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)
New events and more participation put some added sizzle into this fall's Homecoming
Other feature stories
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.
Former student journalists remember the big stories that defined their Argus careers.
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.
Tara (Mitchell) Gerstner ’01 aids both college dreams and economic development.
IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
Amelia Benner ’09,
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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