Category: Features

Posted on: April 1, 2024 Posted by: Carol Borges-Moux Comments: 0

Centers lend support, offer feedback to students and community

Photos By Adam Banis, Staff Photographer and Graphic Design Intern By Carol Borges-Moux, Staff Writer Speaking and Writing Center Both the Speaking and Writing Center and the Tutoring Center at Moraine Valley Community College have an important thing in common: a desire to assist and support students every step of the way while they navigate through the stressful – sometimes daunting – process of writing and speaking.  The Speaking and…

Posted on: March 24, 2024 Posted by: Noelle Chase Comments: 0

REVIEW: “The American Dream” conveys a tale for the non-dreaming

Photos courtesy of the MVCC Marketing Department By Noelle Chase, Staff Writer As a child growing up in America, I of course knew about the American Dream. Who hasn’t? In elementary school, I was taught about how great our country was and how it’s a place with one dream, The American Dream. But what was that dream? Still to this day, I don’t know, because as in the play “The…

Posted on: March 3, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

Origin story of The Glacier reflects geography and transformation, then and now

Photo by Jermaine Logan By Jermaine Logan, Staff Writer and Photographer Curious about the backstory behind Moraine Valley Community College’s name and that of the student newspaper? Well, let’s dive into it! Picture this: eons ago, glaciers ruled the landscape, carving and shaping the Earth as they moved. When these behemoths melted away, they left behind a unique feature called a moraine – a hodgepodge of rocks and sediment. Our…

Posted on: February 19, 2024 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Children’s Learning Center provides care and community

Photo provided by Children’s Learning Center social media By Carol Borges-Moux, Staff Writer The Children’s Learning Center is one of the many resources provided by Moraine Valley Community College to assist and support its community. The Children’s Learning Center is more than a daycare; it’s a second home and support system to many little ones and their families. Only being re-opened for a couple of months, it has been able…

Posted on: November 6, 2023 Posted by: Marcus Collins Comments: 0

Volunteer teams face off to raise funds for breast cancer research

Photo by Marcus Collins, Photo Editor By Marcus Collins, Photo Editor Nearly a quarter of a million Americans will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2023. As research increases the odds of survival, nearly 17 percent of women and a quarter of the men diagnosed will not survive. Moraine’s response for the last three years has been to sponsor a fun way to raise funds that goes beyond the typical…

Posted on: October 30, 2023 Posted by: Amalia Thompson Comments: 0

Ghoulish good times haunt campus today

Photo by Glacier Staff By Amalia Thompson, Staff Writer Monsters, and Goblins, and Ghosts, oh my! Scaredy cats and horror fans alike all can agree there’s something that brings us together: Haunted Houses. And the collective students on campus have been waiting for just that. Fortunately, the wait is finally over. Moraine Valley is equipped with its very own house of horrors, in honor of Halloween. TriTones is putting on…

Posted on: October 9, 2023 Posted by: Amalia Thompson Comments: 0

Monster vs. Human: Which is Which?

Graphic courtesy of Moraine Valley Library, One Book One College Initiative By Amalia Thompson, Staff Writer Everyone’s favorite high school book report Frankenstein by Mary Shelley has made a recent comeback in the nationwide One Book, One College Program. This program consists of different colleges across America that take part in reading through a single book and coming up with events surrounding said book. Here at Moraine Valley’s campus, the…

Posted on: October 9, 2023 Posted by: Amanda Barrios Comments: 0

Run, walk, volunteer for MV’s 10th Annual Halloween 5k

Photo by Pam Wilinski, former Editor-in-Chief By Amanda Barrios, Staff writer Join us on Saturday, October 27 as Moraine Valley hosts their 10th annual Halloween 5k run and walk! Given the theme, participants are strongly encouraged to run or walk in costume, including adults! If costumes aren’t your style, Halloween designed t-shirts are another great option. Be sure to sign up at the registration table on the morning of the…