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YMCA Set for the Annual Strong Kids Campaign

YMCA Set for the Annual Strong Kids Campaign

A group of children playing soccer together during a previous Strong Kids Campaign.  (Photo Courtesy Bloomington-Normal YMCA/Facebook) BLOOMINGTON – The YMCA is continuing to make preparations in advance of its annual Strong Kids Campaign, set to kick off later this coming ...

Anthony Ferretti

April 8th, 2018

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Women’s History Cultural Dinner 2018

Women’s History Cultural Dinner 2018

Gabourey Sidibe talks to dinner attendees inside the Brown Ballroom on the campus of ISU, for the 2018 Women’s History Cultural Dinner. (Photo courtesy Joi Adams/WZND). NORMAL – Students, Faculty, Alumni and Guests gathered in the Brown Ballroom on the campus of ...

WZND Newsroom

April 8th, 2018

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Milik Yarbrough decides to stay at ISU for senior season

Milik Yarbrough decides to stay at ISU for senior season

Milik Yarbrough attended a press conference on April 2nd to talk about his decision to stay. (Photo by WZND Multi-media) NORMAL – Milik Yarbrough has announced his decision to stay on the Illinois State Men’s Basketball team for his senior season. Yarbrough ...

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April 2nd, 2018

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Deaf Advocate winning more than Competitions

Deaf Advocate winning more than Competitions

Former America’s Next Top Model winner uses his platform to be a mentor for the deaf community. (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND) NORMAL – The Student Access and Accommodation Services hosted Nyle DiMarco Thursday evening as part of the Presidential Speaker ...

Anthony Ferretti

March 30th, 2018

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Five Players to Leave Illinois State Women’s Basketball Team

Five Players to Leave Illinois State Women’s Basketball Team

Illinois State women’s basketball set to lose five scholarship athletes. (Photo Courtesy: Nick Sadowski/WZND) NORMAL- Five players will not be returning to the Illinois State women’s basketball team next season, according to coach Kristen Gillespie.

Nick Landi

March 30th, 2018

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Former Redbird passes away after collapsing during NBA G-League game

Former Redbird passes away after collapsing during NBA G-League game

Zeke Upshaw played for the Illinois State Men’s basketball team from 2010-2013. (Grand Rapids Drive/Twitter) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – After collapsing in the final minutes of an NBA G-League game for the Grand Rapids Drive, former Illinois State Men’s basketball ...

Blake Haas

March 28th, 2018

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ISU assistant coach becomes new TSU Head coach

ISU assistant coach becomes new TSU Head coach

Brian Collins will become the next head coach at Tennessee State University. (Photo courtesy GoRedbirds.com)   NORMAL- Former Illinois State Men’s basketball assistant coach Brian Collins has been named the next head coach for Tennesee State University. Collins is ...

Will Farlow

March 28th, 2018

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DACA Protesters fill Illinois State University Quad

DACA Protesters fill Illinois State University Quad

Protesters voice their opinions in Downtown Bloomington earlier this year. (Photo courtesey Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL- Illinois State University students gathered on the quad Monday afternoon to speak for those voices who can’t be heard about the national issues on DACA. DACA,

Trisha Fischer

March 27th, 2018

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Bloomington-Normal students “walk-out” to protest gun violence

Bloomington-Normal students “walk-out” to protest gun violence

Over a hundred students at Normal West High School walked out of class for 17 minutes representing the 17 lives lost at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Photo courtesy William Johnson/WZND) NORMAL –  Exactly one month after 17 lives were lost in ...

Blake Haas

March 14th, 2018

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Normal West Senior Dies After Car Accident

Normal West Senior Dies After Car Accident

Normal West High School Athletics Logo (Courtesy: Normal West Softball Twitter). NORMAL- Normal West High School senior Olivia Sonetz passed away Wednesday evening at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria after suffering critical injuries in a car accident.

Nick Landi

March 8th, 2018

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