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The Wheaton Record; November 30, 2012

Below is a representative sample of articles featured in the latest Wheaton Record, the student newspaper of Wheaton College. All articles are written and edited by students. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of Wheaton College.

Menu Combating Human Trafficking

Perspectives on slavery from Asia, Eastern Europe and Chicago.

Twenty miles from Wheaton College’s campus, people are enslaved. On Monday, Nov. 19, students were given a glimpse of this reality. The Justice Coalition assembled a panel of members to discuss the topic from three different pockets of the world: Asia, Eastern Europe and Chicago. More >


allison freet New Home for the Arts

The performing arts on Wheaton’s campus look forward to new facilities as a part of the Board of Trustees’ Strategic Priorities.

The sciences may have claimed Wheaton’s most recent addition to campus structures, but the performing arts are next on the list for new facilities. In May 2012, the Wheaton College Board of Trustees established four Strategic Priorities, one of which was to “Enhance Music and the Performing Arts.” In the Strategic Priorities document, the trustees said that “Wheaton’s most pressing facility need” is new facilities for the Conservatory of Music, due to the fact that the current buildings “lag far behind the caliber of our program and in some cases are unacceptable for our current program." More >



allison Bible vs. Quran: Trustworthiness of Texts Evaluated

Keith Small analyzes historical credibility of the Bible and the Quran.

Can the Bible or the Quran act as a guidebook to life? This question was explored as a group of about 50 students and community members gathered in Blanchard to hear a discussion entitled “The Bible vs. the Quran: How Do the Texts Stand Up to a Fair Test?” On Thursday, Nov. 15, Keith Small, who is a member of Avant Ministries and teaches for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and the London School of Theology, was the featured lecturer for the night. More >



all Wheaton off to perfect start to season

Men's basketball team hold an undefeated record with four games under their belt.

With the end of November comes the beginning of basketball season, and the Thunder men’s team welcomed it with four straight victories to start the year. Wheaton was 3-0 in contests prior to Thanksgiving and before going on the road on Wednesday, Nov. 28, and defeating the University of Chicago to improve their record to 4-0. More >


allison Hello, Texas

Thunder women return to San Antonio for second straight year.

For the second consecutive season, the Wheaton Thunder women’s soccer team is headed to San Antonio to compete for the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer National Championship. The team left on Wednesday, Nov. 28, for the Final Four, which begins this afternoon, Nov. 30, when Wheaton takes on Emory University (Ga.) in the National Semifinal round (5 p.m. CT; WETN 88.1 FM). More >

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