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Chilling with Randos: meet the IWU art instructor who inspires and composes

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   It isn’t often that you bump into a random instructor and end up talking half your class time away, but that’s how I met Mark Genrich, an adjunct instructor in the Ames School of Art. After hearing about his passion for three-dimensional art, music and teaching, […]

 
 

Women’s Lacrosse ready to make noise in the CCIW

Connor Allen, Staff Writer   Women’s Lacrosse has an opportunity to make a statement in conference play this season. Already 1-0 in the CCIW, the first-year program hopes to continue winning in their last five games. This won’t be an easy task however because the CCIW is a very challenging […]

 
 

Wisconsin upsets No. 1 Kentucky, falls to Duke

Jack Sweeney, Staff Writer   Kentucky vs Wisconsin In the first semifinal matchup, seventh-seeded Michigan State matched up with top-seeded Duke. Lead by first-year center Jahlil Okafor and first-year forward Justise Winslow, Duke handled Michigan State with ease. The final score was 81-61, marking Michigan State’s worst loss in the […]

 
 

Titans baseball in three-way tie for first place

Eric Gilbert, Sports Editor   The Titans came into a weekend of games with a perfect 6-0 conference record to give them sole possession of first place in the CCIW. Unfortunately, their trip to North Central on Saturday, April 4 proved to be a set back as they dropped both games of […]

 
 

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

The Abroad Diaries: Curiousity for Cape Town

Molly Willeford, Staff Writer   My name is Molly Willeford, and I am checking in from Cape Town, South Africa! Since arriving in South Africa at the end of January, I’ve stayed with four different homestay families in four very different parts of the country. The first homestay was in […]

 
 

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The seedy, spermy underbelly of IWU, exposed

The Campus Conspiracist, Staff Writer   Good students of Illinois Wesleyan University, I’m sure that you’ve all noticed the strange noises coming from the newly defunct Shaw Hall late at night. Now, rumors abound about the sources of these noises, but I’m here to put such confusion to bed. The […]

 
 

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

A guide to March Madness for sports haters everywhere

Jennick Maxlos, Staff Writer   So, it’s the final four and you haven’t paid attention to any of the tournament games. Hell, you probably haven’t held a basketball since Uncle Jerry yelled at you for not being able to make a free throw at the family pickup game in 2008. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Fashion Interviews: Anna Kerr-Carpenter’s creative edge

Candace Parrott, Staff Writer   Anna has shared several French classes with me and I was always attracted to her great style – creepy staring moments are allowed when you love fashion, ok? She has an edgy spunk about her, which intrigued me. It was an honor for her to […]

 
 

Wacky News: An all-you-can-eat buffet of weirdness

Anna Lowenthal, Editor-in-Chief   Food is a common component of every day life – we usually don’t see it as anything wacky. But these three, real-life news stories might change the way you think about your snacks.   Salsa Slayer On Sunday, March 29, a 50-year-old resident from Akron, Ohio […]