Archive for: November, 2012

Iannucci named IWU men’s lacrosse head coach

KINZIE SCHWEIGERT, SPORTS EDITOR   Last month, the Illinois Wesleyan University Athletic Department announced that they would add men’s and women’s lacrosse teams to its list of varsity sports. Both teams will compete in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, and the men’s team will begin play next spring […]

 
 

Students’ hazing experiences on IWU campus come to light: Greek leaders respond to controversy

ANNA LOWENTHAL, STAFF REPORTER CHRIS FRANCIS, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Despite Illinois Wesleyan University’s attempts over the years to put an end to hazing, both allegations and instances of hazing practiced by fraternities and sororities are emerging this semester. At the request of all eight victims/witnesses of hazing The Argus interviewed for […]

 
 

RA questions race dynamics within Office of Residential Life

RA questions race dynamics within Office of Residential Life

  “THE GADLFY,” COLUMNIST RAs are supposed to follow ORL’s mission statement: “to facilitate enjoyable, sustainable and inclusive communities that support and enhance students’ academic achievement and personal development.” However, RAs aren’t doing this. Members of my RA staff make fun of their residents – international students and people of […]

 
 

Staff Editorial – Students shouldn’t be afraid to come forward on hazing

Staff Editorial – Students shouldn’t be afraid to come forward on hazing

Hazing is any activity or experience expected of or forced on a person joining or maintaining status in a group that humiliates, degrades or risks emotional or physical harm regardless of that person’s willingness to cooperate. Every person has personal boundaries and, when those lines are crossed, what does a […]

 
 

Give a dam about this sanctuary

Give a dam about this sanctuary

By Joe Phipps, Staff Writer Sometimes we all need to get away from the stresses of everyday life.  As finals approach, escaping the library becomes more important than ever, and I am a firm believer that nature is one of life’s greatest stress relievers. While there are many places that […]