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Theories of the Earth exhibit opens to students

Theories of the Earth is described as a dynamic exhibition of sculptures, drawings and installations by artists Lauren Fensterstock and Beth Lipman. The display, funded by the Haas Visiting Artists Program, will run until April 9 in Watson Fine Arts. Fensterstock and Lipman will also be visiting Wheaton on April 6 to speak about their […]

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Destructive Habits: Reflecting on Wildlife Tourism

Wildlife tourism and watching has had an adverse effect on breeding, animals’ habitats and their behavior, as well. In some cases, just the mere presence of people can disturb an animal’s habitat. It is important that you, the inattentive tourist, learn about this now before you cause any more damage. According to a study entitled […]

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The final straw: Donald Trump vs. the Pope

Last Thursday, Pope Francis questioned Donald J. Trump’s faith, suggesting that “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.” The Republican presidential candidate fired back by saying that Pope Francis’s comment is “disgraceful,” and his campaign released a statement questioning the Pope’s stance regarding […]

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HNMUN: A crash course in diplomacy

Wheaton’s Model United Nations team (MUN) a club dedicated to replicating the experience of the United Nations, recently attended Harvard National MUN in Boston. The team had been preparing for the conference for months and a great deal of work went into making sure they were ready to participate in the event. Several weeks ago, […]

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Kendrick Lamar takes the Grammys by storm

This past Monday, the biggest names in music gathered under the Staples Center roof in Los Angeles for what is arguably the biggest night in the industry: the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The show opened with Taylor Swift standing in a sparkling blue body suit belting the lyrics to her single “Out of the Woods” in […]

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Beyoncé: The Real MVP

We all probably remember when Beyoncé released her surprise album, “Beyoncé,” back in 2013. As it turns out, Beyoncé is full of surprises. This past weekend, the day before her halftime show at the Super Bowl, Beyoncé unexpectedly released the music video for her new hit single, “Formation”. Denver Broncos linebacker, Von Miller, may have […]

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Body Maps bonds students in Theatre and Social Change

Most classes spend their first full week going over the syllabus and getting into the background and basics of the subject at hand. This is not so for the course Theatre and Social Change, taught by Professor Stephanie Daniels in the Theatre department. In true theatrical fashion, this course started out with a bang, as […]

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Annual TRYBE gala brings fairytale theme to stage

The annual TRYBE Gala, one of the most anticipated dance performances of the year, premiered this past Thursday. TRYBE’s cast consists of 17 members and the Gala featured thirteen different dance numbers, with Nataja Artist (Flood) ’16 as the host. Featuring SOLE and Dance Company over the course of a two hour production, TRYBE received […]

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‘Between the Lines’ Dialogue Program Begins 10th Semester at Wheaton

For the past ten semesters, the intergroup dialogue program ‘Between the Lines’ has created a non-judgmental learning environment. This ten-week program tackles controversial issues with the goal of finding a common ground between different experiences. Topics are rotated each semester and will feature two sections this semester: one dialogue on race/ethnicity and another on religion/spirituality. […]

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Abroad Blog: Peter Green ’17, Waseda University, Japan

I started studying Japanese as part of my foreign language requirement almost on a whim: I had watched a lot of anime, started to figure out fragments of the language, and decided to pursue it further. When I found out that Wheaton has an exchange with Waseda University in Tokyo, it seemed like the logical […]