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  • Wheaton’s Sharkey, Witt earn All-America honors Dec 17, 2014 12:38 AM
    Wheaton College’s women’s soccer team didn’t end the season the way it had hoped, exiting early in the NCAA Division III playoffs, but a pair of players is receiving plenty of attention.

     
  • Wheaton falls in national championship match Dec 6, 2014 10:13 PM
    The Wheaton College men’s soccer team rallied but lost the NCAA Division III men’s soccer national championship 4-2 to Tufts University.

     
  • Wheaton advances to national championship match Dec 5, 2014 5:18 PM
    The Wheaton College men's soccer team advanced to the NCAA Division III national championship game with a double-overtime victory Friday in Kansas City.

     
  • Playoff loss heartbreaking for Wheaton College Nov 29, 2014 5:28 PM
    Fifteen minutes was never going to be enough time for Wheaton College’s 14-12 NCAA Division III playoff defeat to sink in for the Thunder.

     
  • Wheaton confident for 2nd-round test Nov 25, 2014 11:36 PM
    Just moments after his team’s victory over Benedictine in the NCAA Division III football playoffs, Wheaton College coach Mike Swider had his team looking forward. With one win down the players’ attention is focused on Saturday’s game against John Carroll University.

     
  • Wheaton in control in playoff win over Benedictine Nov 22, 2014 10:49 PM
    From the opening kick to the final play, Wheaton College was just too much for Benedictine.

     
  • For Benedictine, Wheaton familiarity breeds respect Nov 19, 2014 10:14 PM
    With the NCAA Division III football playoffs beginning this week, Benedictine University will have to travel less than most high school football teams when it heads to Wheaton College for a first-round matchup.

     
  • More recognition for Wheaton Oct 29, 2014 10:28 PM
    Coming off of their team’s biggest win in at least two years, a pair of Wheaton College football players were named CCIW Player of the Week. Sophomore Johnny Peltz and senior Sam Cote won the offensive and special teams awards, respectively.

     
  • Wheaton defeats North Central on final play Oct 25, 2014 11:29 PM
    A local rivalry, with both college football teams ranked nationally, first place in the CCIW on the line, battling for a playoff berth — sounds like a recipe for a game that is won on the final play.

     
  • CCIW lead on the line Oct 21, 2014 11:29 PM
    Familiarity may breed rivalry, but for Wheaton College and North Central College it has also bred respect. Over roughly a half century the two schools have been playing for The Little Brass Bell trophy, and this year it once again has playoff implications.

     
  • 14-year-old girl helps USS Indianapolis survivor tell his story Sep 24, 2014 10:38 AM
    In the past year, Ellie Rutan has formed a passion for meeting and interviewing World War II veterans. Of all the veterans she has met, the 14-year-old has been particularly inspired by Edgar Harrell, one of the only remaining survivors of the USS Indianapolis. Harrell has agreed, at Ellie's request, to share his story story during a free event Friday, Oct. 3 at College Church in Wheaton. “I really wanted others to be able to hear his story and to hear his testimony,” Ellie said.

     
  • Injuries taking toll on Benedictine Sep 23, 2014 10:30 PM
    Nothing derails a football team faster than injuries, and Benedictine is proof.

     
  • Wheaton College hoping to make some noise Sep 9, 2014 10:23 PM
    The pressure to live up to expectations can weigh heavily on any team. The Wheaton College women’s soccer team knows that feeling well.

     
  • High expectations again for North Central College Sep 2, 2014 11:22 PM
    Many of the names may be different, but the results are expected to be more of the same in the CCIW this year.

     
  • Syracuse ranks as No. 1 party school Aug 4, 2014 10:48 PM
    Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation’s top party school. The No. 1 ranking was revealed Monday by The Princeton Review. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked fifth. Wheaton College, meanwhile, ranked second among “stone-cold sober” schools.

     
  • Wheaton College among most ‘stone-cold sober’ schools Aug 4, 2014 10:49 PM
    Wheaton College was named second-most sober school in the country, behind Brigham Young University, by The Princeton Review’s nationwide survey of 130,000 students.

     
  • Where the Wheaton College ruling could lead Jul 5, 2014 8:01 AM
    Legal experts say the temporary Supreme Court decision involving Wheaton College is likely to embolden religious groups and lead to a new wave of lawsuits about contraception coverage.

     
  • Women on Supreme Court blast Wheaton College ruling Jul 4, 2014 9:17 AM
    A divided Supreme Court allowed Wheaton College, which objects to paying for contraceptives in its health plan, to avoid filling out a government document, at least for now, that the college says would violate its religious beliefs. “On the eve of Independence Day, we are grateful to God that the Supreme Court has made a wise decision in protecting our religious liberty,” Wheaton College President Philip Ryken said.

     
  • U.S. Supreme Court grants Wheaton College relief from contraceptive mandate Jul 1, 2014 12:18 PM
    On the same day it ruled Hobby Lobby could hold religious views under federal law, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Wheaton College temporary relief from a mandate to provide contraceptives to female employees, according to a news release from The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. The court’s decision to enter a temporary injunction with the college came Monday night, just hours before the college’s insurance plan went into effect.

     
  • Visiting teens dig in to help DuPage-area communities Jun 27, 2014 7:28 PM
    Teens from eight states did all sorts of cleanup work -- including pulling weeks and mulching trails -- in DuPage-area communities Friday as part of their service day activities at the Jack and Jill of America Inc. leadership conference at Wheaton College.

     
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