SG shake-up: resignations and appointments

January 25 2018 The Student Government Board voted yesterday to approve senior Simona Andreas as the new Student Body Vice President. Last Wednesday they voted to approve junior James Sorenson as the new EVP of Student Life. These appointments come in the wake of two resignations in the last two months and a total ofContinue reading “SG shake-up: resignations and appointments”

Chicago women march to the polls for second year

January 25 2018 The second annual Women’s March in Chicago took place Saturday, Jan. 20. According to the Chicago Tribune, an estimated 300,000 women, men and children participated in the march. The march was organized last year as a sister march to the Women’s March in Washington D.C, which took place on the same day.Continue reading “Chicago women march to the polls for second year”

The process behind the pitch: Wheaton’s Shark Tank

January 25 2018 Shark Tank. The phrase immediately brings to mind one of two situations: being lowered down into deep blue waters, surrounded by sharp-toothed sharks with only a wire cage protecting you from death, or standing in front of an imposing array of successful entrepreneurs and a bevy of cameras — oh, and theContinue reading “The process behind the pitch: Wheaton’s Shark Tank”

Eight straight wins for women’s basketball after two more

January 25 2018 The Wheaton women’s basketball team has extended their win streak once again and have won eight games straight since Dec. 30, 2017. After a grueling couple of weeks, the Thunder basketball women got a well-earned weekend off of CCIW competition before returning to conference action yesterday night. The Thunder beat Trinity ChristianContinue reading “Eight straight wins for women’s basketball after two more”

One strong win and one close loss for men’s basketball

January 25 2018 The Thunder Men’s Basketball team is coming off of their seventh win in eight games after defeating the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Scarlet Hawks on Saturday Jan. 20, 2018. The game was a closely contested battle in the first half with the Thunder just edging the Scarlet Hawks with 37 pointsContinue reading “One strong win and one close loss for men’s basketball”

In close contests, both Wheaton swim teams lose to Carthage

January 25 2018 Saturday, Jan. 20, the Wheaton Men’s and Women’s Swimming teams jumped into the pool against the Carthage Red Men and Lady Reds in a dual meet. Though the Thunder put up a strong fight, both the men and women ended up falling short. The men fell 166-127 and the women lost 167-104.Continue reading “In close contests, both Wheaton swim teams lose to Carthage”

Small joys and big miracles: stories from returning HNGR interns

January 18 2018 Last Thursday, I found myself sandwiched between a HNGR intern and a Wheaton friend at the weekly “Mennonite Dinner.” As they enthusiastically shouted greetings at each other amidst the chattering of Wheaton students packed into the living room, I attempted to extricate myself and made a beeline for the outer rim ofContinue reading “Small joys and big miracles: stories from returning HNGR interns”

Women’s swimming team finishes second in quad meet

January 18 2018 This past weekend the Wheaton Women’s Swim team had their first meet of 2018 against Lake Forest College, Kalamazoo College, and the quad meet host: Hope College. On Saturday, Jan. 13, the Thunder got second place with 504 points and finished behind Hope’s 589 points. The women’s 400-yard freestyle relay team, comprisedContinue reading “Women’s swimming team finishes second in quad meet”

A victorious weekend for the men’s swimming team

January 18 2018 The Men’s Thunder Swim team kicked off their 2018 competition year this past Saturday, Jan. 13, in a quad meet against Hope College, Kalamazoo College and Lake Forest College. The Wheaton men won by a wide margin with 615 points and Hope took second with 469 points. The Thunder men swept bothContinue reading “A victorious weekend for the men’s swimming team”