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Are your furbabies getting their annual exam?

Today, many pet owners believe the yearly exam veterinarians recommend for their patients is just a waste of money or a way that veterinarians boost their own bank account. 1,236 more words


WIU Horticulture Team Making School History at NCLC

Have you ever heard of the National Collegiate Landscape Competition? Neither had my classmates or I, until Dr. Margaret Hoffman mentioned it to us in our Introduction to Horticulture class last fall. 1,013 more words


COAP Employee Spotlight: Dana Vizdal, WIU Center for International Studies

Traveling to and staying in a foreign country can be one of the most exhilarating experiences you can have. It can also be one of the most daunting, particularly if you’re a young college student. 584 more words


Four Seasons of Farming

During the four seasons of farming – fall, winter, spring, and summer – different tasks have to be done on the farm. I myself enjoy Fall! 673 more words


Studying Gassy Cows

There are currently 1.5 billion cattle on the planet. It’s reported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that cattle production is responsible for at least 18 percent of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming. 739 more words


An English Major Abroad: The Truth in Travel

By: Molly Cameron

“Traveling- it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” -Ibn Battuta

As an English major, when you make the decision to study abroad, the obvious choice is England. 486 more words

5 Reasons Why You Should Be a WIU Aggie

“It’s a great day to be a Leatherneck.”

Let’s face it, we have all been to the Thanksgiving or Christmas where your family plays twenty questions with you. 882 more words