Yesterday, the student body elected eight student leaders who each campaigned over the past few weeks to cast their vision for Wheaton College in the coming year. Junior Joshua Fort and sophomore Morgan Jacob will be leading the student government board as president and vice president, winning the popular vote over Emily Willson and Moriah Nacionales-Tafoya.
He’s kind of a legend: Four of Wheaton College’s presidents knew who he was before they actually met him. If you’ve never met Clarence Edwards — more commonly known as C-Train — chances are you’ve at least admired his swagger as, with a Wheaton Thunder hat resting jauntily on his head, he makes his rounds on campus.
Gender equality is a hot topic at every college. But the new Gender Task Force at Wheaton College is aware that it is operating under a spiritual lens because of the school’s Christian principles. With only two meetings under their belt, the task force is still in the process of selecting representatives and data collection.
After getting out to a roaring start in 2015, the Thunder softball team hit a bit of a snag in the last week with four straight losses at home.
Wheaton’s own Shark Tank winner, Proxi, battled against six teams in a regional match for $20,000 and the chance to move on to the final rounds of the Elevate competition in Silicon Valley, CA.
Last Thursday, Ricebowl hosted “Asian Americans as the Model Minority,” a talk by assistant professor of anthropology Christine Folch. Approximately 150 students filled the Blanchard 339 lecture hall to hear her speak about the tensions related to the topic. Folch, a Latin American, began by saying she was honored to be speaking yet recognized herContinue reading “Professor speaks on the trap of a model minority”
Scores of students gathered in Meyer Science Center Monday night to view a showing of the documentary-film “Dirty Wars.” The event was hosted by the Middle East Understanding Club, a group on campus dedicated to “challenging assumptions and stereotypes associated with the Middle East,” and included a response by assistant professor of politics and internationalContinue reading ““Dirty Wars” documentary prompts debate”
On March 5, assistant professor of violin Lee Joiner took a nature walk at Wicklow Gap in southern Dublin, leaving his expensive Kuttner violin in the car. When he returned to his car at 2:45 p.m., Joiner saw that someone had broken into his rental car’s passenger window and stolen his violin. His violin was the only Kuttner made in Ireland.
Wheaton College students can now apply for grants of up to $1,000 to cover travel and living expenses for a summer 2015 internship in an international or cross cultural setting.
Art history professor Matthew Milliner, who participated in the ’95 revival while he was a student, shares reflections on the current revival events at Wheaton and what campus can learn from the revival 20 years ago.