• IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger
  • IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity
  • IWU hosts transgender sportswriter Christina Kahrl
  • African Culture Night makes IWU appearance
  • Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Nursing opens simulation center
IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

Rebekah Smith   In 2013, 45.3 million Americans lived in poverty and 49.1 million lived in food insecure households. In order to raise awareness of food insecurity in the United States and around the world, the Illinois Wesleyan University Development Studies Team, International Studies Program and Amnesty International sponsored the […]

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

Amelia Smith   If you were on campus during Homecoming, you may have heard the strains of unfamiliar music drifting across campus. The source of the music was from Illinois Wesleyan University’s Gamelan Ensemble. The acquisition of the instruments for the university was an important achievement for the School of […]

IWU hosts transgender sportswriter Christina Kahrl

IWU hosts transgender sportswriter Christina Kahrl

Casey Williams   On Nov. 6 at 8:00 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center, sportswriter and editor for ESPN Christina Kahrl graciously chose to spend her birthday speaking to Illinois Wesleyan University students and staff. Kahrl identifies not only as a transgender woman, but also as bisexual. She is currently […]

African Culture Night makes IWU appearance

African Culture Night makes IWU appearance

Tanya Gupta   African Culture Night was held on Sunday, Nov. 9 in the Hansen Student Center.  The center court was adorned with tables covered with red and yellows cloths and flags of different African countries hung from the balcony. On the tables themselves were small fact sheets about different […]

Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Nursing opens simulation center

Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Nursing opens simulation center

Kacie Graves   A new teaching center was added to Illinois Wesleyan University’s School of Nursing (SON) on Oct. 13, enabling students to practice their skills in both simulated hospital and home healthcare environments. Simulation nursing education is a method used to guide students in clinical scenarios and let them […]

 

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Pink Floyd’s final album pales next to Dark Side

Eric Novak   Few bands in the history of popular music have experienced as much fame and artistic innovation as Pink Floyd. Their 1973 album Dark Side Of the Moon catapulted them to international stardom and cemented their status as a timeless...

 

Northbound changes direction with Trigger Relief

Jeff Neukom   Jonathon Fraser is not a name the average music listener would recognize, but he very well might be soon with his newest release, Trigger Relief. He is somewhat well known locally in south Florida as the vocalist of hardcore...

 

The Football Foodie

The Football Foodie

Tia Patsavas     As the weather gets colder, the football standings start heating up—and with more games come game day parties.   But no football party is complete without appetizers to keep the party going.   These recipes...

 

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IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

Rebekah Smith   In 2013, 45.3 million Americans lived in poverty and 49.1 million lived in food insecure households. In order to raise awareness of food insecurity in the United States and around the world, the Illinois Wesleyan University...

 

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

Amelia Smith   If you were on campus during Homecoming, you may have heard the strains of unfamiliar music drifting across campus. The source of the music was from Illinois Wesleyan University’s Gamelan Ensemble. The acquisition of the...

 

Hart Career Center places importance on social media

Hart Career Center places importance on social media

Kacie Graves   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Hart Career Center advocates that in a technologically driven world, an impressive social media presence is crucial in the job search. Career Center student-workers created an “IWU Career...

 
 

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IWU athletes collect cans for Clare House

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University student-athletes collected over 5,100 cans of food for the Clare House, a local food pantry and soup kitchen. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) puts on an annual Trick or Treat...

 

Titans fall short to undefeated Wheaton College

Titans fall short to undefeated Wheaton College

Sam LaLonde   On Saturday, Nov. 8, the Illinois Wesleyan University football team traveled to Wheaton College to take on the undefeated Wheaton Thunder. Despite plenty of chances to score, the Titans lost a tough game 13-7 to the nationally...

 

Titans unable to keep up with nationally-ranked North Central College

Titans unable to keep up with nationally-ranked North Central College

Sam LaLonde   Saturday’s return of first-year quarterback Jack Warner wasn’t enough to save the Titans from dropping their third straight game, this time to the Cardinals of North Central College. After going down 21-0 early...

 

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Presidential race has Trump card

Daniel Maibenco   The Republicans have taken control of the Senate. If you were predicting that this wasn’t going to happen, then this must be a great surprise. The Republicans had a historic night. They had never flipped seven senate...

 

Don’t just step on floor tiles, appreciate them

Ryan Orloski   I think it’s important that every once in a while we take some time to think about sidewalks and floor tiles. I think they’re widely underappreciated in this modernized society. It’s not as crazy of a suggestion as...

 

Ask Anna: Moving on from negative people

Anna Lowenthal   Q: Dear Anna, how do I tell someone who has become a negative presence in my life that I need to move on? A: People are always changing, and often times, we find that we grow out of or grow apart from people who used to...

 
 

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IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

IWU raises awareness for worldwide hunger

Rebekah Smith   In 2013, 45.3 million Americans lived in poverty and 49.1 million lived in food insecure households. In order to raise awareness of food insecurity in the United States and around the world, the Illinois Wesleyan University Development Studies Team, International Studies Program and Amnesty International sponsored the […]

 
 

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

IWU Balinese musical instruments bring sounds of cultural diversity

Amelia Smith   If you were on campus during Homecoming, you may have heard the strains of unfamiliar music drifting across campus. The source of the music was from Illinois Wesleyan University’s Gamelan Ensemble. The acquisition of the instruments for the university was an important achievement for the School of […]

 
 

Hart Career Center places importance on social media

Hart Career Center places importance on social media

Kacie Graves   Illinois Wesleyan University’s Hart Career Center advocates that in a technologically driven world, an impressive social media presence is crucial in the job search. Career Center student-workers created an “IWU Career Dream” Instagram contest that enabled students to publicly display their pursuit of their dream jobs. “The […]

 
 

Presidential race has Trump card

Daniel Maibenco   The Republicans have taken control of the Senate. If you were predicting that this wasn’t going to happen, then this must be a great surprise. The Republicans had a historic night. They had never flipped seven senate seats nor gained enough House seats to surpass post WWII […]

 
 

Don’t just step on floor tiles, appreciate them

Ryan Orloski   I think it’s important that every once in a while we take some time to think about sidewalks and floor tiles. I think they’re widely underappreciated in this modernized society. It’s not as crazy of a suggestion as it sounds, I assure you. There are millions of […]

 
 

Ask Anna: Moving on from negative people

Anna Lowenthal   Q: Dear Anna, how do I tell someone who has become a negative presence in my life that I need to move on? A: People are always changing, and often times, we find that we grow out of or grow apart from people who used to be […]

 
 

Pink Floyd’s final album pales next to Dark Side

Eric Novak   Few bands in the history of popular music have experienced as much fame and artistic innovation as Pink Floyd. Their 1973 album Dark Side Of the Moon catapulted them to international stardom and cemented their status as a timeless rock group. With bassist Roger Waters’ departure from […]

 
 

Northbound changes direction with Trigger Relief

Jeff Neukom   Jonathon Fraser is not a name the average music listener would recognize, but he very well might be soon with his newest release, Trigger Relief. He is somewhat well known locally in south Florida as the vocalist of hardcore band Sleep Patterns, and one can only hope […]

 
 

The Football Foodie

The Football Foodie

Tia Patsavas     As the weather gets colder, the football standings start heating up—and with more games come game day parties.   But no football party is complete without appetizers to keep the party going.   These recipes can be prepared ahead of time, so you can keep your […]

 
 

New season of Doctor Who fun and refreshing

Giovanni Solano   A brief warning before you read, do not read this if you’re genuinely interested in what happens and haven’t seen it yet. Season eight of Doctor Who has come to a close and with it we say goodbye to Clara (Jenna Louise Coleman) and Danny Pink (Samuel […]