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The importance of feminism in modern society

March is here, and for many that means springtime weather (if we’re lucky), spring break and, of course, St. Patrick’s Day. A seemingly less popular or well-known aspect of March is that it is Women’s History Month, a month that celebrates and highlights the positive contributions of women throughout history and today. In light of […]

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SSSR encourages Wheaton involvement in fight to end homelessness

On Feb. 28, the Office of Service, Spirituality and Social Responsibility (SSSR) held a panel to spread awareness about homelessness in the area. The goal was to give people a better perspective about what it means to be homeless, a glimpse at the way of life and what people can do to help alleviate the […]

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Vincent ’16: Why are college students not sleeping enough?

Sleep is an essential activity that all humans need. A college student should get, on average, 8-10 hours of sleep a night to fully allow for the body to rejuvenate. Do you know any classmates able to hit that goal? I don’t. According to The University Health Center at the University of Georgia, most college […]

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Wheaton alumna pushes for democratic rights abroad

Since graduating from Wheaton College, Rose Jackson ’06 has worked in some of the most violent regions in the world. Serving as a staffer for various U.S. political campaigns in her “time off,” Jackson has spent most of her time working for organizations on the ground in politically torn nations in Africa, gaining an understanding […]

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Letter from the Editor Week 6 Spring 2013

I really wonder about the efficacy of a college honor code. I mean, here’s the thing: there actually isn’t a doubt in my mind that the honor code fails to deter certain people from cheating and acting like petulant, disrespectful children. I haven’t seen the former, but I know it happens because, like you, I’m […]

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Art History Department conducting search for new professor on Mellon grant

Thanks to a fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Wheaton College’s Art History Department is in the process of hiring a new professor, who will serve for two years. The professor’s expertise will be in the fields of Asian or Islamic art, as dictated by the fellowship. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are typically granted to […]

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SMART, baseball team promote White Ribbon Campaign at Wheaton

The Wheaton College baseball team and SMART (Sexual Misconduct and Assault Resource Team) collaborated this year to sponsor the sixth annual White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women. A table was set up in the Balfour-Hood Campus Center on Thursday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Here students signed a pledge to “never commit, […]

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Eight faculty granted tenure

On Feb. 23, the Wheaton Board of Trustees unanimously voted to grant tenure to eight faculty members, the largest number to be approved in recent years. The newly tenured professors were Thandi Buthelezi (Chemistry), Dolita Cathcart (History), Teresa Celada (Philosophy), Phoebe Chan (Economics), Matthew Evans (Chemistry), Touba Ghadessi (Art History), Alireza Shomali (Political Science) and […]

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Office of the President, SGA host open forum on campus safety

In response to an online petition that has now accrued more than 400 signatures, the Office of the President and the Student Government Association held a community meeting to discuss the issue of transparency between school administration and students. Primarily led by Dean of Students Lee Williams, she and other administrators defended several policies in […]

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Women’s softball kicks off a new season

This Saturday, the Wheaton softball teams kicks off a brand new season from Kissimmee, Florida, with a doubleheader against both Skidmore and Simpson, the first of five pairs of back-to-backs in Florida before the team travels back to Norton. From there, the Lyons play before their home crowd in a doubleheader against Bridgewater State on […]