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YWCA offers additional support for victims of rape

Rebekah Smith   Sexual assault has been big topic of conversation recently in the media and on the Illinois Wesleyan University campus.  Fliers reading “Consent is Sexy” have covered university buildings with information and statistics.  For example, one in four college women across the country report that they have been […]

 
 

Faith is not bound to stereotypes

Michelle Wong   After a professor laughed and asked, “Is there anyone in here that actually believes in Creation anymore?” and actually waited for any sheepish first-years to raise their hands, I was 100 percent done. Our student body comes from a rainbow of different places and religious backgrounds. Still, […]

 
 

Resignation holds many questions

Daniel Maibenco   The Department of Justice is charged with upholding the law and being accountable for all its actions. No matter what issue is presented, this government agency is supposed to judge and prosecute groups and individuals fairly. Sounds simple, right? Yet during the past five years, there has […]

 
 

Petition to end racial profiling

T. Zhang and N. Jovicevic According to United States Department of Justice, racial profiling is “any police-initiated action that relies on the race, ethnicity or national origin of an individual, rather than his behavior or any other criminal evidences.” Such discriminative actions can also take place in jurisdictions when law […]

 
 

“He for She” helps equality

Katharine Quilty During her UN speech on Sept. 20, Emma Watson introduced the “He for She” campaign, a campaign that invites men to join the battle for gender equality. She discussed the ever-present need for the popular support of the idea—if not the word—of feminism and the ways that both […]

 
 

Gotham, the show television needs right now

Gotham, the show television needs right now

Jeff Neukom   The fictional city of Gotham has always been identified by its mystique. If we’re being honest, it’s always been identified by a certain caped crusader who masquerades as a bat. But take away the cape and cowl and we’re left with a city full of shadows—a city […]

 
 

Wesleyan students offered great variety of internships

Wesleyan students offered great variety of internships

Tia Patsavas   From a unique program here in Bloomington-Normal, to urban and even international settings, IWU students can choose from an array of internship opportunities—including the Community Partnership Program (CPP), Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Chicago Program, universities in Washington, D.C. and affiliations with study abroad programs.   […]

 
 

Out and About: spend a day at the Miller Park Zoo

Out and About: spend a day at the Miller Park Zoo

Emily Considine   No need to spend a large amount of money on travel expenses to go see zoo animals—Bloomington, Ill. has them right in town! Miller Park Zoo offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that people of all ages can enjoy. Some of the animals include: sun bears, […]

 
 

Kravit’z abundance of success can’t save Strut

Kravit’z abundance of success can’t save Strut

Zane Nyhus   It’s often said that success breeds success. Lenny Kravitz may just be the perfect example of this.  Since breaking into the music scene in the late ‘80s/early ‘90s, Kravitz won four consecutive Grammys for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, released nine albums, and produced countless top 25 […]

 
 

Yorke stores gems in Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Yorke stores gems in Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Eric Novak   Singer Thom Yorke has been the front man of the band Radiohead, one of the leading experimental music groups in the mainstream. They are one of the few bands that manage to retain a sense of the avant-garde while still remaining intensely popular, selling out stadium-sized concerts […]