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WCCS Fall Playlist

A playlist to soundtrack the fall semester – Brought to you by WCCS, your campus radio station. (wheatoncollegeradio.com) By John Morris and Michael Kanyongolo John’s Fall Picks “Summer Breeze, Pts. 1&2” – The Isley Brothers It’s hard to cover a song that is already so well-known and loved. You would be hard pressed to find […]

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Do You Lock Your Dorm Room Door?

It’s a simple decision: you either walk right out of your dorm door every morning or you stop to lock it behind you. Either way, it’s nothing more than a reflex. It simply is what you do. Personally, I haven’t locked my dorm door since the bizarre first few weeks of my freshman year during […]

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Unsung Heroes Wheaton

Errand Boys: Examining Colonel Kurtz and  Captain Willard as Parallel Figures in “Apocalypse Now”  

In Apocalypse Now, Captain Willard is called back to Vietnam and given a secret mission in a smoke-filled room. His mission is to terminate, “with extreme prejudice”, the command of Colonel Kurtz, a former US colonel who has gone insane and is leading a commune deep in the jungle. Upon meeting Kurtz, as well as […]

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Unsung Heroes of Wheaton: Sungsook Charpentier 

For the next feature in our “Unsung Heroes of Wheaton” series, we chose Sungsook Charpentier, one of the many underappreciated custodians on campus. Many of you will know her as the cheery woman who gives out candy in the Madeleine Clark Wallace Library, or gave, rather, as her shift was recently switched over to the […]

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Arts and Culture Film

What Kind of Man is Indiana Jones? 

There’s a point in Raiders of the Lost Ark where Rene Belloq, the film’s villain, claims that he and Indiana Jones are distorted mirror images of each other, that all it would take would be one bad day to turn the film’s morally-ambiguous hero into a villain. This scene, to a certain extent, is the […]

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Arts and Culture Music

The Day David Crosby Died: A Reflection on Legacy 

In an extreme coincidence, I found out that David Crosby died while holding his haunting 1971 debut solo album “If I Could Only Remember My Name” in a record store. My reaction to the news of his untimely passing was, strangely enough, laughter. I couldn’t believe it. David Crosby was a 1960s and 70s folk/rock […]