• Letter from the Editor: LGBT History Month

    By Arielle Vega | Posted October 20, 2015


    For those of you that don’t already know, October is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) history month. It is a month when we look back through all of LGBT history and remember the struggles and important people that led us to this point in time today.   “Writers who are activists are very rarely [...]

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  • Gabriela Mata discusses her new role in Student Activities

    By Arielle Vega | Posted October 6, 2015


    Gabriela Mata graduated from Northeastern Illinois University this past May with a Bachelor of Arts in Latino and Latin American Studies. She stayed an extra year at NEIU because she really wanted to just gain more experience working with students, student organizations, student activities event planning and etc.   “I feel like I literally just [...]

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  • Fullriede understood balancing school and family

    By Morton College News | Posted September 30, 2015


    The personable Fullriede, who retires as Morton College’s athletic director on July 1st, juggled trying to be a good husband, a good father, a good student and a good football player and making ends meet. He and his wife of 46 years, Marge, were married at 19 and had their first child a year later. [...]

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  • The First of Many Letters from the Editor

    By Arielle Vega | Posted September 22, 2015


    Welcome back, everyone! I know summer break feels like it was just yesterday and the weather lately still feels like summer. I am the new Editor-in-chief of the Collegian newspaper.   Like I tell all my new recruits, this is a newspaper by the students for the students. The Collegian is so much more than [...]

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  • Morton College is the place to be for new AD Jacklin

    By Morton College News | Posted August 21, 2015

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    Billy Jacklin couldn’t ask to be in a better place than as athletic director at Morton College. “It’s a dream come true to run a college athletic department in the neighborhood I grew up in,” said the lifelong Berwyn resident, a two-sport standout at Morton High School in basketball and soccer. “Everyone here is very [...]

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  • Cartoonist Krebs still feels fortunate to be part of first class at new MC

    By Morton College News | Posted August 21, 2015


    Charley Krebs’ merit award to Morton College offered him a sneak peak of the new campus in the summer of 1975. The Cicero native and award-winning cartoonist was going to be the editor of the Morton College Collegian, so Krebs pounced on the opportunity to check out the newspaper office two weeks before the start [...]

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  • Stories at Morton College serve as catalyst to Metsch’s journalism career

    By Morton College News | Posted May 30, 2015

    Steve Metsch

    Steve Metsch covered Ronald Reagan’s appearance at Morton College for The Collegian. He and his friends conducted an elaborate stake out of Bruce Springsteen’s hotel to meet “The Boss.” Metsch also exposed two professors who eventually went to prison for setting up a phony computer company to steal millions from a state school.   Pretty [...]

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  • Cicero animal shelter faces criticism

    By Katharine C Romero | Posted April 13, 2015

    "Outside of Waggin' Tails in Cicero, IL."
Photo credit: Katharine C. Romero

    The Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter, located on 1634 S. Laramie in Cicero, has been the subject of great controversy after multiple allegations of animal abuse. After many local protests and Fox News reports, the shelter has raised concerns for many people of the community.   In an effort to get the whole story, the Collegian [...]

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