News Briefs

By James Stein Sep 24, 2021
Image by Isabel Sperry

Heart Walk

Sun, September 26

Members of the Illinois Wesleyan University and local community are invited to participate in the 2021 McLean County Heart Walk Digital Experience. You can donate to the American Heart Association and participate in this online event on Sunday, September 26.


Reading to Understand: Reaching Towards Reading Comprehension

Tues, September 28, 5pm – 6pm

Students are invited to room 105b in the Ames Library for a workshop designed for students so that they can beat distractions to focus on the content and meaning of what you read to better grasp author claims, class assignments, and course discussions.


Men’s Soccer Vs. Monmouth

Tues, September 28, 7pm – 10pm

Men’s soccer faces off against Monmouth at Neis Field. Streaming is available through the IWU Sports website.


Center for Engaged Learning Ribbon Cutting

Wed, September 29, 4pm – 6pm

Champagne “ribbon cutting” ceremony for the new tutoring spaces of CEL’s Writing Center Tutoring Services on the main floor of The Ames Library.


Pluff ‘n Stuff

Wednesday, September 29, 6pm – 8pm

The Campus Activities Board invites students to build their own stuffed animal to kick off Homecoming week. Covid guidelines will be followed at this event. 


Women’s Soccer Vs. Elmhurst

Wednesday, September 29, 7pm – 10pm

Women’s soccer is set to play Elmhurst at Neis Field.


3D: Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation

Thursday, September 30, 4pm – 5:30pm

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will honor Hispanic culture with a 3D event, which will aim to celebrate and provide insight for those interested in learning more about the culture during Hispanic Heritage month. This event will be hosted in Beckman Auditorium in the Ames Library.


Titan Dance Fest and Hansen 100th Time Capsule Opening

Thu, September 30, 7pm – 9pm

RSOs and Greek Life organizations are hosting an event where you can dance the night away. They will also be showing the contents of the 100th year of the Hansen Time Capsule. This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement and will be held on Eckley Quad.


International Film Series – Tremblores

Thu, September 30, 7pm

Directed by Jayro Bustamante, 2019, Guatemala. Introduced by Span 102 and 201 in Beckman Auditorium.


Women’s Tennis Vs. Wheaton

Fri, October 1, 7pm – 9pm

Women’s tennis will face off against Wheaton at the Beadles-Morse Courts.


TGOE Fest and Pizza Taste-Off

Fri, October 1, 5pm – 7pm

CAB is bringing the annual pizza taste off back to Eckley Quad – come sample local/chain restaurants here in town. Remarks and performances by the Titan cheerleaders, Student-Athletic Advisory Committee, and Homecoming royalty crowning.


Singer Conor Clemmons

Fri, October 1, 8pm – 9pm

Listen to the musical stylings of Conor Clemmons, a Nashville-based country artist who you may recognize from NBC’s The Voice. The concert is being put on after the TGOE Fest on Eckley Quad.


Women’s Tennis Vs. Elmhurst

Sat, October 2

Women’s tennis will host Elmhurst at Beadles-Morse Courts


Football Vs. Elmhurst

Sat, October 2, 1pm

The Titan football team will play against the Elmhurst Blue Jays at Tucci Stadium.

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