COVID-19 Impacts Several Aspects of the Agriculture Industry

COVID-19, the coronavirus, pandemic, and quarantine are words that have become all too familiar throughout the world, leaving many people lost, broken, and confused.  This pandemic has completely blindsided most consumers, and has left them wondering when things will get back to normal; however, two things remain: hope and determination.  While most of this is out of their control, consumers have to stay hopeful yet realistic. Consumers have to do their part and stay home as much as they can; the people on the frontline are depending on the consumers…

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SGA Gives Weekly Update Via Livestreamed Open Meeting

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication with the student government.   Due to the closure of Wilmington College’s main campus, SGA will now livestream its open meetings Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. via their Instagram account (@wc_sga). They will take questions from the public by using the livestream’s chat feature. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the April 7 meeting:…

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Letter to the Editor: The Student Senate Gives an Update

As a new organization on campus, the Student Senate has been busy establishing our purpose and creating a plan to best serve our peers. For those who don’t know or aren’t quite sure what the Student Senate does, we are composed of representatives from each academic major who attend regular meetings to discuss issues on campus pertaining to the student body. Since the establishment of our constitution, we have been working on multiple projects to benefit the student body. The “big” project the Student Senate is working on right now…

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SGA Holds Virtual Open Meeting

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication with the student government.   Due to the closure of Wilmington College’s main campus, SGA will now livestream its open meetings Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. via their Instagram account (@wc_sga). They will take questions from the public by using the livestream’s chat feature. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the April 7 meeting:…

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WC Students AGvocated at Ohio Capitol

On February 29, the Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau (WCCFB) sent six members to Farm Bureau’s “Ag Day at the Capital” to advocate for agricultural issues, referred to as “Agvocacy.”  The six students were Aryn Copeland, Carly Fitz, Chyann Kendal, Kayli Long, Joseph Schmidt, and Jese Shell. “We had the opportunity to learn about Farm Bureau’s priority issues and raise gratitude and concerns through meetings with our representatives,” said Copeland, the WCCFB president. Farm Bureau members from around the state flocked to the Ohio Statehouse to discuss agriculture legislation with…

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