Titan women’s soccer slays Benedictine

Eric Gilbert, Staff Writer The number-four-ranked Illinois Wesleyan women’s soccer team travelled north on Wednesday, Sept. 9 to take on Benedictine University. The Titans were finally able to find some rest for their starters as they cruised to a 7-0 victory. The starters for the Titan squad have logged a […]


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 been a Summit during the spring semester and one woman from each class is […]


Votes for marriage equality a must

Brexton Isaacs   With Election Day on November 4, it’s time for Illinois Wesleyan University students to start making decisions on who they’ll be voting for. An issue that is critical to many students is marriage equality. Even in 2014, when it seems like support for equality should be a […]


Pumpkin Spice Lattes turn sour

Michelle Wong   Suddenly there it was again, causing pumpkin enthusiasts everywhere to blow up the news feeds. It had arrived—the popular, seasonal, pumpkin spice latte (also known as #PSL). As a lover of all things pumpkin myself, upon seeing this beverage flaunted all over social media, I had to […]


IWU’s beloved music director retires

IWU’s beloved music director retires

Nunzia Martino   Last Friday, the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music presented a final concert in honor of Steven W. Eggleston’s 35-year music career at Illinois Wesleyan and the 30th anniversary of the University’s Civic Orchestra, which he founded a few years before founding the IWU Wind Ensemble. The […]


IWU poet published

IWU poet published

Photo courtesy of Janna Strain   By Joey Indurante, staff reporter Illinois Wesleyan University senior Janna Strain, who is double majoring in English Writing and religion, recently had a poem published in the online journal The Morning News. The poem is entitled “I’d Like to See You at Thanksgiving,” and […]


Iannucci named IWU men’s lacrosse head coach

KINZIE SCHWEIGERT, SPORTS EDITOR   Last month, the Illinois Wesleyan University Athletic Department announced that they would add men’s and women’s lacrosse teams to its list of varsity sports. Both teams will compete in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, and the men’s team will begin play next spring […]


Success at the Illinois College Press Association conference!

Five members of The Argus staff (former Editor-in-Chief Jackie Connelly, former News Editor Hannah Griffin, current Editor-in-Chief Chris Francis, current News Editor Mary Nicholas and current Features Editor Patrick Cavanaugh) traveled to Chicago Friday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 18 for the annual Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) Conference. The […]


Titans struggle to find consistency

Staff Writer Bobby Bailey Following the loss to North Central College on Tuesday, Jan. 31, the Titans broke a two-game losing streak and bounced back from a tough overtime loss to Augustana College. The Titan men’s basketball team cruised to an 84-63 victory at home over North Park University this […]


GOP Primary undergoes major shake-ups

GOP Primary undergoes major shake-ups

By Brexton Isaacs, Staff Writer In what was probably the most exciting two weeks in the race for the Republican primaires, it looks like the contest has been turned completely upside down. The week saw the exit of two candidates, a shocking revelation about a candidate’s marital history, an explosive […]