• Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground
  • Netflix special provides gripping entertainment
  • Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield
  • Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton
  • Men and women track and field finish in top five
Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Emily Considine Waiting for some nice weather to dust off your paintball gun? Well the wait is over! Bloomington features an indoor paintball facility that is open year round. Urban Warfare opened its doors in 2009 and is the only paintball facility in Central Illinois that stays open year round. […]

Netflix special provides gripping entertainment

Netflix special provides gripping entertainment

Michelle Wong The sky is overcast, and you are lying in a puddle of your own feverish sweat. You’re so sick that going class is not an option, and getting something to eat sounds unappealing. What better way to pass the day than to check out the Netflix Original Series […]

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Ellen Cornelius Last Thursday, nine students accompanied by Environmental Studies program coordinator Professor Laurine Brown ventured to Springfield to lobby Illinois state legislators for environmental protection. Lobby Day was hosted by the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), an advocacy group that represents a slew of Illinois environmental organizations such as the […]

Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Eric Gilbert As the heart of a particularly tough conference schedule approaches, the Illinois University men’s baseball team seems to be finding its rhythm. Coming into the week with a perfect record in the CCIW certainly placed a target on Titan players, but it’s safe to say they rose to […]

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Rebekah Smith The Titan Track and Field teams traveled to the Greenville College Invitational on Saturday, April 5. The warmer weather helped the men’s and women’s teams place fifth and third. Junior Meridith Beird took third place with a height of 10’11/75” in the pole vault. With a distance of […]

 

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IWU students travel abroad with scholarship aid

Tia Patsavas For many students, studying abroad is an experience filled with voyaging to a variety of locations, sampling unique cuisine and taking part in cultural events.  But two Illinois Wesleyan University students, Thalia Novoa ’16...

 

Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Emily Considine Waiting for some nice weather to dust off your paintball gun? Well the wait is over! Bloomington features an indoor paintball facility that is open year round. Urban Warfare opened its doors in 2009 and is the only paintball...

 

Wellness Expo to encourage sustainable habits

Kristina Dolack The Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo (ISLWE) is raising expectations on Saturday, April 12 with numerous new exhibitors and presenters coming to the Shirk Center from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by Illinois...

 

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IWU Professor’s poetry wins Brittingham Prize

Emily Considine Illinois Wesleyan University professor Joanne Diaz’s collection of poems has been named the winner of a prestigious poetry award. Diaz’s collection of poems, My Favorite Tyrants, was chosen out of 600 submissions by guest...

 

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Ellen Cornelius Last Thursday, nine students accompanied by Environmental Studies program coordinator Professor Laurine Brown ventured to Springfield to lobby Illinois state legislators for environmental protection. Lobby Day was hosted by the...

 

All in for Wesleyan exceeds goals

Rebekah Smith The majority of Illinois Wesleyan University students have scholarships, and to ensure that the university is able to have funds to provide scholarships, IWU hosted the second “All in for Wesleyan,” a fundraiser that contributes...

 
 

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Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Baseball splits doubleheader at Wheaton

Eric Gilbert As the heart of a particularly tough conference schedule approaches, the Illinois University men’s baseball team seems to be finding its rhythm. Coming into the week with a perfect record in the CCIW certainly placed a target...

 

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Men and women track and field finish in top five

Rebekah Smith The Titan Track and Field teams traveled to the Greenville College Invitational on Saturday, April 5. The warmer weather helped the men’s and women’s teams place fifth and third. Junior Meridith Beird took third place with...

 

Lacrosse wins big

Todd Szerlong The Illinois Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team went 1-1 this week, with a thrilling comeback rally against Hope College on Friday, April 4, and a wake-up call loss to Whittier College of California the next night. Illinois...

 

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Cannon album misfires

Michelle Wong Since the dawn of time, celebrities have pulled off some wild stunts for the sake of publicity just before dropping an album. The latest celebrity to follow suit is none other than the Nickelodeon regular, and husband to Mariah...

 

Punk rock values still relevant

Ryan Orloski Starting with the The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, and the New York Dolls, transitioning into bands like the Sex Pistols and Bad Religion, the punk rock movement changed the face of music entirely. These bands confronted hot-button...

 

Green Top goodness

Natalie Weimer It’s easy and even popular to support “green” causes, but how many of us actually take action to address an environmental issue? If someone asked me how concerned I was about the environment, I would say I was very concerned....

 
 

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IWU students travel abroad with scholarship aid

Tia Patsavas For many students, studying abroad is an experience filled with voyaging to a variety of locations, sampling unique cuisine and taking part in cultural events.  But two Illinois Wesleyan University students, Thalia Novoa ’16 and Huyen Nguyen ’17, will add another dimension to their travels as they conduct […]

 
 

Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Out and about: Urban Warfare offers battleground

Emily Considine Waiting for some nice weather to dust off your paintball gun? Well the wait is over! Bloomington features an indoor paintball facility that is open year round. Urban Warfare opened its doors in 2009 and is the only paintball facility in Central Illinois that stays open year round. […]

 
 

Wellness Expo to encourage sustainable habits

Kristina Dolack The Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo (ISLWE) is raising expectations on Saturday, April 12 with numerous new exhibitors and presenters coming to the Shirk Center from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by Illinois Wesleyan University and the Ecology Action Center (EAC) in Normal, the Expo “zero […]

 
 

Here and Nowhere Else leaves listeners stranded

Here and Nowhere Else leaves listeners stranded

Zane Nyhus On Sunday, April 1, the indie-rock band Cloud Nothings released their fourth album entitled Here and Nowhere Else. After breaking into the music scene in 2009 with their first album, Turning On, Cloud Nothings have been quite prolific, producing three albums since (including their newest) which featured singles […]

 
 

Gidion’s Knot held together by emotional appeals

Catherine Wu  Gidion’s Knot, produced in the Phoenix Theater here at Illinois Wesleyan University, offered a jolting tug on the heartstrings. It is a powerfully affecting and emotionally-driven play that explores the social dynamics that occur between a grieving mother and emotionally distraught schoolteacher after a troubled boy decides to […]

 
 

Frozen becomes highest grossing animated film

Frozen becomes highest grossing animated film

Nunzia Martino The creators of “Frozen” may have to build a celebratory snowman or two—last weekend, the Oscar-winning Disney film ranks as the highest grossing animated movie in history with $1.072 billion in domestic and international sales. The movie exceeded original record holder “Toy Story 3,” which earned $1.063 billion […]

 
 

Netflix special provides gripping entertainment

Netflix special provides gripping entertainment

Michelle Wong The sky is overcast, and you are lying in a puddle of your own feverish sweat. You’re so sick that going class is not an option, and getting something to eat sounds unappealing. What better way to pass the day than to check out the Netflix Original Series […]

 
 

IWU Professor’s poetry wins Brittingham Prize

Emily Considine Illinois Wesleyan University professor Joanne Diaz’s collection of poems has been named the winner of a prestigious poetry award. Diaz’s collection of poems, My Favorite Tyrants, was chosen out of 600 submissions by guest judge Naomi Shihab Nye. The Brittingham Prize in Poetry is awarded annually to the […]

 
 

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Illinois Wesleyan students make their voices heard in Springfield

Ellen Cornelius Last Thursday, nine students accompanied by Environmental Studies program coordinator Professor Laurine Brown ventured to Springfield to lobby Illinois state legislators for environmental protection. Lobby Day was hosted by the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), an advocacy group that represents a slew of Illinois environmental organizations such as the […]

 
 

All in for Wesleyan exceeds goals

Rebekah Smith The majority of Illinois Wesleyan University students have scholarships, and to ensure that the university is able to have funds to provide scholarships, IWU hosted the second “All in for Wesleyan,” a fundraiser that contributes to scholarships and resources for Illinois Wesleyan.  In just one day, current and […]