In World News: Congress overturns Obama's veto of JASTA

For the first time since President Barack Obama took office nearly eight years ago, Congress voted last week to overturn a veto, passing an act allowing U.S. citizens to sue foreign governments in federal court. The law, officially titled the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, JASTA, clarifies that foreign governments —which have long possessed […]

Chromium-6 threat: carcinogenic chemical in water supply

Chromium-6 — a known carcinogen — has been found in the drinking water of more than 200 million Americans throughout the country including in DuPage County, according to the Environmental Working Group. Chromium-6, or hexavalent chromium, is an odorless, tasteless, naturally-occurring form of the metallic element chromium. It can be found naturally in rock, soil, […]

More than a victim: One woman speaks out after Alex Lim sentencing

One of the Wheaton students who was secretly video recorded by former student Alex Lim between October 2014 and February 2015 agreed to share her story anonymously with The Wheaton Record. Studying abroad during the spring semester of 2015, she received a phone call telling her she had been identified in some of Lim’s videos. […]