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Emily Gray: Art and Inspiration

Emily Gray ‘22 courts intention. Creativity weaves itself through her life, manifesting itself in the art she creates and the stories her art tells. She is constantly creating⁠—curating playlists, writing poetry, constructing outfits, creating jewelry, producing films, down to classic visual art.  An English and History of Art double major, she is fascinated with the […]

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Sports

Synchronized Swim Team Dazzles in Home Opener

The synchronised swimming team had their first home meet recently where they mesmerized the audience with their strong technique and graceful movements. The sport has always been a part of Wheaton’s history, with every team placing no less than 10th position in the national competition. This year, the team consists of six girls, with two […]

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Mike Monello’s Secrets of Storytelling

A great benefit of being a Wheaton student is getting the opportunity to hear lectures from brilliant minds across myriad fields and disciplines. One such event took place on Wednesday, February 5th, in the Old Science Center’s Hindle Auditorium featuring Mike Monello, producer of The Blair Witch Project and founder of the transmedia marketing company […]

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The New and Improved Wheaton Wire

The spring semester is here and with it comes fresh challenges. New classes, new clubs, and new sleeping schedules to adjust to all make these first few weeks a time of great stress, but also a time of great reflection. It’s a time to think about the lessons you learned in previous semesters and apply […]

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Lockdown Lowdown: What Really Happened February 5th

The entire community was shocked and a little shaken when on Wednesday, Feb. 5, the campus was put into lockdown. Simultaneously, the automated alert system broadcasted the presence of a man with an axe on Howard Street and the necessity for classrooms and dorms to be barricaded. In the tense thirty minutes that followed, the […]

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Arts and Culture

Marriage Story Review

Whenever I sit down and think about a recent film I have watched, my mind races between the things that worked and did not work in that respective piece. When something enticing piques my interest, I try my best to avoid full-on reviews of the final product, which at times can be difficult. In order […]

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Arts and Culture

Fear and Loathing in the movie Cats

As I reflect upon the most notable films of 2019 and their recent entries into the cinematic world, I contemplate the various aspects of movies that I liked, disliked, changed the way I viewed storytelling, or did nothing to impress me at all. In 2019 we saw several of the newest masterpieces ushered into cinemas […]