• SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore
  • It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape
  • The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee
  • Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows
  • Titans drop two, still on post-season course
SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

Ana Erickson, Features Editor   Ah, wintertime. One December morning, it blows in and lands on our doorsteps. It’s thrilling at first: a bracing chill in the air sparkling snowfall, with Christmas (and other holidays) on the horizon. Finals conclude, winter break commences. The new year brings a sense of […]

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief Though the newsstands have been calling Drake’s Feb. 13 drop of his new album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late a “surprise” in the music scene, avid Drake fans (myself included) have been anticipating this album since the July 2014 release of his track “0 to […]

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

Amelia Smith, Staff Writer As college students, there are two liquids we tend to consume more than we ought to. In the mornings (we’ll pretend we limit ourselves to the mornings) it is common to wake up with the sweet, sweet nectar of coffee. A quick glance around your class […]

Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Emily Considine, Staff Writer   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Action Research Center (ARC) named five 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows. Elizabeth Weir, a 1950 Illinois Wesleyan graduate with a degree in sociology, founded the fellowship. Each Weir Fellow, recognized for their success in using action research strategies to implement a project that […]

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Patrick Mollo, Staff Writer   Titan’s hoops reached 80 points for the tenth time this season, but fall short in an 85-83 nail biter against North Park on Saturday in Chicago. With the loss to the Vikings, the Titans record drops to 17-7 overall and 9-4 in the College Conference […]

 

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SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

Ana Erickson, Features Editor   Ah, wintertime. One December morning, it blows in and lands on our doorsteps. It’s thrilling at first: a bracing chill in the air sparkling snowfall, with Christmas (and other holidays) on the horizon. Finals...

 

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief Though the newsstands have been calling Drake’s Feb. 13 drop of his new album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late a “surprise” in the music scene, avid Drake fans (myself included) have been anticipating...

 

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

Amelia Smith, Staff Writer As college students, there are two liquids we tend to consume more than we ought to. In the mornings (we’ll pretend we limit ourselves to the mornings) it is common to wake up with the sweet, sweet nectar of coffee. A...

 

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Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Emily Considine, Staff Writer   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Action Research Center (ARC) named five 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows. Elizabeth Weir, a 1950 Illinois Wesleyan graduate with a degree in sociology, founded the fellowship. Each...

 

College football searches for younger players

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   Recent college recruiting practices suggest a rapidly evolving world of collegiate sports. Daron Bryden, a 12-year-old quarterback hailing from Enfield, Connecticut, recently landed on Rivals.com, a very popular...

 

Cash box stolen at IWU’s 12th Annual Charity Drag Show

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   The 12th Annual Charity Drag Show, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University’s Pride, was going as planned until the cash box for the event was stolen at approximately 9:00 p.m. “Rainie Tezak (an IWU junior...

 
 

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Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Patrick Mollo, Staff Writer   Titan’s hoops reached 80 points for the tenth time this season, but fall short in an 85-83 nail biter against North Park on Saturday in Chicago. With the loss to the Vikings, the Titans record drops to 17-7...

 

Softball expected to reclaim CCIW title

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   Coming off of an outstanding 2014 spring campaign, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s softball team is expected to pick up right where they left off. In a poll on Wednesday, Feb. 11, the CCIW coaches...

 

NBA All-Star weekend: West tops East

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Three-Point Contest The league’s best shooters all came to play Saturday night in the Foot Locker three-point contest. This star-studded lineup included; Marco Belinelli (Spurs), Steph Curry (Warriors), James...

 

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Immorally ruining small businesses

Daniel Maibenco, Columnist   The tale of woe for the IRS continues. After facing much controversy for the targeting of conservatives in 2013, the IRS has put itself in a bigger hole to redeem itself. Now, there is an even bigger story that...

 

Free speech should not cost lives

Jenn Oswald, Columnist   Our worldly sense of free speech is being not only challenged, but attacked with gunfire. From North Korean computer hacks to last weekend’s Copenhagen café shooting, the world is being shown that fundamental...

 

Ask Anna: Motivation

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Q: Dear Anna, how do I keep myself motivated and focused when college, work and everyday life are stressing me out? A: Sometimes, life happens. It seems to dump its load of misery onto us when we least...

 
 

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SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

SAD doesn’t have to affect your winter anymore

Ana Erickson, Features Editor   Ah, wintertime. One December morning, it blows in and lands on our doorsteps. It’s thrilling at first: a bracing chill in the air sparkling snowfall, with Christmas (and other holidays) on the horizon. Finals conclude, winter break commences. The new year brings a sense of […]

 
 

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

It’s not Too Late to check out Drake’s new mixtape

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief Though the newsstands have been calling Drake’s Feb. 13 drop of his new album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late a “surprise” in the music scene, avid Drake fans (myself included) have been anticipating this album since the July 2014 release of his track “0 to […]

 
 

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

The fountain of youth flows with wine and coffee

Amelia Smith, Staff Writer As college students, there are two liquids we tend to consume more than we ought to. In the mornings (we’ll pretend we limit ourselves to the mornings) it is common to wake up with the sweet, sweet nectar of coffee. A quick glance around your class […]

 
 

Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Action Research Center names 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows

Emily Considine, Staff Writer   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Action Research Center (ARC) named five 2015 Elizabeth Weir Fellows. Elizabeth Weir, a 1950 Illinois Wesleyan graduate with a degree in sociology, founded the fellowship. Each Weir Fellow, recognized for their success in using action research strategies to implement a project that […]

 
 

College football searches for younger players

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   Recent college recruiting practices suggest a rapidly evolving world of collegiate sports. Daron Bryden, a 12-year-old quarterback hailing from Enfield, Connecticut, recently landed on Rivals.com, a very popular website that lists information about college recruits. Included in his profile is his college class: 2021. He […]

 
 

Immorally ruining small businesses

Daniel Maibenco, Columnist   The tale of woe for the IRS continues. After facing much controversy for the targeting of conservatives in 2013, the IRS has put itself in a bigger hole to redeem itself. Now, there is an even bigger story that will cast further doubt and scrutiny on […]

 
 

Free speech should not cost lives

Jenn Oswald, Columnist   Our worldly sense of free speech is being not only challenged, but attacked with gunfire. From North Korean computer hacks to last weekend’s Copenhagen café shooting, the world is being shown that fundamental rights are only our own as long as we are fearless in their […]

 
 

Ask Anna: Motivation

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Q: Dear Anna, how do I keep myself motivated and focused when college, work and everyday life are stressing me out? A: Sometimes, life happens. It seems to dump its load of misery onto us when we least need it. Our computers crash right before the […]

 
 

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Titans drop two, still on post-season course

Patrick Mollo, Staff Writer   Titan’s hoops reached 80 points for the tenth time this season, but fall short in an 85-83 nail biter against North Park on Saturday in Chicago. With the loss to the Vikings, the Titans record drops to 17-7 overall and 9-4 in the College Conference […]

 
 

Softball expected to reclaim CCIW title

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   Coming off of an outstanding 2014 spring campaign, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s softball team is expected to pick up right where they left off. In a poll on Wednesday, Feb. 11, the CCIW coaches predicted the Titans to finish first in this upcoming spring […]