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The high of older times fades with Sun Structures

The high of older times fades with Sun Structures

Don Tomes English rockers Temples’ first full length album, Sun Structures, fits 60’s psychedelic rock into a refined indie rock structure. Temples was formed in 2012 by singer-guitarist James Edward Bagshaw and bassist Thomas Edward James Walmsley. Surprisingly, after two years of existence, they have not gained the attention of […]

 
 

Ames Library makes academic progress

Ames Library makes academic progress

Rebekah Smith Illinois Wesleyan University’s Ames Library has recently been awarded the prestigious Information Literacy Best Practices Exemplary award by The Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL). Ames was chosen because of its “fully operational system of communication contributing to student learning.  Equally impressive are the partnerships they have forged […]

 
 

IWU College Democrats chapter honored with a national award

IWU College Democrats chapter honored with a national award

Emily Considine The Illinois Wesleyan University College Democrats chapter is being honored by the nation for its accomplishments. After conducting voter registration drives, phone banks and working on philanthropy projects in the Bloomington area, the chapter received the College Democrats of America 2014 National Chapter of the Year award. The […]

 
 

Chemistry alum receives lifetime achievement award

Jeff Neukom IWU alumni have made a history of success. Year after year, graduates have gone on to utilize their experience at Illinois Wesleyan University to set new standards in their fields. Charles Hawker, a graduate from the class of 1962 is but one example of this trend. His latest […]

 
 

Titan baseball wins in front of wild crowd

Titan baseball wins in front of wild crowd

Eric Gilbert   This past Saturday, the Titans were nothing short of entertaining. In the first game of a double header, they went down 2-0 early.  It was short lived, however, as they dropped four on Auggie that same inning. The charge was led by first-year catcher Patrick Mollo who went […]

 
 

Softball continues to shine in month of May

Softball continues to shine in month of May

Jeff Neukom   They say that October is the most important month in Major League Baseball. Teams might drop a few here and there in the regular season, but if they catch fire at the right time before the post-season, those losses will be forgotten. For the Titan softball team, […]

 
 

Lacross wins one

Todd Szerlong   Illinois Wesleyan University’s lacrosse team once again went 1-1 this week, with a sound defeat of University of Dubuque followed by a devastating loss to CCIW rival, Carthage. The Carthage Red Men outplayed Illinois Wesleyan this past Saturday at Tucci Stadium, beating the Titans 24-6, dropping the […]

 
 

Track and field teams take second place in Lisle

Track and field teams take second place in Lisle

Rebekah Smith   The Titan track and field teams competed at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational in Lisle, Illinois on Saturday, April 12, where both the men’s and women’s teams finished in second place.  Despite the terribly windy weather, the athletes were able to have some pretty exciting performances and showings. […]

 
 

ADHD threatened by Adderall abuse

Natalie Weimer   Last week, the Huffington Post published an article online called “Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Adderall Abuse.” It’s quite a bold title, but the article itself is not as exciting. It attempts to convince its audience that prescription stimulants, which are used commonly to treat […]

 
 

Student Senate faces accusations of underrepresentation

Gavin Schoeder   A heated discussion about underrepresentation contributed to a two-and-a-half-hour Student senate meeting Sunday night. Senate rejected 18 to 10 an amendment to its constitution that would give Council of Inclusion and Awareness (CIA) student organizations senate seats.  CIA RSOs include groups such as Black Student Union, The […]