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Sports

Lax teams win exciting home openers

Despite the chilly weather, the men and women’s lacrosse teams have kicked off their respective seasons over the last few weeks. And while the results haven’t been spectacular thus far for either squad, both teams showed signs of promise with home-opening victories. The men started their season with four losses on the road, which included […]

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From the Editor

Letter from the Editor Week 7 Spring 2013

I know that Spring Weekend is happening soon and that SGA is reworking the budget (I do read the paper, after all). Exciting stuff. In all reality, I should probably give my thoughts on one of those things, but I’m not going to talk about either of them. I’m going to be light-hearted this week. […]

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Opinion

Ice ice baby: How to make delicious banana ice cream

If there is one thing that Chase and Emerson always have in stock, it’s bananas. In fact, it seems that on many occasions, the dessert sections have been invaded by banana-flavored treats— banana cupcakes, banana muffins, banana pudding, banana cake—and who could blame them? What else are they supposed to do with all of those […]

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Arts and Culture

Go off campus for fun and inexpensive concerts

Concerts are fun, but paying to see big-name bands and artists can quickly bankrupt you. Fortunately, cities breed great local bands whose shows can be a new, fun concert experience. Supporting a local band is great because many of their shows can reflect the unique character of the areas they come from. They are also […]

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News

SGA to announce sweeping changes to club budgeting process

As the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board continues to manage and facilitate the many clubs and organizations at Wheaton College during the 2012-2013 academic year, a new buzz can be heard regarding proposed changes to the club budgeting system, scheduled to take effect this coming fall. The change calls for an adjustment to the […]

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Sports

Win Loft Cash! Intramural tourneys a must

As the spring season begins to blossom, so do the opportunities to get involved with a large variety of intramural events throughout campus. For the second year in a row, Wheaton Intramural sports will be hosting the Tournament of Champions, a week long series of tournaments that offer students the opportunity to stay active without […]

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Sports

Ultimate athletes look toward tournaments

  As the weather heats up, so does the anticipation for another exciting season for the Wheaton College Ultimate Frisbee team. With trips planned to travel throughout the country, Wheaton’s team, named Lemony Fresh, is looking forward to another successful season throwing the disc. The spring season kicks off at one of the largest ultimate […]

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Sports

Sox aim to rebound with fresh roster

Finally, the time is upon us. At long last, the Grounds crews are peeling back the tarp and rolling out the chalk. The smell of spring is in the air. It’s almost here: the 2013 Major League Baseball season. The Boston Red Sox are more than ready to get this show on the road and […]

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Arts and Culture

Women Playwrights Share Insight and Experience

In celebration of Women’s History month, various events have been planned to commemorate women’s achievements, as well as to raise awareness of women’s experiences in various fields. On March 7, students and faculty learned firsthand about women’s experiences as playwrights, in a talk titled “Playwrights on the Ground: Women in Action.” Three playwrights joined Charlotte […]

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Features

Dependable, forgettable, professional LinkedIn

Most of us probably have made an account on LinkedIn. Either you were convinced by the guest speakers who came in during Sophomore Symposium or you were convinced by the scary realization that graduating college does not actually guarantee a successful job. After signing up and carefully filling out your online résumé, asking fellow Wheaton […]