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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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, Physical Plant staff has been attempting to combat the issue and Physical […]

 
 

Giving things a chance

Eric Novak, Columnist   For all of you Twin Peaks aficionados, I’m sure you’ve heard the recent and terrible news. For those of you who aren’t following Twin Peaks or have even seen it, I’ll clue you in. This past week, David Lynch has updated his Twitter with the message […]