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New selection for program series
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New selection for program series

The “One Book, One College” program that had Moraine Valley doing zombie apocalypse panels last year has chosen a new novel, which focuses on identity and sexual orientation. The choice this year is “Giovanni’s Room” by James Baldwin. Set in the 1950’s, a young man finds himself caught between desire […]

24 Karat preforms final showcase
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24 Karat preforms final showcase

The 24 Karat Dance Team brought all they had for their final showcase of the season, with 11 well-choreographed performances and features. On Tuesday night, May 6, The G Building at Moraine Valley was decorated with black and gold balloons. The stands held grandparents, parents, and significant others, all who […]

Perfect weather calls for ice cream
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Perfect weather calls for ice cream

With summer lurking around the corner, an Ice Cream Social was a perfect closure to the end of the spring semester. Wednesday, May 6, Student Life hosted an outdoor social with sports, a DJ, and cold ice cream, perfect for the day’s weather of a high 81. “People that I’ve […]

Into Easter spirit
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Into Easter spirit

Right before Easter break, the Student Union was filled with students looking for 60 eggs hidden around the U building. The eggs were located in different spots such as the game room, quiet room, and the lounge. Participants were given five minutes to find as many eggs as they could. […]

April opens with Spring Fest
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April opens with Spring Fest

Sponsored by Student Life, Moraine Valley held Spring Fest, a chance to learn about different clubs and services while participating in fun and games. On Wednesday, April 9, the G Building was turned into the ultimate on-campus festival. With a mechanical bull, tricycles, beanbag toss, and inflatable jump activity, the […]

Panel debates apocalyptic literature
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Panel debates apocalyptic literature

The end of the world has not come yet, so there is still time to fit in more panel discussions on apocalyptic topics in the Library. Post-apocalyptic and apocalyptic literature and authors was the agenda on Wednesday, April 2 for “Meaning in Destruction.” The esteemed panel members included Eric DeVillez, […]

Speaker tells class ‘Be Fearless’
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Speaker tells class ‘Be Fearless’

Figuring out what you’re passionate about at age eighteen is hard for some people to grasp; others have known what they wanted to do since an early age. Alison Moran was born to communicate. Blogger Alison Moran from “Token Female,” part of the ChicagoNow of Chicago Tribune Media Group, visited […]

Live Nation VP followed her heart
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Live Nation VP followed her heart

Not knowing what you want to do at a young age is common, but to transform indecision into a position that offers various outlets, you become able to handle many unique challenges. Alicia Diskill from Live Nation joined the Publications Seminar to share her experience of working in the entertainment […]

Saving Lives one pint at a time
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Saving Lives one pint at a time

Chicagoland’s Blood Center LifeSource joined together with Moraine Valley to host a Blood Drive in the Building U Dining Room.  On Thursday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., there were students sitting outside of the donation area, waiting for their name to be called next. To prepare for […]

The “Wolves” of Chicago
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The “Wolves” of Chicago

The Student Publications Seminar received an interesting visit from someone who works behind the scenes for the Chicago Wolves. Lindsay Willhite, director of public relations for the Chicago Wolves, visited room U209 on Tuesday, March 18, to share with the class some of his time spent at the Daily Herald […]

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