Andrew Faucher

Copy Editor for College
Former Staff Writer for Crusader Nation News -

Ripon College takes steps towards sustainability – RIPON MEDIA

Over the beginning of the fall semester, Ripon College has ramped up efforts to become more sustainable. The effort is part of a decade-plus-long process to make the campus more eco-friendly, with recent talk about sustainability being an effort to raise students awareness and participation about Ripon’s sustainability practices. Recent conversation about Ripon College’s efforts to go green arose after an email from President Messitte was sent to the Ripon College student body and faculty on Au

Your Parents Are Right, You Should Really Get A Job

Senior year is such a busy time as a student, but throw a job on top of it all and it becomes a whirlwind. I have been employed for about two years now, so I have my fair share of experience balancing my school, work and personal life. I am going to be completely honest, most of the time, it sucks. On the other hand, I would not trade my experiences at my job for anything. I work at Culver’s, the pinnacle of Midwestern dining. I have been fortunate enough to have been promoted to manager. As a

The Super Bowl Was Nothing More Than A Bad Football Game

The Super Bowl, the greatest spectacle in American sports. Months of anticipation, hype and build-up accompany The Big Game every year, but the show fell flat this time around. A 13-3 snoozefest between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams left much to be desired for fans. There is no doubt that this defensive struggle was a horrendous display of football ineptitude, but it is nothing more. The slow-paced warfare down in Atlanta has absolutely nothing to do with the current political turmoil of the United States. It is time to move past politicizing the game of football in order to push personal narratives.

Perfect, Broken Records Highlight NFL Week 5

As Week 5 concluded, the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs both stayed perfect on the year, and Drew Brees became the all time NFL leader in passing yards. Head coach Sean McVay led Los Angeles into Seattle, one of the NFL’s toughest places to play, and the Rams emerged with a 33-31 victory, improving their record to 5-0. The high-flying Rams offense was highlighted by Todd Gurley’s three rushing touchdow


Kilwin’s St. Charles On your next trip to the scenic Historic Downtown St. Charles, make sure to stop by Kilwin’s for all your ice cream needs. Located towards the southern end of Main Street, the cozy shop has a variety of flavors that you can enjoy in the store or on the go. If you are not in the mood for ice cream, you can stop by for a free fudge sample made right before your eyes. No matter what you are in the mood for, Kilwin’s is a great spot for friends in search of a sweet treat. A S

Conference Tournaments: Calm Before the Storm

Before the chaos of March Madness ensues on March 13, teams will make a final bid for a chance at glory. Over the next week, conference tournaments will be played all over the nation, showcasing possible Cinderella stories and proven juggernauts. While some tourneys are predictable, certain conferences will pit highly-competitive teams against one another, producing must-see matchups. ACC: As usual, the ACC is stacked. The bracket features three of the nation’s top 25 teams: No. 1 Virginia, N1
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