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Jeanne Bedard ‘22 Interview

Jeanne Bedard ‘22, a Wheaton first-year student, recently had her written policy (regarding discrimination in jury selection in Massachusetts) published onto the online journal, Ten Ideas. I sat down with Bedard to discuss her significant accomplishment and the process she went through to achieve it.   Q: What inspired you to join Roosevelt? A: It […]

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Opinion

Just Star Stuff (Issue 12)

I love tarot cards and doing readings, so for this issue, I want to give each sign a reading! Don’t @ me, this is for fun…. Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21 Tarot Card: The Lovers Interpretation: Love is in the air! Embrace your relationships, whether that be romantic, platonic, or something in between! […]

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From the Editor

Letter From the Editor (Issue 12)

As a paper, we pride ourselves on not only observing the Wheaton community but engaging in it as we work within the experience. With Spring Weekend all wrapped up, one on the list of many events taking place this April as the semester concludes. With a heavy roaster, the Wire staff is working to balance […]

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Opinion

Sectioning of Plus Sizes

Plus size, this term is used in stores from the size 14 and up, that being said the average size of women in the United States in anywhere from 16 to 18. While I do not necessarily have a problem with the idea of plus sizes, I more have an issue about the way of […]

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Opinion

The Changing Face of Mental Health on Campus

It’s that time of year again. The air is warm and the dimple has sprouted back its annual coat of green, ready for the last few weeks of the semester. For many, the yearly toll of seasonal depression is beginning to wane. I know that I, among many others are particularly glad that this year’s […]

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RA Process for New Hall

As of the Fall 2019 semester, Wheaton will have a new residence hall. Pine Hall has a 178 bed capacity and is located near Pine Street, adjacent to the Meadows complex and Young, McIntire and Clark (YMC). The target completion date is July 2019, with an opening planned for the 2019 fall semester. The Associate […]

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New Incubator Suite Initiative

For the first time ever, the Office of Residential Life is offering theme houses a chance to solidify their mission and goals through an initiative that is being referred to as a trial house or incubator suite. Lyndsey Aguilar, interim housing operations coordinator, credits the concept of this initiative to the Theme House Selection Committee. […]

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WheaMUN Conference Hosted at Wheaton College

The Wheaton Model United Nations (MUN) team hosted a high school conference on the Wheaton College campus on April 6. The WheaMUN Conference was attended by four different high schools including Gould Academy (ME), Rocky Hill School (RI), Foxborough High School (MA) and Weston High School (CT). The opening ceremony began with a couple of […]

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Further Improvements to the Wallace Library

        Throughout the semester, the dean of library services, Megan Brooks, has been working diligently to improve the Wallace Library. Physicals changes include “lovely windows that let in the light from the stair tower – the atrium is much brighter than it used to be. The library worked with facilities to have several small windows, […]

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Arts and Culture

Wheaton Students Speak Powerful Truth at Wheaton Words

Their voices echoed through the silent chapel, bounced off the walls, and left the audience stunned with the immense power and meaning of the stories. This past week, Wheaton students took part in the Wheaton Words event and recited various monologues to students, faculty, and local community members. The monologues were performed on three different […]