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Secret Service fails the call of duty

Daniel Maibenco When we think of security, especially in this day and age, we think of people who are vigilant, cautious, alert and always observant. No matter what political side you’re on, we can all agree that Washington D.C., namely the White House and presidency, is supposed to have the […]

 
 

Frat’s exploit unchecked

Katharine Quilty   Last weekend, an Illinois State University student told me in a frenzied rage that an ISU fraternity had been responsible for using rohypnol (roofies) on women at festival. This fraternity already has a reputation on the ISU campus for drugging unsuspecting women and is known to brag […]

 
 

Stressed students not alone in the Stress-Free Zone

Editorial Board   Stress is a common problem for students in universities. While stress itself is an abstract idea, it can have real physiological effects on your body, from raising your blood pressure to depressing your immune system. It’s important to keep stress levels low to stay healthy, but students […]

 
 

Quinn is the quintessential candidate

Brexton Isaacs   This November, Illinois Wesleyan University students will have the opportunity to vote for Illinois’ next Governor, and Pat Quinn is the clear choice for young people. Pat Quinn has been a courageous Governor, making the tough decisions to getting our state through difficult economic times. Now, thanks to […]

 
 

Women’s equality still a battle worth fighting

Jenn Oswald   We live in a patriarchal world. Despite the best efforts of many, it still stands as fact. Yet it still baffles me that half of our population can be looked in the eyes and told ‘no.’ A few major anti-female stories have crossed my path this week, […]

 
 

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

IWU women’s soccer bounce back resiliently

Jeff Neukom   Addition through subtraction – the idea that in order to make something better, or perhaps to make it work more effectively, you must take something away. It might seem counterintuitive, but maybe a team needs to lose a game in order to win a game. The Titans did […]

 
 

Titan volleyball bounces back

Titan volleyball bounces back

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team opened up the Barker Chevrolet Classic II with a 1-1 record on Friday, Sept. 19. The tournament took place at the Shirk Athletic Center in Bloomington, including seven other division three participants.  The Titans dropped their first match to Aurora […]

 
 

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Tough Simpson defense hands Titans first loss of season

Sam LaLonde On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Illinois Wesleyan University football team suffered its first loss of the season to regional foe Simpson College.  The loss broke a remarkable 22-game winning streak dating back to Sept. 15, 2007. The loss can be credited to Simpson’s strong performance but also to […]

 
 

Bike usage leads to further development

Bike usage leads to further development

Emily Considine   Illinois Wesleyan University expanded its bike share program this year, adding new bikes and other features on campus. The bike share program started last year, with four bikes donated by “Walk In Bike Out,” a local group that collects abandoned bikes from the community and gives them, […]

 
 

Cut in first-year enrollment leads to an increase in diversity

Katharine Quilty   The 2014 first-year class is the most diverse in the history of Illinois Wesleyan University, despite the cut in enrollment. “International admits grew by 38 percent, 188 to 260,” said Dean of Admissions Tony Bankston. “There is no group that is being admitted ‘less’ to accommodate for […]