The Wheaton Record; October 4, 2013


David TueneDavid Teune ’74 Receives Distinguished Service to Alma Mater Award

Teune receives honor for his work with planned gifts and advancement.

Anna Morris | Assistant News Editor

In recognition for his efforts in fundraising and advancement for over three decades, David Teune, director of gift planning services, has been recognized as the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service to Alma Mater Award. Given annually to an alumnus who has demonstrated 15 or more years of acclaimed service to Wheaton College, Teune joins a group of 85 alumni who have received the award since it started 60 years ago. More >

Wheaton College Receives Title to Chase Street’s Right-of-Way

With Chase Street’s closing, Wheaton receives the title to the right-of-way located between the BGC and McCully Stadium.

Amanda Morris | News Editor

As the pedestrian tunnel located near Chase Street nears the end of its construction, Chase Street will soon be closed to vehicular traffic. With the railroad crossing closed to vehicle traffic and the pedestrian tunnel opened to pedestrian access, the Chase Street right-of-way, which is the area just south of College Avenue between the Billy Graham Center parking lot and McCully Stadium and before the Union Pacific Railroad crossing, was petitioned for vacation by Wheaton College. More >

History Professor Tracy McKenzie Releases New Book

Amanda Morris | News Editor

Tracy McKenzie, professor of history and the history department chair, has released a new book through Intervarsity Press, titled, “The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us about Loving God and Learning from History.” More >

Perfect Weekend

Wheaton sweeps all four matches in own invitational.

Calvin Wetzel  | Sports Editor

It didn’t take very long for first-year Head Coach Brittany Smith to turn a 13-23 volleyball team into a CCIW contender. In April, Smith took over a team that had won just 36 percent of its matches in 2012, but under her direction the 14-6 Thunder have Wheaton fans excited about volleyball again. She is the first to point out, however, that it is not all of her doing. More >

Men's soccerCall it a Comeback

Wheaton erases two-goal deficit in win.

Calvin Wetzel | Sports Editor

There wasn’t much life in the air at Joe Bean Stadium after 50 minutes of play in Saturday night’s game against No. 15 Washington University (6-2-1). The Thunder, down 2-0 for the third time in 2013, had managed just six shots and appeared to be on their way to their third home loss in four games. Then the switch flipped. More >

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