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ISU’s Gammi Phi Circus Celebrates 90th anniversary

ISU’s Gammi Phi Circus Celebrates 90th anniversary

NORMAL – Illinois State’s Gamma Phi Circus will celebrate their 90th anniversary this weekend, with the first performance scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday night. Along with that performance, the circus will also perform on Saturday at 1 p.m. followed by another at 7 ...

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April 11th, 2019

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Women in Business hosts mental health speaker series

Women in Business hosts mental health speaker series

NORMAL- Illinois State University’s Women in Business program is hosting a mental health speaker series. The series consists of 3-day of speeches where professionals and students explore mental health illnesses that are common in the workplace. It will aim to help ...

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April 11th, 2019

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Keynote speaker Dr. Temple Grandin brings laughter and positive outlook in autism speech

Keynote speaker Dr. Temple Grandin brings laughter and positive outlook in autism speech

NORMAL – Students of Illinois State University had the opportunity to hear a keynote speech from Dr. Temple Grandin, who is considered by some to be the most accomplished person with autism in the world. Grandin is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State ...

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April 11th, 2019

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Asian Heritage Week at ISU presents its Filipino Martial Arts event

Asian Heritage Week at ISU presents its Filipino Martial Arts event

NORMAL – It’s Asian Heritage Week here at Illinois State University and the Centennial West Building hosted a Filipino martial arts demonstration yesterday. The event has been going on for almost eight years here at ISU, and has engaged the ISU community by ...

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April 11th, 2019

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Ibtihaj Muhammad honored at Muslim cultural dinner

Ibtihaj Muhammad honored at Muslim cultural dinner

NORMAL- Illinois State University hosted its annual Muslim Cultural Dinner with Ibtihaj Muhammad as the keynote speaker. Muhammad was the first Muslim American woman on the Olympic team to bring home a medal. Muhammad embraces her background in her career. Not only does she ...

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April 7th, 2019

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Redbirds pick up their first win at home

Redbirds pick up their first win at home

NORMAL – Home runs were the highlight of the series between the Redbirds and UNI, and the series finale was no different as ISU picked up a 6-5 victory at home. After dropping both games of the doubleheader on Saturday, Redbird softball rebounded Sunday afternoon with their ...

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April 7th, 2019

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The RedZone Podcast with Sydney Laufenberg – April 4, 2019

The RedZone Podcast with Sydney Laufenberg – April 4, 2019

This week on The RedZone Andy and Hector open up the show with an update on Rec softball as well as talking Redbirds baseball after two big mid-week wins heading into conference play (00:34-17:26). Next, Andy and Hector sat down with News and Sports guest, Nick Imparo to ...

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April 4th, 2019

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Bloomington City Council candidates gathered on election night

Bloomington City Council candidates gathered on election night

NORMAL – Bloomington City Council candidates gathered with family, friends and supporters as they awaited the results of the municipal election Tuesday night. After a long campaign, some nights ended in victory, while others were not as lucky. Despite the outcome, the night ...

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April 4th, 2019

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ISU’s Spanish club set to host Fiesta Latina

ISU’s Spanish club set to host Fiesta Latina

NORMAL – The twelfth annual Fiesta Latina will be this Saturday in the Prairie Room at the Bone Student Center. The event will have a live salsa band for the beginning along with a full buffet for dinner from 7-8 p.m. After dinner, the room will turn into a dance party

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April 3rd, 2019

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Bloomington City Council elects four new aldermen

Bloomington City Council elects four new aldermen

BLOOMINGTON – Just under 10% of registered voters had their voice heard in the Bloomington municipal election on Tuesday. They elected four new aldermen into City Council Donna Boelen defeated Georgene Chissell by recieving 59.9% of the votes for Ward 2 Alderman. Julie

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April 3rd, 2019

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