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Castelluci provides breath of fresh air for starved genre

Amelia Smith As a woman interested in science fiction, it can be hard to find books to read that fit my interests. Sci-fi in particular is a genre dominated by men and as such, the books are written for a male audience. When I found Tin Star and discovered it […]

 
 

The fit foodie

Tia Patsavas Fueling Up for Next Weekend’s 5K Race One of the best things about working out is the way it makes us feel. Rejuvenated. Invigorated. Free. The sense of accomplishment we feel after a workout—whether logging that extra mile or adding extra pounds to the weight machine—often seems good […]

 
 

Illinois Wesleyan students dedicate summer of service to those in need

Illinois Wesleyan students dedicate summer of service to those in need

Jeff Neukom Rebekah – Swaziland: Junior Rebekah Smith spent two months living in Swaziland, Africa with Adventures in Missions, an international Christian organization. During her time there she taught preschool, did street ministry and worked with hospice. With a smile, she noted, “Every day when I arrived at ministry I […]

 
 

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 […]