Sharing stories about the campus as remembered at a given time automatically makes the collegiate years come to life, creating a quick and common bond for Redbirds who walked the Quad during the same time frame. Comparing how grads recall the ISU experience based on their years of attendance is also an interesting way to show how student life has evolved across generations.
Illinois State readers were asked in the November 2014 issue to answer the same set of questions about their time on campus. The response was overwhelming, allowing for a snapshot of specific eras.
While short of a true scientific study, the replies give a clear sense of the ISU student experience—then and now.
Download the full Then & Now Quiz results from the May issue.