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Flying Lotus album You’re Dead is very much alive

Eric Novak   Death is a common subject in music of all genres. Everyone has to deal with it in some way at some point in their life, so it’s an easily relatable topic in music—a genre of art that depends on connecting to listeners in some way. Often, death […]

 
 

The Foreign Foodie – Foreign Foods You Can Make at Home

Tia Patsavas   Some foods are worth traveling for to savor. Be it tacos in Mexico, or fish ‘n’ chips in Great Britain, true connoisseurs are never limited by their environment. But in college, students craving international cuisine are often reduced to ordering takeout food: the less authentic alternative to […]

 
 

Out and About: Funbelieavably cool balloons

Out and About: Funbelieavably cool balloons

Jeff Neukom   So you’re hosting a party for younger kids and want to keep them entertained? No? Are you hosting a party full of college kids and you want to keep them entertained? In either event, Funbelievable Balloons has got your need for fun covered. They are a family-friendly […]

 
 

LIGHTS new album is the little machine that could

LIGHTS new album is the little machine that could

Nunzia Martino   Canadian electro-pop sensation LIGHTS released her third album, Little Machines, and the singer’s edgy style is evident in what she calls her “best work ever.”  LIGHTS (formerly Valarie Poxleitner) made her debut in 2009 with her first album The Listening. She became known for her childlike voice […]

 
 

IWU: Get up to date with Modern Baseball

IWU: Get up to date with Modern Baseball

Zane Nyhus   Pennsylvania indie rock group Modern Baseball visited Bloomington’s Castle Theatre on October 1. I had the privilege of interviewing them before they started their show. Zane: So how did you guys meet? Modern Baseball (MB): Well Brendan and Jake, who are our two singers, met in high […]

 
 

Newsom’s Citizenville encourages social change

Austin Aldag   I am sure almost everyone that owns an apple product of any kind has already downloaded the new iOS 8.0.2 update the moment it became available. But, when is the last time our government on any level got a much needed software or pragmatic update? In the […]

 
 

IWU men’s soccer falls to Carthage in Kenosha

IWU men’s soccer falls to Carthage in Kenosha

Brian Morefield   This past weekend, the Illinois Wesleyan University Titan men’s soccer team ended their six-game road trip with a final stop in Kenosha, Wisconsin to play the Cardinals of Carthage College. Being a stoic rivalry, the Titans trained hard all week to be thoroughly prepared for the game. […]

 
 

Titan football secures first conference win at Millikin

Titan football secures first conference win at Millikin

Sam Lalonde   After a disappointing loss to Carthage College last week, the Titans looked to bounce back against conference foe Milikin University.  Saturday presented itself as an opportunity to get back on track with a new face leading the Titans at quarterback. From the first play, the Big Blue […]

 
 

Women’s soccer suffers set back at Carthage

Women’s soccer suffers set back at Carthage

Jeff Neukom It was a disappointing trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin this past Saturday for the Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team. Despite posing a significant shot advantage, the Titans couldn’t find a way to beat the Carthage squad, falling 2-1 to the Lady Reds who now sport a 6-7 record. […]

 
 

Women’s volleyball wins last four of five games

Women’s volleyball wins last four of five games

Eric Gilbert   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team is starting to find their stride— and it couldn’t come at a better time. After sweeping North Park for a conference victory, the Titans had an impressive showing at the Translyvannia University hosted tournament in Lexington Kentucky, propelling their overall […]