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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. […]

 
 

Soused combines magnificence with menace

Eric Novak   When two of the most notoriously abrasive artists meet to record an album together, one would reasonably expect the resulting album to be extremely abrasive. While Scott Walker and Sunn O)))’s latest album Soused has its fair share of chaotic, abysmal moments, it’s actually some of the […]

 
 

Football struggles offensively, drops CCIW contest

Sam LaLonde   For a football team looking to get back to winning ways, Saturday was a disappointing afternoon for the Illinois Wesleyan University Titans. After losing only one home game in 2013, the Titans suffered their second straight home loss, which brings their overall record to 3-3 and drops […]

 
 

IWU men’s soccer drop three straight in CCIW

IWU men’s soccer drop three straight in CCIW

Brian Morefield   After a successful start to the conference season with a 1-0 overtime victory against Augustana University, the Illinois Wesleyan University Titan men have experienced some major problems putting the ball into the back of the net, dropping three straight games— all of which they were shutout in. […]

 
 

Women’s soccer continues to climb CCIW

Women’s soccer continues to climb CCIW

Jeff Neukom Great teams respond to great challenges. After a tough stumble against a weaker Carthage side, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team made a statement against the visiting North Park Vikings, trouncing them 10-1. Soccer fans and players alike will tell you that one of the greatest beauties […]

 
 

Presser stuck in the past

Ryan Donlin   With the dawning of this year, we have reached a milestone in Illinois Wesleyan University’s history. It marks the 150th year of IWU’s school of music being active. That is something remarkable when you consider that each person only experiences about four years of the school in […]

 
 

Female gamers continue to experience sexist backlash

Giovanni Solano   In 2006 Joss Whedon (director and writer of The Avengers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, etc.) during his Equality Now Speech said “Equality is not a concept. It is not something that we should be striving for. It is a necessity. Equality is like gravity, we need it […]

 
 

Staff gives education on temperature regulation

Editorial Board   In the spring and fall transition months, regulating the heat in on-campus buildings becomes more challenging. Students have commented on what feels like an excessive amount of heating in the resident halls. “It’s nice to have heat but it gets to a point where we need to […]

 
 

Dach scandal exposes cover ups

Daniel Maibenco   A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the secret service was not doing its job in protecting the President. Specifically, I wrote about how their failure to pay attention, use necessary force and avoid temptations are sending the wrong message. I wrote about how the scandal […]

 
 

ID verification necessary to vote

Ally Daskalopoulos   Part of the beauty of America is the ability for citizens to vote. The fact that the public has the opportunity for their voice to be heard is remarkable, and may not seem like a big deal today, but it surely was, over a hundred years ago. […]