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Arts and Culture

Boston Calling summer lineup features rarity and diversity

Boston Calling recently released its official May 2016 lineup and schedule for the second show of the year on February 18. The festival will be featuring 23 artists, including Sia, Robyn, Disclosure, Janelle Monáe, Sufjan Stevens and Haim from May 27 to 29 in Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Although the three-day schedule was not released […]

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Pedestrian fatally hit by Amtrak train at Mansfield train station

A man was struck and killed by a northbound high-speed Amtrak train at the Mansfield train station on March 2 at 2:44 p.m. He has not yet been identified. The train was heading to Boston and hit the pedestrian between the platform of the train station and the Mansfield chocolate factory. Witnesses confirm that a […]

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Spoken word artist Lola Haze performs Live at Wheaton

Ashlee “Lola” Haze who is a spoken word artist from Atlanta, Georgia performed for Live at Wheaton on February 25. Her message to the Wheaton community was, “Listen more than you speak. Read more than you write. Check your privilege if you have it. Create more spaces for people of color and make sure those […]

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Features

Winternships give students a taste of potential careers

Most students view the time between fall and spring semesters as a period to catch up on sleep, see old friends and unwind for a whole month while their studies are temporarily put on hold. However, some Wheaton students choose to take on the task of completing winter internships while they are away from school. […]

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Inequity in America: Whose fault is it?

“Pull yourself up by your bootstraps” is a dead narrative, and Donald Trump has put the nails in its coffin. For decades, the phrase has been used to patronize oppressed and marginalized peoples and paint them as being responsible for their own suffering and disadvantaged positions in society. If these people just worked hard enough, […]

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Celebrating SHAG’s Sex Semester

Wheaton’s Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG) has extended their event Sex Week to cover the entire semester. SHAG President Stephanie Kaczowski ‘16 said that Sex Semester was initiated in order to find new ways to get students involved and excited about their sexual health. Sex Semester will feature activites, talks and events related to sexual […]

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Abroad Blog Arts and Culture

Abroad Blog: Demetra Edwards ’17; Valencia, Spain

“¡Hola!” from Valencia, Spain! It’s hard to believe that in one week I will have been living in Spain for two months. Ever since the beginning of the semester, I have been planning trips throughout Europe, with my eyes set on the middle of March for all of my trips and suddenly, it’s here! As […]

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Opinion

The liberal arts system: A foreign perspective

When the new academic year of 2015/16 started, I arrived among more than 60 other international students at Wheaton College. What differentiated me from most of the others is that I am staying here for only one year. I am doing an exchange study abroad program whereas most of the other international students had packed […]

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Opinion

The dangers of the fashion industry

For four weeks now I have been sitting in front of Youtube with a warm cup of coffee, scrutinizing all the clothes on the world’s runways. The New York and London fashion weeks have happened; now is Milan’s turn, and in a couple of weeks Paris will close the fashion week season. Yves Saint-Laurent, a […]

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Matthew Goodwin ’98 Speaks on Innovations in Autism Research at Psi Chi Induction

The Holman Room in Mary Lyon Hall was filled faculty and students from psychology, neuroscience and computer science backgrounds for the Psi Chi lecture and induction. On February 23, the Wheaton Chapter inducted 17 students to this nationally recognized honor society. Alum and Psi Chi member Matthew Goodwin ’98 lectured on ‘Developing innovative technologies to […]