Trump’s Comments On Recent Tragedies

By: Meghan Anderson — About a month ago, on September 20th, a devastating category four hurricane hit Puerto Rico. With winds up to 155-mph, Hurricane Maria was the first category four hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years. Maria has left much of the island without power, cellular service or running water. The death…

The Las Vegas Shooting Leaves Country in Awe

By: Willem Kline — Over the past couple of weeks, the country has been recovering from the backlash of the Las Vegas shooting. This unfortunate event took place at a Jason Aldean concert halfway through a three day music festival. It was reported that at about 10:08 PM, the Route 91 Harvest Festival was interrupted by…

Recycling in the Residence Halls

By: Katelyn Hodgson — You may have noticed something missing from your residence halls this year — or maybe not, but I hope you will after reading this. When the trash policy changed this semester, the recycling bins also disappeared from lounges in dorms around campus. But no worries, the recycling bins aren’t gone for…

Homecoming 2017: The Force Awakens

By: Hannah Hawkins — Homecoming is a special time on the campus of Illinois College. Students prepare for the weeklong festivities, alum’s book their hotels, and the big white tent goes up. There are always so many wonderful events going on and I’m going to highlight just a few. The Illinois College Homecoming Follies showcased…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Michael Woods

By: Matthew Hunter — As the world population continues to increase at a steady pace, with a prediction of the global population reaching ten billion by 2050, an important question we should be asking ourselves is, “Are we going to have enough food and energy to sustain a population of that size?” Illinois College is…

Trip to Cuba Brings New Opportunities

By: Catherine Wallace — The call came out to several members of the Illinois College faculty: get your passports and plane tickets ready, Cuba awaits! Steven Gardner, Adam Porter, Lawrence W. Zettler, Bryan Arnold, Diana Grullon-Garcia, Beth Widmaier Capo, Nichol DelGiorno, Kallia Wright, Margaret A. Marek, and Cynthia Cochran are ten professors attending an educational…