The Vidette will begin the fall 2021 semester headed in a new direction after a reorganization that will better prepare students for the journalism of the future.
Picture this: you get a phone call from your boss inviting you on a trip to Antarctica, where you, a photographer, writer, and videographer, will have the opportunity of a lifetime. Getting to travel to Antarctica is just one of the many amazing things Illinois State University alumni, Michael Durr, has had the chance to
The paper will print its final pages on April 27 with a commemorative edition. It will move to an entirely online format starting in the fall semester.
Vidette Hall of Famer was working at his home less than a mile away from the Capitol when rioters stormed the building on January 6.
Before transferring to Illinois State University in the fall of 2019, Jake Fogal knew he wanted to pursue a career in sports—he just did not know how. That is, until he stepped inside the University’s student-run newspaper The Vidette.
Elizabeth Seils is something of a newspaper veteran, given the fact that she’s been on staff at The Vidette for two years.
For months, the nation has been bombarded with details of how the coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought heartache to families as loved ones perished.
Ray Richardson ’77 and Jeff Wagner ’09 have told different angles of the ever-evolving story that started with the killing of George Floyd. Wagner has delivered breaking news throughout the last two-and-a-half weeks, even going on Facebook Live during his off days. Richardson has covered the aftermath, noting how many news cameras from around the world he saw at Floyd’s memorial service.
Charlie Celenza ’82 and Susan Goode ’83 first met at a social function for their Dunn-Barton and Walker residence halls.
The Vidette Digital Archives has expanded its online database to include all issues through December 1980.