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Arts and Culture News

Over the Garden Wall visits Wheaton

On Oct. 25, Amalia Levari, who wrote for the Cartoon Network miniseries “Over the Garden Wall,” came to Wheaton to discuss with several art classes how to write for television as well as to attend a screening of “Over the Garden Wall” in Watson. The event was coordinated by Professor Patrick Johnson, who teaches film […]

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Sports

Luke Finkelstein’15, the sixth Alumni being a professional soccer player.

On Sep 21, 2017, Wheaton Athletics Website posted news on former men’s soccer player, Luke Finkelstein ’15, announcing that he has signed a professional soccer contract. He will  play for DJK-TuS Hordel, a sports club from the Bochum district of Hordel, with a history of more than a hundred years. Finkelstein previously played for the […]

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Sports

How do senior athletes manage their time?

It appears that the secret for the seniors to survive for the season, is time management. After interviewing several senior athletes, they commonly shared their daily routine as follows. A typical day in the life of a student athlete consists of an early start and a late finish. On the daily basis, an athlete may […]

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From the Editor

From the Managing Editor

Recently, there has been quite a bit of talk on campus and online about an article that came out a few weeks ago from our Opinions Editor. While I wish I had the chance to respond to some of the discussion in our last issue, I’m glad I can do so now. There has been […]

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Opinion

Canceling the Debate: A Misunderstanding of the Devil’s Advocate

Playing devil’s advocate is a common discussion exercise in schools. It helps scholars see other perspectives and hone their debating skills. The game of devil’s advocate is a tool to be utilized by trusted peers and exercised in good faith. However, the game begins with a peer announcing their intentions. The advocate is typically already […]

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Opinion

The Necessity for Comprehensive Taxes

Many conservative economists try to shift the blame of the tepid economic growth onto the regulatory and tax policies of the Obama era. However, these regulatory policies were necessary following the reckless and dangerous deregulatory effects of Bush-era tax reform. Though George W. Bush pushed for and received cuts lowering the marginal tax rates of […]

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Opinion

“Tax Reform Now”

Since the Great Recession ended in 2009, the U.S. has been locked in the worst economic recovery in our history. GDP growth rates over the eight-year Obama era have been just over 2 percent, a growth recession, while middle class wages are flatlining nationwide. A recent report from Sentier Research found that median household incomes […]

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News

Bridging the gap between Norton and Wheaton

The relationship between Wheaton College and the surrounding Norton community has been an issue of interest since the college was founded in 1834. Many Wheaton students may have the perception that they are easily identified as outsiders in this small town with a population of around 19,000 people. The “Wheaton bubble” can certainly be a […]

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News

Model United Nations continues to grow

Founded in fall 2015, Wheaton’s Model United Nations club regularly sends a team of delegates to compete at events throughout New England. Members of the team have won numerous awards, and the club has steadily grown in stature both on and off campus. The club’s 20-member delegation attends three conferences a year, though club members […]

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Slype Night Shifts

On Friday, Sept. 15, all five of Wheaton’s a cappella groups gathered underneath the brick arch next to Everett Heights – often referred to as Slype – to welcome their newest members with brief performances. While performing at Slype is a yearly tradition for every a cappella group on campus, this year was different because […]