Trustee Steven C. Preston takes on a new challenge

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 Preston (‘18), […]

Snowstorm causes travel delays for students after Thanksgiving

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 documented […]

Controversial campus lecture sparks debate

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. In […]

Wheaton Football's Eric Stevenson for prestigous award

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) and College […]

Seeking God in the stars

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 childhood curiosity […]

Chief Enrollment Management Officer seeks to alleviate transfers' stress

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 community college, […]