The College Bubble: Befriend or Break?

Note: The following interviews and information was collected in the fall of 2021 Standing on a well-maintained patch of grass in a corner of campus, a curious first-year student, I found myself on Oct. 9, 2020, with approximately 70 Wheaton College students. On the other side of East Main Street, standing on the Town Common […]

News Wheaton

Students Share Accessibility Challenges at Wheaton 

Wheaton Accessibility is technically back in business, but students with accommodations still feel the aftereffects of a rocky start to the semester.  By law, all established colleges and universities in the U.S. are required to meet all students’ accessibility needs. The Americans With Disabilities Act (1990), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973), and President […]

Arts and Culture

An Ode to The Spoon Theory

In 2003, college student Christine Miserandino uploaded a post to the blog, “But You Don’t Look Sick” titled The Spoon Theory. In the article, Miserandino makes an analogy of her life as a chronically ill individual with Lupus to help a friend understand her daily life. Today, the internet-born term is well known among the […]