IDEAS Presents a Scholastic Book Fair

Moline, IL – IDEAS will present a Scholastic Book Fair, taking place in the QC Complex Atrium at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily from December 8th through 11th, and featuring books for all reading levels from pre-k to adult. IDEAS is proud to bring this book fair to WIU-QC for the first time. Each purchase helps promote literacy in the … Continue reading IDEAS Presents a Scholastic Book Fair

Fair Trade Gift Guide – Shop Smartly

I hate surprises, so I like to largely shop for my own gifts. In my constant struggle to be conscious of how my purchases affect the world (thanks to Professor Tammy Werner, I can no longer shop guilt-free), I decided to begin looking for fair trade options for my own Christmas presents. (I particularly want an ethically made, sub-$100 shoulder bag, if anyone has any … Continue reading Fair Trade Gift Guide – Shop Smartly

The Problems with the College Football Playoff

I am a huge college football fan. The Bowl Championship Series had problems, but this new playoff system will have the same problems in determining who is number one. I have to say that the playoff system in college might not work. I say that because of the fact that the fifth and the sixth will always complain. With parity in college football, the playoff … Continue reading The Problems with the College Football Playoff

Milltown Coffee Considered “Great Asset to Growing Riverfront”

SETH: Early in the morning or after a long day of work, all I want… no scratch that, what I NEED, before class is a good cup of coffee and a snack to get or keep me going. Prior to September, this meant I would have to leave a little early and go out of my way to stop somewhere. Then I saw a flier … Continue reading Milltown Coffee Considered “Great Asset to Growing Riverfront”