The Wheaton Record; January 25, 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.


allison freetOffice of Multicultural Development to Relocate to Lower Beamer

New office expected to bring OMD increased inter-club interaction and campus connectivity.

The Office of Multicultural Development (OMD) will soon occupy a newly designed office space in Lower Beamer. Currently located in the Student Services Building, OMD hopes the new location will give the office more visibility and natural integration into student life to foster cooperation with other student-focused offices like the Student Activities Office (SAO) and the Office of Christian Outreach (OCO). More >


Racial Diversity Grant Passes Vote

Racial Diversity Grant provides student clubs funds to sponsor Christ-centered unity.

In conjunction with Wheaton College’s stated commitment to expand diversity on campus, Student Government passed an amendment to the SG constitution to approve the Racial Diversity Grant, as proposed by the Executive Vice President of Community Diversity (EVPCD), senior Danny Aguilar. More >

April BurbankWheaton's Lawsuit Reinstated in Appeals Court

Obama administration must rewrite contraception mandate.

Wheaton’s federal lawsuit over religious liberty and contraception has been revived in appellate court, and now all eyes are fixed on the Obama administration’s next move. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia Circuit released an order on Dec. 18, 2012, that allowed Wheaton’s lawsuit to continue, now combined with a similar suit from Belmont Abbey College. More >


brooke greeneOrdinary Heroes Responds to Newtown Shooting

Student-run group pioneers letter writing campaign for victim’s families.

When Wheaton College sophomore Kelsie Wendelberger and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student Zack Dunton heard of the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., they knew that Ordinary Heroes had to act. Wendelberger and Dunton co-founded Ordinary Heroes during the summer of 2012, in the wake of the Aurora movie theater and Oak Creek temple shootings, in order to raise money to support the families of the victims. More >


Allison Freet Thunder Women Wrap up First Half of CCIW with a Win

Wheaton in second at the halfway point.

The Thunder women’s basketball team split a pair of road contests in the CCIW last week. On Saturday, Jan. 19, they fell to the Lady Reds of Carthage College by a score of 68-36 but bounced back on Wednesday night with a 67-52 win over the Elmhurst Bluejays. More >

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