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A tricky holiday Is studying abroad really that expensive? Longboarders skate to relieve stress The inside scoop on chapel worship SGA forum highlights ways to accept LGBTQ community
 
A tricky holiday

A tricky holiday

“As a Christian community, IWU is careful not to celebrate the pagan holiday called Halloween, with its emphasis on the occult, witches, the dead, ghosts, and rituals. For this reason students should avoid dressing in costumes or otherwise promoting Halloween during this time of year. Therefore, any event or activity on or near Halloween which […]

A tricky holiday
Is studying abroad really that expensive?

Is studying abroad really that expensive?

Photography major Wendy Brown (jr) had a life-changing experience in Orvieto, Italy, last spring, studying art at a Gordon College facility and raking up 18 credits in the process, all of which counted toward her Indiana Wesleyan University degree. Brown paid about $1,000 more than a semester’s tuition at IWU–a cost that was more manageable […]

Is studying abroad really that expensive?
Longboarders skate to relieve stress

Longboarders skate to relieve stress

By Heather Cox, contributing writer It’s a breezy, early morning as Ruth Wooster (fr) comes out of Beckett Hall, steps onto her longboard and rolls down the sidewalk toward class—the fresh morning air waking her up and melting away her stress. Hundreds of students on campus have taken up longboarding over the past several years […]

Longboarders skate to relieve stress
The inside scoop on chapel worship

The inside scoop on chapel worship

Before each designated chapel, worship leaders Taylor Showley (jr) and Meg Sanders (jr) meet to pray about which songs they want to sing at the service. After shooting around ideas, they leave, pray on their own and convene before making a decision. “Our motto is that we seek God first, and he takes care of the […]

The inside scoop on chapel worship
SGA forum highlights ways to accept LGBTQ community

SGA forum highlights ways to accept LGBTQ community

“Some of the views you might actually disagree with, and that’s okay,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs for Student Government David Priest (sr).  This is how he introduced the Student Government Association’s forum on LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer) issues Oct. 8, which was a continuation of the forum held last year. […]

SGA forum highlights ways to accept LGBTQ community
Split season brings challenges for golf and tennis teams

Split season brings challenges for golf and tennis teams

30 October 2014

Soccer is a fall sport and basketball is played in the winter. But when do sports like tennis and golf play their seasons? The answer is both fall and spring. The men’s and women’s golf and tennis teams at Indiana Wesleyan University have split seasons: playing half of the season in the fall and half […]

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Ebola: Take a chill pill

30 October 2014

There is one topic everyone is talking about since the beginning of the school year: Ebola. It seems to be what anyone is talking about now: on the news, in the classroom, with friends at lunch. But what exactly is it and what should you know?  First identified in 1976 in Africa, Ebola hemorrhagic fever […]

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IWU Students for Life: A big beginning and continuing

30 October 2014

In its third year as a group, and under the direction of President Jessie Moore (jr) and Resource Coordinator Rachel Eldridge (sr), Indiana Wesleyan University Students for Life has made its presence known. From the Oct. 2 National Pro-Life Chalk Day to the Oct. 21 National Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity, the group has worked […]

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Diversity mapping

30 October 2014

Story by Kayla Thomas, Staff Writer Indiana Wesleyan University has entered its second phase of Diversity Mapping, a series of steps intended to help increase the school’s level of diversity. Halualani and Associates (H&A), known as diversity and inclusion associates, is joining forces with the school to analyze and study the diversity present throughout campus. […]

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