Women’s Tennis: 21-time CCIW Champions

October 27, 2017 After a three year conference championship drought, the Thunder ended up on top at the end of the competition this past weekend. The Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Conference Championship Tournament spanned three days from Thursday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 21. Heading into the tournament, each team was awarded pointsContinue reading “Women’s Tennis: 21-time CCIW Champions”

Thunder rolls over North Central and North Park

October 27, 2017 Fall break was an interesting one for the Thunder. On Saturday, Oct. 14, and Monday, Oct. 16, the Thunder faced off against No. 4 North Central. Wheaton won the “Battle for the Little Brass Bell” 42-20. The first half of the game took place under stormy conditions with a lightning delay ofContinue reading “Thunder rolls over North Central and North Park”

Volleyball struggles during a four game losing streak

October 26, 2017 The Wheaton Volleyball team continues to struggle to find victories as their season gets closer to the Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Championship Tournament. While Wheaton students returned to the college before classes resumed on Thursday, Oct. 19, the volleyball team traveled to Illinois Wesleyan University on Wednesday, Oct. 18 forContinue reading “Volleyball struggles during a four game losing streak”

Men’s Soccer breaks win streak and loses momentum

October 26, 2017 The Wheaton Men’s Soccer team spent a good portion of their fall break along the banks of the Mississippi river as they traveled to Rock Island, Ill. to take on the Augustana Vikings. Fortunately for them, their dedication payed off as they were rewarded with a 1-0 win. The game was scorelessContinue reading “Men’s Soccer breaks win streak and loses momentum”

A bird’s eye view on the Thunderbirds

October 26, 2017 Though small, the Thunderbirds, Wheaton’s ornithology-delving club, has no shortage of enthusiasm. Even those who have yet to officially join the club find that enthusiasm catching: as freshman Emily Meredith told me, “The members of the club are very passionate about it and they feel very strongly about their activity.”   BecauseContinue reading “A bird’s eye view on the Thunderbirds”

Rodriguez named to board of trustees

October 26, 2017 Reverend Samuel Rodriguez was named to the Wheaton College Board of Trustees on Oct. 18. Rodriguez was selected by a unanimous vote to replace Gerry Bennett, who retired this past year. According to President Ryken, Rodriguez is not an alumnus of Wheaton but has a close personal friendship with the President andContinue reading “Rodriguez named to board of trustees”

Know Your Neighbor: On matters of the heart

October 26, 2017 Monday night, Coray Alumni Gymnasium was packed with students for the Know Your Neighbor event sponsored by the Sexuality Programming Committee. Laurie Krieg, the executive director of Hole in my Heart Ministries, spoke about her experience with same-sex attraction, expanding on what she had shared in chapel that morning. Hole in myContinue reading “Know Your Neighbor: On matters of the heart”

Football players plead not guilty on all charges

October 26, 2017 Four of the five Wheaton football players implicated in the alleged kidnapping of a teammate were arraigned Monday at the DuPage County Courthouse. All four players pleaded not guilty on nine felony counts. Judge Brian Telander presented the players with potential penalties if convicted, and each player responded that they understand theContinue reading “Football players plead not guilty on all charges”

Thunder football fails to get back on track

October 12, 2017 After losing to IWU for Homecoming, the Thunder traveled to Decatur, looking to redeem themselves against the Millikin Big Blue. Wheaton put up a valiant effort, eventually falling to the Big Blue 31-35. This brings the Thunder down to a 4-2 season and 2-2 for CCIW standings. The last time that WheatonContinue reading “Thunder football fails to get back on track”

Two strong conference wins for men’s soccer

October 12, 2017 The Wheaton Men’s Soccer team headed north over the weekend as they traveled to Wisconsin to face Carroll University. Wheaton had been outscored a combined 4-1 over their previous two games against North Park University and Carthage College, but the Thunder put four balls in the back of the net and keptContinue reading “Two strong conference wins for men’s soccer”