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Illinois State’s first Latino alumni group in the works article thumbnailIllinois State’s first Latino alumni group in the worksA new effort is underway to create Illinois State University's first-ever alumni network specifically for Latino Redbirds. ...
Braden Auditorium ushers shine in new uniforms article thumbnailBraden Auditorium ushers shine in new uniformsPatrons attending events at Braden Auditorium in the Bone Student Center this spring may notice something different about the ushers. ...
Students, alumni help fuel growing #MCStrong movement article thumbnailStudents, alumni help fuel growing #MCStrong movementFrom passing out free cookies on the Quad to giving away children’s books in Uptown Normal, Illinois State students and alumni are helping turn one Redbird’s tragic death into a pay-it-forward movement. ...
Video: IT student learns the art of creating apps article thumbnailVideo: IT student learns the art of creating appsSenior computer science major Rachel Schifano isn't afraid to get outside her comfort zone. And this semester, that meant competing in the School of Information Technology's Mobile App Development Contest. ...
Sibling Weekend 2014: Your best photos, tweets, posts article thumbnailSibling Weekend 2014: Your best photos, tweets, postsIllinois State University's Sibling Weekend 2014 had something for everyone—the Gamma Phi Circus, a carnival, movie night, and much more. ...

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