Winter 2008-09 issue highlights

On our cover

Amy Chang '12 showed her Titan colors as she cheered for the home team at her first Homecoming as an Illinois Wesleyan student.

(Photo by Lori Ann Cook)


Cover story

October Surprise
New events and more participation put some added sizzle into this fall's Homecoming celebrations.


Other feature stories

Unlocking History
The quest to retrieve a priceless memento launches one Kappa Kappa Gamma sister on a journey of discovery.

Reflections of War
Vietnam War veteran Tobey Herzog '68 uses the prism of literature to shed light on life beyond the battlefield.

A Lasting First Impression
Designed to reflect the quality of a Wesleyan education, the Minor Myers, jr. Welcome Center gets a positive reception.

You Can Take It With You
As they start their Illinois Wesleyan experience, first-year students bring with them a bit of home.


Department highlights

Back Pages
Former student journalists remember the big stories that defined their Argus careers.

Pet Cause
Harlan Dalluge ’58 leaves retirement to help solve growing pet overpopulation crisis.

Sharing the Arts
Johns Hopkins professor Cherie (Egbers) Stellaccio ’66 sees the process of teaching music as always changing.

Answering the Call
As a scholar, nurse and Army officer, Mary Ellen Simpson ’91 helps combat global disease.

Rewarding Opportunity
Tara (Mitchell) Gerstner ’01 aids both college dreams and economic development.


IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
Amelia Benner ’09, Editorial Assistant
IWU Magazine Web site editors: Amelia Benner '09 and Tim Obermiller

University Communications staff:
Matt Kurz, Vice President for Public Relations
Sherry Wallace, Director of University Communications
Stew Salowitz ’76, Director of News Services/Sports Information
Marc Featherly, University Photographer
Ann Aubry, Assistant Director for New Media
Rachel Hatch, Staff Writer

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