Wheaton elects 2015-16 student government

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.

The man, the myth, the locomotive: C-Train

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 Task Force formed at Wheaton

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.

Proxi competes in Elevate competition

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.

Professor speaks on the trap of a model minority

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 her […]

“Dirty Wars” documentary prompts debate

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 interna­tional […]