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Arts and Culture

The 1975 returns with new sound and diversified audience

The 1975, a band that originated in Cheshire, England, made a return to the musical scene at the end of February with the release of their lengthily titled sophomore album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It. The group, which can loosely be defined as ‘alternative,’ is […]

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News

Baauer will headline Spring Weekend 2016

Dance and hip hop musician Baauer will headline Spring Weekend 2016. The musician, whose real name is Harry Bauer Rodrigues, released his debut album Aa on March 18. He will perform at Wheaton on April 16. You may know of him because of his single, “Harlem Shake,” that took the internet by storm in 2012. […]

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Wheaton Words gives emotionally captivating performance

Wheaton Words, a show that had energetic choreography and emotion-filled monologues, graced the Chapel this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The 4th annual production, titled “Convalescence,” was a showcase of talent, both performative and literary. Theatrical at times with both acting and interpretive choreography, each performance drew emotion from the very first, when senior Chris […]

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Opinion

Why our Puritan, Monogamist, Capitalist Society Will Never Decriminalize Prostitution

Sex workers face countless instances of sexual abuse, STDs, limited educations, health care options and future job opportunities as a result of their provocative occupation. Several sources have argued that removing criminal prosecution for sex workers can help create a legal framework to protect and guarantee the rights of such individuals. While Nevada’s actions are […]

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News

Candidates Running for SGA Elections Highlight New Initiatives

Student Government Association (SGA) Elections saw the highest ever voter turnout with over 1 in 3 students voting to decide student body and respective class councils for the 2016-2017 academic year. Speeches took place in Balfour-Hood Café on March 2, while voting occurred during March 3 and 4 through The Link. The results of the […]

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Study Finds that Privilege Affects Self-Understanding and Identity

Students and faculty gathered in the Woolley Room of Mary Lyon Hall for a lecture on Negotiating Privilege and Identity. On March 3, Associate Professor of Education at Colby College Adam Howard and his Research Assistant Kelsey Cromie shared their research on how privilege affects identity in educational contexts. Published in 2014, ‘Negotiating Privilege and […]

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Jamie Washington talks on Leadership and Diversity

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington visited Wheaton to talk about Leadership and Diversity in the 21st Century.  The lively and engaging discussion took place the evening of March 22 in a packed Hindle auditorium. President Dennis Hanno touted the event as incredibly important and the speaker as immensely qualified. As Hanno pointed out in a campus-wide […]

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News

Multicultural Showcase Entertains and Educates

Balfour Hood was filled with the sound of Bollywood music as community members ate fried plantain, Nigerian rice, general Tso’s chicken and drank mango lassi. This was the lively atmosphere at Wheaton’s first ever Multicultural Showcase, held on the evening of March 4. Marielle Thete ’16, with help from other student groups, organized the event […]

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Features

Wheaton professor writes book on multicultural psychology

The works of Wheaton faculty never fail to impress. Our latest example comes from Professor Peony Fhagen of the psychology research. With the help of a few Wheaton seniors, she is currently writing a book about multicultural psychology. Professor Fhagen has been teaching multicultural psychology at Wheaton for 11 years. The field is relatively new, […]

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Features

Cowduck Returns to Peacock Pond

Not a day has gone by since Cowduck’s passing in July in which her presence has not been missed on campus. As the school’s unofficial mascot, she brought joy to the campus community on a daily basis and her company has been missed in these last several months. Now, thanks to Charlotte Middleton ’18, Cowduck […]