Conservatory professor Dr. David Gordon not returning from leave of absence

12.06.18 By Melissa Schill | Staff Writer On Nov. 6, Wheaton College announced via an email conservatory students that Dr. David Gordon, formerly an associate professor of music in the conservatory, will not be returning from his leave of absence and is no longer an employee of Wheaton College. Gordon’s leave began in April 2018Continue reading “Conservatory professor Dr. David Gordon not returning from leave of absence”

Students initiate conversation about women in the Body of Christ

12.06.18 By Giselle Gaytan When Wheaton Biblical and Theological Studies professor Dr. George Kalantzis visited HNGR intern Camille Frey in Zambia last fall, both noticed a lack of women in leadership positions due to societal structures. This drew their attention to similar issues in Wheaton and the larger world, which led to the idea ofContinue reading “Students initiate conversation about women in the Body of Christ”

Study abroad programs growing in popularity at Wheaton

 9.06.18 By Melissa Schill Wheaton students study abroad around 28 times more than students at other U.S. universities, according to Director of Study Abroad Deb Kim. At Wheaton, 42-48 percent of each graduating class has received academic credit on a study abroad trip, compared to the 1.6 national average. The 2018-19 academic year has seenContinue reading “Study abroad programs growing in popularity at Wheaton”

Wheaton athletics fields three CCIW athletes

11.29.18 By Stasia Lyon, Staff Writer The CCIW Player of the Week is an award given to an outstanding athlete in the conference for different sports. Wheaton senior Chris Szymczak was named CCIW swimmer of the week this past Tuesday and is the first swimmer on the Wheaton Men’s Swim team to receive the awardContinue reading “Wheaton athletics fields three CCIW athletes”

Trustee Steven C. Preston takes on a new challenge

11.29.18 By Piper Curda, Staff Writer Steven C. Preston is one of many committed members of the Wheaton College Board of Trustees as well as Wheaton’s Advisory Board. However, many may not know that if there were ever a Renaissance man of the business world, Preston would be a likely candidate. His daughter, Maddy PrestonContinue reading “Trustee Steven C. Preston takes on a new challenge”

Snowstorm causes travel delays for students after Thanksgiving

11.29.18 By Annika Lee, Guest Writer  A blizzard wreaked havoc on the Midwest last weekend, causing flight delays at Chicago airports and delaying the return to campus for many Wheaton College students. According to NPR, the storm brought “whiteout conditions” to Kansas on Sunday, Nov. 25 before moving into Missouri and Illinois. Flight tracker FlightAware.comContinue reading “Snowstorm causes travel delays for students after Thanksgiving”

Controversial campus lecture sparks debate

11.29.18 By Charles Hermesmann, News Editor On Wednesday, Nov.14, guest speaker Ryan Bomberger spoke about abortion and racial justice in an event called “Black Lives Matter, In and Out of the Womb,” organized by the Wheaton College Republicans. Following the talk, Bomberger was criticized by some students, especially minorities who found his race-related comments offensive.Continue reading “Controversial campus lecture sparks debate”

Wheaton Football's Eric Stevenson for prestigous award

11.15.18 By Eden Schultz, Staff Writer The Wheaton Football team ended their season with an 8-3 record. This achievement was accomplished in part by the leadership of senior captain and linebacker Eric Stevenson who has been chosen as an honoree and finalist for two nationally renowned awards. Since 1959, the National Football Foundation (NFF) andContinue reading “Wheaton Football's Eric Stevenson for prestigous award”

Seeking God in the stars

11.15.18 By Abigail Aycock, Guest Writer “When it came time to pick a major, I thought that astrophysics made sense,” Wheaton Collegephysics visiting instructor Rhiannon Blaauw told the Record. Originally from Grimsby, Ontario, Blaauw was fascinated with the natural world from an early age. Even so, she says never would have guessed that her childhoodContinue reading “Seeking God in the stars”

Chief Enrollment Management Officer seeks to alleviate transfers' stress

11.15.18 By Giselle Gaytan, Special News Reporter Silvio Vazquez, who was appointed chief enrollment management officer last November, has been working to improve the transfer student transition process at Wheaton. Vazquez leads three campus offices: undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions and student financial services. After starting out at Gordon College, Vazquez himself transferred to a communityContinue reading “Chief Enrollment Management Officer seeks to alleviate transfers' stress”