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Ebola calls for more aid

Michelle Wong   According to the most recent article in the International Business Times, the disease quickly devastating West African countries known as Ebola has killed over 2,000 people out of 4,000 reported cases. Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have been hit the hardest, both physically and economically, and it […]

 
 

Ask Anna: Studying abroad

Q: Dear Anna, I’ve been thinking about studying abroad, but I haven’t decided whether or not I want to go. What are your thoughts about studying abroad? A: Do it. That’s as simple as it gets. Spending time in another country is something that, I feel, is crucial to the […]

 
 

Women’s soccer keeps ball in IWU’s court

Women’s soccer keeps ball in IWU’s court

Jeff Neukom   In Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, the Joker claims that his battle with Batman is the result of an immovable object meeting an unstoppable force; they are destined to battle for eternity. Imagine just for a moment, what might happen if an unstoppable force were to meet […]

 
 

Men’s soccer dominates “Clash of the Titans” tournament

Men’s soccer dominates “Clash of the Titans” tournament

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer team opened up their first home games in fashionable style this past weekend.  Saturday night will not only be remembered for its thrilling outcome, but on a personal level as well. First-year head coach Kyle Schauls notched his first win as […]

 
 

Volleyball women retain high spirits

Volleyball women retain high spirits

Brian Morefield   This past weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team hosted the Barker Chevrolet Classic at the Shirk Center. Looking to make a statement, the Titan women came out strong against Lake Forest College. The Titans beat Lake Forest in four sets, with senior Maddie Grebyar tallying […]

 
 

Suburban Gothic inspires exceptional standard

Suburban Gothic inspires exceptional standard

Amelia Smith I can’t say that horror is my favorite genre of film. I don’t tend to see horror movies in theaters and the only ones I watch at home are the kind of made for t.v. messes that are fuel for comedy. But when I had the chance to […]

 
 

Thousand Foot Krutch fans left holding their breath

Jeff Neukom   You’re waiting for a train. A train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you can’t know for sure. Yet it doesn’t matter. Why doesn’t it matter? It doesn’t matter because, as Leonardo Dicaprio’s psychotic wife implores […]

 
 

Broussard’s act offensive without true objective

Broussard’s act offensive without true objective

Emma Alcock   Every once in a while, you meet someone whose every statement offends you… yet, you aren’t able to just walk away. For me, that person was comedian Matthew Broussard, the most recent in a line of impressive performers. His introduction was nothing special. He just asked who […]

 
 

Out and about: Maggie Miley’s in Normal

Out and about: Maggie Miley’s in Normal

Emily Considine   Tired of campus food or eating ramen noodles in your dorm room? Getting sick of the crowded bars downtown Bloomington? Interested in exploring your own or a different heritage? Maggie Miley’s, an Irish pub in uptown Normal, offers a unique dining experience and can fix either one […]

 
 

The French Foodie: Crepes à votre goût (to your liking)

The French Foodie: Crepes à votre goût (to your liking)

Tia Patsavas What could be more delightful than a light-as-air crepe filled with some of your favorite flavors? Crepes are an incredibly versatile staple in French cuisine. If you’ve never had one before, think of it as a very thin pancake that can be filled with meat and vegetables or […]