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Arts and Culture

Prof. Case Brings Poetry to Life

The concert began with a composition written by John Harbison. The text was selected from 1 Samuel 3:3-21 of the King James Version of the Bible. “Harbison’s setting of the piece is ultimately an exploration of how we react to the mysterious call of the Divine, which may call to us at times and places […]

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Arts and Culture

Once on This Island opens at Wheaton

Once on This Island, directed by associate professor of theater design Clinton O’Dell, opens at Weber Theater on Thursday, April 4 and continues to run Thursdays through Saturdays until April 13. The musical features a cast of fifteen Wheaton students as well as Alivia Cross ‘19 as stage manager and Ian Hamilton ‘21 as assistant […]

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Arts and Culture

Skylark and Wheaton Performance

On Saturday, April 6, Wheaton’s chorale group put on a concert with Skylark, a Grammy Nominated Voice Ensemble. The spring weather complimented the beautiful voices that rang out in Cole Memorial Chapel on Wheaton’s campus. The Wheaton College Chorale and Chamber Singers began Saturday afternoon’s concert with their own performance of eight songs with pieces […]

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Features

Ghana Trip March 2019

The Wheaton bubble joke is a popular one that frequently makes its way around campus. Escaped through the mouths of professors and students, it serves as a nod to our out-of-touch existence on campus. However, this playful campus-life idiom acts as a sort of microcosm to American tunnel vision. Getting caught up in day to […]

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WiN HUB: Redefining Student Entrepreneurship

In the basement of the Doll’s House, below the registrar’s office, is a department still in its infancy. The WiN HUB, supported by the Diana Davis Spencer ’60 foundation, works to promote transformative social entrepreneurship to students who are looking to gain more confidence in the field. Pushing students to lead their own social enterprises, […]

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Astrology

Just Star Stuff (Issue 11)

Hello fellow students! The weather is getting warmer and I have a question for y’all: are you ready for BUGS?! Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21     Stranger Things! Season 3! Let’s get hyped, my fellow creepy ghoul busters! If you’ve never seen it, the universe demands that you do. Now, please, do yourself this […]

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Sports

Softball Opens the Season with Strong Start

Wheaton’s softball team is now over a third of the way through the season, and their story is monumentally different than that of one year ago. The Lyons stand at a strong 12-4 overall record as of March 26—compared to a record of 2-10 at the same time last year. Pitching has been an area […]

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Sports

Two-Game Baseball Win

A single home run in the ninth inning by the Coast Guard Academy was not enough for them to prevail in the second game of their series against Wheaton College’s baseball team. In this two-game series, Wheaton’s 10-3 baseball team was able to outplay and outlast the Coast Guard Academy as they outscored them 5-0 […]

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Opinion

The Unrealized Potential of Video Games

Political change is seldom felt until it affects us personally. That is what made the 2018-19 government shutdown so visceral and terrifying. For thousands of government employees living on month-to-month paychecks, the shutdown raised fears of eviction or going hungry. Some even had to go as far as to sell their blood plasma to make […]

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News

Wheaton Tutor Outreach Program

The Wheaton Tutor Outreach Program is one of Wheaton’s successful connections to the Norton community and other surrounding areas. It is a semester-long volunteer program that allows Wheaton undergraduates to assist teachers at several locations near campus including: the Norton Public Schools, Taunton Housing Authority and Head Start. Alumna, Cassie Peltola ’14, the assistant director […]