Student reporters for The Vidette in Redbird Arena

Transfer student finds passion for media through The Vidette

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...
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Campus media during a pandemic: The Vidette adapts to bring readers the news

Elizabeth Seils is something of a newspaper veteran, given the fact that she’s been on staff at The Vidette for two years.
Angel Pulido in mask and nurse scrubs

On the virus front lines: Alums caring for most vulnerable

For months, the nation has been bombarded with details of how the coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought heartache to families as loved ones perished.
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Journalism alums share experiences covering civil unrest in Minnesota

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...
Couple sitting in front of bench that reads "To those who fell in love at ISU"

How we met: Charlie and Susan Celenza

Charlie Celenza ’82 and Susan Goode ’83 first met at a social function for their Dunn-Barton and Walker residence halls.
Volume XII May, 1900 Number 9 The Vidette

The Vidette Digital Archives now available through 1980

The Vidette Digital Archives has expanded its online database to include all issues through December 1980.

Illinois State alum takes a Lambeau Leap into NFL beat reporting

Josh Tolentino '17 is ready to begin his career as a beat reporter for one of the cornerstone teams of the NFL. He couldn't have done it without Illinois State. 

Kudos earned across the School of Communication

As the 2017-2018 academic year came to its close, the School of Communication proudly recognized excellence among its alumni, students, and faculty during its annual COM Week series of events.

Senior Stephanie Rodriguez prepares to take the leap into her journalism career

When Stephanie Rodriguez was a high school student, she never thought she would be where she is today.
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The Vidette Digital Archives at Milner Library now available

Through the efforts of the Milner Library’s Digital Collections department and in cooperation with Veridian, The Vidette Digital Archives are now available online.