The Wheaton Wire



Issue #5 February 28th, 2024

WCCS Winter Playlist

By Michael Kanyongolo and John Morris  To listen to more of Michael and John’s favorite music, tune in to “No Static At All” on Thursdays from 7-8 at wheatoncollgeradio.com  Michael’s Winter Picks Here Comes the…

WCCS Winter Playlist

By Michael Kanyongolo and John Morris  To listen to more of Michael and John’s favorite music, tune in to “No Static At All” on Thursdays from 7-8 at wheatoncollgeradio.com  Michael’s Winter Picks Here Comes the Moon – George Harrison If Here…

Diana Davis Spencer: What is Free Speech?

The name “Diana Davis Spencer” is a prominent one on campus—the cafe in the science center bears her name, as does the recently opened “Diana Davis Discovery Center Dedicated to Free Speech and Innovation.” This (wordy) name is to honor Ms.…

David Sach is Ready to Act as the Tone-Setter of the Wheaton Fencing Program 

David Sach is Ready to Act as the Tone-Setter of the Wheaton Fencing Program 

For most of us, including me, the extent of our knowledge of fencing begins and ends with the Olympics, and games on the Wii. Particularly Wii Sports Resort. Now, that was a special game. We all remember those days. We’re not…

The College Bubble: Befriend or Break? Part 4

Howard Street: A Soap Opera The racing track squirmish of the 1930s was short-lived, confined to its time, and largely unknown. The soap opera that is Howard Street is the more well-known town and gown issue that persists to this day.…

6  Winter Break Book Recommendations 

6  Winter Break Book Recommendations 

Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma by Claire Dederer One of my favorite reads this year was Claire Dederer’s searching book, part memoir and part piece of cultural criticism. She examines our post Me Too society, but looks more deeply at the question…

Taking Care of Yourself During Finals Week!

As finals week approaches, the Wheaton Wire encourages you to take some time for yourself. Giving your brain a rest is just as important as your studies. Here are some tips for practicing self-care during a most likely stressful week.  Tip…