In the aftermath of the hate crime that occurred earlier this month on this liberal arts campus in Norton, the Wheaton College community has come together in an unprecedented way, with campus-wide discussions, a solidarity potluck dinner, and a Facebook photo campaign geared toward highlighting the college’s diverse student body. Some say the incident has prompted much-needed soul-searching on this campus of 1,600 undergraduates. “What I’m very hopeful about here, and what’s thrilled me, is that our students have taken this to heart,” said president Ronald A. Crutcher.
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