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Lewis Women's Volleyball Defeats Reigning Champions

Thursday (Dec. 8) the Lewis University women's volleyball team went head-to-head with the Cardinals of Wheeling Jesuit University and walked away victorious over the champions of the 2015 season. The Flyers started the match hot taking set one 25-17. Sets two and three were much closer however neither team being able to put the other away easily. Lewis was still able to pick up the win taking set two 26-24 and set three 30-28. For the match junior Aly Schneider (Granger, Ind./Penn) led in kills with 15, while redshirt junior Maddie Seliga (St. Louis, Mo./Nerinx Hall) contributed 12. Redshirt senior Nicole Yuede (St. Charles, Mo./Francis Howell North) had 28 digs for the match and redshirt sophomore Abby Becker (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Menomonee Falls) had 44 assists. Lewis   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Christmas Music Returns to WLRA
Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at or iHeartRadio as well as through a mobile device through the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Local Students Featured in Senior Capstone Art Exhibition
The Lewis University Department of Art and Design is proud to present the Senior Capstone Exhibition, on display from December 8-19 in The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. There will be  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Ready Set Ride Gets a Lift from English Students
Ready Set Ride, a therapeutic riding facility dedicated to helping children with special needs increase mobility and grow socially, is getting a little extra help this fall semester from students enrolled in the Introduction to Professional Writing course  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Volleyball Picks Up Three AVCA All-Americans
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday (Dec. 7) that three members of the NCAA Midwest Regional Champion Lewis University women's volleyball team have earned AVCA Division II All-America honors. Lewis junior middle hitter  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Heritage Theatre Company’s Holiday Spectacular Returns
Heritage Theatre Company (HTC) will celebrate the season with the 12th Annual Holiday Spectacular. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, December 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, a 4 p.m. matinee has been added on Saturday, December  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University is Ranked Best for Vets by Military Times
Military Times magazine selected Lewis University as the top private college and university in Illinois that is on its 2017 national rankings list, Best for Vets. The rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey of veteran and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Roadside Parking Prohibited During ComEd Work Along Route 53
Motorists should allow extra time when traveling to the Romeoville campus. The villages of Romeoville and Crest Hill have sent a notice to the community that ComEd began work alongside Route 53 between 135th Street in Romeoville and Caton Farm in Crest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)