Wire Article Archive

Every article The Wheaton Wire has published.


Colburn ’12 helps lead Women’s Lacrosse Team

wheatonwireApr 11, 2012

The Lyon’s Women Lacrosse has been looking good this season. With a six game winning streak solidified on April 7 against Mount Holyoke, nothing is…

Boston Celtics surging as NBA season begins final stretch

wheatonwireApr 11, 2012

As the NBA trade deadline approached in the middle of March, the Boston Celtics refused to accept any offer that wasn’t clearly in their favor.…

Boston Bruins Have Their Big Break in the Playoffs

wheatonwireApr 11, 2012

The Boston Bruins begin their quest to defend their Stanley Cup championship last year with a fresh postseason which began last week when they started…

Dell’Aira ’12 wins NEWMAC track and field honor

wheatonwireApr 11, 2012

Ashley Dell’Aira has always demonstrated as a member of the women’s track and field team that her ability to jump is off the charts. Time…

Relay for Life: Celebrate, remember,and fight back

wheatonwireApr 11, 2012

This year’s Relay for Life event was a massive success and raised $12,100 over the weekend of Fri. March 30. Major individual contributors were Caitlin…

You know he’s right… Why Mitt Romney will never win

wheatonwireFeb 21, 2012

Mitt Romney just cannot catch a break. Less than a week after his comeback from a 12 point defeat in South Carolina to score double-digit…

Quidditch Club comes to Wheaton’s Campus thanks to SGA

wheatonwireFeb 21, 2012
The fictitious sport comes to Wheaton’s campus thanks to student initiative and the approval of the SGA.

Have you ever wished that you could fly through the air on a Nimbus 2000 while chasing an ever allusive golden snitch? Do you dream…

The Ken Aptekar: Look Again exhibit transforms old art

wheatonwireFeb 21, 2012
A colossal painting with a short story bolted over it is the first thing one sees in the gallery.

His works are familiar. In fact, they look just like the paintings of Raphael, Monet, and Rembrandt. But Ken Aptekar’s Look Again exhibit in the…

Maier ’14 wins NEWMAC Diver of the Week award

wheatonwireFeb 21, 2012
Charlie Maier ’14 dives at a recent meet.

It is safe to say that Wheaton’s Charlie Maier ’14 has made quite a splash for the Lyons Diving team this season. The sophomore student-athlete…

Recreation on the record: Intramural basketball

wheatonwireFeb 21, 2012
The winning team in their glory after their starring game.

EDITOR’S NOTE: In his new column “Recreation on the Record,” Director of Club Sports, Intramurals and Recreation Stephen Angelo has assembled a list of the…

What to Watch

wheatonwireFeb 20, 2012
Cougar Town

Cougar Town After a nine-month break, this quirky half-hour comedy finally returns on Feb. 14. Don’t be misled by the title: Cougar Town is a…

Comedian Ben Kronberg: Hilarious or inappropriate?

wheatonwireFeb 20, 2012
Kronberg ”wears glasses and tells jokes,” according to his website, benkronberg.net.

Wheaton’s own Dimple Divers opened the show with skits featuring necrophilia, raptors, and awkward party guests. Behind the masses of people, Kronberg smirked at his…

Proposed housing policy ousted after public outcry

wheatonwireFeb 20, 2012
Dean of Students Lee Williams addresses students at the Housing Fee Open Forum

The tiny campus with a thunderous voice lived up to its reputation yet again. An email sent on Thur Jan. 9 by Wheaton College President…

Wheaton students make a stand for equality at Open Housing Forum

wheatonwireFeb 19, 2012
Over 200 students eagerly attend the SGA Open Housing Forum

The new housing policy sparked widespread discussion among the student body at Wheaton College this week. While many claimed that the new policy would cause…

Gluten-Free Girl: living the lifestyle

wheatonwireFeb 16, 2012
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye

If you find yourself constantly probing the small, lonely tables situated neatly in the corners of either Chase or Emerson, desperately seeking something your stomach…

Chase Hours Unlocked

wheatonwireFeb 16, 2012

Chase Dining Complex does not open until 8 a.m. during the weekdays and students who have early courses are often unable to eat before class.…