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Man on the Run an album not to be pursued

Zane Nyhus   Two decades after reaching fame (and perhaps their peak) with their six-time multi-platinum album Sixteen Stone, it seems that the last time that the band Bush was relevant was when Childish Gambino used them in the song “Freaks and Geeks,”  for his lyric ‘In the back of […]


Remember, remember the month of November

Casey Williams   Can you hear those sleigh bells ringing in the air? If you can, you might seriously consider having your ears checked, because it is the beginning of November and there is a full month (almost two) and a major holiday between now and Christmas. Big stores love […]


Rhythm comes naturally to Swedish pop band

Eric Novak   Pop music is typically music of high production levels. Whether it’s the synth pop of Lady Gaga or the folk music of Mumford & Sons, there is an emphasis on a clean sound and a harmonic center built normally on some form of guitar, bass, drums, vocals […]


Titans unable to keep up with nationally-ranked North Central College

Titans unable to keep up with nationally-ranked North Central College

Sam LaLonde   Saturday’s return of first-year quarterback Jack Warner wasn’t enough to save the Titans from dropping their third straight game, this time to the Cardinals of North Central College. After going down 21-0 early in the game, Illinois Wesleyan University was unable to overcome the large deficit despite […]


Hawks provide hope for die-hard Chicago fans

Brian Morefield     I remember it as if it happened yesterday. Sitting at a bar in downtown Naperville, donning my Corey Crawford jersey with a Bud Light in hand, I watched in horror as an Alec Martinez goal off of a Nick Leddy deflection led to a game seven […]


Jack Walsdorf provides IWU with William Morris Collection

Jack Walsdorf provides IWU with William Morris Collection

Anna Lowenthal   From Wednesday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Oct. 24, Illinois Wesleyan University hosted William Morris scholars Florence Boos and Jack Walsdorf for several on-campus events, including the opening of four displays in Ames library, provided by Walsdorf, president of the William Morris Society in the U.S. William Morris […]


IWU awarded with grant from the state

IWU awarded with grant from the state

Annie Kehler   With the election right around the corner on November 4th, Illinois Wesleyan has been a hotspot for Democratic candidates to visit and talk with students. On Monday Oct. 27, Governor Quinn held a press conference at Illinois Wesleyan with President Wilson announcing a $1.1 million capital investment […]


Offerman offers jokes, but goes too far on sexual abuse

Editorial Board With any comedic act, inevitably someone is going to be offended. Part of the great appeal of comedy is that is a medium where offense is allowed. It has created a platform for people to talk about issues that may not be appropriate in other settings, but deserve […]


Flu warrants concern over Ebola

Casey Williams   There has been some serious talk about the Ebola virus and the confirmed cases in the United States. Along with that talk has come fear and panic. To minimize some of this anxiety, take a look at the facts. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC): […]


Republican policies hide behind moderate masks

Brexton Isaacs   Happy Halloween, Illinois Wesleyan! Tonight there will be ghosts and goblins hitting the streets for candy, but there are much scarier costumes being worn these days. Candidates like Bruce Rauner and Rodney Davis have dressed themselves up as moderates, trying to fool the voters of Illinois, but […]