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Keep your resolve strong all year long

Danielle Kamp, Staff Writer The New Year symbolizes a fresh start and hope for the future. It is a time for people to imagine new outlooks on life and anticipate what the next year of their life will hold. Thus we have New Year’s resolutions. I have noticed that when […]


Voting apathy plagues Illinois Wesleyan students

Editorial College students are often perceived to be activism-oriented, politically hopeful people. But electoral turnout is much lower for citizens under thirty than it is for older voters. Voter apathy among Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois State University and Heartland Community College students is a source of frustration for many in […]


Safe Zone builds campus alliance

By Hannah Griffin, News Editior Illinois Wesleyan University recently amended its anti-discrimination statement to include “gender identity and expression.” But while the University formally prohibits discrimination towards members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) community, many still feel the environment on campus is unaccepting of these sexual orientations. […]


Faculty reunites with former student, star

By Mary Nicholas, Staff Reporter “Oh Doctor Jesus,” pleads 2007 IWU alumna Bryonha Parnam as she cradles the head of four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in the current Broadway production of Porgy and Bess. The first IWU School of Theatre Arts (SoTA) alum to grace the Great White Way […]


New “Runway” lacks real “Stars”

New “Runway” lacks real “Stars”

By Nick Desideri, Staff Writer Bands like The Beatles succeeded because they possessed a dynamic that worked for them. Paul and John provided the foundation of the band, George contributed and Ringo…was Ringo. As sacrilegious as it may sound, “Project Runway” was The Beatles of reality television in the mid-2000s. […]


Romney sweeps early contests

Romney sweeps early contests

By Brexton Isaacs, Staff Writer In the last month, the Republican race for the presidential nomination has turned upside down. Mitt Romney swept both the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, but the other contenders have enjoyed varying success. After Iowa’s results came in (Romney-24.6 percent, Santorum-24.5 percent, Paul-21.4 percent, […]


Argus changeover

Argus changeover

Dec. 2, 2011 marked the last official issue for the 2011 Argus staff. Beginning with our first issue of the calendar year on Jan. 13, 2012, shadowing and changeover will welcome eight brand-new editors to the Argus team. Good luck to former Opinions Editor Savannah Davis as she continues her year […]


The Argus is hiring!

Have experience writing or reporting for your high school paper? Love taking photos? Know nothing about journalism but want to learn? Look out for announcements regarding our recruitment meeting sometime in January! Stop by to learn about our different sections, what we’re looking for and how to get involved. And […]