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Chess Club

By: Dan Dankert Historians believe chess is one of the oldest strategy games in existence. It dates back to 6th century A.D. and was created in northern India. Though it’s been around for well over a thousand years, chess is still rather prominent today. Here at WIU-QC we have a newly formed chess club that is bringing the ancient game to our modern campus. I have been attending the meetings as often as I can for the past couple months. The club meets every other week on Thursday at 5 p.m. in [Read More]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Things You Will Say or Realize Once You Own a Husky

by: Alicia McPhillips – You will know when it’s time to blow their coat They do come in all different colors They do, in fact, have that blue of eyes and NO they aren’t blind They do not all have blue eyes No, having a Malamute is not the same Yes, he does love the snow Yes, he is full grown Yes, I have seen the movie Balto Yes, they are like giant cats He is indeed sassy all the time He is also a free-spirit and does what he wants He is Houdini in dog form-nothing can keep him [Read More]

April 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Food Pantry Open: Fighting Food Insecurity

By: Dan Dankert Food insecurity. What does that mean to me? It represents the millions of Americans who don’t have enough money to pay the bills, and put food on the table. Millions of Americans of all ages suffer from hunger every year in various levels. Recently, studies have begun to show that food insecurity is running rampant across college campuses. Here at WIU-QC we are proud to be opening a campus food pantry designed to help students make it through a time in their life where their [Read More]

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Those Poor Souls

by: Luke Cummings – Here I sit, looking around me at all the yelling and arguing and celebrating and doomsday-prophesying and finger-pointing and speculating, and I’m only thinking, “Those poor souls.” President Trump shocked the world on August 6th when he authorized a missile attack on an airfield whose occupants had allegedly launched chemical attacks on citizens just the day before. Some in the media claim that this was a classic kneejerk reaction by a president drowning in a [Read More]

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Draft Discussion Vol. 5- Cam Robinson

By: Dan Dankert Offensive tackles in the NFL are a rare breed. In order to effectively play offensive tackle it requires a rare combination of height, weight, arm length, quickness, over the top power, and perfect technique. Some of these can be measured, some of them can’t. When analyzing Robinson it’s important to compare his measurables to some of the better players drafted at the position in the past several years. The other players in this comparison are Jack Conklin, Laremy Tunsil, [Read More]

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments