy. Cancer: You are past due for another movie binge. Leo: Your anaconda just don’t. Virgo: Your Valentine’s Day shenanigans may…