Brave Commons opens dialogue about LGBTQ+ theology

This weekend, Brave Commons — a Christian organization that ministers to LGBTQ+ students on college campuses — hosted a “community conversation on faith, gender and sexuality.” In total, the event lasted around 10 hours between two sessions on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8, and was hosted at St. Paul Lutheran Church just a […]

What’s next after Shark Tank?

Wheaton’s Shark Tank program concluded on March 22, with two freshmen, John Jones ‘21 and Elliot Young ‘21, receiving first place for their project, d!apack, a diabetes pack that debuts safe storage and a tracking device in order to protect expensive insulin equipment vital for the continued well-being of many diabetics. The audience was packed […]

Excerpts from a conversation between President Philip Ryken and Marilynne Robinson

Philip Ryken: What do you think some of the virtues of the abolitionist temperament might be and how are their sensibilities important for us today combatting the legacy of racism and addressing other contemporary problems? Marilynne Robinson: I think it’s hard for us to look back on what slavery actually was to really realize what […]

The LGBTQ+ community at Wheaton: student stories

By Elisabeth Stringer and Laura Howard Junior John Mark Daniel is an RA, Human Needs and Global Resources (HNGR) student and Community Art major from Eden, North Carolina. He constantly reminds his friends to take care of themselves — he once handed out lavender oil to his HNGR cohort after a stressful meeting. He’s constantly […]

Two wins and one loss in three games against IWU

The Wheaton Thunder Baseball team took their three-game series this weekend against the Illinois Wesleyan University Titans two games to one. It was an interesting series, featuring a 12-1 blowout win by Wheaton in game one, a close game two where Wheaton was able to eke out a win 3-2 and a tough Wheaton loss […]

Mixed results during two doubleheaders for softball

After splitting a shortened doubleheader against Benedictine University, the Wheaton College softball team lost both games in a conference doubleheader against Carroll University. Last Thursday, April 5, Wheaton’s first game against Benedictine was quite lopsided. With a final score of 13-2, the Eagles were able to score when the Thunder simply could not. Wheaton’s only […]

Successful invite for Wheaton Men’s Track & Field Team

The Wheaton Thunder Men’s Track and Field team showed some strong performances last Saturday at the Wheaton Invitational meet. The men finished in fourth place after North Central who won the 10-team meet with 207 points, Wisconsin-Stevens Point who placed second with 129.5 and Hope with 112. Wheaton had three first-place finishes to come in […]

Men’s tennis opens CCIW play

After a week break, the Thunder Men’s Tennis team returned to action on Friday, April 6 against Illinois Wesleyan University. Wheaton also had two more conference matchups: one against Millikin University on Saturday, April 7 and one against Elmhurst College on Wednesday, April 11. Wheaton opened up conference play looking like true defending CCIW Champions. […]

Wheaton women claim second in Wheaton Outdoor Invite

Last Saturday, April 7, Wheaton’s Women’s Track and Field team showed strong performances at their home meet. With four athletes who took first place in various events, the women earned second place in a field of 10 teams. They acquired 143 points to come in close behind Wisconsin-Stevens Point who won the meet with 161.5 […]