• “Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm
  • Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies
  • The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car
  • IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards
  • Titans back on top in the CCIW
“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

Nunzia Martino, News Editor Illinois Wesleyan’s newest water feature is in the process of being installed. According to President Wilson, administration decided to turn the area north of State Farm Hall into a new quadrangle, and this led to the development of the newest feature. “We focused our attention initially […]

Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   Often, electronic artists are criticized for not being able to play an instrument and instead hiding behind their laptops for live shows. Tom Jenkinson, better known by his stage name, Squarepusher, is unique, because, in addition to producing his own beats and electronic music, he […]

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   For those of you who will be buying a car, this article is for you. This past weekend, I visited Bob Dennison Toyota, located at 1508 Morrissey Drive here in Bloomington. Escorted by Mike Haggarty, an Illinois Wesleyan grad, I checked out a few cars […]

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   On Monday, April 13, the Shirk Center hosted the fourth annual “Tommy Awards.” For many, the night was filled with fun and laughter, but also some shades of seriousness which made the ceremony even more special. Even with many serious moments, the Tommy Awards ceremony […]

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   After a 7-6 loss to Millikin on Sunday, April 12, the Titans were able to bounce back with a 5-0 win against Benedictine University on Wednesday, April 15. The victory propelled them to an overall record of 19-7 and 9-3 in conference.  The Titans have […]

 

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Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   Often, electronic artists are criticized for not being able to play an instrument and instead hiding behind their laptops for live shows. Tom Jenkinson, better known by his stage name, Squarepusher, is unique, because,...

 

Kickstarting the new generation of innovations

Kickstarting the new generation of innovations

Amelia Smith, Staff Writer   If you don’t know what Kickstarter is, here’s the brief run-down. Kickstarter is a website that hosts projects for crowd funding. The idea of crowd funding is simple: if you get enough people donating small...

 

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   For those of you who will be buying a car, this article is for you. This past weekend, I visited Bob Dennison Toyota, located at 1508 Morrissey Drive here in Bloomington. Escorted by Mike Haggarty, an Illinois...

 

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“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

Nunzia Martino, News Editor Illinois Wesleyan’s newest water feature is in the process of being installed. According to President Wilson, administration decided to turn the area north of State Farm Hall into a new quadrangle, and this led...

 

Physical Plant answers questions about ongoing construction at Ames

Physical Plant answers questions about ongoing construction at Ames – Nunzia Martino, News Editor   During November of last year, freezing temperatures led to the formation of cracks on the front steps of The Ames Library. Since then,...

 

Four students awarded IWU’s Council for Women scholarship

Rebekah Smith, Staff Writer   In 2006, the Council for IWU Women was established to help promote confidence and to provide connections and networking opportunities for female students at Illinois Wesleyan.  Every year since, there has...

 
 

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No. 8 Titans win twice against No. 14 Wash U

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   There was no shortage of defense and incredible pitching on Saturday, April 11 when the eighth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University Titans faced the fourteenth-ranked Washington University Bears. The Bears were...

 

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

IWU holds fourth annual Tommy Awards

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   On Monday, April 13, the Shirk Center hosted the fourth annual “Tommy Awards.” For many, the night was filled with fun and laughter, but also some shades of seriousness which made the ceremony even more...

 

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Titans back on top in the CCIW

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   After a 7-6 loss to Millikin on Sunday, April 12, the Titans were able to bounce back with a 5-0 win against Benedictine University on Wednesday, April 15. The victory propelled them to an overall record of...

 

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Go forth and create at IWU

Eric Novak, Columnist   During my time here at Illinois Wesleyan University, I’ve found myself often striking out on my own to put on various projects or concerts around campus that aren’t necessarily sponsored by any kind of campus...

 

The 21st century cure is inside you

Nik Thapa, Columnist   Officially started in 1990, the Human Genome Project sought to identify and map the human genome –the complete set of DNA within our cells. With an estimated cost of $3 billion, the DNA sequencing project was given...

 

Foreign languages too foreign for some to learn

Casey Williams, Columnist   There is really no denying that the American education system has fallen behind in terms of teaching foreign languages to our youth, especially compared to most European countries. The majority of American middle...

 
 

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“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

“Aspiration” sculpture added on north quad near State Farm

Nunzia Martino, News Editor Illinois Wesleyan’s newest water feature is in the process of being installed. According to President Wilson, administration decided to turn the area north of State Farm Hall into a new quadrangle, and this led to the development of the newest feature. “We focused our attention initially […]

 
 

Go forth and create at IWU

Eric Novak, Columnist   During my time here at Illinois Wesleyan University, I’ve found myself often striking out on my own to put on various projects or concerts around campus that aren’t necessarily sponsored by any kind of campus group. What I’ve discovered is that a lot of the times, […]

 
 

The 21st century cure is inside you

Nik Thapa, Columnist   Officially started in 1990, the Human Genome Project sought to identify and map the human genome –the complete set of DNA within our cells. With an estimated cost of $3 billion, the DNA sequencing project was given a timeframe of 15 years to complete. Through international […]

 
 

Foreign languages too foreign for some to learn

Casey Williams, Columnist   There is really no denying that the American education system has fallen behind in terms of teaching foreign languages to our youth, especially compared to most European countries. The majority of American middle schools and high schools do not require a foreign language to graduate, which […]

 
 

IWU students must consider real-world consequences

Argus Staff, Editorial   On Friday, April 10, an 18-year-old Illinois Wesleyan University student was arrested after allegedly selling $675 worth of cocaine to a police source. If convicted, he will face six to 30 years in prison without probation, according to Bloomington-Normal’s Pantagraph. Six to 30 years. In our […]

 
 

Ask Anna: Summer Boredom

Q: Dear Anna, I’m not staying on campus during May Term. What should I do with my extra month of summer? A: May Term is a great time to get an extra class under your belt in a short period of time, but to be honest, campus is pretty dead […]

 
 

No. 8 Titans win twice against No. 14 Wash U

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   There was no shortage of defense and incredible pitching on Saturday, April 11 when the eighth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University Titans faced the fourteenth-ranked Washington University Bears. The Bears were looking for redemption after falling to the Titans earlier in the year 6-5, but the Titans […]

 
 

Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Squarepusher pushes the envelope in Damogen Furies

Eric Novak, Staff Writer   Often, electronic artists are criticized for not being able to play an instrument and instead hiding behind their laptops for live shows. Tom Jenkinson, better known by his stage name, Squarepusher, is unique, because, in addition to producing his own beats and electronic music, he […]

 
 

Kickstarting the new generation of innovations

Kickstarting the new generation of innovations

Amelia Smith, Staff Writer   If you don’t know what Kickstarter is, here’s the brief run-down. Kickstarter is a website that hosts projects for crowd funding. The idea of crowd funding is simple: if you get enough people donating small (or large) amounts of money, eventually you’ll have enough money […]

 
 

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

The practical IWU student’s guide to buying a car

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor   For those of you who will be buying a car, this article is for you. This past weekend, I visited Bob Dennison Toyota, located at 1508 Morrissey Drive here in Bloomington. Escorted by Mike Haggarty, an Illinois Wesleyan grad, I checked out a few cars […]