Thunder blunder through Las Vegas

Most students travelled home for the winter break to enjoy family time and maybe send up a few dabs on their way in to see “Rogue One” or “La La Land,” but not the men’s basketball team. The men travelled across the country to play two games in Las Vegas, Nev., and compete in the […]

First Duals win ever

On Dec. 10, as Wheaton students were studying for their upcoming final exams, the Thunder wrestling team made a short trip to Naperville, Ill., to participate in the North Central College Invitational. The team finished the tournament in fifth place out of 10 teams.   Three of the Wheaton wrestlers finished in the top four […]

Breaking records one game at a time

The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team has added another six games to their record in the last month — four wins and two losses. The first was on Dec. 10 against UW Oshkosh. The Titans were ranked 10th in the nation by and had a record of 6-0 so far this season. Wheaton was […]

Insta Wheaton

Seven years ago, Instagram would have never been included in any sort of job description, especially not within the athletics world. Social media certainly existed, yet the focus was all on Facebook and Twitter. The little “picture app” where users can upload and share pictures and videos with their followers, better known today as Instagram, […]

Wheaton Grad Missionary Detained in Turkey

On Dec. 29 in Izmir, Turkey, a court of law officially rejected an appeal of Pastor Andrew Brunson’s imprisonment. Brunson graduated from Wheaton in 1988 and has been a missionary in Turkey since the 1990s. He is currently being held in an Izmir prison under erroneous charges of “membership in an armed terrorist organization.” “Holding […]

Technology and Finance Committee launches WikiWheaton

Wheaton College’s Technology and Finance committee launched a website called WikiWheaton last month, describing it as “a Wikipedia for Wheaton College students.” The committee views the site as an opportunity to create an interface for students seeking information about the Wheaton world. WikiWheaton combines some of the information found on the official college website, such […]

Students affected by delays following Fort Lauderdale shooting

Wheaton students returning for spring semester classes were affected by flight delays and cancellations due to winter weather and Friday’s tragic shooting in Fort Lauderdale. On Jan. 6, Esteban Santiago’s rampage through the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport baggage claim left five dead and multiple injured. Santiago, a 26-year-old Iraq war veteran, allegedly fired two magazines […]

Wheaton Grad Dan Coats Selected As Intel Director

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Wheaton alumnus and former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats ‘65 as the Director of National Intelligence, the transition team announced on Saturday. “I’m very confident that Senator Dan Coats is the right choice to serve as Director of National Intelligence,” Trump said in a statement. “Dan has clearly demonstrated the deep […]

“Call me Cliff”

As a philosopher, Cliff Williams has made listening to people one of the main studies of his life. To talk to Cliff is to be shown the mantlepiece of people who have colored his days. And to listen to Cliff questions the very art of listening itself. Cliff calls listening the “greatest adventure of his […]