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Katherine Mooney ‘17 Cooks Award Winning Chili

This past October, Programming Council hosted a Chili Cook-Off. The competitors each cooked a batch of chili using the recipe of their choice, and the judges chose the chili they thought tasted the best. In the end, it was Katherine Mooney ’17, who cooked the award winning chili and came away from the contest with […]

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Entrepreneurship Club gets approved and sparks innovation

A few weeks ago, Wheaton’s newest club was approved by the Student Government Association. Entrepreneurship Club, a club aimed at sparking innovation and discussion about social entrepreneurship on campus, hopes that its new presence can help fill a gap its president Michael Sadowsky ‘18 believes to currently be present on campus. Sadowsky first conceived the […]

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HNMUN: A crash course in diplomacy

Wheaton’s Model United Nations team (MUN) a club dedicated to replicating the experience of the United Nations, recently attended Harvard National MUN in Boston. The team had been preparing for the conference for months and a great deal of work went into making sure they were ready to participate in the event. Several weeks ago, […]

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Student profile: James Wegener ’18

If you’re a Wheaton student, you’ve probably heard James Wegener ’18 whistling around campus. Hailing from Falmouth, Maine, this New Englander plans on majoring in History (European) with a minor in biology. You can also catch him as a Resident Advisor in Young Hall, watch him play frisbee with WULF (Wheaton Ultimate Lemony Fresh), or […]

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Svetlana Alexievich wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

  On Thursday Oct. 8, Svetlana Alexievich was the fourteenth woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature by the Swedish Academy. An adamant journalist and prose writer, Alexievich, 67, is also the sixth Russian to win the award, the last being Ivan Bunin in 1933. She resides in Belorussia, and writes of politics and […]

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Don’t Panic: An advice column (week 2)

Dear Audrey and Emily, My neighbor makes a lot of noise having sex with her significant other every night around 2 a.m. She’s driving me crazy. I can’t sleep and have to get up at 8 a.m. everyday for class. Should I politely tell her to stop or continue to be sleep deprived?  -Annoyed  Audrey:  […]

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Hannah Zack ’18 writes about living with a disability for Huffington Post

Hannah Zack ’18 recently had her work published in the well-known online news aggregator, The Huffington Post. Her article, “Why We Need to Reshape What It Means To Be A Person With a Disability,” describes her own struggle living with partial paralysis and how her disability has affected others’ views of her. However, this is […]

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Speak About It brings real talk about sex to Wheaton students

“We are Speak About It and we are passionate about sex!” So began a night of discourse on sex, consent and healthy relationships hosted by the Bowdoin-based group Speak About It last Monday night. The group consisted of five students who sought to demonstrate to the audience the important role that consent plays in all […]

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Don’t Panic: a new kind of advice column

What’s a good (cheap) first date that I can take my crush on? As you’ve probably gathered on your own (based on your parenthetical aside), good and cheap are not mutually exclusive. While I could be glib and recommend a romantic weeknight dinner at Chase on the Water, reader, I want to help you out. […]

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Study Abroad Fair highlights student experiences

Each year, the Center of Global Education holds a Study Abroad Fair to showcase more than 70 study abroad programs that Wheaton and its partner programs have to offer. On Sept. 18, in the Balfour Hood Center, prospective study abroad students had the opportunity to speak with Wheaton-affiliated program representatives and also with peers who […]