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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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ISU Students Celebrate National Cheese Fondue Day

ISU Students Celebrate National Cheese Fondue Day

Illinois State students gathered on the Quad on Wednesday to celebrate National Cheese Fondue Day. (Photo courtesy Joi Adams/WZND) NORMAL – No cheesy joke here, Illinois State University students gathered on the Quad on Wednesday to celebrate National Cheese Fondue Day. 

Joi Adams

April 12th, 2018

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2017-2018 Celebrating High School Innovator’s Competition Concludes at ISU

2017-2018 Celebrating High School Innovator’s Competition Concludes at ISU

Nine teams from various high schools throughout Illinois present their ideas in a mock Shark Tank. (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND) NORMAL – High school students from the Bloomington-Normal community participated in the 3rd annual Celebrating High School Innovator’s ...

Anthony Ferretti

April 9th, 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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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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