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FURU: Giving Thanks for Sabatino’s

 While families gather around their tables this Thanksgiving to discuss all they are thankful for, I write about how thankful I am for Sabatino’s. This Italian Trattoria is located 4 minutes away from campus on 111 West Main Street. While the outside exterior is quite plain, the food is anything but. The traditional cuisine is […]

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Provost Renee White to use social justice in her administrative role on campus

Renee White, the new Provost at Wheaton, has an office that looks out at the Dimple. She’s been working in higher education for her entire professional career. After majoring in and acquiring a Ph.D. in Sociology, she found herself using her background in research and academia helpful as she approached a more administrative role. Being […]

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Coffee with…Judy Purdy

Judy Purdy, the Director of Admission, has been working at Wheaton for 34 years. Purdy said she tackles the big picture of the Wheaton admissions process and described herself as an energized individual. With a Fitbit on her wrist, she strives to get her 10,000 steps in by parking as far away from the admissions […]

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FURU: An Introduction

Do you love food? Do you love saving money? Do you want ways to find the biggest bang for your buck? If you answered no to any of these questions, then you are not human. If you answered yes, welcome to the answers you’ve been craving. Answers to those burning questions that stay in the […]

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Public Safety hires two female officers

Public Safety hired Officer Nichole McNeil and Officer Christine Verdolino, making them the only female Public Safety Officers in uniform within the campus. An officer at Wheaton College plays both a vital role both as an officer and an educator. They regulate student behavior, enforce the law on a State and Federal level, and conduct […]

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Coffee with Scott O’Rourke

Scott O’Rourke starts each morning going out for a walk with a 3 year old german shepherd he’s fostering. O’Rourke said, “Just to see the day start out and have it open up in front of me has been a good experience for myself. It really starts my day off in a good way.” O’Rourke […]

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Wheaton students win Fulbrights

As the year winds down and graduating seniors begin to make plans for their lives after Wheaton, some of those seniors are planning to use their time conducting independent research or teaching abroad. This year, a total of four Wheaton students have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships, a program that provides grants for recent graduates to […]

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College Democrats examine media and the elections

Especially today, the media plays a prominent role in US politics, and never is it more prevalent than during an election year. In order to better understand and engage in conversation on the relationship between the media and politics, the Wheaton College Democrats have been holding events to facilitate discussion on certain dimensions of the […]

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Newly redesigned Clark Language Lab creates comfortable space for learning

‘Mingle with speakers of different tongues, test the new comfy chairs and taste delicious food from different places’ said an email invitation sent out to community for the Celebration of Languages event to inaugurate the redesigned Clark Language lab. The space, located in Meneely 101, was unveiled on Friday, March 22 and features a new […]

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New theme houses approved for next year

Next semester,  the Wheaton College theme house community will welcome two new theme houses onto campus. The first, House of REPS (Residents Engaged in Political Science), will be a political science focused house headed by Joshua Kelly ‘17. The second, SOHL (Student Organization of Hispanics and Latinos) House, will concentrate on raising awareness for Hispanic […]