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Staying Safe on a College Campus

Written by Lauren Buser. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Greenville, Ill. is a very small community, and Greenville College is just as tight knit! But, being on a small campus doesn’t necessarily mean you should be any less cautious. College students tend to be a primary target for attackers, and while we live in a safe community, it is always best to be prepared.   The college campus with the #1 highest cr ...

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Child Abuse Awareness

Written by Lauren Buser. Media by Baylen Whitfield. “Man charged in 3-year old’s death.” Those are the words that rang out through the news in February 2010. Zylin Seth Reese, a cousin of a Greenville College student, passed away from injuries inflicted by the man babysitting him. Six years later, it still affects the family of this little boy, and they strive to keep people informed and aware of signs of a ...

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Dear Family

Written By Megan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield. There are some things that college students want their families to know. It gets frustrating hearing question after question about college because their families just do not understand everything about what college is really like. Here are seven things that we wish our families knew.   We don’t actually sleep in till noon. Unlike our families believe, ...

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Spring has Sprung

Written by Megan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield. The time has come for winter to hide away till next year. Bring on the flowers and the showers, and bring on spring! Here are 10 ways to make it feel like spring has sprung. Colors There are some colors that scream spring. Try to integrate them into your everyday life. These colors include yellow, peach, lavender, lime green, and more. Whether you switch ou ...

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Marcoot Creamery

Written by Megan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Just down the road from Greenville College, lies Marcoot Jersey Creamery. This is a seven generation, family owned dairy farm that hand makes artisan and farmstead cheeses. They offer a variety of over 20 cheeses ranging from fresh mozzarella to cave-aged alpine cheese. Whatever cheese you choose to try is sure to be gouda. Sorry, too cheesy? The Marcoot Je ...

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International Justice Mission

Written by Lauren Buser. Media by Baylen Whitfield. International Justice Mission is an organization that strives to bring justice to areas of the world where the government is corrupt and tragic crimes aren’t handled correctly. This non-profit organization helps stop violence in areas corrupted by human trafficking, slavery, oppression and many other violent struggles. International Justice Mission states ...

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Spring Break for YOU

Written by Magan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Spring break is just around the corner, and the time has come to plan out your trip. Greenville’s spring break is March 19th- March 28th. Find the trip that is perfect for you!   For the Beach Bums...   Sand in your toes and salt in the air. Those of you that want to come back to Greenville nice and tan or relaxed, the beach is for you. Word is th ...

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Krochet Kids

Written by Megan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Krochet Kids is a non-profit organization started by three college friends, striving to make a difference in Peru and Uganda. Three boys started their passion for crocheting in high school. Travis, Stewart, and Kohl made headwear for their mountain trips. It started to spread in high school, and they sold some headwear to fellow classmates. As college rolle ...

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Introvert or Extrovert

Written by Megan Burns. Media by Baylen Whitfield Take this 10 question quiz to find out if you are an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert! 1. After a long day, you... a. Go lay across your friend's bed and chat. b. Go straight to your room and watch Netflix. 2. When faced with a tough decision, you... a. Just pick one and worry about the consequences later. b. Make a pros and cons list.   3. It’s Thursd ...

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Allergy Season

Written by Lauren Buser. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Spring has sprung... well, almost! That means allergy season is just around the corner. You may be used to taking regular medication or using nose spray, however, there are so many other remedies for allergy season!   Allergy Drugs There are countless over the counter allergy drugs. This can be confusing, especially when many look similar. So, which o ...

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