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The Wheaton Record; February 1, 2013

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.


wheaton collegeGreen Collection Entrusts Wheaton with Researching Papyrus Manuscript

Karen Jobes and team will be the first to translate an ancient Greek manuscript.

At Wheaton College, both students and faculty spend time delving into biblical texts and researching religious artifacts. However, professor of New Testament Greek and exegesis Karen Jobes and her class of ancient language majors are taking the study of biblical texts to a new level by being the first to translate an ancient Greek manuscript. More >

allison freetBiology Department Begins Journal Research Club

Wheaton biology students seek to deepen research involvement.

To enhance research training in the Wheaton College biology department, the biology club Symbiosis has initiated a research seminar and journal clubs for spring 2013. More >


flickr creative commonsWheaton Initiates Grief Counseling Group

Student Care at Wheaton College begins grief counseling for students suffering from loss.

Although it’s not always obvious, some Wheaton College students suffer beneath the surface from the grief caused by losing someone important in their lives. To confront this, the Counseling Center began its new grief support program earlier this week at the center’s office on the first floor of Armerding Hall. More >


allison freetThunder Women Rewrite Record Books in Win Over North Central

Historic shot breaks or ties five team records.

They were only the eighth, ninth and 10th points of the season for junior guard Bri Graham, but her three-pointer from the left wing with 1:12 left in a 118-78 win over North Central on Saturday, Jan. 26, made history in the Wheaton women’s basketball program. The shot made the score 113-76, and it broke two team records, tied two records and extended one that had been broken exactly one minute earlier. More >


allison freetMen's Basketball Sweeps the Past Week

Thunder upset fifth-ranked North Central.

The men’s basketball team headed into this week at 4-3 in the CCIW after a red hot start to the season. However, they knew that their quick start was no fluke. Junior forward Nate Haynes stated that “we knew we could be good” before the season even started. Their 0-2 start to conference play with losses to Illinois Wesleyan and North Central notwithstanding, the Wheaton team went on to win four of their next five conference matchups heading into last week. More >

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