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Ariana Grande matures in new single

Ariana Grande has taken to the iTunes charts yet again with the release of her new single “Dangerous Woman,” this time in black latex bunny ears and complete with a mask. The track is more fierce and fiery than ever, getting us pumped for her highly anticipated new album with the same title. “Dangerous Woman” […]

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Frost, Roosevelt and Vonnegut: Wheaton features significant artists in its history

The Oscars is easily the most glamorous night in Hollywood. The most successful people of the year in the film industry come together under the Dolby Theatre roof to celebrate the achievements of both familiar and foreign names. This year, controversy surrounded the 88th ceremony. When Oscar nominations were announced in January, the Hollywood community […]

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Abroad Blog: Michelle Beauvais ’17, University of Sussex

I can still remember when I was back at Wheaton, just planning for my study abroad trip to the University of Sussex. I thought I had everything figured out. I always assumed that there would be no culture shock whatsoever, because really, out of every country in the world I could have studied abroad in, […]

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Abroad Blog: Dani Dickinson ’17; Granada, Spain

I have just hit my two-month mark in Granada, Spain and to be quite honest, it still doesn’t feel real. I feel as if I’m in a dream and any moment I’ll wake up and be in Norton, Massachusetts. Southern Spain is something unlike I’ve ever experienced before. From the tapas culture, to the “no […]

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Dimple Divers are victorious at College Comedy Festival

The Dimple Divers have long been taking Wheaton College by storm as the best (and only) improv comedy group on campus. Recently, their hilarity went to take the world by storm, or, at least the improv world by storm, by emerging victorious from the improvisational quagmire that is the College Comedy Fest and Beanpot Tournament […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio finally lands Oscar win during 88th ceremony

The Oscars is easily the most glamorous night in Hollywood. The most successful people of the year in the film industry come together under the Dolby Theatre roof to celebrate the achievements of both familiar and foreign names. This year, controversy surrounded the 88th ceremony. When Oscar nominations were announced in January, the Hollywood community […]

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New Plays Festival showcases student collaboration at its best

Wheaton’s 14th annual New Plays Festival began on February 27 at 1 p.m. with shows performed periodically throughout the weekend. The festival showcases long plays written by students in Professor of English Charlotte Meehan’s Advanced Playwriting class. These plays are then performed by students in the Theatre Department. Meehan first started the New Plays Festival […]

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First MLK Legacy Award Recognizes Promotion of Inclusion and Diversity on Campus

Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday of January- usually when Wheaton College is on winter break. Last year, former Black Student Association (BSA) President Ezeanne Fonge ’16 along with other members spoke with President Dennis Hanno about organizing Wheaton’s first ever MLK Legacy Celebrations. This event was realized on […]

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Second Group of Bhutanese Students Visit Wheaton

For the second year now, Wheaton has hosted a group of Bhutanese students and staff members from Royal Thimphu College (RTC). Four students and two staff members visited Wheaton from February 8 to the 21. Through our partnership with RTC, 10 groups of Wheaton students have had the chance to participate in the semester abroad […]

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Kanye West caught on torrent site while sampling Sufjan Stevens’ album

Kanye West posted photos on Instagram and Twitter of a Youtube browser playing Sufjan Stevens song “Death with Dignity” from his latest album with the caption “Day 3.” However, in taking the photo, several tabs were open on his desktop, including one on the music torrent website The Pirate Bay. Other tabs included a ripper […]