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The Wheaton Record; February 15, 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 freetIsraeli and Palestinian Visitors Speak on Reconciliation

Elias Halabi and Ronit Kory talk about showing love in a turbulent region.

“Love wins.” Elias Halabi saw these words on the wall known as the Israeli West Bank Barrier, which rises over 26 feet high and stretches over 400 miles along and within the West Bank. Halabi, whose home in Bethlehem is located next to the wall, said he later found out that this message had been painted by sophomore Andrew Shadid and others. More >

allison freetChristian Feminist Club Spreads Valentine’s Love Beyond Campus

Students prepare gift bags for women in adult entertainment industry.

This Valentine’s Day, Wheaton students were given the opportunity to spread some love to women working in the adult entertainment industry in the Chicagoland area. During the weeks leading up to Feb. 14, the Christian Feminist Club sponsored a gift drive for New Name, a ministry of Parkview Community Church in Glen Ellyn that focuses on reaching out to women in the adult entertainment industry through prayer and support, including a call center. More >


allison freetUp the Tower

A look into ringing the bell through the ages.

When tour groups stop on Blanchard lawn, guides often direct their attention to the bell tower at the building’s peak. A guide might mention that the bell it houses has become the herald of engagements and marriages, but this has not always been the case. The bell that couples ring today was not present at the founding of the college, according to the Wheaton archives; it was purchased in 1872 to replace the original, cracked bell. More >


allison freetThe Secret to Thunder Success

Athletic trainers play vital role in Thunder sports.

Behind every win, every pass, every goal, every home run and every championship in the Wheaton College athletic program is one common thread — one engine that keeps each team running like a well-oiled machine. The players dazzle fans with their dunks and juke moves and the coaches partake in the glory for the victories, but behind the scenes athletic trainers contribute to victories as well. More >


allison freetWheaton Men’s Basketball Beats Millikin

Thunder clinch CCIW tournament spot.

We have more things to accomplish … too much still to do in front of us,” Head Coach Mike Schauer said about the men’s basketball team after their victory over Millikin on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Thunder started the game on a 13-4 run and never looked back as they downed the Big Blue in Decatur, Ill., 62-52. More >

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