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Two IWU students compare their Spotify Wrapped with each other.
Photo by Liam Killian
The holiday season kicks off with Spotify Wrapped release
Isabella Parish December 3, 2021

I have been eternally grateful to be an avid Spotify user, because the app introduced an end of the year recap feature five years ago. Since...

The Argus’ finals week survival guide
Argus Staff December 3, 2021

Aries (March 21 - April 20): Drinking black tea still counts as drinking caffeine even though it's tea. Try water and a nap.   Taurus...

A student representing Portugal addresses the model United Nation Environment Assembly. Photo by Victoria Ballesteros
Model UN provides “global thought” while still having fun
Rachel Williams December 3, 2021

This year, as campus reports fewer cases and students adjust to life in the pandemic era, RSOs are returning to their normal operations....

Painting of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton.
From Wiki Commons
Elizabeth Hamilton should have her own musical
Lindsey Sapetti December 3, 2021

Since its Broadway debut in early 2015, Hamilton has gained quite a large fan base and lots of popularity. The thrilling, yet tragic storyline...

Cartoon by Liam Killian
Black Friday shopping is overrated
Sophie Lesman December 3, 2021

Black Friday is known for crowds of people lining up as early as three or four in the morning anticipating the insane deals from department...

Cartoon by Liam Killian
Final exams are not valid indicators of course comprehension
Avary Kampwerth December 3, 2021

As we reach the end of the fall semester, every student on campus is diligently studying for final examinations. From STEM majors to students...

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AAUP sanctions IWU for administrative actions
Katie Fata December 3, 2021

Illinois Wesleyan was officially sanctioned this week by The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) for “substantial noncompliance...

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IWU announces updated protocols ahead of Omicron variant
Sophia Heilman December 3, 2021

As the semester comes to a close, IWU announced their expectations for students’ return to campus in January on Wednesday, December 1....

Fall's Best: Security Beat
Argus Staff December 3, 2021

September 2, 2021, 10:26 p.m., Presser Hall   Campus Safety responded to a bat in Presser Hall.   September 7, 1:20 PM,...

News Briefs 12/3
Katie Fata December 3, 2021

“Head over Heels” December 3-5 The School of Theatre Arts presents the new jukebox musical based on “The Countess of Pembroke’s...

Women’s bowling team returns for second season
December 3, 2021

The Illinois Wesleyan women’s bowling team opened up the 2021-22 season with the Warhawk Classic tournament...

Men’s basketball adds to 6-0 streak against UChicago
Men’s basketball adds to 6-0 streak against UChicago
December 3, 2021

The Illinois Wesleyan men’s basketball team took on the University of Washington on Wednesday,...

CCIW Player of the Week Lauren Huber faces down a Fightin’ Engineer in the first round of the Midwest Challenge tournament. Photo: Kodiak Creative
Women’s basketball ends losing streak with 50-point victory
December 3, 2021

The Illinois Wesleyan women’s basketball team recovered from back-to-back losses in last weekend’s...

Senior Cody Mitchell facing down a Flying Dutchman in the first leg of the Invitational. 
Photo: Kodiak Creative
Men’s basketball sweeps Sikma Hall of Fame Invitational
November 19, 2021

Illinois Wesleyan men’s basketball now stands 3-0 for the season so far after victories over Hope...