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Arts and Culture

Daft Punk Splits

After 28 years of making music, Daft Punk is officially breaking up according to the duo’s publicist, Kathryn Frazier. She gave no reason as to why they are retiring. The announcement was made in an eight-minute video titled “Epilogue”. It is a video taken from their film Electroma. The dates 1993-2021 are shown after one […]

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News

Texas and Mississippi End Mask Mandates

The governors of both Texas and Mississippi have announced that their states will dissolve their mask mandates. Both governors cited increased vaccinations and reduced hospitalizations as reasons for the dissolution of the mandate. With the resindication of the mask mandate in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott also stated “all businesses of any type are allowed to […]

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The Wheaton Wire Wakeup

The Wheaton Wire Wakeup

~ A Weekly Morning Podcast ~ It’s time to wake up with The Wire! Modeled after the likes of Up First and The Daily, listen to our new weekly, early morning podcast covering everything from campus-wide news stories to global, national, and local news. Curated info that college students actually care about! The podcast will […]

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News

New Policies for In-person and Hybrid Events

These are the following policy updates recently sent out to the Wheaton Community.  In-person and hybrid events will be allowed on-campus at Wheaton as of Feb. 22 with students being able to reserve a room for up to 10 people for 2.5 hours. This is also including an update to outdoor events, which are permitted […]

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Opinion Satire Sports

Top Five Active MLB Shortstops

2. Francisco Lindor finally escaped Cleveland, leaving Jose Ramirez to fend for himself against the cheapest MLB owner. Lindor has long been one of the league’s most electric players and we hope to see that energy amplified when he plays for a team that actually cares for him.  3. Trevor Story is objectively the best […]

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Wheaton Students Protest Mandatory Mental Health Training Module, Administration Responds, Making the Training Optional

Following concerns expressed by students, Dean of Students Zachary Irish and Director of Counseling & Health Services Valeria Tobia announced today that they plan to make the EverFi mental health module optional, rather than mandatory as first announced.

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Features

Dennis Hanno Embracing Community and His Legacy

The campus was devastated to hear Dennis Hanno’s decision to step down as President of Wheaton College in late 2021. But instead of dwelling on Wheaton’s now anticipated loss of such an inspiring leader, I aim to shine a positive light on the subject.

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Astrology

Horoscopes for the Week of 2/28-3/6

Aries (March 21 – April 19) Take some time for imagining. Daydreams are your friend. Taurus (April 20 – May 20) Focus on what you make this week, not money-wise. Money isn’t everything. Gemini (May 21 – June 20) Putting yourself out there is a lot less intimidating when you feel supported. Cancer (June 21 […]

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The Wheaton Wire Wakeup

The Wheaton Wire Wakeup

~ A Weekly Morning Podcast ~ It’s time to wake up with The Wire! Modeled after the likes of Up First and The Daily, listen to our new weekly, early morning podcast covering everything from campus-wide news stories to global, national, and local news. Curated info that college students actually care about! The podcast will […]

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Arts and Culture

Joseph Bologne: An Overlooked Black Composer?

Classical music is chock full of virtuosos and prodigies. Oftentimes, only three composers are discussed during this period: Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. While all three of these composers are remarkable and virtuosic, they aren’t the only prodigious musicians at this time. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges was another composer that could be considered to be […]