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Bruins back and stronger than ever

Standing strong at 13-2-2 at the end of February, the Boston Bruins are well on their way to a deep run into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Their season began in mid-January, after the National Hockey League (NHL) lockout, which, lasting three months too long, delayed the start of the now shortened season. With just 48 […]

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Arts and Culture

Watson welcomes “Drawing Out of Bounds” exhibit

Last week, a new exhibition titled Drawing Out of Bounds opened in the Beard & Weil Galleries within Watson Fine Arts. Organized by Michele L’Heureux, Gallery Director, the exhibition displays work by 54 artists from 19 states, as well as one collaborative duo from France. It is a big number for a Wheaton gallery show, […]

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From the Editor

Letter from the Editor Week 5 Spring 2013

Dear Wheaton,   There’s no way to say this easily, but I’ll try my best. I’m not really sure where we stand anymore. I know this may come as a surprise. I wasn’t expecting to feel this way. It’s not because of some cliché or because I’m seeing someone else. To be honest, I just […]

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Features

Profile: Director of Public Safety Chuck Furgal

Outside of Director of Public Safety Charles Furgal’s office is an automated external defibrillator (AED) machine. At Public Safety, the joke is that the AED is outside of Furgal’s office so it will be close in case he has a heart attack. On the wall of his office is his Master’s degree from Ana Maria […]

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Arts and Culture

Kendrick Lamar restores ‘realness’ to modern rap

Recently, the hip-hop charts have been dominated by albums like Watch the Throne. They rap about Bentleys and Hublots, ditching poor chicks in mall bathrooms. It’s enough to make you forget where hip-hop came from. Its roots are dirtier, wrapped in a history of drug deals and drive-bys while trying to survive in the ghetto. […]

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News

Preview day offers accepted students a glimpse into Wheaton life

Last Friday began the first of four spring semester open houses for accepted students of the Class of 2017. Over 200 students arrived on campus, with around 80 students spending the night. Overnight visits allow prospective students to shadow current Wheaton students, to show what the living, academic and social situation is like. With additional […]

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Commencement speaker announced

Wheaton College has announced that the commencement speaker for the Class of 2013 will be former Federal District Court of Massachusetts Judge Nancy Gertner. Judge Gertner is described by Professor of Biology John Kricher, a close friend of the recently announced speaker, as a true “representative of Wheaton values.” Judge Gertner attended Barnard College and […]

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FAW kicks off Women’s History Month with Feminist Panel

March is Women’s History Month, and to kick it off, the Feminist Association of Wheaton sponsored a Feminist Panel on Monday, Feb. 25, where a panel of six feminists presented their views on the subject. The panel, held in Meneely 102, consisted of Rasheeda Abdul-Musawwir ’13, Judith Gil ’14, Joe Nelson ’14, Assistant Professor of […]

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Features

Trivia take-down: how to win Loft trivia nights

Here’s a trivia question for you: how can you win more Lyon’s bucks? You may have noticed some of the fliers around the Emerson area advertising Trivia Night at the Loft, where the prize for the winning team is 100 Lyon’s bucks. Unfortunately, my team only secured second place. However, Trivia Monday is shaping up […]

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Morton ’14: PlayStation 4 announcement signals the future of video-gaming

Earlier in January Sony released a mysterious trailer containing symbols commonly associated with the PlayStation gaming controller.  For three weeks this speculation flared on the internet regarding Sony progressing to the next generation of video gaming. This  could only mean one thing: PlayStation 4 was going to be announced soon!  Sure enough on February 20th […]