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Campus Spots

At Illinois State University, every corner of our campus holds a story waiting to be discovered. From the serene beauty of the Quad, where students gather under the shade of trees to breathtaking views from the top of Watterson Towers are just a few of the countless spots that make Illinois State University a place where memories are made and cherished forever.

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Redbird Traditions

From the iconic fight song to the annual Homecoming festivities, these time-honored traditions serve as pillars that connect generations of Redbirds. They foster a sense of belonging, pride, and unity among students, alumni, faculty, and staff, creating enduring bonds that transcend time and space. These traditions not only celebrate our rich history and achievements but also inspire us to strive for excellence and uphold the values that define us as Redbirds. 

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ISU History

As we reflect on the rich tapestry of history at Illinois State University, we are reminded of the pivotal moments that have shaped our institution into the thriving community it is today. 

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Submit Your Tradition

We invite you to become a part of the living legacy at Illinois State by sharing your own tradition!  Whether it's a special spot on campus, a unique event, or memorable activity that holds significance for you, we want to hear about it.

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