Thunder roll to victory in opener

The Wheaton Football team began their quest for the National Championship with a bang on Saturday, defeating Benedictine 57-14. Rainy conditions didn’t seem to hinder the Thunder as they gained 545 yards of offense, including an astonishing 331 yards on the ground, while holding Benedictine to 210 total yards. Senior quarterback Curtis McWilliams made his […]

The importance of camaraderie

The volleyball season is underway at Wheaton College and according to Head Coach Stephanie Schmidt, the team “has a lot of depth and can compete against anybody.” This past weekend, the Thunder went down 0-2 early on in their first match against Kalamazoo College. They proceeded to storm their way back and win the match […]

Running the Record

Sarah Holcomb, staff writer and former managing editor, explores the past, present and future of The Wheaton Record. Near midnight, a sleepiness falls across the Beamer Center. Downstairs, two Sam’s employees empty salads out of a glass case while students satisfy their late-night ice cream cravings. Janitors go about cleaning in dimly-lit hallways. Meanwhile, in […]

Everyday simplicity: New art appears in SAGA

At the beginning of this semester, the President’s Art Commission (PAC) purchased paintings by Wheaton Professor Emeritus Joel Sheesly to hang above both fireplaces in Anderson Commons. These purchases, Kathy’s Dream and Kneeling Down, are part of a larger project within the PAC to collect Sheesly’s work and display it around campus. David Hooker, art […]

Irma barrels towards Florida as Texas rebuilds

Hurricane Irma is currently making its way to Puerto Rico after wreaking havoc the Caribbean Islands. According to CNN, Irma boasts winds of around 185 miles per hour and is rated as a category five on the hurricane scale, the highest storm rating possible. Barbuda, a small island in the Caribbean, was hit hard on […]