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The Argus

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A look inside the often overlooked Ames art collection
Alessia Girardin, News Editor • April 22, 2022

When you walk through CLA, go to any events on campus or visit any campus offices, you’ll probably see pieces from the Ames School of Art...

“Abbott Elementary” finds the humor in education issues
Sarah Buchmann, Staff Writer • April 22, 2022

Released in December 2021, the hit ABC show “Abbott Elementary” has made waves with educators and non-educators alike.  April 15 marked...

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Writer Yakich reflects on untraditional poetic path
Farah Bassyouni, Staff Writer • April 15, 2022

Professor Michael Theune’s “Writing Poetry” class is definitely among the stranger ones offered on campus. From laughing at poems about...

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Opinion: My utter disappointment in IWU as a graduating senior
Sarah Buchmann, Staff Writer • April 22, 2022

As a graduating senior, I finally feel ready to state my disappointment in this university. When I see prospective students touring campus,...

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Opinion: There's hypocrisy in Russia accusing Ukraine of Nazism
Barbara Kuznetsova, Staff Writer • April 22, 2022

Russia started a war with Ukraine with the belief that Ukraine needs “denazification” and “demilitarisation.” On the national TV,...

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Opinion: The west side of Blo-No is in more need of supermarkets
Mansi Shah, Staff Writer • April 22, 2022

Living on the west side of Bloomington-Normal for more than 15 years has highlighted the lack of supermarkets on the west side of town compared...

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Commemorative tree to be planted in honor of Dr. Brown
Steve Watts, Features Editor • April 22, 2022

On Friday, April 22 from 12:30-1:00 p.m., retiring professor Laurine Brown’s time at IWU will be commemorated by a tree planting. The environmental...

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“All in for Wesleyan” raises over $2 million in donations
Katie Fata, Editor-in-Chief • April 22, 2022

  Donors pledged $2,391,253 for Illinois Wesleyan’s annual “All in for Wesleyan” on April 19. About 3,330 alumni, parents,...

News Briefs
Argus Staff April 22, 2022

Final Exams Friday, April 22   Laurine Brown Commemorative Tree Planting Friday, April 22, 12:30pm – 1:00pm Corner of Park...

Security Beat
Argus Staff April 22, 2022

4/12/2022, 7:20 a.m., SAGA Smoke detector activation in the Commons due to burned food.   4/13/2022, 2:10 p.m.  Non-emergency...

Women’s golf ends regular season with silver finish
April 22, 2022

The Illinois Wesleyan women’s golf team ended their regular season with a close second place finish...

Women’s lacrosse knocks the wind from Bluejays’ wings
April 22, 2022

The Illinois Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team demolished Elmhurst University on Wednesday, April 20....

“Female Athlete of the Year” reflects on her senior season
April 22, 2022

Senior swimmer Ellen Gilbert has been well acquainted with the spotlight this year, from the Tommy Awards...

Titans celebrate exemplary athletes at Tommy Awards
April 15, 2022

Illinois Wesleyan student athletes joined together in Shirk Center on Monday, April 11 to celebrate the...

The Gadfly November 12, 2021

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Burnout post Covid
Sophia Heilman November 12, 2021

COVID-19 has irreversibly impacted some of the most fundamental years of students’ lives over the...

Editorial: Trick or Treat
Argus Staff October 29, 2021

Trick: You aren’t doing a matching couples costume Treat: You get to dress hot as hell so they’ll...