First Gen Celebration 2021, November 1-5

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The celebration honors First Generation Week, a campus-wide tribute to the contributions and achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who were the first in their families to enter higher education.

Homecoming 2021 recap: Your best photos, tweets, posts

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If there’s one annual event our Redbirds get pumped for, it’s Homecoming. Illinois State University celebrated its 100 Years of Homecoming with its staple events, from Reggie Day at the Zoo, Homecoming Kickoff, Redbird Rumble, Hoopfest, Hybrid Town and Gown 5K run and walk to the football game against North Dakota State and the ribbon cutting to the Multicultural Center, our Birds came together to show what Redbird Pride is about.

Introduction to Islam, Myths and Facts with Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, November 11

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Illinois State University’s Muslim Student Association will host an “Introduction to Islam, Myths and Facts with Dr. Sabeel Ahmed” from 6-8 p.m. November 11 in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.  Dr. Ahmed is the executive director of the GainPeace Project, an outreach project of Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). He is currently