• IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity
  • Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta
  • This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more
  • Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night
  • Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational
IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   On Wednesday, Feb. 25, nine male members of the Illinois Wesleyan University community came together at Hansen Student Center to put on the first ever “Dicktations,” an event geared to explore the definition of masculinity and what it means to be a man. Hosted by Director […]

Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Tanya Gupta, Staff Writer   On Friday, Feb. 2, the Illinois Wesleyan Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) hosted the annual Barrio Fiesta in the Young Main Lounge, which was decorated for the occasion.  The entry had a yellow and blue balloon arch, and the tablecloths matched colors with the […]

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

Giovanni Solano, Opinions Editor   When it comes to pop culture geek culture has a huge influence. Sci-fi, fantasy, super-heroes, comic books and games—things once considered to be “nerdy” or “geeky” are now the basis for acclaimed movies and TV shows. Settlers of Catan Gail Katz, the producer of Air Force […]

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   In 1959, the legendary Bob Dylan was an 18-year-old trying to make a name for himself by playing in coffee shops. At the time, he certainly wouldn’t have imagined that he’d be releasing Shadows of the Night at 73 years old. We’ve all heard Bob […]

Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Sam Lalonde, Sports Writer   Last weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University men and women’s track and field teams traveled to Bourbonnais, Illinois for the Olivet Nazarene Indoor Track Qualifier on Saturday, Feb. 21. The competition consisted of both NCAA and NAIA teams and served as a benchmark for all of […]

 

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Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Tanya Gupta, Staff Writer   On Friday, Feb. 2, the Illinois Wesleyan Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) hosted the annual Barrio Fiesta in the Young Main Lounge, which was decorated for the occasion.  The entry had a yellow...

 

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

Giovanni Solano, Opinions Editor   When it comes to pop culture geek culture has a huge influence. Sci-fi, fantasy, super-heroes, comic books and games—things once considered to be “nerdy” or “geeky” are now the basis for acclaimed...

 

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   In 1959, the legendary Bob Dylan was an 18-year-old trying to make a name for himself by playing in coffee shops. At the time, he certainly wouldn’t have imagined that he’d be releasing Shadows of the Night...

 

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2015 May Term report shows unclear future

By Tia Patsavas   At the Student Senate meeting on Sunday, Feb. 22, students discussed May Term’s changes and future developments at Illinois Wesleyan Univeristy. Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development Lynda Duke presented...

 

IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   On Wednesday, Feb. 25, nine male members of the Illinois Wesleyan University community came together at Hansen Student Center to put on the first ever “Dicktations,” an event geared to explore the definition...

 

IWU business club places in first regional competition

IWU business club places in first regional competition

Rebekah Smith, Staff Writer   On Saturday, Feb. 21, eight members of the new business club on Wesleyan’s campus, called Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA, travelled to Chicago to compete in their first-ever regional competition. Hosted...

 
 

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Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Titans travel to Olivet Nazarene Invitational

Sam Lalonde, Sports Writer   Last weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University men and women’s track and field teams traveled to Bourbonnais, Illinois for the Olivet Nazarene Indoor Track Qualifier on Saturday, Feb. 21. The competition...

 

Men’s and women’s lacrosse season begins with wins

Men’s and women’s lacrosse season begins with wins

Jack Sweeney, Sports Writer   Men’s The men’s lacrosse team kicked off their second season in school history this past Friday at Aurora, in freezing conditions. After being predicted to finish third in the CCIW, the Titans were looking...

 

Titans secure big win on Senior Night

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   It was a special night in the Shirk Center on Saturday, Feb. 21 for many reasons. The Titans, who at one point appeared to have a post-season spot locked up, had their NCAA tournament hopes on the line. They...

 

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Battle Royale: Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla P85D

Battle Royale: Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla P85D

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   Five years ago, the thought of an electric car going toe-to-toe with a snarling American muscle car would have been ludicrous. If we’re being honest, the thought of an electric car beating a bike in a race...

 

Letter to the Editor

Cortney Sears   The editorial from last week’s edition, “Sodexo needs healthier options for students,” was uninformed and messy. You are not required to swipe to view the menu in the commons, which is also available at all Sodexo...

 

Terror spreads as Obama cowers at defining it

Daniel Maibenco, Columnist   “ISIS is a global threat to peace.” That saying is far from new. Over the past few years, ISIS has gone from relative obscurity to surpassing al-Qaeda in notoriety for its sheer brutality. The group’s...

 
 

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2015 May Term report shows unclear future

By Tia Patsavas   At the Student Senate meeting on Sunday, Feb. 22, students discussed May Term’s changes and future developments at Illinois Wesleyan Univeristy. Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development Lynda Duke presented the May Term Report. The thorough 43-page report included May Term trends, results from the […]

 
 

IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

IWU’s first Dicktations event explores aspects of masculinity

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   On Wednesday, Feb. 25, nine male members of the Illinois Wesleyan University community came together at Hansen Student Center to put on the first ever “Dicktations,” an event geared to explore the definition of masculinity and what it means to be a man. Hosted by Director […]

 
 

IWU business club places in first regional competition

IWU business club places in first regional competition

Rebekah Smith, Staff Writer   On Saturday, Feb. 21, eight members of the new business club on Wesleyan’s campus, called Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA, travelled to Chicago to compete in their first-ever regional competition. Hosted by DePaul University, the competitions consisted of business simulations and case studies. […]

 
 

Battle Royale: Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla P85D

Battle Royale: Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla P85D

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   Five years ago, the thought of an electric car going toe-to-toe with a snarling American muscle car would have been ludicrous. If we’re being honest, the thought of an electric car beating a bike in a race was almost far-fetched. Tesla Motor Corporations heard the […]

 
 

Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Latin culture culminates at the IWU Barrio Fiesta

Tanya Gupta, Staff Writer   On Friday, Feb. 2, the Illinois Wesleyan Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) hosted the annual Barrio Fiesta in the Young Main Lounge, which was decorated for the occasion.  The entry had a yellow and blue balloon arch, and the tablecloths matched colors with the […]

 
 

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

This week in geek: an Aquaman update and more

Giovanni Solano, Opinions Editor   When it comes to pop culture geek culture has a huge influence. Sci-fi, fantasy, super-heroes, comic books and games—things once considered to be “nerdy” or “geeky” are now the basis for acclaimed movies and TV shows. Settlers of Catan Gail Katz, the producer of Air Force […]

 
 

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Dylan still has a story to tell with Shadows in the Night

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   In 1959, the legendary Bob Dylan was an 18-year-old trying to make a name for himself by playing in coffee shops. At the time, he certainly wouldn’t have imagined that he’d be releasing Shadows of the Night at 73 years old. We’ve all heard Bob […]

 
 

Letter to the Editor

Cortney Sears   The editorial from last week’s edition, “Sodexo needs healthier options for students,” was uninformed and messy. You are not required to swipe to view the menu in the commons, which is also available at all Sodexo areas on campus. The information previously provided about Sodexo’s food was […]

 
 

Terror spreads as Obama cowers at defining it

Daniel Maibenco, Columnist   “ISIS is a global threat to peace.” That saying is far from new. Over the past few years, ISIS has gone from relative obscurity to surpassing al-Qaeda in notoriety for its sheer brutality. The group’s vicious acts of violence are attracting a lot of attention. While […]

 
 

Ask Anna: poor love choices

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Q: Dear Anna, my friend’s boyfriend is a complete jerk and I can’t stand him. What can I do to convince my friend that he’s worthless and doesn’t deserve her? A: If you’ve ever had a close friend, chances are you’ve at one time or another […]