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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 […]

Moraine Valley science fair
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Moraine Valley science fair

Moraine Valley hosted its first ever Science Fair, encouraging students and faculty to showcase innovative projects. Engaging concepts and inspired ideas were the catalyst for this new attraction, as students applied textbook knowledge to solve real world problems and explain interesting, everyday occurrences through scientific research and experimentation. The fair […]

Lighting it up blue for autism
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Lighting it up blue for autism

Moraine Valley took part in the 7th annual National Autism Awareness Day, celebrating with other organizations around the globe in a unique way. Autism Speaks is an organization that launched in February 2005, and since, has grown into “the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research […]

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 […]

Society responds to “World War Z”
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Society responds to “World War Z”

The One Book One College reading this year, “World War Z,” provides a striking perspective on the way society might behave given a major catastrophic event. Though we probably won’t ever witness a disaster of the same magnitude depicted in “World War Z,” it’s interesting to consider the ways we […]

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 […]

Mind over splatter
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Mind over splatter

Watching a zombie horror flick or television show, or reading a graphic novel or comic can be enticing. It lets us imagine what the world might be like if everything we know simply toppled over at the drop of a hat. The Library Department held another One Book, One College […]

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