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Students establish safe spaces to discuss disability issues at Wheaton

Hannah Zack ’18, Jessica Chaikof ’19, Hannah Newmarch ’20 and Sage Michaud ’18 have been steadily working to form a new on-campus club: WheaAccess. This club aims to create a safe space for students who identify as disabled, and to bring light to disability issues on campus; according to Zack, the club president, “First and […]

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Thriving theme houses

Theme houses are asserting their presence on campus in the midst of a new school year. Among the houses that have already hosted events within the first month of the fall semester are: SOHL House, House of REPS, ECCO House, CHILL House, Peace House, Renaissance House and Computer Science House. In addition, collaborations between theme […]

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Wheaton address sexual misconduct prevention

In light of changes made last week to the federal regulations on campus sexual misconduct policies, Wheaton has announced that they will guarantee that every individual should have equal access to educational programs and opportunities. President Hanno stated, “We are committed to continually seeking the most effective ways of preventing sexual misconduct and responding to […]

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James Kenny: the funds behind Wheaton

James Kenny holds a position on Wheaton’s board that is crucial to its daily functioning. However, most students know very little about his work. Kenny’s official title is Director of Major and Planned Giving; all external funds brought to Wheaton come from his dedicated work. Wheaton, as a private institution, doesn’t have state funding. For […]

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Dear Freshman Self

Don’t stress about attending Wheaton. It’s a big step forward in life, especially living on campus, but Wheaton will quickly become a second home. The campus I toured in high school soon became the town where all of my friends live, just minutes away from a visit. The dining halls, too, are close to home. […]

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The South Asian and Caribbean Student Initiative: the new approach to inclusivity

This week, the founding members of the newly-formed South Asian and Caribbean Student Initiative (SACSI) provided some insight into the club’s formation, what we can expect to see from them and how they think they can make Wheaton more comfortable for students. President Aeshah Farrouq ’19, treasurer Sohier Mobin, secretary Sharmeen Inaam and Ashraya Sapkota […]

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Arts and Culture News

Harry Dean Stanton passes away at 91

Longtime American character actor Harry Dean Stanton passed away at 91 on Sept. 15, 2017. Though Stanton’s name may not be well-known within the realm of popular culture, his work has had a noteworthy impact on cinema since the start of his career. Stanton’s final role was in a film called “Frank and Ava,” where […]

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Wheaton Rugby Team: Down but not out

In a hard-fought match against Salve Regina University on September 16, the Wheaton College rugby team strove valiantly, but was ultimately defeated with a final score of 47-0. The team demonstrated admirable sportsmanship both on and off the field, ending the game with a concerted chant of “work hard.” Yuchen Wang ’18 attributed this loss […]

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Wheaton sports need more engagement and less ignorance

Sports are ingrained within the Wheaton community and are a large part of the culture, partially due to the long history of organized sports at Wheaton. Even before the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) was established in 1998, Wheaton had been a member of the NEW six, which began play in 1985-86 […]

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From the Managing Editor

I’m writing this piece in my room at Wheaton’s Emerson Feminist Perspectives House, with the winds of (not-so-scary) Hurricane Jose slamming against the windows. From the way the storm was described in official college emails, I had expected much more than some winds and a little rain. However, being inside for most of the day […]