Emily Crighton - Editor-in-Chief

WONDERINGS OF A WALLFLOWER: STEM IS GREAT BUT…

Emily Crighton Editor-in-Chief We’ve all heard about STEM; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. STEM is where the jobs, the big paychecks and the fate of the universe as we know it are. We hear it all the time – we need more people in STEM. I agree, but we need more people in the arts […]

Madeleine Coles - Life Editor

BENGALS ‘BOOKIN’ IT

Madeleine Coles Life Editor For many ISU students, finals means poring over your books in preparation, but for students in Professor Alex Bolinger’s honors course, the final is making the book. Bolinger created the idea of the class, where students spend all semester making a historical book to be published, last year and set forth […]

Guest Writer

THE LOTTERY, FANTASY FOOTBALL, AND COMMUNISM

Beau Hansen Fall is my favorite time of year; it marks the start of a new school year, the transition to winter, and fantasy football.  Free fantasy football at least.  Earlier this year, our lawmakers went after the two largest providers of paid fantasy football, Draft Kings and Fan Duel, prohibiting this type of fantasy […]

Madison Shumway - Staff Writer

MYSTERY SCULPTURES ON ISU CAMPUS

Madison Shumway Staff Writer Various art installations sprinkle the grounds of ISU, but the origins of many are a mystery to the students who walk past them every day. A little digging revealed the artists behind several sculptures and the forces that inspired them. The bronze Bengal just outside the SUB, perhaps ISU’s most recognizable […]

Andrew Crighton - News Editor

ARE YOU REGISTERED YET?

Andrew Crighton News Editor As everyone knows, this November marks the next presidential election. But not everyone knows how to register to vote or how to vote, particularly if this is the first time that they’re voting since coming of age. The voter registration process is simple, but that doesn’t stop it from being commonly […]