ISU Sugar Creek Savanna

Illinois State student is helping to restore Sugar Creek Savanna

Jesse Smith identified six types of bumblebees on the Quad during his first year as a graduate student in the School of Biological Sciences. When he returned his second year, he found only two...
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Bone Student Center, dining centers will offer extended hours during finals week

To help students prepare for finals, Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality (EMDH) will offer extended hours of operation at the Bone Student Center, Marketplace at Linkins, and Watterson...
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Holiday Helper program serves local children amid the pandemic

For decades, Illinois State University students, faculty, and staff have provided holiday gifts for local children through the University’s Holiday Helper program. In the midst of the...
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Native American Film Series for spring 2021

The Native American Film Series for spring 2021 will include discussion forums focusing on historic, contemporary, and unheeded issues facing Indigenous peoples.
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ISU mock trial team continues tradition of success in COVID times

Both Illinois State University Mock Trial squads garnered winning records at the first George Floyd Memorial Tournament, hosted by Hamline University on November 12-13.
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Safe(ish) session offered December 3

Safe(ish) is a 90-minute interactive program that helps individuals understand the personal narratives and experiences of gender expansive and LGBTQ+ individuals.
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RSO of the month: Sigma Alpha Iota members bond over musical passions

Female-identifying music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) provides a welcoming environment for women who love music at Illinois State University. President Megan McDillon said she knows Greek...
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NaNoWriMo, pandemic style: writing as self-care

With all that has gone on in 2020, taking care of ourselves is paramount. Learn how creative writing can benefit your wellness and learn about Milner's creative writing contest.
The ALAS executive board vising Rader Family Farms in Normal.

Association of Latinx American Students offers welcoming community

When Ximena Sanchez-Ramirez arrived at Illinois State, she felt homesick until coming across the Association of Latinx American Students (ALAS). Just one year later, she is thriving as the...
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A Day in the Life: Students contribute through Greek life

hose who founded ISU’s sorority and fraternity community more than 50 years ago would be proud of the 2,500 affiliated students today, as they find meaningful ways to live their organization’s...