• The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town
  • A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere
  • Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge
  • Streaking Titans sweep the Blue Jays in home opener
  • Fashion Explosion Event at IWU empowers community members
The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

Molly Willeford, Staff Writer   My name is Molly Willeford, and I am checking in from Cape Town, South Africa! Since arriving in South Africa at the end of January, I’ve stayed with four different homestay families in four very different parts of the country. The first homestay was in […]

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

Jennick Maxlos, Staff Writer   So, it’s the final four and you haven’t paid attention to any of the tournament games. Hell, you probably haven’t held a basketball since Uncle Jerry yelled at you for not being able to make a free throw at the family pickup game in 2008. […]

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Candace Parrott, Staff Writer   Anna has shared several French classes with me and I was always attracted to her great style – creepy staring moments are allowed when you love fashion, ok? She has an edgy spunk about her, which intrigued me. It was an honor for her to […]

Streaking Titans sweep the Blue Jays in home opener

Streaking Titans sweep the Blue Jays in home opener

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Illinois Wesleyan University Titans baseball team brought out the brooms on March 28 and 29, starting off their conference season with a three-game sweep of Elmhurst College. Due to inclement weather, the games were moved from Elmhurst to Bloomington, giving IWU faithful their first […]

Fashion Explosion Event at IWU empowers community members

Fashion Explosion Event at IWU empowers community members

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Over 200 members of the Illinois Wesleyan University and Bloomington-Normal community attended the third annual “Celebrating the Beauty Within” Fashion Explosion hosted in the IWU Memorial Center on Sunday, March 29 at 4:00 p.m. The mission for the event, as stated in the program, was to […]

 

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The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

Molly Willeford, Staff Writer   My name is Molly Willeford, and I am checking in from Cape Town, South Africa! Since arriving in South Africa at the end of January, I’ve stayed with four different homestay families in four very different...

 

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The Campus Conspiracist, Staff Writer   Good students of Illinois Wesleyan University, I’m sure that you’ve all noticed the strange noises coming from the newly defunct Shaw Hall late at night. Now, rumors abound about the sources of...

 

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

Jennick Maxlos, Staff Writer   So, it’s the final four and you haven’t paid attention to any of the tournament games. Hell, you probably haven’t held a basketball since Uncle Jerry yelled at you for not being able to make...

 

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Four students awarded IWU’s Council for Women scholarship

Rebekah Smith, Staff Writer   In 2006, the Council for IWU Women was established to help promote confidence and to provide connections and networking opportunities for female students at Illinois Wesleyan.  Every year since, there has...

 

Two IWU students to spend academic year at Oxford

Emily Considine, Staff Writer   Two Illinois Wesleyan University students were accepted into a prestigious program at Oxford University. Sophomores Sophie Popovich and and Duc Nguyen will spend an academic year in the traditional English...

 

Fashion Explosion Event at IWU empowers community members

Fashion Explosion Event at IWU empowers community members

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Over 200 members of the Illinois Wesleyan University and Bloomington-Normal community attended the third annual “Celebrating the Beauty Within” Fashion Explosion hosted in the IWU Memorial Center on Sunday,...

 
 

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Women’s Lacrosse ready to make noise in the CCIW

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   Women’s Lacrosse has an opportunity to make a statement in conference play this season. Already 1-0 in the CCIW, the first-year program hopes to continue winning in their last five games. This won’t be an...

 

Wisconsin upsets No. 1 Kentucky, falls to Duke

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Kentucky vs Wisconsin In the first semifinal matchup, seventh-seeded Michigan State matched up with top-seeded Duke. Lead by first-year center Jahlil Okafor and first-year forward Justise Winslow, Duke handled...

 

Titans baseball in three-way tie for first place

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Titans came into a weekend of games with a perfect 6-0 conference record to give them sole possession of first place in the CCIW. Unfortunately, their trip to North Central on Saturday, April 4 proved...

 

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Indiana threatens gay rights with new law

Amelia Smith, Columnist   Recently, Indiana passed a law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Normally, I’d consider religious freedom a positive aspect of our society. But the Indiana RFRA isn’t about religious freedom...

 

DEA caught with pants down

Daniel Maibenco, Staff Writer   Last week, multiple news agencies including Time and USA Today reported that over the past several years, several DEA agents attended “sex parties” with prostitutes in Columbia. To make matters worse,...

 

Letter to the Editor

I would like to respond to Daniel Maibenco’s article, “Terror spreads as Obama cowers at defining it,” published on March 27, 2015. After winning re-election in 2012, President Obama made striking a nuclear agreement with Iran a cornerstone...

 
 

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Women’s Lacrosse ready to make noise in the CCIW

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   Women’s Lacrosse has an opportunity to make a statement in conference play this season. Already 1-0 in the CCIW, the first-year program hopes to continue winning in their last five games. This won’t be an easy task however because the CCIW is a very challenging […]

 
 

Wisconsin upsets No. 1 Kentucky, falls to Duke

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Kentucky vs Wisconsin In the first semifinal matchup, seventh-seeded Michigan State matched up with top-seeded Duke. Lead by first-year center Jahlil Okafor and first-year forward Justise Winslow, Duke handled Michigan State with ease. The final score was 81-61, marking Michigan State’s worst loss in the […]

 
 

Titans baseball in three-way tie for first place

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Titans came into a weekend of games with a perfect 6-0 conference record to give them sole possession of first place in the CCIW. Unfortunately, their trip to North Central on Saturday, April 4 proved to be a set back as they dropped both games of […]

 
 

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

Molly Willeford, Staff Writer   My name is Molly Willeford, and I am checking in from Cape Town, South Africa! Since arriving in South Africa at the end of January, I’ve stayed with four different homestay families in four very different parts of the country. The first homestay was in […]

 
 

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The Campus Conspiracist, Staff Writer   Good students of Illinois Wesleyan University, I’m sure that you’ve all noticed the strange noises coming from the newly defunct Shaw Hall late at night. Now, rumors abound about the sources of these noises, but I’m here to put such confusion to bed. The […]

 
 

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

Jennick Maxlos, Staff Writer   So, it’s the final four and you haven’t paid attention to any of the tournament games. Hell, you probably haven’t held a basketball since Uncle Jerry yelled at you for not being able to make a free throw at the family pickup game in 2008. […]

 
 

Four students awarded IWU’s Council for Women scholarship

Rebekah Smith, Staff Writer   In 2006, the Council for IWU Women was established to help promote confidence and to provide connections and networking opportunities for female students at Illinois Wesleyan.  Every year since, there has been a Summit during the spring semester and one woman from each class is […]

 
 

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Candace Parrott, Staff Writer   Anna has shared several French classes with me and I was always attracted to her great style – creepy staring moments are allowed when you love fashion, ok? She has an edgy spunk about her, which intrigued me. It was an honor for her to […]

 
 

Wacky News: An all-you-can-eat buffet of weirdness

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Food is a common component of every day life – we usually don’t see it as anything wacky. But these three, real-life news stories might change the way you think about your snacks.   Salsa Slayer On Sunday, March 29, a 50-year-old resident from Akron, Ohio […]

 
 

Indiana threatens gay rights with new law

Amelia Smith, Columnist   Recently, Indiana passed a law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Normally, I’d consider religious freedom a positive aspect of our society. But the Indiana RFRA isn’t about religious freedom when it comes to its goals. The Indiana RFRA enables discrimination, simple as that. In […]