Last week was the Thunder’s Women’s and Men’s Track and Field teams succeeded in the CCIW Indoor Championships.
For the first time in five years, both of Wheaton’s varsity basketball programs qualified for the national tournament.
To many students at Wheaton, the Office of Multicultural Development has always been known by its snappy acronym (OMD) and its home in Lower Beamer across from the Office of Christian Outreach (OCO) and next door to the Student Activities Office (SAO).
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The Chaplain’s Office has decided to develop other programs for LGBTQ students instead of continuing Refuge, a support group that has met since 2013.
Buswell Library looks to upgrade and modernize their services either through an addition or an entirely new building in the next few years. Though the project is in its preliminary stages — primarily research and brainstorming — this week the college hired an architecture firm and prepared a proposal for Wheaton’s senior administration cabinet.
Over the weekend, the Wheaton Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive teams competed in the CCIW Conference Championship Swimming Meet. The men’s team finished in second place and, the women finished in third place.
“It is incredibly powerful for the Chinese students of Wheaton to feel remembered and to remember,” Rose Wang, a Mandarin professor at Wheaton, told the Record. On Feb. 15, students from countries such as China and Korea remembered and celebrated their culture at the Spring Festival, colloquially called the Chinese New Year.
Wally S. Broecker, known the “Grandfather of Climate Science,” passed away on Monday, Feb. 18 at the age of 87. Broeker, who studied at Wheaton College in the 1950s helped lay the foundation for modern climate science, especially chemical oceanography.
On Feb. 7, the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music announced new initiatives aiming to generate more opportunities for the performance, study and creation of musical works both on campus and in the wider community.