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A very merry non-traditional Christmas President Wright speaks on new LGBTQ policy Reverse culture shock Murray’s energy off of bench encourages men’s basketball
 
A very merry non-traditional Christmas

A very merry non-traditional Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner — but not for everyone. Some students and faculty at Indiana Wesleyan University celebrate the holidays (or don’t) differently than their peers. Here are some of their stories: James Deffenbaugh James Deffenbaugh (fr) never questioned if Santa was real – because his mom told him the truth from a very young age. […]

A very merry non-traditional Christmas
President Wright speaks on new LGBTQ policy

President Wright speaks on new LGBTQ policy

On the heels of two Student Government Association forums on LGBTQ issues, a task force by Indiana Wesleyan University President Dr. David Wright is brainstorming a new policy to clarify how the school handles these issues. A staff writer for The Sojourn sat down with Wright in his office to discuss the new policy, which […]

President Wright speaks on new LGBTQ policy
Reverse culture shock

Reverse culture shock

Written by: Heather Cox, Contributing Writer If you pass Ali Dunn (jr) on campus, don’t be surprised if she avoids eye contact with you. At least at first. It’s not that Dunn is anti-social. Instead, she’s just heeding the customs of Aix-en-Provence, France, where she recently studied abroad for a semester—and where direct eye contact […]

Reverse culture shock
Murray’s energy off of bench encourages men’s basketball

Murray’s energy off of bench encourages men’s basketball

Aaron Murray (jr) had only played basketball for three years when he joined Indiana Wesleyan University’s men’s basketball team in 2012. Murray, a 6’10” center, was a missionary kid in Zambia, Africa from the age of 14 to 18, and first started playing basketball when he was 16 years old. That summer, his family was […]

Murray’s energy off of bench encourages men’s basketball

Stars in the Background: A Senior Project by Jared Johnson

If someone asked you to name the first athlete that popped into your head, which athlete would you name? Would it be a star professional athlete known for amazing athletic abilities, like LeBron James or Peyton Manning? Or would it be an athlete, professional or otherwise, who is known mostly for positive character qualities? Chances […]

Freshman Luecke’s composure positively influencing men’s golf

Freshman Luecke’s composure positively influencing men’s golf

07 December 2014

Ethan Luecke (fr) of the Indiana Wesleyan University men’s golf team is providing something for his team that most freshman student-athletes don’t: leadership on and off the course. Luecke is already an ace golfer at the collegiate level. He spent most of the fall season as one of the Wildcats’ top three golfers. “You don’t […]

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Elenbaas keeps women’s golf moving forward

Elenbaas keeps women’s golf moving forward

07 December 2014

Haley Elenbaas (jr) and glue have something in common. They both keep things together. Elenbaas plays for Indiana Wesleyan University’s women’s golf team, the university’s newest intercollegiate squad. The team is just over two years old, with its inaugural season in the fall of 2012. Elenbaas was one of the six freshman golfers who made […]

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Wildcats win thriller over St. Francis

Wildcats win thriller over St. Francis

06 December 2014

Tensions ran high as the No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan University Women’s Basketball Team and No. 8 University of St. Francis Cougars squared off in a Crossroads League showdown at Luckey Arena Saturday, Dec. 6. The game between the past two NAIA Division II National Champion teams went down to the wire, with the Wildcats prevailing […]

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SGA forum stresses personhood of immigrants

06 December 2014

Written by Sarah Dougan and Sara Williams The Student Government Association’s panel on immigration issues Wednesday, Dec. 3 encouraged system reform and action from the church, with panelists emphasizing the personhood of immigrants. “Immigration is an issue, but immigrants are people,” said panelist Dr. David Drury, who is the Chief of Staff to Dr. Jo […]

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