Wheaton Men’s Soccer Earns a Split

With a victory over Luther College and a close loss to the University of Chicago, the Wheaton Men’s Soccer team looks strong heading into conference play. The Thunder took on Luther College on Saturday, Sept. 16, when the temperature on the field neared 100 degrees. The teams seemed to be in a feeling-out process for […]

Wheaton Football wins the first regular season CCIW game

This past Saturday, Sept. 16, Wheaton faced off against the Carthage Red Men for their home opener. Despite Carthage being a tougher team than their last two opponents, Wheaton still came out with a W. The Thunder took the lead early on and kept it all the way to a 37-14 victory. Offensively, the Thunder […]

Ryken’s Rowdies collect hurricane relief donations

Over the past weekend, the student fan section, “Ryken’s Rowdies” held drives for hurricane relief at three major athletic events. They held a collection for used clothing, accepted donations and sold fan shirts, the proceeds of which were donated to a hurricane relief organization. Ryken Rowdy Senior Sarah DeMoss said, ““The effort from Ryken’s Rowdies […]

Improvement for Women's Golf

The Wheaton Women’s Golf team is making improvements across the board as the season gets going with the help of their new coach. “We are starting to get better scores and become more consistent,” Head Coach Allison Paluchniak said. I think our biggest reason for success would be thanks to our new golf coach Allie […]

Always been here: Native Americans at Wheaton

by Elisabeth Stringer Native American identity on campus “Native Americans are still around,” senior Kateri Felix told me with a laugh, “and it’s not like a unicorn sighting when you see one of us.” I met with Felix, one of the few Native Americans on campus, in a quiet corner of Stupe. When I asked […]

Football players face felony charges for hazing teammate

Five senior members of the Wheaton College Football team were issued arrest warrants for felony counts of aggravated battery, unlawful restraint and mob action on Monday Sept. 19. The five students — James Cooksey, Kyler Kregel, Benjamin Pettway, Noah Spielman and Samuel TeBos — allegedly kidnapped a freshman team member from his dorm room on […]

New M.A. in Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership in 2018

Beginning in the summer of 2018, the Wheaton College Graduate School will be offering a M.A. in Humanitarian Disaster Leadership. According to the Wheaton College website, the program is designed to help students enter humanitarian and disaster relief fields with a Christian perspective. Geared towards both international and domestic relief, this degree is targeted to […]

Public Safety reports stalking incident

The Wheaton Police department is currently investigating allegations of stalking against Levi Oury, a former Wheaton student who was asked to leave the school in the fall of 2015 and is no longer allowed on campus. Public Safety notified the campus community of this investigation on Monday, Sept. 18 in an email which instructed students […]

Responses to Dr. Yancy's Lecture

On Sept. 14, George Yancy, professor of philosophy at Emory University spoke in Barrows Auditorium about the idea of a “post-racial America.” His lecture, entitled “White Gazes and Black Bodies” was the first event in the philosophy department’s 2017-18 speaker series. Yancy is widely known for his 2015 opinion piece published in the New York […]