Halvorsen storms the individuals at CCIW women's gold championship

The Wheaton Women’s Golf Team competed in the three day CCIW Women’s Golf Championships at Joliet Country Club beginning on Sept. 27, and freshman Marin Halvorsen placed historically high at the tournament. Facing conference opponents such as Augustana, Illinois Wesleyan and Elmhurst College, Wheaton ended the tournament in sixth place, only 45 strokes behind NorthContinue reading “Halvorsen storms the individuals at CCIW women's gold championship”

A fan in the thunder stands

As the autumn air sets in over campus, chances are you will find yourself on the bleachers at a Wheaton College sports game at least once. If, like me, you tend to avoid confrontation with green turf and cold metal seating, pay attention, because a Wheaton College sporting event offers thorough entertainment for both sportsContinue reading “A fan in the thunder stands”

Wheaton joins the fight against poverty

“I came into this year thinking, ‘I don’t have anything where I’m affecting ministry directly … am I doing the work of a Christian?’” sophomore William Braden told the Record, putting his hands over his mouth in mock-consternation. Then he discovered ONE, a poverty-fighting advocacy group that currently has more than 9 million members. HeContinue reading “Wheaton joins the fight against poverty”

Student-led reconciliation at The U

“The U is just a group of believers who want to come together,” said sophomore River Shindledecker. “We want to represent that as a Christian body we are together. We’re here for each other, and we acknowledge the fact that we’re eternally united.” Shindledecker also said the main focus of the U, which stands for “TogetherContinue reading “Student-led reconciliation at The U”

Alumni perspectives recorded for the archives

The pride and importance of Wheaton College’s relations with their alumni is evident in its annual Homecoming weekend. This year students were recruited by Office Coordinator for the Provost Erin McCord to interview alumni revisiting their alma mater. Hailing from various departments such as anthropology, sociology, and english, students set out to capture the storiesContinue reading “Alumni perspectives recorded for the archives”

Little bell, big deal

Wheaton College and North Central College faced each other in another bitter rivalry matchup. This was the 100th meeting of the two teams, and fans from both teams attended in droves despite the cool, rainy weather that persisted throughout the night. Going into the game, the North Central Cardinals were ranked No. 5 on D3football.com’sContinue reading “Little bell, big deal”

Wheaton women's soccer topples UChicago

On Tuesday Sept. 25, the Wheaton Women’s Soccer team ranked number 22 nationally, beat the number 3 ranked University of Chicago Maroons. This was a big win for Wheaton, as it handed the Maroons their first loss of the season, knocking off the third ranked team in a top 25 game. After the Maroons pulledContinue reading “Wheaton women's soccer topples UChicago”

Wheaton cross country made me an iron man

I hope my fellow sport lovers take this as a direct challenge to rave about the sports they love, to step up and recognize them. I am both a Wheaton College and Wheaton Cross Country team alumnus, and I love them both dearly. In the late 1980s, both the cross country locker rooms and the streetsContinue reading “Wheaton cross country made me an iron man”