Supreme Court grants Wheaton College emergency relief in contraceptive case

On July 3, 2014, the Supreme Court granted Wheaton College temporary relief from fines that would have been imposed by the Affordable Care’s Public Health Service Act (PHS Act) concerning abortifacient contraceptives. Wheaton College proposed a change to the definition of an organization that is eligible to request for itself an exemption from providing theContinue reading “Supreme Court grants Wheaton College emergency relief in contraceptive case”

New technology promises learning opportunities

For second year Wheaton graduate student Isaac Chiles, what began as an excitement for learning has evolved into the creation of something he hopes will fill a gap for students’ needs and interests. Chiles has launched eduSwipe, an application designed to provide information and research material as reliable as a textbook, but as readable andContinue reading “New technology promises learning opportunities”

GO Guides lead Chicago community service day

For the first time, each of the four graduating classes at Wheaton were given the opportunity to partake in Orientation Committee’s annual community service day in downtown Chicago. For the fourth year, freshmen divide into groups led by sophomore leaders, who serve as guides for the day in Chicago.  These “GO Guides” attended many meetingsContinue reading “GO Guides lead Chicago community service day”

Student Development hires three new staffers

Student Development recently replaced two former staff members and introduced a third, new position, becoming one of the many departments welcoming new staff this summer. All former staff members left on good terms, either for retirement or to spend more time with family. As of this summer, Michelle Rose, office manager of Wheaton College’s OfficeContinue reading “Student Development hires three new staffers”

Wheaton sports preview

Bringing the Thunder into 2014-2015 Football Thunder football finished 2013 with an 8-2 record, missing the NCAA Division III playoffs for the third consecutive year. Coach Mike Swider is returning nine starters, including three preseason All-Americans, and are ranked 24th in the preseason top-25. Women’s soccer The women’s soccer team boasted a strong recordContinue reading “Wheaton sports preview”

Wheaton junior Kylie Marble recovering from near-death knee infection

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] Doctors, nurses and family at Oregon Health and Science University saw Kylie Marble open her eyes after nearly a weeklong drug-induced coma on Tuesday, June 24.  The first thing her weak voice proclaimed was that “God is good.” On Father’s Day, June 15, in Forest Grove, Oregon, Marble, an upcoming Wheaton secondContinue reading “Wheaton junior Kylie Marble recovering from near-death knee infection”