Phi Alpha Loses $10,000: disconnect between students and administration

Noah Yantis – On Illinois College’s campus, the disconnection in communication between students and administration is more prevalent than ever following a recent event involving the Phi Alpha literary society and the administration. The Phi Alpha Board of Trustees approved $10,000 to renovate Lower Beecher Hall for President Jimmy Carter’s visit on Tuesday, October 14.…

New On Campus: Tonya Daniel

Breahna Lesemann – Since we are almost half way through the year, Tonya Daniel is not completely new to the IC campus, but we can still give her a warm welcome. She has taken up the position as Director of Diversity and Inclusion and can be found in Caine next across from The Grill. Before…

Let It Grow

Dakota Roach – November is the month of turkey, football, parades, and hairy people. As the weather turns colder and memories of shorts begin to fade more than our once golden-brown tan lines, for some shaving becomes an unnecessary aggravation. But for the American Cancer Society, this time of year is a chance to capitalize…

S.A.G.E. on Stage

Breahna Lesemann – On November 21st, IC’s organization promoting equality among people of all sexual orientations put on a production, called SAGE on Stage, a variety show filled with diverse acts. The organization, called Straights and Gays for Equality (SAGE), started the event because they thought it would be a fun way to raise awareness…

What’s Next?: The IC Archives

Ryan Flynn – As the festivities come to an end and work picks up again, the work in the new Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College becomes even more important. The dedication was held last month, featuring a great turnout and two esteemed guests, Dr. Khalaf Al Habtoor and President Jimmy Carter. So what…

Tuition and You at Illinois College

Andy Lewis – Illinois College is truly a wonderful college; the beautiful campus, the attentive faculty, and the academic programming are what attracted the students in the first place. But, of course these attributes of the college all have a cost and it isn’t cheap. All students know that such is the case when they…