Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons are back in the Super Bowl for the second time in team history and the first time since 1999. There are 13 teams in the NFL that have never won the Super Bowl and this is the year the Falcons hope to scratch their name off of that list.   At the start […]

Super Bowl LI Preview: New England Patriots

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are entering their seventh Super Bowl together as the best player-coach combination in the history of professional football. Though Super Bowl appearances seem commonplace for the iconic duo, Tom Brady will take on the Atlanta Falcons this week in perhaps the biggest game of his career. Brady served a four-game […]

Ups and downs

Have you ever wondered how the Wheaton men’s basketball team gets their energy or what fuels them to perform each day? According to junior Ricky Samuelson, it’s yogurt. As he chuckled, Samuelson said, “It’s an event we have once in awhile. We go to Jewel, we get a ton of Yo-Crunch yogurts and just chill […]

Still strong

The community of the Wheaton women’s basketball team is, as many of its players would agree, a significant aspect that makes it such a force to be reckoned with. The team contains three DSGs  which freshman center Ellie Flitsch says makes the team “not just all about basketball, but also about pursuing our faith and […]

Terrific top four

Over the weekend, the Thunder wrestling team hosted the annual Pete Willson Invitational, a massive tournament featuring 34 of the 100 wrestling programs in NCAA Division III, and the oldest tournament in the country, save the Division I national tournament. Head Coach Jim Gruenwald described the Pete Willson Invitational as a “mini national tournament,” since […]

Winning stroke by stroke

This past weekend was taxing for the Wheaton Thunder swimming and diving team with back-to-back meets Friday and Saturday. Friday was a dual meet with Olivet Nazarene University in which Wheaton saw seven victories, but lost the overall meet. The women’s team lost 115-80 and the men’s 115-82. They did, however, perform very well in […]

Who is my neighbor? Interfaith Leadership Institute 2017

Associate Editor Victoria Greenwald attended the Interfaith Leadership Institute 2017.   “Hi, my name is Prerna, and I’m a first generation American secular Hindu queer woman of color.” “And I’m Hannah. I’m Catholic.” From the first moments, the Interfaith Leadership Institute (ILI), which took place last weekend (Jan. 27-29) in Atlanta, emphasized the importance of […]

"Let's Talk": Counseling center offers weekly support sessions

Last Friday (Jan. 27), guest chapel speaker Anthony Bradley gave Wheaton students some startling facts about themselves, and about college students nationwide. Citing a litany of statistics, Bradley made the case that today’s college students are “the most anxious and stressed out college cohort in American history.” The counseling center’s new “Let’s Talk” program is […]

IWN: Pro-life advocates march on Washington, D.C.

On Friday, Jan. 27, an estimated tens of thousands of pro-life advocates gathered on the National Mall for the 44th annual March for Life, a peaceful protest of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. The rally began at noon and featured speakers such as Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to President Donald Trump; Cardinal […]