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’s […]

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 pulled […]

Rowing thunder

The Wheaton Crew team put their hard work to the test this past weekend at the fall season’s first competition, known as a regatta, in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Regatta Festival, medaling in a field of high-quality programs like Alabama, Kansas, Texas A&M, Baylor and Oklahoma State, showing that Wheaton Crew is made of pure […]

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 streets […]

The big picture

“I could talk all day about how wonderful my mom is,” Leah Schoonmaker (‘20) told the Record, her eyes crinkling about a wistful smile. Her mother, Gail Schoonmaker (‘93), will be visiting campus for her 25th reunion during homecoming, and Schoonmaker is the illustrator of children’s Bibles familiar to many of us: the Big Picture […]

Marjorie Lamp Mead ('74) is the 2018 Alumna of the Year

The Wheaton College Alumni Association has awarded this year’s Alumna of the Year award to Marjorie Lamp Mead (‘74), who serves as the Associate Director of the Marion E. Wade Center. Mead has worked at the Wade Center since 1977, when then-faculty member Dr. Clyde Kilby invited her to join its full-time staff. Back then, […]

Opus changes focus to academics

As of June 18, Opus was moved from Wheaton College Advancement to the Office of Academic Affairs, according to Director of Opus Dr. Chris Armstrong. According to the Wheaton College website, Opus “exists to help Wheaton College prepare its students for life-long work that honors God and fosters human flourishing.” Armstrong told the Record that […]

Dr. Andrea Scott to speak in chapel Friday

Wheaton alumna Dr. Andrea Scott (‘93) will speak in Homecoming chapel on Friday, Oct. 5. As an experienced professor and member of the Wheaton Board of Trustees, Scott returns for her 25th reunion year to share her wisdom with Wheaton students, focusing on “God’s faithfulness and presence in life before, during and after Wheaton.” The […]