Men’s Basketball Tip-Off

November 30, 2017 The Thunder opened their season by hosting the annual Lee Pfund Classic. The tournament spanned two days and featured Wheaton, Baldwin-Wallace University, DePauw University and UW-River Falls with each team playing two games. The Thunder opened the weekend tournament by defeating DePauw Friday night. The Thunder went on a 20-1 scoring runContinue reading “Men’s Basketball Tip-Off”

Strong start for Women’s Basketball, then a tough loss

November 30, 2017 The Wheaton Women’s Basketball team has started off their season hot, going 3-0 for their first three games. In their season opener against Lake Forest on Nov. 17, the Thunder rolled to a 74-57 win. The next day, Wheaton toppled Louisiana College 89-56. In their third game before Thanksgiving break, the ThunderContinue reading “Strong start for Women’s Basketball, then a tough loss”

Women’s Soccer eliminated from NCAA DIII tournament

November 30, 2017 After a 2-0 loss to the University of Chicago, the Wheaton Women’s soccer team concluded the 2017-18 college soccer season. “They dominated the game,” junior midfielder Maddie Peebles said. UChicago really did dominate the field statistically, but Wheaton played a physical game in the brisk and windy November weather. UChicago had 15Continue reading “Women’s Soccer eliminated from NCAA DIII tournament”

Women’s Cross Country Team places 15th at DIII Nationals

November 30, 2017 The Wheaton Thunder’s Women’s Cross Country team finished up their season with their final competition at NCAA National Championship on Saturday, November 18th. The team competed to win 15th place out of a 32-team field. This was the Women Thunder’s first time at nationals since 2014 and highest placing they’ve gotten sinceContinue reading “Women’s Cross Country Team places 15th at DIII Nationals”

Vazquez to serve as first Chief Enrollment Management Officer

November 30, 2017 Silvio Vazquez, currently the Dean of Admissions at Westmont College, will start his role as Chief Enrollment Management Officer (CEMO) at Wheaton next semester. President Philip Ryken notified Wheaton staff and students about the hire on Nov. 20.; Vazquez will be the first to hold this newly created position. “Mr. Vazquez bringsContinue reading “Vazquez to serve as first Chief Enrollment Management Officer”

Interview: Canon Andrew White

November 30, 2017 How did you develop a relationship with Wheaton College? Dr. Tony Payne, who was the director of the Conservatory of Music, wanted to perform Britain’s War Requiem. Britain’s War Requiem was established when Coventry Cathedral was bombed in the war. So he came, and he wanted to know about Coventry and IContinue reading “Interview: Canon Andrew White”

Wheaton to offer Intercultural Studies M.A. in Hong Kong

November 30, 2017 Wheaton College will offer an Intercultural Studies graduate degree at Lumina College in Hong Kong beginning Sept. 2018. The final contract was signed in Hong Kong in July 2017. Lumina will act as the host for the M.A. degree, requiring that students apply through Wheaton, and employing professors from Wheaton College, includingContinue reading “Wheaton to offer Intercultural Studies M.A. in Hong Kong”

Thunder freezes out Carroll University as season ends

November 16, 2017 This past Saturday, Nov. 11, the Wheaton Thunder kicked off for the last time this season against the Carroll University Pioneers. In the freezing weather, the Thunder pulled out a 71-0 victory. This is the most points the Thunder have scored since they scored 73 points against North Park in 2006. No.Continue reading “Thunder freezes out Carroll University as season ends”

Wrestling hosts Elmhurst and competes in Trine Invite

November 16, 2017 The Wheaton Wrestling team fell to Elmhurst College in their first CCIW matchup of the season on Friday, Nov. 10, and the Thunder got fourth place at the Trine Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 11. Elmhurst topped Wheaton in the first six matches of the night, winning weight classes ranging from 125-pounds toContinue reading “Wrestling hosts Elmhurst and competes in Trine Invite”

Women’s Soccer advances in NCAA DIII tournament

November 16, 2017 After beating Knox College on Friday, Nov. 10 and beating Loras College on Saturday Nov. 11, the Wheaton Women’s Soccer team has advanced to the NCAA Division III semifinals. It did not take long for the Thunder to score as freshman forward Izzy Oliver shot a through ball on the right sideContinue reading “Women’s Soccer advances in NCAA DIII tournament”