Students file suit against city, citing freedom of speech

By Bethany Peterson 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, John […]

A first for Unidad swiftly followed by controversy

By Charles Hermesmann, Managing Editor 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 quickly spread […]

Freshman class elects co-presidents

By Carolina Lumetta, News Reporter 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.

Late night at Los

By Katy Coley, Associate Editor 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 be enjoyed […]

From barre to BITH

By Cassidy Thornburg, Sports Editor 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. Sitting […]

After seven years off the field, grad student returns to football

By Cassidy Thornburg, Sports Editor 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 quiet and […]