Marilee Melvin sits in her office on the second floor of Blanchard as the trees outside begin to bloom and the sun shines in through the window. From the painting of Mary Blanchard that she retrieved from Wheaton’s archives, to the walls of pictures and awards that she has collected over the years, Melvin, Wheaton’s executive assistant to the president, has a passion for Wheaton that is evident as she speaks about her years of service and experience with sincere humility.
As of this Sunday, females are now allowed to attend the U.S. Army Ranger School on a trial basis. The integration faces challenges as some praise the new opportunity while others are worried about the Army lowering standards or are concerned about male and female dynamics in such a rough environment. “I don’t care if […]
After a year of difficult conversations regarding racial, ethnic and cultural identity at Wheaton College, the MADE events this week have brought back a vital element to the discussion: celebration. Each event, from the Arena Theater workshop on Monday to the multicultural food tasting and communal art in lower Beamer Center leading up to the […]
Heads bowed in the Meyer Science Center lecture hall in a moment of silence Tuesday night, silently lifting up prayers and remembering those slaughtered in the Rwandan Genocide 21 years ago, where the Hutu tribe killed 800,000 to 1,000,000 Tutsis within 100 days. Sophomore Richard Ndekezi, a native Rwandan, initiated the night and the moment of silence. Globus hosted the event, titled “Redeeming Rwanda.”
The second to last Living Room series event was hosted last Friday and focused on the topic of sexual desire and stewardship. The Living Room Series came to being as a need was seen on Wheaton’s campus to open up discussions on sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity where the Wheaton community could come to learn, and talk about various experiences regarding these topics.