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Digital desserts make history article thumbnailDigital desserts make history. English class publishes The Redbird’s Word: Sweets and Tweets, a review of desserts at local eateries. The book is entirely digital and interactive with Twitter.  [Read the rest]
Footnotes from Illinois State’s first David Foster Wallace Conference article thumbnailFootnotes from Illinois State’s first David Foster Wallace Conference. More than 125 people gathered from all over the world on May 22 and 23 to explore, dissect, and digest the works of the author, who has been called one the most influential writers of his generation. [Read the rest]
Video: Advisor’s impact goes far beyond academics article thumbnailVideo: Advisor’s impact goes far beyond academics. When Kristin Reynolds transferred to Illinois State, the first person she really connected with on campus wasn't another student, or even a professor. It was her academic advisor, Ryan Gray. [Read the rest]

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