Chaplain David MacDowell shares his vision for chapel

Dave MacDowell, the new interim chaplain, has arrived on campus and is preparing for his first chapel this upcoming Monday, Sept. 8. The Record sat down with MacDowell to learn more about his background in ministry and what he’s looking forward to this year. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Record: Can […]

All School Communion unites student body through Gospel music

All School Communion has been a Wheaton tradition for years, becoming a monthly occasion in Fall 2001. This year the worship band integrated Gospel music with Contemporary Christian Music as they welcomed the class of 2018 and the rest of the student body back to Wheaton during the first All School on Tuesday, August 26. […]

Annual Square Dance an icebreaker

College Union hosted the annual Square Dance on Fri., Aug. 29 in the Edman Chapel Plaza. Heat lightning lit up the sky until rain fell an hour and a half into the dance, causing the dance to move inside the Student Recreation Center. The dance was extended an hour to compensate for the time spent […]

The Corinthian Co-op: A small space making a big impact

On the first day of classes, the basement of the Corinthian Co-op is filled to maximum occupancy as students line the stairs, waiting to enter.  Those leaving clutch dishes, vases and clothes in hand. “For many students, because the Co-op supplies some of their material needs, they then have money to buy their books and money to eat,” says Kim Walton, coordinator of the Co-op on behalf of the Wheaton College Women’s Club.

Arena Theater presents “A Clown Show”

Last Thursday and Friday, Arena Theater presented “A Clown Show,” an original piece that developed the comedic side of theater. The play was composed of a series of scenes in which actors interacted with one another and the audience to give humor a presence on stage. The piece was brought together largely by Felicia Bertch […]

Shakespeare in the Park returned for second year

Last year, 2,300 people filled Memorial Park over two nights for Arena Theater’s first year of Shakespeare in the Park. Another sizable crowd attended the event this year to see Shakespeare’s comedy, “Love’s Labours Lost” on Friday, Aug. 29 and Saturday, Aug. 30. In the play, men from the court of Navarre fall in love […]

Mastodon March 2014

9/26/14 — The Wheaton Record staff donned old issues of the paper to welcome freshmen at the annual Mastodon March parade.