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September 28, 2021

Paul Chavez speaks at Elmhurst University for annual lecture

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Elmhurst University Honors Program celebrated their annual Cesar Chavez Intercultural Lecture by hosting Paul Chavez, Cesar Chavez’s son and president of […]
September 28, 2021

Student Veteran Office in the works

The Veteran Services Office (VSO) is currently in the planning process for a veteran’s lounge at the Deicke Center, for the military affiliated.   “We started to […]
September 28, 2021

Four students turned student directors: Meet the ODI

Signing financial contracts, contacting artists, and running the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) were not what four students expected when they walked onto campus in […]
September 16, 2021

Texas passes restrictive abortion ban

In May of 2021, Texas passed a law that would allow individuals to sue abortion providers, or anyone who assists in an abortion procedure, should one […]
September 16, 2021

New Illinois mask mandate now in effect

Governor J.B. Pritzker reinstated the Illinois mask mandate during a rise in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant on Aug. 30. All Illinois residents above […]
September 15, 2021

Chaplain Scott Matheney reflects on the 20 year anniversary of 9/11

On Sept. 14, 2001, Elmhurst College Chaplain Scott Matheney, along with then college President Bryant Cureton, and EC students, packed the chapel for a 9/11 commemoration […]
September 15, 2021

EU professors speak on mask mandates in classrooms

On Aug. 18, the Elmhurst University COVID-19 Task Force sent out an email announcing that masks would be required for all people, vaccinated and unvaccinated, on the EU campus, with exceptions in private offices […]
September 13, 2021

How to get involved on campus

Whether you are a resident or a commuter, Elmhurst University gives you the opportunity to be as involved as you want through clubs and organizations, community […]
September 13, 2021

Juneteenth is now a federal holiday

On June 17, President Joe Biden signed a bill recognizing Juneteenth, the final day of chattel slavery in the United States, as an official federal holiday.   […]
September 13, 2021

Letter from The Editor

Dear reader, First and foremost, welcome to campus. Whether it’s your first time on campus or you’re a returning Bluejay, I want to welcome you back […]
September 13, 2021

SGA Update

Elmhurst University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is rebounding with in-person and online events scheduled for the fall semester after a school year plagued by COVID-19.  “The […]
September 13, 2021

The ever-widening history of Elmhurst University

In 1871, Jennie and Thomas Barbour Bryan provided land to the German Evangelical Synod of the Northwest with the promise to create a school to prepare […]