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Autism Acceptance Month and Representation on Campus

Autism Acceptance Month has recently come to a close. Autism is a neurological disability in which an individual is unable to automatically pick up on social cues. Other symptoms may include sensory sensitivities, language delay, issues with motor skills and executive functioning issues. As with all disabilities, people have stigmatisms and stereotypes for each ailment. […]

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Violence Against Women Symposium

The Violence Against Women course, taught by Professor Gabriela Torres, ran a symposium for the week of April 15. The symposium worked to encourage activism for the class’s topic, involving ideas from class readings that focused on the theme “The Personal is Political.” “We chose this theme because it is a familiar phrase that underlines […]

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State of the College

The State of the College was held on Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Holman Room in Mary Lyon. This event will include remarks from President Hanno about the state of the college, as well as updates from SGA about upcoming events and involvement of SGA on Wheaton’s campus. The faculty representing the […]

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IT Upgrades Wifi and Internet Security

Though unseen by many students, Information Technology (IT) Services have been upgrading their facilities during this semester and past semesters to maintain and improve the WiFi network, as well as to enhance cyber-security across campus. Steve Hess, the manager of networking and telecommunication, explained that the current assistant vice president and chief information security officer, […]

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Head of the Peacock 2019

This year’s Spring Weekend and Welcome to Wheaton Day began with one of Wheaton College’s most cherished traditions: the Head of the Peacock Pond boat race. The race consisted of student teams that work together to build and design their own boats. The team’s goal is to row their homemade boats as fast as possible […]

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Arts and Culture

Senior Theater Ensemble

“There’s something called the sad clown paradox in the stand-up comedy world, which means that those who make a living making people laugh often struggle with depression and other mental health challenges that are anything but funny… It can be perhaps be theorized that humor provides the comedian with a feeling of control over a […]

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Arts and Culture

Shazam Movie Review

“Shazam” is the first DC movie in a long time that is pure and simple fun. After an onslaught of dark, brooding and completely misguided failures, DC has finally scaled it back and made just a light-hearted, entertaining superhero romp. The story follows Billy Batson, a young orphaned boy who gains superhuman abilities when he […]

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Arts and Culture

Ten-Minute Play Festival: A Review

This past weekend, students at Wheaton College put on an exciting and creative Ten-Minute Play Festival. Each play was a concise and original production, written, directed, and performed by students. The plays were written carefully and with a clear purpose, and the students only had one hour to direct and rehearsal before the big reveal. […]

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Sports

Wheaton Track & Field

On Saturday, April 6, Wheaton College Women’s and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field teams competed in a tournament in which they placed first and fourth overall respectively among their divisions, hosted by Amherst College. The teams are looking to finish strong in these last few weeks. Individuals and the team as a whole are looking […]

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Women’s Tennis Battle in Conference Play

The women’s tennis team, now several weeks into Conference Play, is pushing the game courts from the enclosed space of Haas Athletic Center to the outdoor Clark Tennis Fields, located nearby Sidell Stadium, Wheaton’s baseball field. The Lyons are off to a 4-7 overall start and are 2-3 in Conference Play. “It’s been a solid […]