A marathon in every state

  As soon as I stepped into the office of Annette Tomal, associate professor of business and economics at Wheaton, I realized that she is a competitor unlike any I’ve seen before. Dozens of glistening medals draped the office walls. Beneath the medals, a cork board dedicated to her running achievements revealed her commitment to […]

Tracing fifteen years

  Everyone knows where they were when it happened. They remember what the weather was like, where they were going, even what their house or car smelled like. “I was playing golf,” recalled Bruce Howard, the Carl R. Hendrickson professor of business at Wheaton College. On the 10th hole, the auditors he was playing with […]

Kidnapping in Glen Ellyn

A Wheaton College student was kidnapped at gunpoint on the morning of Aug. 26 outside of a Glen Ellyn Starbucks. The student was identified as a 21-year-old male wearing a Colorado Rockies baseball hat. No further identifying information has been released. According to an email sent by Wheaton College Public Safety last week, the student […]

Presidential Leadership Awards replace smaller merit-based scholarships

Wheaton College will replace some of its automatic merit-based scholarships in fall 2017 with new, larger scholarships offered to a select group of students based on holistic criteria that now include essays. The college will keep its $5,000 automatic merit-based scholarship, which was formerly called the Charles Blanchard Award and is now renamed The Arthur […]

Renowned activist Bryan Stevenson visits campus

A full gym of students, professors and community members gathered in Coray Alumni Gymnasium on Tuesday night to hear Bryan Stevenson’s talk on mass incarceration and the justice system in the United States. Using stories from his career as a public interest lawyer, Stevenson painted the picture of a system in need of redemption, striking […]

DuPage County increases risk for West Nile Virus to "high"

DuPage County reported three human cases of the mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus in the last two weeks — including the county’s first human case of 2016 — prompting the DuPage County Health Department to issue a level three, or “high,” risk level for residents. On Friday, Aug. 26, health department officials said that an 80-year-old […]

Transfers tell all

A group of students sits at a table in the Stupe, eating ice cream and doing homework. Their conversation fades back and forth between animated dialogue and silent studying. They are seemingly no different than any other group of Wheaton students one might expect to find in the Stupe on a Monday night. The only […]

Ryken's Rowdies

The Cameron Crazies. The Izzone. The Grateful Red. All three student sections from Duke, Michigan State and Wisconsin, respectively, are known for being some of the most boisterous and passionate fans in the nation. Is there a new name to add to the list? Something to the tune of Ryken’s Rowdies, perhaps? Of course, it’s […]