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Serving, leading and listening

Marilee Melvin sits in her office on the second floor of Blanchard as the trees out­side begin to bloom and the sun shines in through the window. From the painting of Mary Blanchard that she retrieved from Wheaton’s ar­chives, to the walls of pictures and awards that she has col­lected over the years, Melvin, Wheaton’s executive assistant to the president, has a passion for Wheaton that is evident as she speaks about her years of service and experience with sincere humility.

I Have a Bean wins bid for café at Wheaton Public Library

The first ever Café on the Park will be coming to the Whea­ton Public library this summer through the joint venture of I Have a Bean Coffee and Jo & Doh Donuts. After eight years of having a vacant cafe space in the Wheaton Public Library, the library’s board of trustees decided last fall it was time for a change.

Metra ticket prices rise

Wheaton students are lucky to have the culturally-rich city of Chicago at just a train ride away. However, students will now have to add several dollars to their usu­al Metra fare. A one-way ticket to Ogilvie Station is now $6 on weekdays, with a surcharge of up to $5 on the train if a ticket agent is available at the boarding station.

Wheaton elects 2015-16 student government

Yesterday, the student body elected eight student lead­ers who each campaigned over the past few weeks to cast their vision for Whea­ton College in the coming year. Junior Joshua Fort and soph­omore Morgan Jacob will be leading the student govern­ment board as president and vice president, winning the popu­lar vote over Emily Willson and Moriah Nacionales-Tafoya.

The man, the myth, the locomotive: C-Train

He’s kind of a legend: Four of Wheaton College’s presi­dents knew who he was before they actually met him. If you’ve never met Clarence Edwards — more commonly known as C-Train — chances are you’ve at least admired his swagger as, with a Wheaton Thunder hat resting jauntily on his head, he makes his rounds on campus.

Gender Task Force formed at Wheaton

Gender equality is a hot topic at every college. But the new Gender Task Force at Wheaton College is aware that it is oper­ating under a spiritual lens be­cause of the school’s Christian principles. With only two meet­ings under their belt, the task force is still in the process of se­lecting representatives and data collection.