This. Is. Esports.

By: Dakotah Jones — The Illinois College Administration has found it to be prudent to incorporate an on campus esports team. What is esports you might ask? According to dictionary.com, esports is defined as, “competitive tournaments of video games, especially among professional gamers.” The board has recently passed funds along so that IC can immediately…

Fifth Annual Public Speaking Showcase

By Austin Phillips — Coming in with one of the most difficult judge decisions, Anjali Patel took home the first place prize of $100 and title winner of the fifth annual Public Speaking Showcase. The event was hosted by the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies and the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society in the Crispin…

Gender Pay Gap Explained

By Maria Wittenauer — Many, if not all, of you have heard about the gender pay gap. If you’re like me, you’ve heard the bare minimum and are rightly confused as to the logistics of the whole thing. Some argue that the pay gap is a myth, while others assert that it is a real problem…

The FBI’s Investigation on Russia

By Hannah Hawkins — With all of the crazy accusations that occurred during the 2016 Presidential Election, one stood out farther than the rest: possible Russian ties to Trump’s campaign. There have been many other wild accusations, or distractions, from Russia’s involvement. This article explains the accusations and events leading up to the investigation. All…