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Rest in peace, Cowduck

The recent passing of a beloved Wheaton figure has called to light many rumors that have been circulating the campus for years. Have there been multiple cow-ducks? If so, have the deceased cow-ducks been placed in the Science Center? Is there a farm nearby that sells cow-ducks in stock? How long do cow-ducks live, anyway? […]

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Trebisacci of Global Ed leaves lasting impact on students

If you’ve been to the Center for Global Education at any time in the last two and a half years, you’ve met Ashley Trebisacci. She’s soft-spoken, incredibly bubbly, clever beyond her years, and for some inexplicable reason, always knows exactly what to do when it feels like the world is ending. Having only started at […]

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New Brown/Wheaton Fellows join the Wheaton community

There are many people who say they don’t want to be taught by students, no matter how educated the students are. When it comes to classes taught by instructors from the Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellows Program, there should be no complaining. Not only are these instructors highly qualified; they went through a selective application process, and […]

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The independent major: a rewarding experience, yet unrecognized

During Admissions Events, one of the topics that always arises is Wheaton’s array of more than 40 majors and 50 minors. Among those is the option to have an Independent major, in which students work with various faculty members in order to structure a major that combines courses from two or more departments. Yet despite […]

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Education majors learn from teaching

While every student has a major, not everyone knows what they want to do with it. But for most Education majors, the answer is simple: they will teach. The Education major, though currently the newest major on campus, is an important one. It provides students with the ability to get licensure to teach when they […]

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Wheaton grad makes it to “American Idol” top 7

Who has over 24,000 likes on Facebook and is Wheaton-affiliated? If you guessed local celebs Cow Duck or Dennis Hanno, you’re wrong. It’s Nick Fradiani ’08, who, on April 8, became one of the final seven contestants on this season of American Idol. Fradiani has always been an active musician and often shared his talent […]

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Wheaton seniors prepare for what lies ahead

One of the most dreaded questions college students receive is the classic “So what are you doing after graduation?” Whether this question comes from professors, relatives during the holidays or from a family friend at the grocery store, it is not always easy to answer. Although many current seniors are unsure of where they’ll be […]

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Wheaton Farm House: A homegrown initiative bears fruit

Wheaton College prides itself on its commitment to connection and community. This year, a group of dedicated students will launch a project that embodies both of these values. The newly approved Farm House, and its associated community garden, is an idea that sprouted years ago but has since grown into a campus movement, due to […]

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The Dimple Divers explore new improv horizons

When at the Activities Fair at the beginning of the semester, there are endless clubs and organizations to get involved with on campus. One of the most fun groups is one everyone on campus recognizes: The Dimple Divers. This improv comedy troupe is consistently entertaining, but there’s more to the group then just the surface […]

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First-year trio hosts new comedic web series at Wheaton

Three freshmen have embraced Wheaton life and their fellow Wheaties by creating a YouTube series called the “Wheat Seat,” featuring unique aspects of Wheaton and its students. Kate McLaughlin ’18, Livie Ray ’18 and Ellie Levine ’18 came up with the idea for the “Wheat Seat” over October break. Their inspiration came from the infamous […]