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Stop shaming people for going out responsibly

Since Feb. 4, every region in Illinois has maintained the requirements needed to operate at Phase 4 mitigations. That means bars and restaurants are open for indoor dining at reduced capacity, and other activities that had been suspended, like indoor fitness classes, are back in full force. Even at such establishments, many precautions still remain […]

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Campus Life
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‘To All The Boys: Always and Forever’ is a bittersweet end

On Feb. 12, Netflix released what was a bittersweet ending to a beloved franchise. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo return as everyone’s favorite couple, Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky, but this time their relationship is being threatened by plans after graduation and they risk being torn apart.  The couple has different ideas about where they […]

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Sports

Women’s bowling earns first all-divisions ranking

On Feb. 4, the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) released a poll ranking women’s bowling teams in which the Flyers earned No. 18. This is the first time in program history the team has made the all-division poll. Kylie Johnson, one of three team captains, expressed her excitement over the news. “It was really encouraging […]

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News

Nursing students receive and give COVID-19 vaccine

Nursing students on campus are one of the first groups in the community to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Students are not required nor forced to receive the vaccination; however, they are encouraged. On Jan. 27, junior nursing major Tori Hagg received the COVID-19 vaccination for the first time. “I have a high pain tolerance, but […]

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Campus Life

Sociology department holds ‘farming for justice’ virtual discussion

On Thursday Feb. 18, the sociology department hosted a virtual group discussion about the relationship between urban agriculture and the fight to create communities that are both environmentally and socially sustainable. Along with the group discussion, the event featured a panel of local urban farmers to mediate the conversation. Dr. Jennifer Tello Buntin, associate professor […]

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The devil you should know: a “Demon Slayer” review for newcomers

“Demon Slayer” is a Japanese animated television show, more commonly referred to as anime, that debuted in Japan in April 2019 to great success both commercially and critically. Why this is relevant in February 2021 may not be readily apparent, unless you’ve looked at Netflix recently to see it has been added to the list […]

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