With season 8 being considered one of the most hated series endings of all time, “Dexter: New Blood” returns eight years later in an attempt to make amends for the previous finale. However, despite a mostly incredible season, it ultimately leaves viewers with yet another unfulfilling conclusion.
The Center of Spirituality and Sustainability will celebrate World Religion Day with a focus on readings of spiritually significant texts and scriptures from various religions.
An SIUE professor’s project to recover works by women writers is using a $50,000 grant to create a hub for research.
Between the compelling performances from the actors and the small but stellar lighting and set, SIUE Theater’s production of “Everybody” practically transports the audience to another world.
The Edwardsville Children’s Museum hosted an “Arctic Express” event to celebrate the debut of the Nickel Plate Station, the original train station in Edwardsville that has been renovated into a functional space.
Public archaeology students hosted a mock excavation and games to educate students about this area’s heritage and the field of archaeology for class projects.
With winter break just a few short weeks away, the SIUE community cannot wait for this semester’s finals to be over and done with. When the time comes, and the snow starts to fall, here’s where you can celebrate the holiday season.
With jack-o-lanterns beginning to rot, there is a need for somewhere to dispose of the decomposing gourds. Luckily, Student Government had a solution, with their Pumpkin Smash, which promoted disposal of pumpkins, giving back to nature and community.
The SIUE steel drum band opened at the Alfresco Performing Arts Center in Granite City, Illinois, for classic rock band “Age and Treachery,” in an event for the Missouri Illinois Musical Arts Consortium.
Campus Activities Board, the Alumni Association and Campus Recreation worked together to bring back Tons of Fun, a family-friendly event for alumni, faculty, staff and students, after canceling last year due to COVID-19. The event included a bounce house, games and free food.
“Eternals” has its flaws, but it’s still enjoyable to watch, and much of the criticism it’s received can be applied to other Marvel movies, too.
Meg Cass, a writer, editor and an associate professor of English at University of Illinois in Springfield, was invited by the SIUE English department to hold two virtual events this week, a reading and a craft talk focusing on body horror.
Support The Girls hosted “Pumpkins and Period Packing Party” as part of their mission to eliminate period poverty, a term that refers to the added financial burden of needing period hygiene products.
The glow walk is a great way to unite students in SIUE housing under one cause: creating some spooky imagery to be shown in the Gardens. Enjoy these photos from this year’s glow walk.
After a month honoring the history of the LGBTQIA+ community, The Hub closed out the month with a Halloween-themed event, featuring a classic lesbian romance — “But I’m a Cheerleader.”
SIUE Theater and Dance Department is putting on “The Imaginary Invalid”, a comedy by the French playwright Moliere, and adapted by Constance Congdon. With fun costumes and hilarious dialogue, students are excited to bring the show before an audience.
At their most desperate, hundreds of people strapped for money are manipulated into a competition to play children’s games for a large cash prize, unknowingly risking their lives in Netflix's number one global hit, Squid Game.
Season three of “You” is emotionally exhausting to watch — not just because of the gruesome murder, but because of how it portrays failing relationships and the “American Dream.”
The conference was a virtual platform for Indigenous speakers and educators featuring food as the main topic. Other speakers included staff from the Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Zoo.
With costumes on sale, pumpkins on porches and Spirit Halloweens filling up abandoned storefronts, Halloween is just around the corner. Here's a multi-genre playlist to make sure you have a scary good Halloween.
Located about 34 minutes from SIUE’s campus is Eckert’s Family Farm. It is one of many locations that the Eckert’s family runs, but the Belleville location is the main and original location.
When we arrived at Rinkel Pumpkin Farm, located off a back road in Glen Carbon, Illinois, I was instantly pleased by the rustic entryway, which was decorated with pumpkins and scarecrows.
While there’s not much to do at Liberty Apple Orchard, the quality of the apples and their other goods more than make up for a smaller, slower paced experience.
Heritage Farm and Fruit Trees is a cute place, with lots of photo opportunities and fun fall decor. It is a smaller place but has a huge fruit tree selection and a very large pumpkin patch. It is a bit out of the way, off the main road in Godfrey, but the farm had good signage all throughout…
Relleke Farm in Pontoon Beach, Illinois, opened up for the pumpkin season on Sept. 20 and their Fall Celebrations on the weekends returned on Sept. 25. I was lucky enough to attend on a Sunday during the Fall Celebration, a weekend event that changes weekly.
This year’s Homecoming Week festivities included a petting zoo on Dunham Lawn, giving students the opportunity to pet and feed farm animals, including a mini cow and a donkey.
This year’s events include lotería, piñata making and Inclusive Conversations tackling issues relevant to the Hispanic community, in a series titled “ESPERANZA: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.”
Unchained, a band from Rochester, Illinois, performed for SIUE’s homecoming last week. With plenty more shows coming up, as well as an EP they’ve begun work on, things are looking up for Unchained.
After a year fraught with political protests and demands for action and change, and some still demanding change, a documentary like “Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali” discusses loyalty and how to best achieve desired change.
In the new Urban Ecology program, the SIUE STEM Center partnered with Boys and Girls Clubs in Bethalto and Lovejoy, Illinois, the Fairmont City Library and the Fairmont City Christian Activity Center to get kids interested in learning outside of school with hands-on activities.
Education centers and local artists took center stage at Alton’s Mississippi Earthtones Festival, an annual event put on by Alton Main Street and the
The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Arts Midwest, funded Big Read Edwardsville, a program providing free copies of the novel “Circe” by Madeline Miller. Events related to the novel and its themes of Greek mythology and witchcraft are being held throughout September and O…
Part of a four generation SIU family, alumnus Mildred Prange recently celebrated her 102nd birthday. Her granddaughter, economics instructor Laura Wolff, had students sign a birthday scroll for her, a pandemic friendly alternative to a standard birthday card.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has asked Venessa Brown, associate athletic director for diversity, equity, and inclusion to join their Editorial Board. Brown, a longtime member of the SIUE community, said she hopes to shed light on the importance of athletics within the Diversity, Equity an…
Editor’s note: The author of this article is half Japanese American, and felt her cultural and ethnic identity was relevant to her representation of the festival and experience attending. Personally, she felt the festival provided a platform for representing a culture that is underrepresente…
The “Life is Strange” series is what got me into gaming, so I was really excited when “True Colors” was announced. I’ve been anxiously waiting for it to come out since March and was ecstatic that it actually released a day earlier than it was originally supposed to. I spent my entire weekend…
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” Marvel’s first movie to center around an Asian superhero, brought storytelling, hand-to-hand combat and a beautiful music score unlike anything I’ve seen in a Marvel movie before.
The Art of Fashion is both a fashion design contest and a fashion show held annually at the Wildey Theater in downtown Edwardsville. This year’s theme was “Botanical Fashions in Nature” and featured many local boutiques and their models.
After a one year break from their performance of “Rocky Horror Picture Show”, the Student Experimental Theater Organization returned with a larger audience than before.
“Candyman” is a reflective horror/thriller movie that makes you think about the effects of oppression and trauma. It has become the first film directed by a Black woman, Nia DaCosta, to open at No. 1. Jordan Peele, director of “Us” and “Get Out”, was a producer for the film and his touch can…
After the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change reported a “code red” for human driven global heating, many have called out corporations for widespread environmental damage. However, experts say we still have an individual responsibility to live sustainably.
Feeling overwhelmed is not an unknown feeling to college students. SIUE Counseling Services has created a class to support students. Adulting 101 wants to give students the skills they need to feel confident when entering the “real world.”
The Edwardsville area has many different activist groups people can get involved in. Different types of organizations exist in the area, ranging from civil rights, environmental activism, housing- related activism and more.