Remembering the life of Billy Graham

February 22 2018 Billy Graham at Wheaton Billy Graham transferred from Florida Bible Institute to Wheaton College at the beginning of his sophomore year, graduating in 1943. He met Mrs. Alma Edman, her son Elner Edmam and Paul Fischer, when they stayed at the Institute’s hotel. After hearing Graham preach, Paul Fischer offered to payContinue reading “Remembering the life of Billy Graham”

Women take second in CCIW championships

February 22 2018 The Wheaton Women’s Swim team entered their postseason this past week. From Feb. 15 — Feb. 17, they competed in the CCIW Swimming Championships. The Thunder women earned a second-place team finish with 654 points. Carthage College took home the gold for the first time in their women’s team history with aContinue reading “Women take second in CCIW championships”

CCIW runner-up finish for men’s swim and dive team

February 22 2018 The Wheaton Men’s Swimming team competed in the CCIW swimming championships from Feb. 15 — Feb. 17. The men took home second place with a total team score of 863.5 points, trailing behind Carthage College’s 1,052. At the conclusion of the meet, freshman Will Rinne was named CCIW Men’s Co-swimmer of theContinue reading “CCIW runner-up finish for men’s swim and dive team”

Men’s Track & Field

February 22 2018 Wheaton’s Men’s Track and Field team displayed their all-around talent  during the track meet last Friday, Feb. 16. The Thunder competed at North Central College’s “F. Lee Slick Invitational”, finishing fourth in the nine-team field. The track and field team from North Central College itself finished first in the men’s standings withContinue reading “Men’s Track & Field”

Wheaton Basketball teams conclude their regular seasons

February 22 2018 Both of Wheaton’s basketball teams finished their regular season play this week. Wheaton’s men’s basketball team was unable to close out the regular season on the right foot after two conference losses to North Central College and Carroll University. Against North Central, the Thunder started out strong with a fast two-point lead,Continue reading “Wheaton Basketball teams conclude their regular seasons”

Track & Field women place second at F. Lee Slick Invitational

February 22 2018 Wheaton’s Women’s Track and Field team showed impressive performances at North Central College’s “F. Lee Slick Invitational” last Friday, Feb. 16. Lewis University came in first in the women’s overall standings with 172 points. Wheaton followed close behind and placed second with 132 points while North Central took third place with anContinue reading “Track & Field women place second at F. Lee Slick Invitational”

Campus unites for day of prayer and fasting

February 22 2018 Students have been invited to fast and pray throughout Thursday, Feb. 22  in a school-wide day of prayer which will culminate in an 8 p.m. worship service at Pierce Chapel. The event is the first of its kind that Chaplain Tim Blackmon can recall in recent Wheaton history and will coincide withContinue reading “Campus unites for day of prayer and fasting”

Newly-appointed dean Moreau shares story, plans for the Grad School

February 22 2018 Although a self-professed non-risk-taker, Scott Moreau’s office is filled with photos of his global travels, including one of him lying next to a tiger in Chiang Mai, Thailand, along with books ranging from science-fiction novels to quantum physics textbooks. Moreau has held positions around the world throughout his life, including Campus CrusadeContinue reading “Newly-appointed dean Moreau shares story, plans for the Grad School”

Obituary: Rev. Billy Graham

February 22 2018 Rev. William Franklin “Billy” Graham passed away the morning of Feb. 21. Born in 1918 in Charlotte, N.C., he is survived by children Anne Graham Lotz, Gigi Graham, Ned Graham, Ruth Graham, Franklin Graham and grandchildren Tullian Tchividjian, Will Graham, Jane Graham Lynch, Roy Austin Graham, Edward Bell Graham, Rachel-Ruth Lotz, JonathanContinue reading “Obituary: Rev. Billy Graham”

The many stories of Mark Amstutz

February 15 2018 Try to imagine Wheaton’s campus 45 years ago, the Wheaton of our grandparents’ generation. Many things about our campus were drastically different: Hudson Armerding (of Armerding Hall) was president of the college, the Chrouser Recreation Center hadn’t opened yet, C.S. Lewis’ famous wardrobe had just arrived and the Thunder were still calledContinue reading “The many stories of Mark Amstutz”