Wheaton hosted a Massachusetts legislative hearing on February 23, in Balfour-Hood, as part of the state’s annual budget cycle. The Joint Committee on Ways and Means hearing focused on public safety expenditures.
A group of Norton High School ninth- and 10th-grade students were invited to campus in April to hear from current Wheaton female students who are majoring in computer science and planning careers in the field. The panel discussion was arranged by the Office of Service, Spirituality and Social Responsibility and the Computer Science Department.
Nothing says spring on campus like a fleet of creatively crafted boats that may or may not stay afloat as students “race” in the annual Head of the Peacock. President Dennis M. Hanno seems to know the best boat to take a ride on—the winning one.
Emerson Dining Hall reopened on February 15 amid fanfare and fun. The revamped space, which boasts a beam signed by members of the Wheaton community, retains its traditional dark-wood panels but now has the bright, modern feel of an upscale cafè, with its sleek lighting fixtures and furnishings. The refresh is the final phase of renovations aimed at enhancing the dining experience at Wheaton.