A bird’s eye view on the Thunderbirds

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.”   Because of their zeal […]

Rodriguez named to board of trustees

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 and other trustees and […]

Know Your Neighbor: On matters of the heart

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 my Heart Ministries is […]

Football players plead not guilty on all charges

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 the possible consequences. If […]