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Posted on: November 13, 2023 Posted by: Amanda Barrios Comments: 0

Heroes, cows, dinosaurs brave the cold in annual Halloween 5k

The Isaac family shows off their respective medals at the finish line. Photo by Amanda Barrios, staff reporter By Amanda Barrios, staff reporter he 10th annual Halloween 5k ran along smoothly as students, faculty, family and friends gathered at Moraine Valley the morning of October 27. The sun was shining brightly as everyone made their way to the starting line, prepared to give their all. Staff started the run following…

Posted on: October 5, 2023 Posted by: Kayla Curtis Comments: 0

Raise funds, awareness for breast cancer research

Photo by Aidan McGuire By Kayla Curtis Moraine Valley Student Life will hold the 3rd Annual Big Pink Volleyball tournament in the FitRec (Building H) on Wednesday, Oct. 11,  from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Big Pink Volleyball is a volleyball tournament that will use a giant inflatable ball instead of a traditional volleyball. The tournament is to help spread awareness of Breast Cancer Research and Breast Cancer Awareness…

Posted on: September 17, 2023 Posted by: Zuzanna Fudala Comments: 0

Run, donut walk!

Photo courtesy of DonutDudes.com By Zuzanna Fudala, Staff Writer There are many things to enjoy about college: meeting like-minded people, interesting classes, campus events, etc. One of my favorite things about college is definitely the food, especially sweets, so imagine my excitement when a new donut (mmmmm.. dooonuuut..) cafe was about to open in the library; my sweet tooth just got a whole lot sweeter. On Sept. 8, DonutDudes had…

Posted on: September 10, 2023 Posted by: Zuzanna Fudala Comments: 0

Apply today for student employment on campus

Photo by Marcus Collins, Photo Editor By Zuzanna Fudala, Staff Writer WAIT! HEAR ME OUT!  A job is a great way to get involved on campus! You’ll learn the inner workings of a department, which is not only beneficial for other students, but for you too! How will it benefit me you ask? Well, aside from that sweet, sweet moolah, you’ll learn valuable skills that can benefit you in the…

Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Counselors at Moraine ‘will not give up on’ meeting LGBTQIA+ needs

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Nick Stulga, Editor-in-Chief “We see you and we are here for you; we will not give up on you and your rights.” That’s the last line of a letter Moraine’s Gender and Sexuality Progress (GASP!) club received on May 9–43 days after club members met with Moraine’s president and key administrators to discuss their concerns regarding the LGBTQIA+ community at the college. The letter–which was…

Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Spring Fest brings a day of fun before finals week stress

Photos by Aidan McGuire By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Students filtered out of classes to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather, gathered under trees near the Shakespeare Garden, and tried their hand at a riding a mechanical shark on Wednesday during Moraine’s annual Spring Fest. The event was held outside near the Gateway and featured free food and snow cones, a climbing wall, and even Zumba classes presented by the FitRec.…

Posted on: May 13, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Is there still value in a college education?

Graphic by James Landgraf By Jackson Edwards, Photo Editor To get or not to get a college degree? That is the question for a growing number of young adults. As we step further from the pandemic, school systems and the workforce are continuously evolving, changing the way people see the value of a college education. During the pandemic, colleges saw a rapid decrease in student enrollment, and many colleges have…

Posted on: May 13, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Ripple effect from mass shootings causes some students to question career choice

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Abigail Niedospial, JRN-111 Student Justin Perez is eager to become a teacher, but in the back of his mind, he is plagued with concerns of school shootings, and he admits they have made him question his career choice at times. “I think it has made me second guess it because it’s scary never to know if there will be another shooting again,” said Perez, who…