Archive for: November, 2015

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, […]

 
 

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 University’s Peace Garden finished its final harvest of the fall a week […]

 
 

How to go the distance

Ben Zentner, Columnist   Should college students try long-distance relationships? The obvious answer from the average citizen is a resounding no. And for good reason. Long-distance relationships are hard, with a capital H. They’re time consuming, they’re frustrating and often they can be costly to maintain. Long-distance relationships are a […]

 
 

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 first ever CCIW regular season and conference tournament championship in the […]

 
 

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 and new opportunities all with Titan basketball at the nucleus.   […]

 
 

Religion and morality

Carmen Puchulu, Columnist   Most people assume that children who have a religious background have a good morality. After all, the teachings of the major religions to children are mostly about being good and kind to others. A recent study states otherwise. Professor Jean Decety from the University of Chicago […]