Last week, U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin filed a report containing 60 letters of support and opposition for embattled former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. Durkin said the letters must be made public if they are to be considered as a part of the defense in the sentencing on April 27.
“College is a culture shock,” I anxiously told my mom over the phone at the beginning of freshman year. I had not yet adapted to my roommate’s habits or Saga’s meals. But those who dare to go abroad experience this culture shock two times over: once in college and again when they start a semester overseas.
U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin told lawyers on Wednesday that Hastert’s claims that he was “extorted” by Individual A, an alleged victim of sexual misconduct, will be a key factor in the sentencing later this month. “That’s not conduct that’s 40 years old. That’s conduct that’s less than a year old,” Durkin told lawyers.
The Wheaton Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets returned this weekend with a first place victory after competing at the Buddy Ranger competition hosted by the University of Kansas.
When we called Kevin Engel, he had just pulled up into a Stanford University parking lot, near the college’s Bing Performing Arts Center.
Rev. Canon Andrew White, PhD, spoke at Wheaton College last Tuesday while on another tour in the United States.
Documentary producer and alumna Linda Midgett ‘92 is creating a documentary featuring former associate professor of political science Larycia Hawkins, called “Same God,” which could be finalized and distributed before the presidential election in November.
If you want to root for a Chicago team, the Blackhawks are the clear choice. With three Stanley Cup victories in the past six years, the team has united the city, and most Wheaton students have been on campus to witness at least one of the historic championship runs.
Wheaton College’s 2016 Lowell-Grabill Creative Writing Contest included a special award in memory of associate professor of English Brett Foster, a Wheaton faculty member and poet-in-residence until his death last year. The English department hosted the contest’s award ceremony on Tuesday, April 5.
On Wednesday, April 6, over a dozen groups of rising juniors were forced to pick rooms in McManis-Evans Hall or Williston Hall after all four campus apartment buildings were filled. This came almost two weeks after multiple rising seniors received an email on March 24 from housing services denying them off-campus permission.