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#MyWheaton Student
Growing in Faith Through the Midst of Uncertainty
Nicole Kennedy ’19 is an English major from Flower Mound, Texas. In this MyWheaton blog post, Nicole reflects on her last four years spent at Wheaton, especially in the light of her leadership role as Senior Class Chaplain for this year.
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#MyWheaton Student, Diversity
From First Fears to Lasting Relationships
Eugene Bae ’21 is an elementary education major with ESL endorsement. Though born and raised in South Korea, Eugene spent her high school years in Saipan (CNMI) before coming to Wheaton. In this MyWheaton blog post, Eugene shares how her experiences as an international student and Ladder leader have shaped her community at Wheaton.
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#MyWheaton Student, Arts & Music
Learning to be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
Amy Kirk ’20 is a music education major from Harrisonburg, Virgina. In this MyWheaton blog post, Amy reflects on her experiences as a member of Concert Choir and how the group has provided her with unexpected opportunities to find freedom in experiencing discomfort.
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#MyWheaton Student, Arena Theater, Arts at Wheaton
To Workout our Faith with Fear and Trembling
Collin Kavanaugh '21 is an English major with a concentration in literature from Frankfort, IL. In this MyWheaton blog post, Collin describes his experiences as a member of Arena Theater and the deep community he’s found with Workout.
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#MyWheaton Student, Student Activities
Ministry in Middle Earth: Living as the Body of Christ
Bethany Litteral ’20 is an English and secondary education major from Tallahassee, Florida. In this MyWheaton blog post, Bethany shares about how her experiences as a member of the Tolkien Society, a student-led club on campus dedicated to celebrating the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, have shown her more about living in faithful service to God.
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Growth and Learning for the Sake of our Neighbor
Camila Moreno ’19 is an economics and international relations major from Bogotá, Colombia. In this MyWheaton blog post, Camila reflects on being a senior at Wheaton and how the last four years have prepared her for the future.
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#MyWheaton Student, Student Activities
Spreading Joy and Why It’s Worth It
Rachel Hand ’20 is a psychology major and English literature minor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In this MyWheaton blog post, Rachel shares her experiences as a part of the Wheaton Improv troupe “Dead Serious” and how it’s brought joy to her own life and the campus.
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#MyWheaton Student, Athletics
The Good in Goodbye
Amanda Smith ’18 is a English major with a concentration in writing from Fairfax, Virginia. In this MyWheaton blog post, Amanda reflects on her experiences on the Wheaton volleyball team, but from a different perspective than you might expect.
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#MyWheaton Student, Admissions
A Wheatie's Family Resemblance
Lexi Goebel '19 is a business/economics major from West Linn, Oregon. In this MyWheaton blog post, Lexi shares her journey of learning more about her identity and trusting in God’s sovereignty at Wheaton.
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#MyWheaton Student, Student Activities
Beauty in the Body of Christ: A Sophomore Reflects on Her Wheaton Experience
Melissa Montiel '21 is a sociology major from Chicago who plans to return to their area after graduation. In this MyWheaton blog post, Melissa reflects on about her experiences as a minority student at Wheaton and how this has shaped her as an individual.
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#MyWheaton Student, Global and Experiential Learning, HNGR - Human Needs and Global Resources, Liberal Arts
Vocational Nudging in Kenya
Hannah Sanders '20 is an interdisciplinary studies major, focusing on applied health science, international relations, and human needs and global resources. She calls Salem, Oregon home. In this MyWheaton blog post, Hannah shares about her summer conducting qualitative research in Kenya with Dr. Ickes.
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#MyWheaton Student, Opus
A Different Kind of Growth
John Jones '21 is an economics major with a mathematics minor. John is from Anchorage, Alaska. In this MyWheaton blog post, John shares about his summer experience at Praxis.
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#MyWheaton Student, Opus
Finding Her Place in the Kingdom
Lauren Michelle Anderson '19 is an economics and Spanish double-major from Troy, Ohio. In this MyWheaton blog post, Lauren considers what she learned during her summer experience with Praxis.
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#MyWheaton Student, Opus
Active in Service and Sacrifice
Daniel Small '19 is a business/economics major from Hinckley, Illinois. In this MyWheaton Blog post, Daniel considers how restoration through sacrifice can be accomplished through servant entrepreneurship.
#MyWheaton Alumni, #MyWheaton Student, Global and Experiential Learning
Pleasant Inns Along the Way: Thoughts on a Summer in Oxford
Margaret McKenzie ’18 studied English literature at Wheaton. She is originally from Seattle, Washington, but moved to Illinois in 2010 when her dad got a job teaching history at Wheaton. She now lives in Wheaton. In this MyWheaton blog post, Margaret reflects on her experiences in Oxford this summer.