A Letter From the Editor – Happy Holidays!

Dear Students, As the end of the Fall 2014 semester comes to an end, we are being forced to reflect on the semester’s accomplishments. We feel very blessed to be a part of such a wonderful university and college community. Western Illinois University – Quad Cities has supplied so much room for growth and space for experience in the duration of the fall semester, including … Continue reading A Letter From the Editor – Happy Holidays!

GEMS Visits New Orleans and A WWII Vet

The Museum Studies student group, GEMS (Graduate Experience in Museum Studies) took a trip to New Orleans, Louisiana to visit many different types of museums and to get behind the scenes tours. The students, accompanied by Dr. Pam White, professor of Museum Studies, visited the VooDoo Museum, Audubon Aquarium, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Evergreen Plantation, World War II Museum, and the New Orleans Museum … Continue reading GEMS Visits New Orleans and A WWII Vet

McMeekan Recieves Book Scholarship

Congratulations to Julia McMeekan for receiving a $100 scholarship towards textbooks for the Spring 2015 semester. The money was awarded to the English department as a faculty incentive for ordering class materials for the spring semester early. The faculty was then able to distribute the scholarship to a senior English student with an exceptional GPA. Read on Julia! Continue reading McMeekan Recieves Book Scholarship

Local Music Lovers: Lend Me Your Mondays

Starting earlier this month, a new weekly event was added to the QC’s growing list of extracurricular activities: Moeller Mondays. Curated by Daytrotter, a website that is combined with a local music studio, one of a handful around the country, Moeller Mondays is hosted at the Rozz Tox in downtown Rock Island and features live performances of the best and newest indie music in the … Continue reading Local Music Lovers: Lend Me Your Mondays