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Wheaton’s Politics and Culture Magazine

        The Babe Lincoln magazine, Wheaton’s only student-run magazine that focuses on politics and culture, was created in 2015. As said by Faheem Dyer ’19, the magazine’s current Editor-in-Chief, “with the Wire‘s news focus, and Rushlight‘s focus on creative writing, but no publication dedicated primarily to commentary and criticism, Pia Parisi-Marcoux ’19—then a writer for […]

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Wheaton Honors and Awards Employees

On March 22, the 2019 service awards were given out during an annual event that recognizes employees’ services to Wheaton and presents the Staff Excellence Awards. A performance of two songs by Voices United to Jam (VUJ) began the afternoon and was followed by a reception by President Hanno and four division officers that honored […]

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A Review of US by Jordan Peele

The time has come once again where Jordan Peele astonishes the world with his great capacity for creating beautiful horror and horrific beauty. “US” premiered March 22 in the states as Peele’s second horror film and has in a short time already received numerous praise, millions of dollars, and infinite questions. For my own review, […]

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A Review of “Love, Death & Robots”

Netflix’s “Love, Death & Robots” (LD&R) takes us around the animation world in 18 animated shorts. This anthology has exactly what the title tells you: some love, many robots, and loads of death. The collection is credited to Tim Miller, who has directed films such as “Deadpool” (2016) and was nominated for an Academy Award […]

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D.I.V.E. Conference

On March 23rd, nine Wheaton students drove to the University of Rhode Island Diversifying Individuals Via Education (D.I.V.E.) conference to collaborate with other students who were interested in learning how to break stereotypes and bring intercultural techniques to college campuses. Colleges from all over New England gathered together to learn about pertinent issues involving race […]

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Once On This Island Musical Comes to Wheaton

The theater department of Wheaton will be showcasing the one-act musical “Once on This Island”, book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, with music by Stephen Flaherty. The show follows Ti Moune, an orphan girl raised by peasants in sea-swept, post-revolution Carribean village. “The whole story surrounds Ti Moune seeking the gods who rule her island,” […]

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Eleventh Annual Heuser Lecture Discusses South African Art

On Feb. 21 in the Ellison Lecture Hall, the 11th annual Mary L. Heuser lecture in art history took place. The talk featured Christa Clarke, Ph.D., the Board President of the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and the AAMC foundation. Clarke is an associate with Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research […]

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Studying Abroad at Wheaton

Culture shock, a foreign language, and you still have to go to class? The prospect of studying abroad can be daunting for many students. After all, college life is already stressful enough, even when accompanied by a carefully cultivated routine. Could completely uprooting one’s self just for a change of scenery really be worth it? […]

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Lyons Shine at NEWMACs, Leaving a Trail of Broken Records

From Feb. 21-25, the 53 members of Wheaton’s swimming and diving teams took to the water in their single most important competition of the year: the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Championship (NEWMAC). NEWMAC was held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, roughly an hour away from Wheaton College. The event consisted of four exhilarating […]

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This Year’s Celtics Column

There are few more compelling thought experiments in the current professional sports world than figuring out what’s going on with the Boston Celtics. Pre-season expectations were exorbitant. The team had their top dogs back in Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, both of whom had their seasons cut short the previous year. Young studs on the […]