Adventure abroad

“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.

Dennis Hastert to appear in court, Wheaton Center advisers testify in defense

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.

Pennies from heaven

When we called Kevin Engel, he had just pulled up into a Stanford University parking lot, near the college’s Bing Performing Arts Center.

Hawkins documentary in the works

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.

It's showtime in Chicago

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.

Creative Writing Contest winners pay tribute to late Brett Foster

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.

Housing frustration

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.