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Women’s Fight For Healthcare

Women in the United States are not protected. The Constitution pledges and ensures ‘safety’ and ‘security,’ but the government has failed to live up to its promises in their failure to protect women’s health, especially their reproductive health. Lack of attention to this issue has resulted in discrimination against African American women; many factors contribute […]

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Opinion

A Response to “Maybe You Could Try Being Correct”

Dear writer,  Thank you for joining me in this discussion. Your response has shown me that my initial writing did not fully convey the message I wanted to send, so allow me to clarify a few things.  Before I begin, I want to make it clear that I respect your decision to reach out and […]

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Opinion

Maybe You Could Just Try Being Correct

An article submitted anonymously in response to the article published in Issue 6, “The Failing of Political Correctness” written by Sam Stone ’22.  Sam,               You are correct to say that our country is growing more divided as our culture becomes more aware of inclusion; but the division really exists between those who care enough […]

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Field Hockey Closes Out the Season

In what’s been a rocky journey this season, the Wheaton field hockey team finished the year against Wellesley College in a day honoring players of the senior class. Unfortunately, the Lyons did not come away with a victory in their final effort, losing 3-2. Though they were efficient offensively, with both sophomore forward Ellie Williams […]

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Opinion

Something went down in Pine Hall, and it was not the elevator

It made for a memorable recruitment overnight when a total of 14 students were trapped in the elevator in Pine Hall, which suddenly came to a halt. The quiet Friday night on Oct. 18 was interrupted by respondents from the Wheaton campus Public Safety, Norton Fire Department, electricians, and Student Residential Life. Though the Fire […]

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Opinion

Is Cereal a Soup?

As the weather gets colder, people need to find comfortable ways to keep warm. One may look for a fuzzy blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, or a delicious bowl of soup. Or perhaps cereal? In this week’s article, I turned to the students and staff of Wheaton’s campus to determine whether a bowl of […]

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Opinion

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Have Fairytales Been Fooling Us All?

Does society choose to ignore all the horrific messages buried within Disney’s classics, or does no one even realize they’re there? It’s important to note that I am probably one of the biggest Disney fans out there; however, that doesn’t enable me to shy away from all the messed up morals my favorite princesses preached. […]

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Opinion

The Failing of Political Correctness

At Wheaton, we pride ourselves on having a student body who are empowered and know how to use their voice. We are committed, rightly so, to advancing inclusivity and equality. We are active in these pursuits, and quickly vocal when we discover people that do not uphold our expectations of what is right. Much of […]

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Meet the SGA Accessibility Board

Last semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) established a new board on campus: the SGA Accessibility Board. This board was created to help address, and advocate for accessibility and mental health around campus, as well as holding the Wheaton administration accountable. Currently on the board are Mikaela Savarese ’22, Maura Rielly ’22, Emma Hert ’22, […]

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Community for Advancing Healthy Masculinities makes a splash at Wheaton

Clubs are a cornerstone aspect of the Wheaton experience and chances are, anyone picking up this issue of the Wire is in a handful of clubs themselves. Yet, the sheer quantity of quality clubs scattered around campus leads to newer clubs being overlooked—a real shame considering the caliber of organizations which aren’t getting the same […]