What is Dear WIU?

Dear WIU is a platform for students and community members to discuss all things WIU. Whether that be new state policy about higher education, WIU’s effects on the community, or simply to give a shout out to someone on campus. We hope to hear a lot from you about everything happening in and around our campus! Submit your letters at theedge@wiu.edu Continue reading What is Dear WIU?

Hardcore Henry Review By:Sean Harrison

Hardcore Henry is a new science fiction action movie, directed by Russian director Ilya Naishuller.  It stars Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett and Tim Roth in various roles.  The part of the title character, however, was played by various people on the crew (including the director himself).  Speaking of which, the entire movie in first person as if looking through the character’s eyes the … Continue reading Hardcore Henry Review By:Sean Harrison

Restaurant Recommendation: Jersey Grille By: Stephanie Hoover

Boy is it ever hard to break me from my main restaurants! However, the boyfriend talked me into trying out the “sports restaurant,” Jersey Grille, in Davenport off of Jersey Ridge Road and 53rd St. While their menu is that of a typical sports restaurant I wasn’t sure how they differed or were similar in comparison to others I’ve dined at. They have quite a … Continue reading Restaurant Recommendation: Jersey Grille By: Stephanie Hoover

Ice Breaker By: Luke Cummings

We have all been in that seat in that classroom at the start of the semester. We’ve all heard the professor announce that they want us to “go around the room and share a few things about ourselves.” And of course, we are all so eager to charge through this social gauntlet. Especially the introverts. I can never think of anything to say, other than … Continue reading Ice Breaker By: Luke Cummings

My Body Your [B.S.] Rules and Regulations By: Stephanie Hoover

Where to start and how to not go off on a tangent…hmmm; I can’t make any promises! Let’s start with my doctor appointment at the beginning of the year. I went to a follow up appointment where I more so wanted to discuss my birth control –no-more-baby-making-options. After talking with my CHC (Community Health Care) doctor who’s always been amazing, up until this point, she … Continue reading My Body Your [B.S.] Rules and Regulations By: Stephanie Hoover