• ‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’
  • How to make your own Halloween costume
  • Munsell faces flood on fifth floor
  • Harvesting help: a halt in hunger
  • Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers
‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

Janna Fitzgerald, Features Editor Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa for Chicago’s 35th ward met with the College Democrats, Asian Pacific American Coalition, PRIDE, NAACP, Feminist Led Activist Movement to Empower (FLAME), VegHeads and Student Environmental Action Coalition at Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan College Democrats on Monday, Nov. 6 to introduce […]

How to make your own Halloween costume

How to make your own Halloween costume

  Arielle Van Deraa, Photo Editor   So it’s already Halloweekend and you don’t have a costume. Maybe you’re lazy. Maybe you forgot what month it is. Maybe you were distracted by the mountain of mid term papers, tests, and presentations that are due. Whatever your excuse, if you need […]

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Giovanni Solano, Editor-in-Chief   On October 31, at 1:15 a.m., Campus Safety was notified that the fifth floor of Munsell was flooded. The fifth floor of Munsell sustained two to three inches of water. “I woke up to my residents’ frenzied pounding on my door. By that point, the water […]

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Cayley Rydzinski, Staff Writer   On Saturday, Nov. 7, Illinois Wesleyan University’s Interfaith group held its biggest service event of the year, Harvesting Help. With the holiday season closing in, our minds turn toward the less fortunate. Harvesting Help was created last year by the Multifaith Ambassadors to give students […]

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   While the month of November is one of the last months to admire the fallen leaves, it’s also a month to remember both our fallen soldiers and those who are still with us. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Illinois Wesleyan hosted the Veterans Day Ceremony. Students, […]

 

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How to make your own Halloween costume

How to make your own Halloween costume

Janna Fitzgerald (left) flaunting the mermaid trend. Adriana Erickson (center) showing off her sexy ghost look. Giovanni Solano (right) sporting the undead look.   Arielle Van Deraa, Photo Editor   So it’s already Halloweekend and...

 

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   While the month of November is one of the last months to admire the fallen leaves, it’s also a month to remember both our fallen soldiers and those who are still with us. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Illinois...

 

SCC promotes sustainability with small seeds

SCC promotes sustainability with small seeds

Ben Zentner, Staff Writer   On Wednesday, Nov. 11 the Sierra Student Coalition assisted the Sugar Grove Nature Center by harvesting seeds from a local prairie in order to increase the biodiversity of other nearby fields. Illinois Wesleyan...

 

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‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

Janna Fitzgerald, Features Editor Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa for Chicago’s 35th ward met with the College Democrats, Asian Pacific American Coalition, PRIDE, NAACP, Feminist Led Activist Movement to Empower (FLAME), VegHeads and Student...

 

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Giovanni Solano, Editor-in-Chief   On October 31, at 1:15 a.m., Campus Safety was notified that the fifth floor of Munsell was flooded. The fifth floor of Munsell sustained two to three inches of water. “I woke up to my residents’...

 

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Cayley Rydzinski, Staff Writer   On Saturday, Nov. 7, Illinois Wesleyan University’s Interfaith group held its biggest service event of the year, Harvesting Help. With the holiday season closing in, our minds turn toward the less fortunate....

 
 

Sports »

Women’s soccer on to NCAA tourney

Jill Harmon, Staff Writer   The Illinois Wesleyan University women’s soccer team went into the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament final with a record of 18 wins and only one loss. The Titans were looking for their...

 

Men’s basketball ready for tip off against Benedictine

Men’s basketball ready for tip off against Benedictine

Pat Mollo, Staff Writer   Dennie Bridges court will be rowdy this Saturday, Nov. 14 as the Titans of Illinois Wesleyan University open up their regular season against Benedictine University.   A new season brings new players, new fans...

 

Titan Cross Country weathers storm in CCIW championship on “All Hallows Eve”

Titan Cross Country weathers storm in CCIW championship on “All Hallows Eve”

Derek Andersen, Staff Writer Womens: On Halloween, while most people munched on candy bars, the women’s cross country team raced in the pouring rain at the CCIW Championships. Unfazed by the rolling hills on Carthage’s home course, the ladies...

 

Opinions »

Letter to the editor

Aaron Manuel      In the previous issue of the Argus, John Barrett submitted “An Open Letter to Democrats” in which he berated the struggling Democrat party for failing to define itself except in opposition to Donald Trump. I found...

 

Stop complaining, start appreciating

John Barrett, Columnist   Recently I found myself thinking that nobody really gives half a rat’s anal cavity about the opinion of a college kid, so I decided to sit down and write another opinion article. This one is basically a list...

 

Weeding out the field

Alex Stogin, Business Manager   In this week’s Republican Primary debate on Fox Business Channel, the stage was noticeably thinner than in previous debates. Only eight candidates took to the stage in the main debate as opposed to the...

 
 

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‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

‘When we count ourselves out, who wins?’

Janna Fitzgerald, Features Editor Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa for Chicago’s 35th ward met with the College Democrats, Asian Pacific American Coalition, PRIDE, NAACP, Feminist Led Activist Movement to Empower (FLAME), VegHeads and Student Environmental Action Coalition at Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan College Democrats on Monday, Nov. 6 to introduce […]

 
 

How to make your own Halloween costume

How to make your own Halloween costume

  Arielle Van Deraa, Photo Editor   So it’s already Halloweekend and you don’t have a costume. Maybe you’re lazy. Maybe you forgot what month it is. Maybe you were distracted by the mountain of mid term papers, tests, and presentations that are due. Whatever your excuse, if you need […]

 
 

Letter to the editor

Aaron Manuel      In the previous issue of the Argus, John Barrett submitted “An Open Letter to Democrats” in which he berated the struggling Democrat party for failing to define itself except in opposition to Donald Trump. I found the column to be very perceptive, but there are a […]

 
 

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Munsell faces flood on fifth floor

Giovanni Solano, Editor-in-Chief   On October 31, at 1:15 a.m., Campus Safety was notified that the fifth floor of Munsell was flooded. The fifth floor of Munsell sustained two to three inches of water. “I woke up to my residents’ frenzied pounding on my door. By that point, the water […]

 
 

Stop complaining, start appreciating

John Barrett, Columnist   Recently I found myself thinking that nobody really gives half a rat’s anal cavity about the opinion of a college kid, so I decided to sit down and write another opinion article. This one is basically a list of me complaining about some stuff so strap […]

 
 

Weeding out the field

Alex Stogin, Business Manager   In this week’s Republican Primary debate on Fox Business Channel, the stage was noticeably thinner than in previous debates. Only eight candidates took to the stage in the main debate as opposed to the typical 10 that have characterized previous debates. Fox Business set the […]

 
 

Letter to the editor

Robert Quesenberry   In light of the campus controversy concerning a member of student senate allegedly saying he believes sexuality is a choice: As part of the LGBTQ+ community, I’ve been an extremely lucky individual. I’ve rarely had homophobia directed towards me and I recognize how privileged I am to […]

 
 

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Harvesting help: a halt in hunger

Cayley Rydzinski, Staff Writer   On Saturday, Nov. 7, Illinois Wesleyan University’s Interfaith group held its biggest service event of the year, Harvesting Help. With the holiday season closing in, our minds turn toward the less fortunate. Harvesting Help was created last year by the Multifaith Ambassadors to give students […]

 
 

Bloomington residents protest against budget cuts for BCPA

Alex Stogin, Business Manager   At this week’s Bloomington City Council Meeting on Monday Nov. 9, supporters of the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA) came out to voice their desire to keep the BCPA funded, speaking about the importance of the services that the BCPA offers. The city […]

 
 

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Honoring veterans, from fallen heroes to your IWU peers

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   While the month of November is one of the last months to admire the fallen leaves, it’s also a month to remember both our fallen soldiers and those who are still with us. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Illinois Wesleyan hosted the Veterans Day Ceremony. Students, […]