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Volleyball women retain high spirits

Volleyball women retain high spirits

Brian Morefield   This past weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team hosted the Barker Chevrolet Classic at the Shirk Center. Looking to make a statement, the Titan women came out strong against Lake Forest College. The Titans beat Lake Forest in four sets, with senior Maddie Grebyar tallying […]

 
 

Suburban Gothic inspires exceptional standard

Suburban Gothic inspires exceptional standard

I can’t say that horror is my favorite genre of film. I don’t tend to see horror movies in theaters and the only ones I watch at home are the kind of made for t.v. messes that are fuel for comedy. But when I had the chance to attend a […]

 
 

Thousand Foot Krutch fans left holding their breath

Jeff Neukom   You’re waiting for a train. A train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you can’t know for sure. Yet it doesn’t matter. Why doesn’t it matter? It doesn’t matter because, as Leonardo Dicaprio’s psychotic wife implores […]

 
 

Broussard’s act offensive without true objective

Broussard’s act offensive without true objective

Emma Alcock   Every once in a while, you meet someone whose every statement offends you… yet, you aren’t able to just walk away. For me, that person was comedian Matthew Broussard, the most recent in a line of impressive performers. His introduction was nothing special. He just asked who […]

 
 

Out and about: Maggie Miley’s in Normal

Out and about: Maggie Miley’s in Normal

Emily Considine   Tired of campus food or eating ramen noodles in your dorm room? Getting sick of the crowded bars downtown Bloomington? Interested in exploring your own or a different heritage? Maggie Miley’s, an Irish pub in uptown Normal, offers a unique dining experience and can fix either one […]

 
 

The French Foodie: Crepes à votre goût (to your liking)

The French Foodie: Crepes à votre goût (to your liking)

Tia Patsavas What could be more delightful than a light-as-air crepe filled with some of your favorite flavors? Crepes are an incredibly versatile staple in French cuisine. If you’ve never had one before, think of it as a very thin pancake that can be filled with meat and vegetables or […]

 
 

Crows excel on seventh album – who’s counting?

Zane Nyhus     On September 2, Counting Crows released their seventh album, Somewhere Under Wonderland.  About a month before the release, lead singer Adam Duritz turned 50.  Though much has changed since the release of the band’s first album, August and Everything After in 1993, it is clear that […]

 
 

New coach, new start for IWU men’s soccer

Brian Morefield This past summer, a group of 36 men waited anxiously for word of who would be their coach for the upcoming season. At the end of June, the Illinois Wesleyan University men’s soccer program finally found their new coach when the administration hired Kyle Schauls, who was previously […]

 
 

IWU Volleyball keeps improving

Mackenzie Astling The Illinois Wesleyan University volleyball team, ranked fifth in the CCIW’s preseason coaches’ poll, began their 2014 season with a 1-3 record in the eight annual Ground Round Sugar Loaf Classic in Winona, Minnesota. On Friday, IWU split a pair of matches, defeating Gustavus Adolphus 3-2, and then […]

 
 

Expectations remain high for football

Sam Lalonde After another stinging Bloomington winter and a summer filled with countless days of intense heat, it is finally every die-hard fan’s favorite time of the year. As the days get shorter, and hopefully cooler, the football fanatics of the Bloomington area will start to pack away the shorts […]