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State of the College: What You Might Have Missed

This year’s State of the College panel discussion was created to give students a space into which they could bring up their concerns with Wheaton’s administration and the state of the campus. On April 1, 2021, student and faculty leaders in the Wheaton community joined together to collaboratively participate in a three-hour-long discussion of the […]

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Wheaton Student Government Advocates for Repercussions after Student-Run Podcast Expressed Controversial Opinions

Corrections have been made to this article on April 9, 2021. Two Wheaton College students, Yawanathan Joseph ‘22 and Onyx Mussa ‘22, recently asserted that women should be able to provide “sex, sandwiches, and silence,” when required, during the tenth episode of their podcast, the Simone Francis Podcast. During their interview with a third student, […]

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States Are Moving To Ban Transgender Athletes

Across the country, states are banning transgender girls from competing in sports.  The banning of transgender girls from athletics started last year with Idaho. Since then, Mississippi has become the latest state to file such a motion. The latest string of bans occurred less than two months after President Biden took office and signed an […]

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The Lyons Den- a New Campus Study Space!

Everyone on campus knows the Lyons Den. What used to be a chill late-night gathering spot with delicious café drinks and desserts, is now a fresh, bright, and renovated study space! It opened Mar. 1 and is now open from Sunday to Thursday between 1-5 p.m. Students have worked hard to give the Lyons Den […]

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GATRA’s Changing Role During COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected student life in far-reaching ways. While the lion’s share of discussion revolves around hybrid classes and the gradual reopening of campus, important but overlooked facets of the Wheaton experience are falling to the wayside. One of those is off campus transportation. While Wheaton has advised students to limit travel in […]

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Students and Norton Residents Mourn Death of Local Swans

Norton Residents and Wheaton students have spent the past few weeks mourning the alleged death of the two resident swans that appear to spend their days alternating between Wheaton’s Peacock Pond and the Norton reservoir.

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Wheaton eases Covid-19 restrictions on campus

Wheaton College Dean of Students, Zack Irish, announced a change to Wheaton’s guest policy in an email sent to the Wheaton community today that will go into effect on Mar. 22, 2021.

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How Online Textbooks Are Driving A Decline In Student Spending

College students have often struggled to afford or access textbooks and are now transitioning to using online course materials due to the spread of COVID-19. But there is now a combination of affordable options, such as open-source materials and low-cost publisher-provided materials available!

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Third Stimulus Check May Include College Students

A third stimulus check is in the works. Having passed through the House on Saturday, all that remains for the $1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief package is for the Senate to pass it. If this passes, many adults across the US could receive payments. Under the current proposal, those making up to $75,000 a year […]

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Public Art Class holds Mini-Regatta

Associate Professor of Art, Kelly Goff, and his Public Art class hosted a two-part boat regatta on Saturday and Monday of this week on Peacock Pond as a part of the course. The regatta contained 5 boats made out of bamboo created by the course’s students and a pulley system created by Goff that was […]