By Jonathan Mullins 09.27.19 Brokenness Inside One of the beautifully terrifying parts of living alone abroad for six months is getting to know myself much more intimately than I could have imagined. In a cross-cultural, cross-lingual, cross-generational, cross-youname-it environment, I have more to process than I have ever had, and I am further than IContinue reading “In Argentina, HNGR intern finds hope in brokenness”
By Carolina Lumetta, News Reporter 09.27.19 If you type “notable Wheaton alumni” in a Google search, you will find the names of influential evangelical leaders such as Jim Elliot, John Piper and Billy Graham appear on your screen. But Wheaton’s notable alumni base has recently expanded to include Piper Curda (‘19), an alumna who standsContinue reading “Wheaton alum returns to acting”
By Melissa Schill, News Reporter 09.27.19 Wheaton College hosted a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) visit day on Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 27 to give prospective students a closer look at the STEM departments. Students attended STEM classes, stayed overnight with STEM students, toured the Meyer Science Center, listened to panels andContinue reading “STEM visit day showcases sciences for prospective students”
By Abram Erickson 09.27.19 Following an impressive 1-0 double-overtime win over Lake Forest College on Tuesday night, the number 19-ranked Wheaton Thunder Men’s Soccer team has improved to 6-2-1 on the season and looks strong headed into their upcoming conference schedule.
By Bethany Peterson 09.20.19 Four Wheaton students are suing the city of Chicago for infringing on their constitutional right to preach openly in Millennium Park. During a press conference on Wednesday morning in front of the iconic bean-shaped statue, sophomores Jeremy Chong, Gabriel Emerson and Matt Swart and junior Caeden Hood gathered around their attorney,Continue reading “Students file suit against city, citing freedom of speech”
By Charles Hermesmann, Managing Editor 09.20.19 Almost a week after Latinx student leaders from Wheaton College’s Unidad club hosted their first-ever chapel service in Edman, students are still grappling with the fallout of a controversial social media post about the historic event. Not long after students were dismissed from Unidad’s chapel on Monday, news quicklyContinue reading “A first for Unidad swiftly followed by controversy”
By Carolina Lumetta, News Reporter 09.20.19 On Thursday, Sept. 12, the freshman class elected Amelia Miller and Elijah Owens to represent them as council co-presidents in Wheaton’s Student Government (SG) by a ranked vote.
By Katy Coley, Associate Editor 09.20.19 A neon “open” sign lights up the unassuming storefront, located between an auto shop and a drugstore. In the midst of the steady stream of cars zooming along Roosevelt Road, Los Burritos Tapatios would be easy to miss, but for many Wheaton students, there is much more to beContinue reading “Late night at Los”
By Cassidy Thornburg, Sports Editor 09.20.19 For most students, coming to Wheaton College means graduating high school and leaving home, a major transition. For transfer Anna Edwards, the transition was even greater. It meant hanging up her ballet shoes and packing up a life she had built for herself in Dallas as a professional dancer.Continue reading “From barre to BITH”
By Cassidy Thornburg, Sports Editor 09.20.19 At 5 a.m., with every intention of not waking up 10 9-year-old campers, Bert McJunkin shuffled out of a newly built wood cabin, cautiously placing his feet so the boards won’t squeak. On a weekday morning at K1, a Kanakuk Sports Kamp in Branson, Missouri, the grounds were quietContinue reading “After seven years off the field, grad student returns to football”