On Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. Wheaton College hosted speaker Sashi James, an organizer for The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. James spoke about why we need a Jail and Prison Construction Moratorium passed and how we can shift resources to create thriving communities where everyone has access to housing, […]
On Feb. 3, 2022, at 5 p.m., Wheaton held its seventh annual Martin Luther King Celebration event. The event consisted of a showcase of children’s art, the presenting of both the Faculty and Student Martin Luther King Junior awards, a keynote speaker, and lastly, a space to ask questions. To begin, Michaele Whelan, Wheaton’s new […]
The Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning and Center for Religious and Spiritual Life at Wheaton College, MA hosted a virtual interfaith community conversation on MLK’s message of the Beloved Community on Thursday, January 21.
As announced to the community through Dean Irish’s Welcome Back email, Rachael Pauze, former Title IX Coordinator, will be stepping into a broader compliance position with the hiring of Caraline Moholland.
For our advocacy project in our “Race & Racism” course, our group decided that we wanted to focus on policing and the criminal justice system. We learned a great deal about this topic throughout our course, and we hope that we can provide the Wheaton College community with some insight and education materials. There are […]
Recent communications reveal division over the nature of our crisis and the role of leadership. On one side, is the conservative maintenance of the status quo and its beneficiaries, propped up by immovable “longstanding policies” and appeals for civility. On the other side, an aspirational leadership that’s responsive and transformational, finally prioritizing our most vulnerable in the march towards justice.
Devin Baton ’23 is an African, African American, Diaspora Studies major, and is the current President of the Black Student Association, and the SGA Sustainability Board Diversity and Inclusion Chair. Baton also spoke of a love of music, describing the Spotify playlists that he enjoys creating, as well as other artistic endeavors, including songwriting and […]
Carlos Corrada, Member-at-Large for the class of 2022, requested for a last-minute Urgent Discussion to be placed on the SGA Agenda. Corrada spoke of a Wheaton female student of color who had been detained and arrested, and was currently awaiting information on her legal hearing.
Mikaela Savarese ’22, a psychology major with a public health minor, is working towards being a clinical psychologist, hoping to work with mental health-related public policy as a part of her career. Every person Savarese has worked with, spoke of her empathy and commitment to advocacy, with Grayson Beaulieu ’22 speaking specifically of her generosity, […]