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The Argus, in the strong tradition of student journalism in this country, is an independent voice. It does not represent the views of the university or its administration, and the views expressed are not authorized by the university. Official university statements will come from the president and the administration of the university and be disseminated through those channels - President Nugent
"Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" was a surprising delight
Abraham Bishop, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

2023 was a year of great contradictions in the world of cinema. Films like “The Super Mario Bros”, “Movie” and “Across the Spider-Verse”...

Ditch your resolutions: tips to live more sustainably in 2024
Brooke Pacchetti, Features Editor • January 29, 2024

Toward the end of last year, I began making a conscious effort to learn more about the climate crisis, its causes, and possible steps that individuals...

Ten things I'd tell myself at the start of college
Olivia Bachar, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

As I’m entering the end of my senior year and reflecting on my time at Illinois Wesleyan, I have learned so much over the past four years....

Illinois Wesleyan needs to add more parking lots on campus
Ván Lé, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

Since my first semester at Illinois Wesleyan, parking has always been difficult for me and other students whom I spoke with about the problem....

Students are struggling to afford living in dorms on campus
Alexandria Green, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

One of the things that I looked at when applying to Illinois Wesleyan were dorms, and the scholarships that came with them. I was excited with...

Proximity to whiteness is alive and real
Michael Ashton, Staff Writer • January 22, 2024

It's not a hidden fact that Wesleyan’s campus is mostly white. Compared to my high school and even when walking downtown at U of I, the number...

CPCs Spector-Bishop talks printmaking community
CPC's Spector-Bishop talks printmaking community
Chloe Shapkauski, News Editor • January 29, 2024

On Wednesday, January 24, from 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m., Jack-Spector Bishop came all the way down to Bloomington from Chicago to give a gallery...

IWU 13 alumni presents Celestial Bodies paintings
IWU '13 alumni presents "Celestial Bodies" paintings
Chloe Shapkauski, News Editor • January 29, 2024

On Wednesday, January 24, at 11 a.m., IWU students and faculty were welcomed to attend a talk by Dustin Springer whose paintings are featured...

Martin Luther King Jr. teach-in by Dr. Chris Cooper
Martin Luther King Jr. teach-in by Dr. Chris Cooper
Chloe Shapkauski, News Editor • January 22, 2024

On January 17th, the Hansen Student Center celebrated the 20th anniversary of the event Martin Luther King Jr. Day Teach-In. Three speakers were...

Pagan Student Association Tea Party
Chloe Shapkauski, News Editor • January 22, 2024

On January 17th, the Pagan Student Association (PSA) hosted their annual tea party in Fellowship Hall at the Evelyn Chapel from 6-8pm. The PSA...

IWU men's volleyball dominates with double wins
January 29, 2024

On January 21, the Illinois Wesleyan University men's volleyball team kicked off their 2024 season with...

IWU 1980 alum Doug Rosenbaum working a Rams/Jets game
Opinion: The NFL STILL has an officiating crisis, and it needs to be solved ASAP
January 29, 2024

With January slowly slipping away, the National Football League is ending. Next Sunday, the AFC and NFC...

Juney Bai
Men’s golf claims second place at the Golfweek Classic
October 23, 2023

Illinois Wesleyan University's men's golf team secured an impressive second-place finish at the Golfweek...

First-year Jack Hansen wins Swimmer of the Week
October 23, 2023

In a recent announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 17, Illinois Wesleyan University's men's swimming and diving...

My parents in the 2011 Egyptian revolution, sign in the back says the people want the downfall of the regime in Arabic.
Editorial: The response to Palestine has been disheartening
Farah Bassyouni, Editor-in-Chief • October 12, 2023

The opinions expressed in this editorial are personal and do not reflect the views of The Argus or Illinois...

Editorial: ChatGPT is not trustworthy for academic writing
Katie Staroszczyk, Opinions Editor • April 28, 2023

Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been becoming more and more accessible to the public in recent years....

Editorial: Students should be milking IWU’s free amenities
Katie Staroszczyk, Opinions Editor • April 14, 2023

As all Illinois Wesleyan students know, tuition here is not cheap. With such a big bill, it’s difficult...

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