Athlete Spotlight: Favor Ezewuzie

By Maggie Franke Junior sprinter Favor Ezewuzie is a standout at Wheaton College for many different reasons, but her athletic success as a member of Wheaton’s Women’s Track and Field team has brought her into the limelight. But track was not the sport that brought Ezewuzie to Wheaton in the first place. “I had originally […]

Thunder baseball begins season with winning streak

By Abram Erickson Thanks to a commanding opening stretch, the Wheaton Thunder Men’s Baseball team is off to a strong start this season, and they’re cruising into conference play. Currently sitting at a 13-6 record, the team started off the year on fire in the non-conference schedule, racking up seven straight wins. Their winning streak […]

New faith and disability initiative partners with local schools, churches

By Melissa Schill This week, the Ann Haskins Special Education Program at Wheaton College, an endowed program within the education department, launched The Faith and Disability Initiative. The initiative is a “disability discourse to empower disciple-making movements.” In a country where almost 20 percent of the population has a disability, according to the Centers for […]

Billy Graham Archives moving out of BGC

By Charles Hermesmann On March 28, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) announced their request for Wheaton College to transfer Billy Graham’s papers and the BGEA organizational archives from the Billy Graham Center (BGC) Archives on Wheaton’s campus to the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, a famous American evangelist and pastor who graduated […]

Annual Theology Conference brings authors, speakers to Wheaton

By Micah McIntyre Today, Apr. 4, biblical scholars and theologians from around the world converge on the Billy Graham Center (BGC) for Wheaton’s 28th annual Theology Conference. The conference is titled “‘Who Do You Say That I Am?’ — Why the Humanity of Jesus Matters.” The goal of the conference is to better define the […]

Discipline and Devotion

Daily prayer services inspire students during the Lenten season By Grace Kenyon Unbeknownst to many passersby, students and faculty have faithfully gathered for prayer and liturgical worship in Adams Hall throughout the Lent season. At 8:30 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. art professor Matthew Milliner can be found in small upper room of Adams encouraging participants […]

The conclusion of winter sports

By Maggie Franke In the past few weeks, Wheaton athletes have finished their winter seasons with stellar performances at nationals and other competitions on and off campus. Here is a brief summary of what you missed: For the first time since 1960, the Wheaton Men’s Basketball team made it to the Final Four of the […]

Which sports are really spring sports?

By Maggie Franke Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of sports action for the Wheaton Thunder. Many athletes are just starting their competition season, but it can be confusing as to which sports seasons began and ended in the spring. According to the NCAA, the sports that have championships in […]

The Clean White Toms Behind “Dirty White Vans”

By Sophomore Jack Bennett’s unlikely path to Spotify popularity By Piper Curda With over 150,000 streams on Spotify and lyrics brimming with smooth confidence, one might expect the person behind songs like “In This Moment” and “Dirty White Vans” to have a somewhat dominating presence, commanding attention in the same way his music does. But […]

Wheaton establishes new chair of world religions

By Melissa Schill To better equip students to engage with the world’s diverse array of religions, Wheaton College has established an Endowed Chair of World Religions. Funded by the gift of an anonymous donor, the position will be housed in the Bible and Theology department. “The funding of this chair will allow us to bring […]