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  • Wheaton College eliminated Mar 14, 2014 11:53 PM
    The Wheaton College men’s basketball team had its season ended on Friday night in an 81-71 loss to Dickinson College in the sectional semifinal of the NCAA Division III Tournament.

  • Married nearly 63 years, Carol Stream couple die days apart Mar 9, 2014 5:22 PM
    They started dating as teenagers. They stayed together when he served in the Navy. They worked together at Wheaton College. Together, they experienced tragedies and triumphs. They moved into a nursing home together. And, after nearly 63 years of marriage, Ron and Mary Lou McCurdy shared death together.

  • Wheaton advances again Mar 8, 2014 10:04 PM
    The Wheaton Thunder men’s basketball team used a strong second half to earn a 68-40 victory over Penn State-Behrend on Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.

  • Wheaton College familiar with March Mar 4, 2014 11:08 PM
    Playing in March has become almost tradition for the Wheaton College men’s basketball team. For the third consecutive year and fourth in the last five years the Thunder will play in the Division III NCAA Tournament.

  • Wheaton College claims CCIW title Mar 1, 2014 10:22 PM
    The Wheaton Thunder men’s basketball team defeated Illinois Wesleyan 87-66 on Saturday night in the CCIW Tournament championship game. By winning the CCIW Tournament, Wheaton earns the CCIW’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The NCAA will announce pairings and selections at 11:30 a.m. Monday at ncaa.org.

  • Ratcliff sentenced to 42 months on child porn charges Feb 25, 2014 2:55 PM
    A former Wheaton College professor whose computers, prosecutors said, were “virtually dripping with child porn” files, was sentenced Tuesday to 42 months in prison. Donald Ratcliff, 62, was charged in March 2012 after Carol Stream police found more than 500 images of child pornography on at least three of his seven home computers and three DVDs containing videos, authorities said.

  • Sentencing of former Wheaton College professor coming Tuesday Feb 24, 2014 5:22 PM
    A former Christian education professor at Wheaton College, convicted on aggravated child pornography charges, faces up to seven years in prison when he is sentenced Tuesday. Donald Ratcliff, 62, was charged in March 2012 after Carol Stream police found more than 500 images of child pornography on at least three of his seven home computers and three DVDs containing videos, authorities said.

  • Wheaton College misses its chance Feb 22, 2014 10:58 PM
    If Saturday night’s men’s basketball game had worked out the way Wheaton College hoped it would, the Thunder would have defeated No. 4-ranked Illinois Wesleyan to earn a share of the CCIW championship and host the league tournament next weekend.

  • Wheaton College to be judged by peers for accreditation Feb 19, 2014 11:18 AM
    Later this spring, a team of accreditors will visit the campus of Wheaton College. School President Philip Ryken says the accreditation process is Wheaton's public opportunity to demonstrate the quality of its academic programs to a jury of its peers.

  • Smith gets Wheaton College going Jan 26, 2014 12:34 AM
    The best thing Wheaton College coach Mike Schauer did Saturday night was put Peter Smith in a position where the junior forward absolutely had to shoot the basketball.

  • Youth no excuse for Wheaton College Jan 14, 2014 10:59 PM
    Youth and inexperience in Division III basketball are often synonyms for rebuilding.

  • Uneven start to season for local teams Jan 8, 2014 9:03 PM
    Just one game into the CCIW menís basketball season and Elmhurst, North Central and Wheaton all have the same overall record, 8-4. However, the three DuPage County schools have taken significantly different routes to get where they are.

  • Residents express concerns about Wheaton College dorm plans Jan 6, 2014 11:57 PM
    New student residences for Wheaton College are on track to be built on the southeast corner of Harrison and Irving avenues despite disapproval from some neighbors, including a city councilman who lives nearby. The college is proposing the construction of five new dorms, including two buildings housing 12 students each that will face Irving Avenue and look like single-family homes from the exterior, and three buildings facing Harrison Avenue that will each house eight students.

  • North Central, Wheaton coaches advance to new jobs Dec 18, 2013 2:40 PM
    With success comes a doubled-edged sword for college programs. The more a team wins the more valuable and sought after their coaches become.

  • North Central ready for second-round hurdle Nov 27, 2013 9:32 PM
    Every team hopes to play its best at the end of the year in the most important games, and despite going undefeated throughout the regular season the North Central football team may be playing at its peak.

  • Wheaton College students need to understand people, cultures of the world Nov 15, 2013 12:44 PM
    Wheaton College President Philip Graham Ryken says to fulfill its mission, the school's graduates need to understand the people and cultures of the world.

  • Wheaton in final form in CCIW Nov 8, 2013 12:35 AM
    The menís and womenís Wheaton College soccer teams started the year in similar places and now with just one conference game left the two teams have continued to mirror each other. Both Thunder teams will compete Saturday for the the CCIW Tournament championship against Carthage College.

  • Wheaton College has playoffs in mind Oct 23, 2013 12:10 AM
    The Wheaton College football team is in a familiar position, but it is hoping to change the ending. Just as it was last year, the Thunder is ranked in the top 15 nationally with two of its toughest games to come. However, the team hopes to force its way into the playoffs and avoid being left on the outside looking in like it was last year.

  • Benedictineís Reyes wins award Oct 8, 2013 11:23 PM
    For the second consecutive week a member of the Benedictine menís soccer team has been recognized as the Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference Student-Athlete of the Week.

  • Wheaton College back at No. 1 Sep 24, 2013 11:10 PM
    Expectations are high for the Wheaton College womenís soccer team.

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