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Wheaton’s 11th Annual WheaTalks Event

Wheaton’s chapter of the Roosevelt Campus Network will be hosting the Eleventh Annual WheaTalks event on April 8 this year. WheaTalks is Wheaton’s annual TedTalk-like event. Roosevelt @ Wheaton describes the event as their attempt to gather the most dynamic and engaging speakers at Wheaton to offer them 10 minutes on stage presenting their bold […]

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Self Love During COVID: A Quick Guide to Sex Toys

It’s been a year since we all went home. With the pandemic still going, hookups put on hold are still not super safe. And what about those of us who aren’t really interested in sex with another person? With more time in (when not buried in papers and readings) how should we spend it? For […]

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Tracy Wear ‘24 on Their Small Business Making Masks

Tracy Wear ‘24, a first-year majoring in Women and Gender Studies and Sociology, has a small business making masks. They first began to sell them when they realised that some of their friends were having trouble finding masks at the store or online, and offered to make them for two dollars? at the time. After […]

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Resolution from SGA in Response to the Podcast

Dear Dean Irish, President Hanno, DEAL Co-Chairs: Stephanie Daniels, Shaya Gregory-Poku, and Raquel Ramos; and Title IX Coordinator Caraline Mulholland, We call upon you, members of the administration, to clarify the ambiguity of the clause “hostile environment” for bias incidents.  The Student Government Association will always serve as a realm of debate. We pride ourselves […]

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The First-year Social Disconnect

With a half-baked closure of high school and a hybrid kickoff of college life, the class of 2024 has been left socially stunted and stressed.

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Wheaton Student Government Advocates for Repercussions after Student-Run Podcast Expressed Controversial Opinions

Corrections have been made to this article on April 9, 2021. Two Wheaton College students, Yawanathan Joseph ‘22 and Onyx Mussa ‘22, recently asserted that women should be able to provide “sex, sandwiches, and silence,” when required, during the tenth episode of their podcast, the Simone Francis Podcast. During their interview with a third student, […]

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Wheaton Students Share Opinions on the First Break Day of the Spring Semester

In lieu of a Spring Break for the Spring 2021 semester, Wheaton administration opted to offer students two break days, one on Mar. 10 and the second on April 30. In an email preceding the first break day, the Dean of Students office suggested that the day was intended to allow students the opportunity to […]

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Dennis Hanno’s Commencement Announcement Sparks Discussion, Hope for Class of 2021

In a recent update to the campus, President Dennis Hanno announced that a cross-campus committee had been exploring multiple options for our 2021 Commencement, with the possibility of an in-person aspect to the ceremony. The email mentioned restrictions to follow the guidance provided by the state, such as limiting attendance to two guests per student […]

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Wheaton College Admissions Office Adapts to the Spring 2021 Semester Restrictions

With the hybrid spring 2021 semester, the Admissions Office is attempting to adapt to allow prospective students to make the best possible decision while ensuring that students on campus are safe.  “The Admission Office is doing our best to offer quality, in-person tours while maintaining safety protocols. These tours do not allow outside visitors to […]

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States Are Moving To Ban Transgender Athletes

Across the country, states are banning transgender girls from competing in sports.  The banning of transgender girls from athletics started last year with Idaho. Since then, Mississippi has become the latest state to file such a motion. The latest string of bans occurred less than two months after President Biden took office and signed an […]