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Against the Tolerance Paradox

In light of recent events such as the Charlottesville protests, the now 72-year-old tolerance paradox is once again relevant. The concept of the tolerance paradox is that, should a tolerant society tolerate intolerance, the tolerant society will inevitably be destroyed and replaced by an intolerant one. Putting aside, for the moment, the historical fact that […]

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“Go East, Young American!”

It may come as a surprise, but I actually love flying. I love everything about it. I love the bureaucratic hassle of security and the sterility of airports. Above all, however, I love watching the great American empire fly by thousands of feet below me. As someone from California with family in Connecticut, there’s a […]

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SGA elections brings new Class Council and Vice President

This year’s SGA election brought about new executive board members as well as a new Class Council for the Class of 2021 in arguably one of the most exciting election seasons  Wheaton has seen in years. Campaigning took place over one week and culminated in the voting and results night, which ushered in a new […]

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Providence hosts walk to end Alzheimer’s

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s was hosted in Providence, RI on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® has stepped up to become the largest Alzheimer’s event in the world. It raises funds and awareness for care, support, and research of individuals suffering with such a horrible disease. As of presently, […]

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Wheaton College Represented at Miss America 2018

Wheaton College Class of 2017 graduate Katherine “Katie” Elliott of Scarborough, Maine, made the Wheaton community proud when she won Miss Maine in June of this year. Elliott claimed that a portion of her success stems from being a part of the Wheaton community. She noted how students at Wheaton are expected to discuss difficult […]

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Wheaton Addresses Race After Charlottesville

On Monday, September 18th, Wheaton College held an event in the Chapel to discuss race in today’s societal context and acknowledge the victims of the attack that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia on the 12th of August. On August 12, a speeding car drove into a group of anti-racist protestors in Charlottesville, killing 32 year old […]

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Liberal Campaign Sweeps The Norton Region

As James Timilty steps down from his seat in the Massachusetts State Senate, Foxborough resident Paul Feeney and Sharon resident Ted Phillips campaign against one another for his position. The Feeney campaign has grabbed the attention of the Wheaton College community in recent weeks. Casey Smith ’20, who has been working on the Feeney campaign […]

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Wheaton kills Advanced Playwriting course

This past summer, the decision to cancel Wheaton’s Advanced Playwriting course due to insufficient enrollment numbers in April was collectively made by Playwright-in-Residence and Professor of English Charlotte Meehan, Associate Provost Shawn Christian and English Department Chair Deyonne Bryant. The course was heavily intertwined in Wheaton life, as this was the only source of material […]

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Wheaton’s Cheer Team: they do exist and they are growing!

Wheaton students’ awareness of its cheer team is similar to their knowledge of the science center door connecting to the library stacks level: most are ignorant to its existence, but the few who do know about it realize its potential. Kika Chatterjee ’18 and Julie Januskis ’18, co-captains of the Wheaton Cheer Team, shed light […]

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Wheaton College MA vs. Wheaton College IL: What’s the Difference?

One of the most well-known problems our school faces is the constant confusion between our Wheaton College here in Massachusetts and the Wheaton College in Illinois. Our Wheaton is a non-denominational liberal arts school that embraces students and faculty of all religions and cultures while the other one is a Christian and far more conservative […]