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Fashion Forward: Wheaton’s Current Trends

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life” – Bill Cunningham The world has seen many fashion trends come and go, from the iconic Coco Chanel era to the early 2000s’ low-rise jeans and neon colors. These trends inevitably go out of fashion as new ones storm in through celebrity wardrobes, viral […]

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The Chase for Answers – What’s Going Wrong?

When I was waiting in line for my order at dinner time, the steady influx of students at Chase threw the staff member making our orders for a loop. The staff member, who requested to be anonymous, was incredibly tired, missing orders and asked for our patience. I struck up a conversation with them, where […]

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Arts and Culture

The Menu: Delicious Social Satire

When I first saw the trailer for The Menu, I felt a rush of adrenaline. I tell you this because I haven’t felt such excitement to see a movie for months now, tired of the cheesy love-triangle rom coms and meaningless “carpe diem” nonsense. The trailer had everything I wanted: suspense, drama, and thrill without […]

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Homepage Spotlight Satire

The Wheaton Liar: A Satire Special

Every year, the Wheaton Wire goes away for a week. In its place, the untrustworthy but absolutely beloved Wheaton Liar takes its place to poke fun at anything and everything happening on campus. So, sit back and enjoy a selection of satirical wonderings and remember: NONE OF THIS IS REAL. Meet Wheaton’s newest club dedicated […]

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Astrology

Count Your Lucky Stars (4/13)

I promise these will be nicer than last week’s. Aries   •  March 21 to April 19 Let out your frustration. But please, keep it about 50 decibels below the sound of a standard vacuum cleaner. Taurus   •  April 20 to May 20 Never underestimate the power of simply walking away. Gather your belongings, […]

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Homepage Spotlight News

Senate versus SGIB: Tensions spark largest Senate turnout

On Tuesday, April 5, the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate met as usual—but the tenor of the meeting was anything but. This Senate meeting moreso a response to the ratcheting tensions between the voting members of SGA (the Senators) and the Sexuality, Gender, and Inclusion Board (SGIB) in light of the latter’s ‘Equitable Elections’ proposal […]

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Primrose in Full Bloom at Basement Show

The energy of the first Primrose show post-mask mandate was electric. It was obvious that everyone in the crowd was starving for new Primrose content, and it was clear by the end of the show they got a feast. Wheaton students turned out in record numbers to the basement show, located in Cole Memorial Chapel. […]

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Sports

Road Back to Glory

It has been almost 14 years since the confetti of June 17, 2008, fell from the rafters of the TD Garden after the Celtics defeated the Lakers 131-92 to claim their 17th world championship. George W. Bush still roamed the halls of the White House, and Marvel was yet to launch its series of movies […]

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Arts and Culture Homepage Spotlight

Larisa Shepitko: Ukrainian anti-war filmmaker who dug deep into human psyche

As war rages on in Ukraine, the distinct cultural identity of the nation has come under increased interest. One of Ukraine’s major cultural impacts that is often overlooked is in the realm of cinema. From early pioneers like Alexander Dovzhenko, Dziga Vertov, and Maya Deren to more contemporary directors such as Kira Muratova, Ukraine has […]

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Wheaton Students Revamp Athletics Inclusivity Statement

Julianne Morse ‘24 and Nicole Janeiro ‘23 searched for the college’s athletic inclusivity statement to seemingly no avail. They ultimately found one plaque that served as what was up until now the closest thing the college had to a statement. The plaque, according to Morse, only mentioned not playing discriminatory music in the locker rooms. […]