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Get a new look at feminism

By Rachel Doose, Columnist As a member Illinois Wesleyan’s Feminism: Equality Matters club, I have encountered many different reactions to the fact that there is an organized feminist group on campus. Some are freaked out by the word “feminist,” some are distantly supportive, and a few are even genuinely excited […]

 
 

Staff Editorial–Illinois Wesleyan safety policies need to be revisited

Upon entering a new year, people set goals and get excited for what’s to come. While many of us would like to dwell on these happier thoughts, at only 25 days into 2013, there have already been five school shootings.When many Americans picture school shootings, it is in a high […]

 
 

Study abroad becomes reality for three students

Study abroad becomes reality for three students

Photo courtesy of www.iie.org/GILMAN   By Ashton Moss, News Editor Studying abroad is an opportunity that is presented to college students many times over the course of their time attending university. While the majority of students find study-abroad to be appealing, frequently it is financial trouble that leaves students unsure […]

 
 

IWU poet published

IWU poet published

Photo courtesy of Janna Strain   By Joey Indurante, staff reporter Illinois Wesleyan University senior Janna Strain, who is double majoring in English Writing and religion, recently had a poem published in the online journal The Morning News. The poem is entitled “I’d Like to See You at Thanksgiving,” and […]

 
 

IWU senior develops counseling for undocumented teens

By Rebekah Smith, staff reporter Among undocumented immigrants, nearly one third have less than a ninth-grade education in comparison of the 13 percent of legal immigrants and the two percent of US-born citizens.  Children and teenagers of undocumented immigrants have a constant struggle with the relentless limbo of their situation. […]

 
 

Microcosm: IWU adventures in Barcelona

Microcosm: IWU adventures in Barcelona

Photo courtesy of Nathan Douglas By Erica Witzig, staff writer One of Illinois Wesleyan University’s greatest accomplishments is the amount of opportunities created for students to study abroad. Almost 50 percent of all the university’s students have studied abroad by time of graduation, compared to only 14 percent of undergraduate […]

 
 

The “truth” lies in the television

The “truth” lies in the television

Photo courtesy of dancedimensionsinc.com   By Brenda Miller, columnist Nothing draws an audience like a public scandal, and no one knows this better than the media.  No one exploits this fact more, either. Turn on the news and you’ll find headlines exaggerating an already dramatic disaster, event, or the latest […]

 
 

Illinois Wesleyan galleries are stepping-up

Illinois Wesleyan galleries are stepping-up

                        Katie Sill/The Argus   By Katie Sill, staff writer Two new exhibits have graced the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries in the Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building. These two very different exhibits illustrate to visitors the many different forms art can take. Established in 2007, the Post Family […]

 
 

Taking a break isn’t always bad

By Katie Sill, columnist This time last year, I found myself in a peculiar situation. I had built a comfortable life during my time at Illinois Wesleyan University, and I wasn’t quite ready to let go. I was set to graduate in December 2012 after my double major forced me […]

 
 

Ask Anna: tips for tipsy Titans

By Anna Lowenthal, opinions editor Q: Dear Anna, what do you think about underage drinking? A: I’ll be the first to say that college is a time to go out, explore, try new things and find ourselves along the way. Sometimes, this means that college kids participate in underage drinking. […]