Students organized a rally that drew about 200 people to the IWU quad, demonstrating in defense of DACA protections for childhood immigrants. Also see a photo gallery from The Pantagraph.
Dr. Jelani Cobb, speaker at Illinois Wesleyan's President's Convocation, discussed the context of President Trump's decision to end DACA, a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
Speaker Jelani Cobb encouraged Illinois Wesleyan students to embrace diversity as he kicked off IWU's fall semester at its annual President's Convocation.
Two Illinois Wesleyan football players, who have only known life in America, discussed their fears amid the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) overhaul.
Associate Professor & Chair of Sociology and Anthropology Meghan Burke served as the guest editor of a special issue on New Frontiers in the Study of Colorblind Racism in the journal Sociological Perspectives, and wrote the issue's lead article, "Colorblind Racism: Identities, Ideologies, and Shifting Subjectivities."
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Emily Jones '11, a second-year medical student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and her doctor father are near their goal of completing marathons in all 50 states.
Broadview Mansion is dedicating a historic bell from the Van Leer Tower in memory of the late Jim Winn '41, whose wife Mary Winn '43 will return to Bloomington for the occasion.
Award-winning author Jelani Cobb will speak on race and justice in the United States at the President's Convocation opening the academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.