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April 12, 2022

SGA election applications now open

As the school year comes to an end, Student Government Association (SGA) opened their senator applications on April 6, for students interested in running for the […]
April 12, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially confirmed to the Supreme Court by the U.S. Senate on Friday, April 8, after numerous days of confirmation hearings by […]
March 29, 2022

As COVID-19 cases decline, EU drops two-year mask mandate following spring break

The indoor mask mandate is no longer in place as of March 19, after the COVID-19 Task Force opts for a mask optional policy as students […]
March 29, 2022

The Leader takes home 13 awards at ICPA

After a year of online reporting and returning to print in August 2021, The Leader took home 13 awards at the Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) […]
March 29, 2022

Elmhurst University students take the stage in the first New Play Festival

Elmhurst University hosted the first New Play Festival on March 5. This process took students three weeks, and seven EU students showed their creativity in writing […]
March 29, 2022

Public mural headed by art department continues despite initial errors

Elmhurst University announced the placement of a mural on a north-facing wall of R.A. Faganel Hall as part of the 150-year celebration of EU, on March […]
March 29, 2022

National rise in gas prices impacting Elmhurst University students

As of March 28, the average cost of gas in the state of Illinois is $4.49, according to AAA. Why is this happening and how is […]
March 29, 2022

What is it? Ramadan

Ramadan is approaching soon and it is the most important month on the calendar for Muslims. Ramadan this year is expected to start on April 2, […]
March 29, 2022

Polish Club lends a helping hand to Ukraine

As a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine, Elmhurst University’s Polish Club knew they wanted to help.  Polish Club President Natalia Szmitko learned that Illinois […]
March 29, 2022

Chaplain H. Scott Matheney reflects on COVID-19 at SGA meeting

During the SGA meeting on Mar. 10, Rev. H. Scott Matheney — Chaplain of Elmhurst University — delivered a short speech to honor SGA members for […]
March 28, 2022

Elmhurst University experiences two-day long power outage impacting residential halls

What began as a partial power outage on March 26, turned into a two-day long campus-wide outage resolved on Monday evening, March 28, restoring power for […]
March 16, 2022

Breaking News: Racist graffiti reported in library

Racist graffiti was reported to Elmhurst University, according to an email from the V.P. of Diversity and Inclusion, Bruce King on March 16. The racist graffiti […]