Wheaton students participate in Ferguson protests

“The houses were smaller and less expensive, but the street was just as real and normal as the streets we drive past every day. The only difference was that an 18-year-old was shot six times and died right in the middle of it,” said junior Josh Fort about standing at Michael Brown’s memorial in Ferguson, […]

The Wheaton College Christian Feminists Club

“It’s a question that may not matter to you right now, but certainly, someday, it will be something that is significant for all of you,” associate professor and department chair of philosophy Sarah Borden said as she spoke on the topic of feminism to a room full of Wheaton College students, faculty, staff and visitors on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 1. The event, titled “History of Feminism,” was hosted by the Wheaton College Christian Feminist club. Borden addressed the origins of the first, second and third waves of feminism and also answered questions from the audience on related issues.

Wheaton Confessions post claims Thrift Shop Dance is for the rich

Fox skin fur coats, pin-striped jumpsuits, house slippers and even flannel zebra onesie jammies made an appearance at last Saturday’s College Union Thrift Shop Dance. The only thing missing from the scene was Macklemore himself. With the sport of thrift shopping made popular by celebrities like Macklemore and Wheaton swim team’s rendition of the song […]

ROTC Ranger Challenge Team wins first place

This past weekend the ROTC Ranger Challenge Team competed against seven public Illinois universities in a variety of different events that tested their physical fitness, endurance, intelligence and team-building skills. After completing eight grueling challenges in 24 hours, Wheaton College received the most points and came out in first place. The team, led by senior Jake […]

A chance to “Simply enjoy the beauty of music”

On Friday, Oct. 10, the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music presented their Fall Concert in Edman Chapel. The concert featured performances by Women’s Choral, Men’s Glee Club, Concert Choir and Symphonic Band. The band and choirs performed both classical and traditional pieces. The choirs brought out lyrics written by authors such as Emily Dickinson and […]

Burr’s Obelisk: A milestone on Wheaton’s path to racial reconciliation.

On Oct. 9, members of Wheaton College’s staff, faculty and members of the student body gathered for a brief ceremony to celebrate the installation of the James Burr Memorial.  Having been lost — in part — found, restored and erected in the south foyer of Blanchard Hall, this ceremony celebrated the legacy of James Burr […]

Robin Hood steals attention, gives laughter

Shortly after the Town’s Girl turned narrator, freshman Valerie Tewell, introduced Jukebox Theater’s first production of the season, the self-declared “most important character,” Robin Hood, took the stage. Freshman Paul Vermeesch, playing Robin Hood, had never performed in a production prior to his participation in “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” on Thursday through […]