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John Murray: Incoming News Director for the 2018-2019 School Year

John Murray: Incoming News Director for the 2018-2019 School Year

Greetings! As the incoming News Director of WZND, I would like to take some time to introduce myself. I grew up in the northern suburb of Woodridge, Illinois. Before coming to Illinois State University, I went to Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, Illinois. I have ...

John Murray

May 7th, 2018

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Blake Haas: Thank You for letting me serve as News Director

Blake Haas: Thank You for letting me serve as News Director

Some of the wisest words I have heard while in college is that all good things must come to an end, but what those words didn’t say is that you will always have the best friends, memories, life lessons and family that will last a life time. Those words in some ways are

Blake Haas

May 1st, 2018

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Zet Tau Alpha Philanthropy Event a ‘Grand Zlam’

Zet Tau Alpha Philanthropy Event a ‘Grand Zlam’

Teams of four competed on the diamond in hopes of winning the first ever “Grand Zlam”. (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND) NORMAL- ISU students and families gathered at Champion Fields Sunday afternoon for the first annual “Grand Zlam.” Hosted by the Zeta Tau ...

Anthony Ferretti

April 30th, 2018

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17-year-old arrested in connection with homicide investigation

17-year-old arrested in connection with homicide investigation

Normal Police Chief Rick Bleichner announced in a Press Conference Thursday afternoon that a 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the homicide investigation. (Photo courtesy Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL –  After multiple gun shots rang out in the 1400 Block of E. ...

Blake Haas

April 26th, 2018

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Green Bay Packers Quarterback scores big at 25th Annual Evening of the Stars

Green Bay Packers Quarterback scores big at 25th Annual Evening of the Stars

Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers highlights 25th annual Evening of the Stars on Tuesday night in Uptown Normal. (Photo courtesy Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL – With a famous Quarterback throwing amazing passes on the football field, one National Football League ...

Blake Haas

April 24th, 2018

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Martel picks up 800th career win in IWU baseball victory over Millikin

Martel picks up 800th career win in IWU baseball victory over Millikin

Dennis Martel (Photo Courtesy: Illinois Wesleyan Athletics) NORMAL- Illinois Wesleyan baseball beat Millikin 7-6 in 10 innings on Thursday in Decatur, allowing coach Dennis Martel to pick up his 800th career win.

Nick Landi

April 20th, 2018

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Jaelyn Keene to continue Volleyball career at UAB

Jaelyn Keene to continue Volleyball career at UAB

Redbird Senior Jaelyn Keene signed her letter of intent to play beach volleyball during a press conference last week. (Photo Courtesy Shelby Hild/Redbird Athletics) NORMAL –Illinois State University Senior Jaelyn Keene has officially signed to play beach volleyball for the ...

Anthony Ferretti

April 20th, 2018

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Redbirds fall to Cougars in extra innings

Redbirds fall to Cougars in extra innings

The Redbirds took a hard fought defeat in extra innings Tuesday against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. (Photo courtesy GoRedbirds.com) NORMAL – Illinois State fails to win in extra innings against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars. The ...

Blake Haas

April 18th, 2018

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Choose to Shine- more than just a fashion show

Choose to Shine- more than just a fashion show

Participants gather for the finale of the Choose to Shine Down Syndrome Fashion Show on April 15, 2018 (photo courtesy Sarah Feltes/WZND) NORMAL- On Sunday April 15th, spectators and models gathered in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center for a fashion show. But this ...

Sarah Feltes

April 17th, 2018

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Chi Omega set to put on ‘March Madness’ on Saturday

Chi Omega set to put on ‘March Madness’ on Saturday

Chi Omega’s March Madness philanthropy event will be held on Saturday. (Photo courtesy March Madness/Facebook) Normal- Chi Omega’s Rho Kappa Chapter at ISU is holding its 42nd annual March Madness dance competition this Saturday, April 14. March Madness is a dance ...

Trisha Fischer

April 12th, 2018

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