Posted on: April 8, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

MSA celebrates Iftar dinner with record attendance

By Jermaine Logan, Staff Writer and Photographer Moraine Valley’s Muslim Student Alliance (MSA) recently made waves on campus by hosting an unforgettable Iftar event, drawing in over 100 students, and setting a new attendance record for the club. The evening was not only a celebration of unity and community but also served as a platform to raise awareness and support for various causes close to the hearts of the MSA…

Posted on: April 1, 2024 Posted by: Amanda Barrios Comments: 0

Student Trustee candidates debate, discuss why they should be elected to Board

Graphic by Gabriella Pawlikowska, Graphic Design Intern By Amands Barrios, News Editor On Wednesday, March 27, Stephanie DaCosta and Nicholas Ipema participated in a debate for the Student Trustee position which students will decide this week. Dean Kent Marshall moderated the debate, asking the questions below of each. The Glacier has provided a summation of the candidates’ responses to help students decide who they think should be the next Student…

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 24, 2024 Posted by: Waverly O'Malley Comments: 0

Japanese Percussion Group stuns at FPAC

Photo provided by Tao Drum By Waverly O’Malley, Staff Writer On Saturday, March 9, Moraine Valley welcomed the Drum Tao performance group to the Dorothy Menker Theater. Drum Tao is a Japanese percussion troupe specializing in taiko drums, a kind of traditional Japanese drums. The group utilizes not only percussion, but also the Japanese shinobue (flute), koto (harp), and syamisen (guitar), in their performances, adding a not insignificant amount of…

Posted on: March 24, 2024 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Two students vie to be Moraine’s next Student Trustee

Press release from Student Life Student Trustee Debate Scheduled A Student Trustee Debate has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 from 1:00-2:00 in Building U, U-111. Come meet the candidates and learn more about why they believe they should be your Student Trustee. Your two candidates are listed below with their letters of introduction. More information will be provided in The Glacier the week of April 1. Stefanie DaCosta My…

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 29, 2024 Posted by: Aimee Bustamante Comments: 0

Wischer exhibit memorable for longer than 30 days

Photo by Jermaine Logan, Staff Photographer and writer By Aimee Bustamante, Staff Writer Artist and designer, David Wischer of Wischer World, sets his new exhibit “Remember Me for 30 Days” at the Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery within the Performing Arts Building on the Moraine Valley Campus. After visiting Wischer’s new exhibit on campus, it was obvious to notice his range of expertise in graphic design. Particularly, his two tapestries…