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Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Aphex Twin’s album treads familiar ground

Eric Novak One morning in August, a green zeppelin appeared floating over London. There was no explanation as to this bulbous object’s existence, except for a symbol in black on the side of the blimp. Soon after, it was revealed to be the symbol synonymous with clandestine electronic musician Aphex […]

 
 

5 Best Ways to Eat Ice-cream at Saga

Julia Jaudes 1. Make a close approximation of a Dairy Queen Blizzard This is pretty easy, all you have to do is acquire one of those tall glasses and a spoon. The real trick is to layer the ice cream and your topping of choice (oreo is a classic). Then […]

 
 

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Out and about: visit the Coffehouse and Deli

Emily Considine   The Coffeehouse and Deli, located in Normal, is an all-vegetarian restaurant and coffee shop that provides a unique dining experience to the Bloomington-Normal community. Whether you want to grab a cup of coffee with a friend, relax and study or enjoy some live music, the coffeehouse is […]

 
 

Bungie’s latest video game destined to fail

Ralph Pineda   Destiny has been riding the video game hype train ever since it was announced at E3, a gaming conference held in Los Angeles, California. The game has the pure advantage on name alone – the name of the developing studio, Bungie. Bungie has gotten its popularity from […]

 
 

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

IWU’s Family Weekend brings everyone together

Rebekah Smith The end of September is the time when both stress and homesickness levels run high.  To benefit these overwhelmed students, Illinois Wesleyan University hosted a Family Weekend from Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21. Titans showed their families their favorite spots on campus and took some candid […]

 
 

The Frappe Foodie: Your Favorite Coffeehouse Drinks for Less

The Frappe Foodie: Your Favorite Coffeehouse Drinks for Less

Tia Patsavas   Let’s face it: we all depend on a daily dose of caffeine to keep us running throughout the day. For me, and millions of others, that no-so-secret weapon is coffee. I’ll take a macchiato, I’ll take it black, frankly, I’ll take it any way, as long as […]

 
 

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Maze Runner stumbles due to lack of credibility

Emma Alcock   Adapted from a novel written by James Dashner, The Maze Runner brings the first tale of a four-part series to the big screen. Remembering nothing of his former life except his name, the protagonist, Thomas, wakes up in a caged elevator among boxes of supplies. He is […]

 
 

Alt-J’s album plagued by genre alternation

Alt-J’s album plagued by genre alternation

Zane Nyhus   Alt-J released their second album entitled ‘This is All Yours’ this past Monday, Sept. 22.  Since their formation in Leeds, England in 2007, this experimental rock band has gained popularity with their unique, new age style.  Their first album, An Awesome Wave, won the Mercury Prize in […]

 
 

The Fresh Foodie

The Fresh Foodie

Tia Patsavas   Ask any college student: it’s hard to eat healthy at the dining halls. Sure, you have the Bertholf Commons’ staple salad bar with the typical garden salad add-ins, and the Dugout’s new salad bar is filled with many options. But for those of us who like to […]

 
 

Out and About: Fall in love with Radar Farms

Out and About: Fall in love with Radar Farms

Emily Considine   Sweater weather is finally here and what better way to enjoy it than by going to a pumpkin patch? Rader Farms, a family owned business, is located right here in Bloomington, IL. Loaded with pumpkins, warm apple cider, barnyard animals, a corn maze and many more attractions, […]