Small joys and big miracles: stories from returning HNGR interns

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 of the room. On […]

Women’s swimming team finishes second in quad meet

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, comprised of seniors Brooke […]

A victorious weekend for the men’s swimming team

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 both the 400-yard medley […]

Women’s Basketball extends win streak to six games

With big conference wins over North Central College and Carroll University, the Wheaton Women’s Basketball team continues to prove that they are one of the top teams in the CCIW. From the get-go on Saturday, Jan 13, the Thunder outshot and outplayed the North Central Cardinals. Wheaton scored six unanswered points in the first quarter […]

Wheaton wrestling loses to UChicago and North Central

After a close competition against the University of Chicago, Wheaton lost to North Central College on Tuesday, Jan. 16. On Saturday, Jan. 13, the Wheaton wrestlers travelled to the University of Chicago. U Chicago won six out of the ten matchups, but individual Wheaton wrestlers performed at their best despite the team losing as a […]

Men’s Basketball splits two CCIW matchups

After a close loss to North Central College, Wheaton College rebounded with a strong victory over another CCIW rival Carthage College. From the start on Saturday, Jan. 13, both of these CCIW teams were pretty evenly matched. North Central scored the first two points of the game, but the majority of the first half was […]

College confronts hazing, shapes policy moving forward

The Board of Trustees Anti-Hazing Task Force has completed its review of hazing at Wheaton and has developed recommendations to prevent hazing in the future. President Ryken commissioned the Task Force in the summer of 2017 because he believed “it was critical, particularly with an ongoing law enforcement investigation into the 2016 incident, that the […]

Strategic plans proposed

The Wheaton College Strategic Plan Group proposed initiatives for the future of Wheaton College in two all-campus presentations Tuesday evening in Coray Gym. Twelve core committees of faculty, staff and student leadership participated in this ongoing project. The proposals that the committees presented will be submitted to the Trustees for approval in February after final […]