Stories

Tell Your Story, Change the Stigma

EMILY DEVILDER – I first started experiencing anxiety and depression when I was in sixth or seventh grade. I vividly remember wanting to stay in my room and curl into a ball because I was so anxious all the time. It was extremely hard for me to perform tasks like taking a shower or brushing my teeth. I would sit and…continue reading


Real-World Experience at Clarke University

STEPHEN LEWANDOWSKI Many professors at universities today lack real-world experience that is vital in the professional working world. I interviewed a small pool of people and asked them…continue reading

Clarke Class Trees

GRETA FREIBURGER One of Clarke University’s oldest traditions is the planting and naming of a class tree. At the beginning of each school year, a ceremony is held, and first-year students have the opportunity to see their class…continue reading

Disappointment of 2020 Graduation

JENNA JOHNSON Clarke 2020 graduates are feeling very disappointed about the postponement of their graduation ceremony for a full year. Since graduation, students have…continue reading

Tenth Muse Stays in Book Format

HANNAH HOLST This 2020–2021 academic school year, the students and staff contributing to Clarke University’s literary magazine, the Tenth Muse, have decided to maintain tradition and produce a physical…continue reading


Staff Highlight: Grounds Keeper

For the Freshman that came into school this semester and got to see the beautiful grounds that make Clarke the amazing place that it is, I got a question for you, do you know who does it? Where do they get the flowers? Who are the people behind pedal? Well, wonder no more. Meet Joel and Kyle…continue reading