On March 20, the Wheaton College community received an email from the President’s Office saying that yet another transition will be occurring in the Chaplain’s Office. Clayton Keenon, who has served as ministry associate for discipleship and graduate chapel for five years, will be leaving Wheaton at the end of the semester to begin his work as teaching pastor at Christ Community Church in St. Charles, Ill.
The Wheaton College Graduate program in Biblical and Theological Studies hosted its annual theology conference from April 12-13, entitled, “The image of God in an image-driven culture.”
Last Monday, Student Government launched the start of their new campaign “Just Say Basket” in a partnership with Bon Appetit.
Thomas Oord, a tenured theology professor at Northwest Nazarene University, learned on March 31 that he was being laid off, as a response to dropping student enrollment numbers. Now, supporters of Oord claim that the professor was discharged because of his belief in evolution and open theology, and that the school cited plummeting enrollment as justification to get rid of the professor who had long been a thorn in the side of the Nazarene church. The incident may have implications for theology professors at other Christian colleges.
Wheaton dating. Those two words can cause trepidation, mockery or a defeated sigh. Features asked a variety of students and faculty what the dating scene at Wheaton is like, why it’s that way and what they’d like to see change.
On Sunday, April 12, over 200,000 Brazilians marched through Sao Paulo to show their resistance to the exploitation of working and middle class citizens.
On Wednesday, junior Jackson Bargery was announced as the new chapel band leader along with the 2015 student chaplains. The student chaplains for the 2015-2016 school year are Kerryn Ansell, Kylie Marble, Ben Nussbaum and Daniel Y. Kim.