Predicting the unpredictable

For many, it’s a foregone conclusion that Kansas will win this game. I see the Terrapins keeping it closer than expected, though. 6’11” freshman Diamond Stone will be a lot for the Jayhawks to handle down low and Melo Tremble is returning to 2015 form. It’s not enough as Wayne Seldon, Jr. continues his hot streak to lift Kansas to victory. 72-68

Spring break in Honduras: a sustainable short-term missions project

What makes Honduras Project, the annual student-led short-term mission trip, different? According to sophomore Karen Yates, the mission’s works projects coordinator, the trip is “sustainable,” “humbling” and “strives for an attitude of learning.” Having been critical of short-term missions trips in the past, Yates has a different opinion of Honduras Project.

A glimpse into the life of a college student campaigner

I thought my life was overwhelming. Simply being enrolled at Wheaton College feels exhausting, but this year I have been amazed by certain students who went above and beyond. The students we interviewed for this feature are some of those who went the furthest — the Wheaton College student campaigners.

Christ at the Core and Degree Works finalized

Wheaton College has finalized its new general education program, Christ at the Core (CATC), which will be activated for the upcoming fall 2016 semester. Upcoming freshmen will study under this new program, while current students will study under the Legacy program with the option of incorporating certain CATC courses to fulfill gen ed requirements.

Easy-to-use Schoology chosen to replace Blackboard

Both Wheaton College undergraduate and graduate students can begin using Schoology, a replacement for Blackboard, as early as the start of this upcoming summer semester. Schoology is a learning management system (LMS) that Wheaton College has partnered with to improve online cloud services for students like accessing grades and checking assignments.

Racial profiling proposal passed unanimously

During a Student Government meeting on Wednesday, March 23, SG unanimously passed proposal 6R30 entitled “Document of Recommendations Regarding Reporting Racial Profiling at Wheaton,” in response to The Record’s coverage of alleged racial profiling in the city of Wheaton. This included provisions for improving channels for reporting microaggressions and instituting rights training for international students.

Task force recommends mandatory health insurance for international students

A student insurance task force, formed after Wheaton College ended its student health insurance program last July, issued a recommendation during a Student Government meeting on Wednesday, March 23, for Wheaton to establish a mandatory accident and illness health insurance plan for international students beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year.