Resident Evil Retribution: Movie Review

By: Lex Smith With this movie of the week evil goes global and Milla Jovovich becomes the world’s last hope yet again in Resident Evil: Retribution. Released just last Friday, this 5th installment of the Resident Evil movie series delves farther into Alice’s (Jovovich) past as the dreaded T-virus continues to turn the world into…

Adventures in Germany

By: Stephanie Law Professor Robert Kunath spent his summer somewhere that most of us could not even imagine. Professor Kunath received a grant from the college to do research at a German archives on a very famous incident in the history of the Holocaust. He went to Germany to work at three archives that held…

A Day of Remembrance

By: Skylar Kline For most of the Illinois College campus and the entire nation, September 11, 2012 was a day of remembrance. In the back of everyone’s mind was the knowledge that it wasn’t just another day of work and classes. Americans across the world stopped and remembered where they were when the United States…

Welcome to IC

By: Stephanie Law From the east coast to the west coast, from the north to the south, across highways and airways, from countries all over the world, and even as close as a five minute drive from campus, students have come to join the Illinois College and Jacksonville community. Whether you are a part of…

Student Organization Spotlight: CEA

By: Stephanie Law From Jordan to Vietnam, from the Congo to America, from Spain to Germany, students have come from all over the world to the Illinois College campus. The group that welcomes them all with open arms is the CEA, Coalition for Ethnic Awareness. CEA has many fun and special events planned for this…

“Sneed” a Laugh?

By: Skylar Kline If you were anywhere other than Cummings Dining Hall on the night of September 7th, then you definitely missed out on an evening of countless laughs. Illinois College was lucky enough to have stand-up comedian Josh Sneed perform Friday night. For an hour, Josh took on everything from our own little town…

IC Rankings

By: Lex Smith Illinois College has recently been ranked in the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by the Washington Monthly annual College Guide and Rankings for 2012.  This highly regarded publication evaluates each school’s contribution to the public good in 3 broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing…