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The Wheaton Record; April 26, 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.


allisonWheaton Students Unveil Words in Ancient Papyrus Text

Translation of papyrus text to be published in a volume of the Green Papyri.

On the evening of Tuesday, April 23, a small piece of papyrus was displayed in a clear plastic shadowbox, along with a description card provided by a group of ancient languages students. Karen Jobes, Hawthorne Chair of New Testament Greek and exegesis, and her senior seminar class of five seniors, one junior and one sophomore, have met once a week for three hours since January, examining and studying an ancient papyrus text that was lent to Wheaton by the Green Scholars Initiative. More >

allisonReach of Wheaton Confessions Grows

Panel discussion addresses the Wheaton Confessions Facebook page and its impact on campus community.

In February 2013, a new Facebook page was launched, providing Wheaton students with an anonymous forum to air their “confessions.” This page, named Wheaton Confessions, calls itself “Your one and only source into life inside the Wheaton Bubble.” The administrator of the page remains anonymous, signing off posts “you know you love me. XOXO - Wheaton Confessions,” as a play off the television drama Gossip Girl. More >

allison freetService Outside of the Office

The experiences of the Senior Administrative Cabinet serving around campus.

Installing new brakes on vehicles, adjusting microphone levels in chapel and prepping for soccer practice are not the typical tasks that the Senior Administrative Cabinet (SAC) performs during an average day at work. This past semester, however, each member of the cabinet spent a day serving in a new way around campus. More >

alliFlooding Disrupts Campus

Flooding affected Wheaton College students, professors and property last week.

In the wake of extensive rainfall over the week of April 15, many familiar campus locales transformed into impromptu kayaking, fishing and swimming hotspots. On the morning of Thursday, April 18, students on the way to class congregated for pictures of the Billy Graham Center (BGC) parking lot-turned-basin, which was filled with several feet of water reaching up over the hoods of multiple stranded vehicles. More >


allisonWheaton Hosts Annual Don Church Twilight Meet

Thunder to compete once more before conference.

A proud Wheaton track and field tradition continued on Saturday, April 20, as six men’s teams and nine women’s teams competed in the 2013 Don Church Wheaton Twilight Meet at McCully Stadium and Lawson Field. “It’s one of two of our only home meets that we have,” junior Sean Larsen said. “(The later races are) run under the lights, which is particularly enjoyable.” More >

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