• IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s
  • IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together
  • Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility
  • IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently
  • Titan volleyball bounces back
IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Sigma Kappa chapter participated in a charitable walk to help end Alzheimer’s disease. On Sept. 20, 2014 at the Normal Corn Crib, at least 80 percent of the chapter attended the event, along with some of their family members and those affected by the […]

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

Rebekah Smith The end of September is the time when both stress and homesickness levels run high.  To benefit these overwhelmed students, Illinois Wesleyan University hosted a Family Weekend from Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21. Titans showed their families their favorite spots on campus and took some candid […]

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Emma Alcock   Adapted from a novel written by James Dashner, The Maze Runner brings the first tale of a four-part series to the big screen. Remembering nothing of his former life except his name, the protagonist, Thomas, wakes up in a caged elevator among boxes of supplies. He is […]

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

Jeff Neukom   Addition through subtraction – the idea that in order to make something better, or perhaps to make it work more effectively, you must take something away. It might seem counterintuitive, but maybe a team needs to lose a game in order to win a game. The Titans did […]

Titan volleyball bounces back

Titan volleyball bounces back

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team opened up the Barker Chevrolet Classic II with a 1-1 record on Friday, Sept. 19. The tournament took place at the Shirk Athletic Center in Bloomington, including seven other division three participants.  The Titans dropped their first match to Aurora […]

 

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Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Eric Novak One morning in August, a green zeppelin appeared floating over London. There was no explanation as to this bulbous object’s existence, except for a symbol in black on the side of the blimp. Soon after, it was revealed to be the...

 

5 Best Ways to Eat Ice-cream at Saga

Julia Jaudes 1. Make a close approximation of a Dairy Queen Blizzard This is pretty easy, all you have to do is acquire one of those tall glasses and a spoon. The real trick is to layer the ice cream and your topping of choice (oreo is a classic)....

 

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Emily Considine   The Coffeehouse and Deli, located in Normal, is an all-vegetarian restaurant and coffee shop that provides a unique dining experience to the Bloomington-Normal community. Whether you want to grab a cup of coffee with a...

 

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New academic series promotes human rights

Nunzia Martino   Illinois Wesleyan University offers a new 3D programming series, which gives the campus community different opportunities to engage in learning about social justice and human rights. The 3D: Diversity, Dignity, and Dialogue...

 

IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Sigma Kappa chapter participated in a charitable walk to help end Alzheimer’s disease. On Sept. 20, 2014 at the Normal Corn Crib, at least 80 percent of the chapter attended the event,...

 

Bike usage leads to further development

Bike usage leads to further development

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University expanded its bike share program this year, adding new bikes and other features on campus. The bike share program started last year, with four bikes donated by “Walk In Bike Out,” a local...

 
 

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IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

Jeff Neukom   Addition through subtraction – the idea that in order to make something better, or perhaps to make it work more effectively, you must take something away. It might seem counterintuitive, but maybe a team needs to lose a...

 

Titan volleyball bounces back

Titan volleyball bounces back

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team opened up the Barker Chevrolet Classic II with a 1-1 record on Friday, Sept. 19. The tournament took place at the Shirk Athletic Center in Bloomington, including...

 

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Sam LaLonde On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Illinois Wesleyan University football team suffered its first loss of the season to regional foe Simpson College.  The loss broke a remarkable 22-game winning streak dating back to Sept. 15, 2007. The...

 

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Secret Service fails the call of duty

Daniel Maibenco When we think of security, especially in this day and age, we think of people who are vigilant, cautious, alert and always observant. No matter what political side you’re on, we can all agree that Washington D.C., namely the...

 

Frat’s exploit unchecked

Katharine Quilty   Last weekend, an Illinois State University student told me in a frenzied rage that an ISU fraternity had been responsible for using rohypnol (roofies) on women at festival. This fraternity already has a reputation on the...

 

Stressed students not alone in the Stress-Free Zone

Editorial Board   Stress is a common problem for students in universities. While stress itself is an abstract idea, it can have real physiological effects on your body, from raising your blood pressure to depressing your immune system....

 
 

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New academic series promotes human rights

Nunzia Martino   Illinois Wesleyan University offers a new 3D programming series, which gives the campus community different opportunities to engage in learning about social justice and human rights. The 3D: Diversity, Dignity, and Dialogue Thursday series extends throughout the school year and encourages the campus community to learn about […]

 
 

IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

IWU Sigma Kappa walks for Alzheimer’s

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Sigma Kappa chapter participated in a charitable walk to help end Alzheimer’s disease. On Sept. 20, 2014 at the Normal Corn Crib, at least 80 percent of the chapter attended the event, along with some of their family members and those affected by the […]

 
 

Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Eric Novak One morning in August, a green zeppelin appeared floating over London. There was no explanation as to this bulbous object’s existence, except for a symbol in black on the side of the blimp. Soon after, it was revealed to be the symbol synonymous with clandestine electronic musician Aphex […]

 
 

5 Best Ways to Eat Ice-cream at Saga

Julia Jaudes 1. Make a close approximation of a Dairy Queen Blizzard This is pretty easy, all you have to do is acquire one of those tall glasses and a spoon. The real trick is to layer the ice cream and your topping of choice (oreo is a classic). Then […]

 
 

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Emily Considine   The Coffeehouse and Deli, located in Normal, is an all-vegetarian restaurant and coffee shop that provides a unique dining experience to the Bloomington-Normal community. Whether you want to grab a cup of coffee with a friend, relax and study or enjoy some live music, the coffeehouse is […]

 
 

Bungie’s latest video game destined to fail

Ralph Pineda   Destiny has been riding the video game hype train ever since it was announced at E3, a gaming conference held in Los Angeles, California. The game has the pure advantage on name alone – the name of the developing studio, Bungie. Bungie has gotten its popularity from […]

 
 

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

Rebekah Smith The end of September is the time when both stress and homesickness levels run high.  To benefit these overwhelmed students, Illinois Wesleyan University hosted a Family Weekend from Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21. Titans showed their families their favorite spots on campus and took some candid […]

 
 

The Frappe Foodie: Your Favorite Coffeehouse Drinks for Less

The Frappe Foodie: Your Favorite Coffeehouse Drinks for Less

Tia Patsavas   Let’s face it: we all depend on a daily dose of caffeine to keep us running throughout the day. For me, and millions of others, that no-so-secret weapon is coffee. I’ll take a macchiato, I’ll take it black, frankly, I’ll take it any way, as long as […]

 
 

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Emma Alcock   Adapted from a novel written by James Dashner, The Maze Runner brings the first tale of a four-part series to the big screen. Remembering nothing of his former life except his name, the protagonist, Thomas, wakes up in a caged elevator among boxes of supplies. He is […]

 
 

Alt-J’s album plagued by genre alternation

Alt-J’s album plagued by genre alternation

Zane Nyhus   Alt-J released their second album entitled ‘This is All Yours’ this past Monday, Sept. 22.  Since their formation in Leeds, England in 2007, this experimental rock band has gained popularity with their unique, new age style.  Their first album, An Awesome Wave, won the Mercury Prize in […]