Dani Navarrete

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Generalization of Hispanic Heritage Month needs to stop

Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) ended a couple of weeks ago, and it was yet again filled with companies misusing and generalizing labels/terms to represent the whole hispanic and Latino population in their posts and ads.    Ever since I moved to the U.S. five years ago, all I see this time of the year is […]

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Ruben van Leeuwen: a story of success, change, persistence

When international students make the move to a U.S. college, they face many challenges compared to the rest. They have to deal with a new country, culture, education system and usually a new language. On top of that, if they decide to play a sport, the challenges increase as they have to adapt to a […]

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Jamie Poppen: Volleyball player and track star

Being a student-athlete in college means that an individual is a part-time or full-time student at a university and also a member of an athletic team offered by the school. Usually, these individuals solely do one sport but Flyer Jamie Poppen is one of the few exceptions.    Poppen has been a libero for the […]

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Women’s bowling places 10th at Kegel Midwest Collegiate Classic

The women’s bowling team finished 10th place out of 57 teams at the Illinois State Bowling Proprietors Association (ISBPA)/Kegel Midwest Collegiate Classic held on January 15 and 16. The event took place at the Stardust Bowl, in Addison, Illinois. On the first day, the Flyers accumulated a 4,576 total through five traditional games which placed […]

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Swim team achieves midseason milestones

From Nov. 18 to 20, the swim team raced at the House of Champions meet hosted by Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI) at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Flyers recorded a total of 13 NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championship ‘B’ standard qualifying marks and broke three school records. The men started off […]

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Cross country teams excel at regionals and make it to nationals

On Nov. 6, the men’s and women’s cross country teams raced at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championships hosted by Southern Indiana University in Evansville, Indiana.  The men’s team finished second overall with 118 points and automatically advanced to the national championship, while the women placed fifth with 178 points and qualified for nationals […]

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