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2015 VMAs…a Veritable Mess, All things considered

Ana Erickson, Features Editor   Last Sunday, Aug. 30, Miley Cyrus hosted MTV’s Video Music Awards. From beginning to end, the show spiraled further and further into nonsense. It’s been touted on the Internet as “the most interesting VMAs in five years.” If you missed it, here’s why it’s acquired […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

IWU’s very own Red Scarves establish themselves with their self-titled first EP

IWU’s very own Red Scarves establish themselves with their self-titled first EP

Candace Parrott, Staff Writer   Candace: What genre of music do you guys consider yourselves? Who are some the band’s idols? Anyone you hope to reflect and why? Braden: We are a rock ‘n roll band primarily, but we started as a folk group. Our influences range from Bob Dylan […]

 
 

The other 9/11 that you’ve probably never heard of

Charlotte Coats, Staff Writer On the anniversary of the tragedy that occurred 14 years ago, Americans take time from their day to remember and mourn. September 11, 2001 is a dark day in American history. Unfortunately, this terrible has helped to perpetuate religious intolerance and misunderstanding. Though the events of […]

 
 

No Closer to Heaven is a divine gift to pop-punk fans

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor In today’s music world, it’s not often that an album comes along and legitimately blows your hair back. I’m here to tell you that The Wonder Years, a pop-punk band hailing from Lansdale, Pennsylvania, just released an album that is absolute dynamite, and it’s called No […]

 
 

Horoscopes: Virgo is here to help you this season

Ana Erickson, Features Editor Every year, students of all ages feel a push to do their best at the beginning of the school year. What they might not know is that this push is helped by the fact that Aug. 23 through Sept. 22 is Virgo season on the zodiac. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Meet IWU’s biggest fan: Seth Bauersfeld

Jeff Neukom, Managing Editor Illinois Wesleyan University’s campus is home to many interesting and incredible people, and many of them walk among us unknown. One such person is Seth Bauersfeld, volunteer manager for IWU’s football team. Bauersfeld is quite a popular figure among the athletes here at Wesleyan, and to […]

 
 

Crossroads: Where business and ethics meet

Crossroads: Where business and ethics meet

Rosa Zapata, News Editor When senior Illinois Wesleyan University student Helen Hoang decided for the 2015 fall semester to take on a marketing project to boost sales at a local business, she also took on the task of spreading a message. It began when Hoang’s professor, Fred Hoyt, came up […]

 
 

Bats on Illinois Wesleyan campus not significant cause for concern

Bats on Illinois Wesleyan campus not significant cause for concern

Tina Brkovic, Staff Writer A brown bat appeared in the Hansen Student Center at Illinois Wesleyan University on Thursday Sept. 3, unnerving students inside, at times descending near them. This happened after campus security’s removal of another bat from the International House on Aug. 25. While there is currently no […]