The Wheaton Wire Wakeup

Wheaton Wire Wake Up

~ A Weekly Morning Podcast ~

It’s time to wake up with The Wire! Modeled after the likes of Up First and The Daily, listen to our new weekly, early morning podcast covering everything from campus-wide news stories to global, national, and local news. Curated info that college students actually care about! The podcast will be released weekly on Thursday mornings just around 9 a.m. EST. The Wheaton Wire Wakeup is run by Managing Editor Delaney Beaudoin ’22 and Editor-in-Chief Sydney Murphy ’21.

The Wheaton Wire Wakeup News podcast by The Wire
WWW Podcast 04_02_21

Upcoming Campus Events:

Good Friday Gathering

April 2, 2 p.m.

Brave Girls “Rollin'” and ROSE “On The Ground” Workshop

Join Kaos dance group in the dance studio or via zoom to learn these easy and iconic choreographies!

April 2, 7:15 p.m.

Zen Gardening

Join LNP to create your very own mini zen garden. Perfect for relaxing and a fun activity. 

This is a grab and go event! So head over to the Balfour Atrium before the event starts (around 7:50pm) to pick up your supplies for the night! 

April 2, 8 p.m.

Build Your Own Trigger Kit!

Feeling stressed out or anxious? Come make a trigger kit with the lovely members of Tulip House! What is a trigger kit, you ask? A trigger kit is a portable bag of grounding tools that can calm you down when you are experiencing anything from a panic attack to a bad day. You will have something to touch, taste, feel, and smell, all in one bag you can decorate yourself! Members of Tulip House will be available to walk you through building and using your trigger kit. Come stop by!

April 3, 1 p.m.

2021 Wheaton Biennial

The 2021 Wheaton Biennial is an open-call exhibition focused on new media and juried by author and curator, Legacy Russell. Presented virtually, this exhibition includes artists whose work challenges and celebrates new media. As with past Biennials, our definition is boundary-pushing and inclusive, seeking a diverse range of experimental work, collectively evoking an open-ended conversation.

April 5

Panel discussion with Change the Subject stars

The Library will host a panel discussion with student activist Óscar Rubén Cornejo Cásares of Northwestern University, film director Sawyer Broadley, and Wheaton librarian Kate Henke, who will discuss their experiences with this work. Bring your questions to the event or submit them ahead of time.

April 6, 4 p.m.

Brick by Brick: Building Anti-Racist Arts Organizations

Join us for an open discussion. How do we create more just and equitable arts organizations? Can we use the past to build a new architecture of ideas? Guests are independent curator and art facilitator, Anita N. Bateman, Ph.​D; curator & activist Jasmine Wahi; critic/curator Larry Ossei-Mensah, co-founder of the global collective ARTNOIR; art historian Suzanne Blier, Professor of Fine Arts & African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

April 6, 5:30 p.m.

Environmental Science Alumni Panel

In collaboration with Alumni Relations, the Student Alumni Association would like to invite you to an Environmental Science Alumni Panel, featuring several different Wheaton College alumni working in the environmental science sector! As Environmental Science is a popular field at Wheaton, we wanted to give students the experience to connect with alumni! Contact information will be given, connections will be made, and questions will be answered! Be there, you don’t want to miss it!

April 7, 6 p.m.

SGA Sustainability Board Open Meeting

The SGA Sustainability Board will be hosting the first of its biweekly virtual board meetings that are open to all members of the Wheaton Community. The Board will be discussing environmental sustainability plans and initiatives for the upcoming year and is interested in hearing input and ideas from Wheaton students, staff, and faculty. 

April 7, 7:30 p.m.

Words Matter, a community conversation

Join your Wheaton librarians to learn more about the status of our collection activism and how to contribute your perspective to this ongoing project.

April 8, 4 p.m.

Decolonizing Universalism: Constructing a Transnational Feminist Ethic

A discussion with Serene J. Khader, Professor and Jay Newman, Chair in Philosophy of Culture, Brooklyn College.

Join Professor Khader for a discussion of her recent book, Decolonizing Universalism, which asks after the values that should guide transnational feminist solidarity. In her work Professor Khader argues that transnational feminism can respect cultural religious difference and acknowledge the legacy of imperialism without surrendering its core ethical commitments.

April 8, 7 p.m.

Wheaton X Series

The X Series (xperimental/xperiential/xpression) celebrates Wheaton’s creativity in a multidisciplinary virtual event composed of ‘acts’ created by our community. Spanning dance, song, and film to visual art and theatrical performance, each project responds to the prompt: 2020 and Beyond: Our Reflections. Our Responses. Over the course of this two-night live premiere, we gather to share our creative processes and to present the culmination of that work. Via Zoom, registration required.

April 8–9, 7:30 p.m.

What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Why Do We Need It Right Now?

This workshop will introduce participants to the neuroscience based principles of Universal Design for Learning, how these principles are applied, and why it should matter to us and our students.

April 9, 2 p.m.