Goodbye Gale Vaughn

Kathryn Stroud  After thirty-four years of service to the school, Illinois College Athletic Director Gale Vaughn said goodbye to the college January 13. “He had a long and wonderful career and played a significant role at the College,” says President Farley. In an email sent to the campus community, Farley wrote that, “I accept Gale’s…

IC Wisdom: Professor Hacker-Daniels

Phuong Nguyen — Interview with Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Dr. Adrienne Hacker-Daniels The Rambler: Could you share with us briefly about your college experience? Professor Hacker-Daniels:  I attended Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York. I was a double major in Speech and Theater and those were two distinct departments. It’s interesting how things…

On Air with True Blue Radio

Matt “Murph” Murphy —   For the past few weeks, students have been noticing something different over the speakers in the Cummings Dinning Hall. Some nights, it seems that a variety of topics are being broadcast through the air. Some students are wondering, “Who is talking over the speakers?” The answer to that question is…

The Art of Asking Questions

Phuong Nguyen As far back as I can remember, my college experience has been about asking questions. In the beginning, most of my questions came with some kind of an answer. When is the paper due? How many pages is the minimal requirement? What does the speech have to cover? The start of college for…

College: You Will and You Can

Ciara Sweatman I am going to miss this school. Yes, I know. I’m being like every other sappy senior here at IC who gets sentimental because it’s spring. But really, I’m going to miss it here. Everyone has their own experiences, but I think there are some universal themes that we can all agree on…

Goodbye Chartwells?

Kathryn Stroud — IC’s contract with Chartwells is up this year and the institution could be looking elsewhere for dining services on campus. Two weeks ago, The Rambler sent out a survey to the campus community asking for feedback on Chartwells and its performance. Over two hundred students responded. 58 percent of the respondents reported…