From Ferguson to selecting Wheaton’s newest chaplain, the top stories of 2014 to 2015.
The William Osborne Society and Student Government hosted an event last Thursday in honor of assistant professor of anthropology Christine Folch. Entitled “Folch Unplugged: Authentic Reflections on Wheaton, the Gospel, and the Church,” the event served as a time of reflection, as Folch will be leaving Wheaton to take a position in the anthropology department at Duke University in North Carolina.
On April 21, the process of nearly five years came to a conclusion when the final themes for “Christ at the Core” were approved. That date marked the transition from the extensive work of the Summit Committee over the past year to the implementation of the curriculum that will go into effect fall semester ofContinue reading “Faculty unanimously votes to further Christ at the Core”
Junior Alexander Lim, charged with felony unauthorized video recording for allegedly placing a camera watch in the bathroom of a female student to secretly record her and her roommates showering, has been out of state for medical treatment. He is expected to be back in court on June 12. DuPage county prosecutors allege that LimContinue reading “Court proceedings continue in Alex Lim case”
Fulbright award recipients, seniors Grace Pyo and Morgan Kinsinger, will both be traveling abroad this summer to work as English Teaching Assistants (ETA) with the year-long Fulbright ETA program.
The Middle East has declared World War III, yet Canon Andrew White encouraged hope during his visit to Wheaton College. In the subsequent months since ISIS became a household name and further violence erupted from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, White has seen horrors and tragedies across the Middle East, shocking him.
Five students stood outside of Edman Chapel on Wednesday holding up a large black banner that read, “Wheaton’s Vulgar Language Policy Silenced My Story. What isn’t vulgar about physical and sexual assault?”
The end of the 2014-2015 school year is also the end of President Ryken’s fifth academic year in leadership at Wheaton College. The Record spoke with Ryken to learn about the ups and downs of presidency and about how he has seen God at work on campus from the vantage of the presidential office.
Twenty-two years after graduating from Wheaton College in 1988, Philip Ryken returned to campus as President Ryken in July 2010. This May is the end of Ryken’s fifth academic year as president, and his leadership has led to changes in many areas of campus.
Sadly, Wheaton College is saying good bye to the class of 2015. While the seniors will certainly be missed, Features thought we’d send them out with one last hurrah. So we asked them a few pertinent questions about their years here at Wheaton, their future plans and any wise advice they felt like imparting to the remaining students.