WIU Advocates for Higher Education: Statewide Events, Initiatives Planned

MACOMB, IL — Higher education in Illinois remains at a crossroad. While Fiscal Year 2016 is well underway, there is still no state budget, yet the state’s nine public Illinois universities continue to educate more than 200,000 students who are the state’s future leaders. As the state budget impasse continues, public university students, employees and alumni, along with many other state employees, are organizing events … Continue reading WIU Advocates for Higher Education: Statewide Events, Initiatives Planned

Chicago Field Museum: A Student’s Account

Senior Julia McMeekan recaps her experience on LASSO’s Annual Bus Trip. This year, the student group organized a trip to the Chicago Field Museum Thursday, February 12. “The bus trip to the Field Museum in Chicago was better than I could have imagined. It was the first time I had been myself and got as much information as I could before I went. Turns out, … Continue reading Chicago Field Museum: A Student’s Account