The Wheaton Wire



Issue #5 February 28th, 2024

Provost announces make-up dates for canceled classes

On Feb. 17, Provost Linda Eisenmann stated via email that snowstorms had caused the college to cancel classes on two Mondays, a Tuesday and a Wednesday. She announced that a missed Monday would be rescheduled…

Countdown to interdisciplinary theatre production of ‘What Happens When’

The Theatre Department’s main stage production, ‘What Happens When’ will open on April 9. The play is only one of the components of a grant awarded to the college in 2012 from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.…

Education major preps students for teaching post-Wheaton

The education minor was infamous at Wheaton for being one of the most rigorous minors to complete. At the start of this year, it was turned into a major. Erika Prince, ’15, states, “Double majoring is very common.” She is currently…

Wheaton Synchronized Swimming continues to rank amongst the best swimming programs in the nation

One of the most elite collegiate synchronized swimming programs in the country, the Wheaton Synchronized Swimming team, recently placed first against Boston University and Smith College at the Wheaton Invitational in Balfour Natatorium. The team won out all four routine events…

Wheaton hosts first batch of Bhutanese exchange students

On Feb. 6, after traveling thousands of miles, five students from Bhutan arrived at Wheaton for a two-week exchange program. Since 2009, Wheaton has been the only college in the United States to offer such a program and the eighth group…

Roque ’17: “Meninism” seeks attention, not equality

Recently, there has been major debate regarding the word “feminism.” For some, the word is a source of empowerment, yet others find it annoying in spite of not having a strong problem with it. For many, however, the word fills them…

Track and Field sets personal bests all season long and at Valentine Invitational

The men’s and women’s track and field teams find themselves fast approaching the end of the indoor season. The schedule has been competitive, racing against some of the top teams in New England and other regions, though Wheaton has been up…