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Gates Scholar from Chicago finds the right fit at Illinois State article thumbnailGates Scholar from Chicago finds the right fit at Illinois StateDyrell Ashley is a poet, a scholar, a Sunday school teacher, a tutor, and a future neurosurgeon. But the Chicago native's latest accomplishment is maybe his most impressive yet. ...
Video: My transfer student experience at Illinois State article thumbnailVideo: My transfer student experience at Illinois StateAs a transfer student at Illinois State University, you won't miss out on anything. Just ask Ryan Downing, a senior psychology major who transferred to Illinois State himself.  ...
Big Red Marching Machine drums up Redbird pride in Frisco article thumbnailBig Red Marching Machine drums up Redbird pride in FriscoNearly 200 Big Red members spent 17+ hours in a bus to make the trip to Frisco, Texas, for the FCS national championship game.  ...
Your Holy Grail guide to backpacks article thumbnailYour Holy Grail guide to backpacksAs you prepare for your transition from high school into college there is probably something I should share with you. There are no, I repeat, no lockers in college. ...
Students bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf Watch article thumbnailStudents bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf WatchIt was 4 a.m. when Ryan Barfield, senior animal science major, noticed the heifer he had been watching was ready to give birth. He just hung around the pen and observed. Finally, it was time. ...

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