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Illinois Wesleyan announces 33 new student scholarships

Illinois Wesleyan announces 33 new student scholarships

Emily Considine Illinois Wesleyan University announced 33 new named scholarships on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the 18th annual Scholarship Benefactor Dinner. About nine in 10 IWU students receive financial aid each year, made possible by more than $34 million provided by the University. About 200 scholarship recipients and benefactors attended […]


Ask Anna: Roomination

Anna Lownethal   Q: Dear Anna, I can’t stand living with my roommate anymore. What should I do? A: Well, if you’re no longer capable of occupying the same space with this person, you need to get out. There are a number of ways to get yourself out of a […]


Votes for marriage equality a must

Brexton Isaacs   With Election Day on November 4, it’s time for Illinois Wesleyan University students to start making decisions on who they’ll be voting for. An issue that is critical to many students is marriage equality. Even in 2014, when it seems like support for equality should be a […]


Pumpkin Spice Lattes turn sour

Michelle Wong   Suddenly there it was again, causing pumpkin enthusiasts everywhere to blow up the news feeds. It had arrived—the popular, seasonal, pumpkin spice latte (also known as #PSL). As a lover of all things pumpkin myself, upon seeing this beverage flaunted all over social media, I had to […]


Vandalization of sculpture questions whether they should be kept

Editorial Board   The sculptures featured on Illinois Wesleyan University’s campus have been somewhat dividing. Some students love them, others are less than enthusiastic about them. “I respect the artist and whatever message he wants to relay using these statues, but I don’t think they are the best fit for […]


Recent lawsuit results in a waste of time and money

Ally Daskalopoulos As a political science major on a pre-law track, I consider it a priority to be up to date on current events, specifically news in law and politics. That being said, I was shocked the other day when I came across an article in The Wall Street Journal […]


Christian film adaption one to leave behind

Anna Lowenthal If you’re going to the theater searching for a thrilling, mind-numbingly awe inspiring film, make sure to pass up Vic Armstrong’s film adaptation of Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins’ Christian-apocalyptic novel Left Behind. Though Armstrong snagged big-name actor Nicholas Cage to play the role of the lying, […]


The Fall Foodie

The Fall Foodie

Tia Patsavas   Changing leaves, crisp weather and cozy sweaters—fall has arrived in Bloomington. One of the best things about the fall season is its festive food. From hearty soups to warm desserts, fall flavors can be incorporated with any kind of meal. Celebrate the season with these four favorite […]


IWU Homecoming reunites the Titan family

IWU Homecoming reunites the Titan family

Rebekah Smith Ah, Homecoming—the time when alumni return to their alma mater to reminisce on their days at Illinois Wesleyan University.  Homecoming week consisted of multiple events, competitions, performances and receptions to give former Titans a warm welcome home. “Homecoming has become a four-day event that is jam-packed with exciting […]


National Day on Writing makes its IWU debut

Emily Considine Illinois Wesleyan University’s Writing Center celebrated the National day on Writing this past Monday by showing off the new center in Ames and also creating an autobiography wall. Students were invited to create their own one-sentence autobiography—be it funny, crazy, serious or strange—to post in the Davidson/Henning hallway. […]