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  • SGA panel discusses race relations

    SGA panel discusses race relations

    By Sarah Dougan and Brooke Eber “Race is central to our identity as Americans,” Dr. Rusty Hawkins, professor for the John Wesley Honors College, said at the Student Government Association forum on race relations Jan. 21. Four panelists discussed how racial issues have affected Indiana Wesleyan University and the country, historically and politically. Joining Hawkins…

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  • Political groups disappear from IWU

    Political groups disappear from IWU

    This is Part I in a new political series called "Beyond the Ballot." Stay tuned for more stories. Mike King (jr) is passionate about politics, and coming into college freshman year, he figured he’d find many students with the same interest. It was 2012—the election year between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney,…

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  • 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…

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  • How does social media use affect IWU students?

    Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Yik Yak, Tinder, Tumblr and Instagram are widely used throughout campus. While there are benefits to using social media, the tendency for students to post questionable content can cause more harm than good. These media offer some great benefits, such as the ability to stay in contact with our…

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