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Arts and Culture

Greedy Video Game Companies

From the beginning, early video game consoles, such as the Atari and the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), were marketed purely and simply as toys and sold as such. Since that time, video games have evolved by leaps and bounds and have made advancements that were previously unimaginable. Not only has the technology behind video games […]

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Opinion

How the Assumptions of Teachers Hurt Students

Anyone who has taken a class at Wheaton knows that supplies are outrageously priced. By supplies I mean books, lab costs, paints and other items needed for certain classes. In all honesty, I’ve been rather lucky as an English major; I can get most of my books from the library. But what about the students […]

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Opinion

The Rocky Road to the Oscars

To say that the road to the Oscars has been rocky this year would be an understatement. This season brings the usual criticisms. Six of the eight films nominated for Best Picture are historical dramas, and while not technically one, “A Star is Born” has been remade enough times to give it an honorary status. […]

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From the Editor

Letter From the Editor (Issue 9)

At this time a year ago, Wheaton was plunged into darkness. In its second blackout of the year, students flooded the Library and Science Center. Now as emails are sent out warning of high winds and anything from hard rain to a full snow storm is around the corner, I hope that we can prepare […]

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Astrology

Just Star Stuff (Issue 9)

Whoops, y’all. I went and became a senior? I’m graduating? When did that happen? Someone build a time machine please, take me back. Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21     You’re beautiful. Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21 Everyone desserts a cheesecake.     Haha. Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19      You look […]

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Sports

Preseason Preview: Lacrosse

Jan. 27, marked the beginning of a crucial period of time in the men’s lacrosse program at Wheaton College. It was the start of preseason. Over the course of this three-week stretch, head coach Kyle Hart, in his fourth year of coaching the Lyons, must systematically integrate, develop, and prepare his squad for the physically […]

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Features

Emerson House 25th Anniversary

The early 90s brought third wave feminism to America and with it, came the founding of Wheaton’s Emerson House. The feminist theme house was founded in 1994 with the intention of paying homage to Wheaton’s all-women history and to spread the message of feminism and intersectionality on campus. On March 30, the theme house will […]

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News

Center For Collaborative Teaching and Learning Opens in Wallace Library

        The Wallace Library, like many other buildings on campus, has undergone changes this semester. The Center for Collaborative Teaching and Learning (CCTL), located in the library where the microfiche room used to be on the periodicals level, recently held its official inauguration event in Emerson dining.         The CCTL has three main co-directors: M. […]

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News

Wheaton’s New Ancient Colloquium

In April, the students will be presenting a series of flash talks from independent research based in the classics department. The first set in the series of talks debuted Feb. 11, in the Holman Room of Mary Lyon for Wheaton’s inaugural Ancient Colloquium. The colloquium’s debut was titled Gods and Mortals: Then and Now, and […]

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Sports

Wheaton Men’s Tennis

The Wheaton College men’s tennis team is off to a blistering start this Spring season, picking up wins over both the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Stonehill College over the weekend. The team swept UMass 9-0 and edged out Stonehill 5-4. Over the course of the weekend, few competitors had bigger showings than first-year Ian […]