Introducing the Rainbow Floor

Watterson Tower

University Housing Services announced the addition of the Rainbow Floor Themed Living-Learning Community. The floor is designed for students interested in living on a floor supportive of the LGBTQ+ community.

Introducing Dr. Dakesa Piña

Dr Dakesa Pina-DEI officer for COE

Dr. Dakesa Piña joined the College of Education (COE) in spring 2021 as the first college-level diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer at Illinois State.

Obsidian awarded Amazon Literary Partnership Grant

logo of the multimedia platform Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora is the recipient of a grant awarded by the Amazon Literary Partnership Literary Magazine Fund and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.

Inevitability and intersectionality

Two people standing by the Reggie statute in Redbird Plaza

Rachel Sabella ’21 found inspiration through her Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor to re-examine one part of her family’s business: filing death certificates with the state.