Cold Weather Have You Down?

Seasonal depression is a very real thing that can affect people when the cold, rainy, and wintery months come to visit us; the miserable weather can be detrimental to your overall outlook on life. If you are one of the people who know this demon all too well, there are ways to try and conquer seasonal depression. Access to Light and Sun: Light therapy boxes give off light that mimic sunshine and can help in the recovery from seasonal depression. The light from the therapy boxes is brighter than regular light…

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Crowning of the Homecoming Court 2018

This past Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, Wilmington College hosted their annual Homecoming game against the Muskies. Unfortunately, the Fighting Quakers lost their game, but the audience was treated to the Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen and the runner ups, several food trucks, and activities stationed around Herman Court. For the Freshman class, the representatives were Jeffery Mansfield and Abby Ruth. For Sophomores, Cody Martin and Kadie Grundy were selected. Juniors were Jeff Clydesdale and Jen Cochran. And last but certainly not least, the Senior class had a large pool of nominees:…

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Diveristy N Action Hosting Discussion on Confederate Flag

Two people can look at the Confederate flag and see completely different things. The Confederate flag has evolved over the decades to represent heritage, hate, patriotism, and racism. The meaning varies from person-to-person, the flag has been the cause of a great deal of controversy due to the use of it at white supremacy rallies. This is not the first time that the Confederate flag has been seen in the hands of those protesting against people of color – this is something that dates back to the 20th century. Wilmington…

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Bikers Against Child Abuse Ride into Wilmington

On Sept. 10, Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) came to Wilmington College to talk about the intensity of child abuse. The purpose of this group is to create a safer environment for abused children. Not only does this community work towards a safer environment, the members also try to empower abused children to not feel afraid of the world. In order to accomplish this, the members follow a code of honor that consists of respect, loyalty, and trust. Part of this organization’s job is to protect the abused, and often…

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Wilmington College’s Model Arab League Brings Students the Opportunity to Visit Rabat, Morocco

Four Wilmington College students and two alumni will be spending a week in Rabat, the capital of Morocco, to participate in the Model Arab League, a program that informs young leaders about international issues and creates a greater awareness of the Arab world and its people. Each student will represent a particular country and stand on a council related to affairs such as environment, politics, and economics. The structure is comparable to the Model United Nations, but it instead focuses only on the 22 member states that comprise the League…

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College Offers Unique Museum Trip

The Wilmington College Office of Diversity and Inclusion is taking their annual cultural museum trip to Washington D.C. on Dec. 12 through Dec. 14. The museums to be visited include: the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Newseum. Chip Murdock (right), director of Multicultural Affairs at Wilmington College, said, “Each museum makes you a feel a certain kind of way; each takes your breath away in a different aspect.” The total cost for…

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Hunting for a Career

This past Wednesday, Sept. 12, Wilmington College hosted an annual career fair in Herman Court. A total of 54 companies had signed up to be there to bring information to students looking for a future job or internship after or during their time at Wilmington. Many upperclassmen take advantage of these events to get a foot in the door as an intern or even see what kind of company they would like to work for after they graduate. Additionally, the smart underclassmen use these events to network, find out what…

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Relay for Life Hosts Trivia Night

On September 18, 2018 the Relay for Life committee will be hosting a trivia night in the Underground. Team registration will be taking place at dinner from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Pyle this week.  Teams of five are encouraged and the fee is two dollars per person, coming out to ten dollars a team. Trivia questions range from, but are not limited to, Disney fun facts, Vine references, music, celebrity name game, history, Broadway shows, and more Vine references. The Relay for Life committee would be highly enthused if they received a…

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Breathe In, Breathe Out

Do you need something relaxing to do on a Wednesday afternoon? Well you’re in luck! Every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Professor Martha Hendricks hosts a yoga session in the Quaker Recreational Center. All she needs is for you to show up and participate! The QRC provides mats for everyone, so if finding a mat was a concern, no need to worry now! Something stopping many people from pursuing this opportunity is having no experience, but do not fret, experience is not needed – Hendricks will be there…

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Students Operate Collegiate Farmers’ Market

This past week, I was able to catch up with some of the agriculture students who are hosting a weekly Farmers’ Market, where they are selling the freshest organic produce Wilmington College has to offer! Managed by Molly Scroggy, a veteran of the college farm, she said, “this is an amazing opportunity to get out and support a local community cause by buying fresh, healthy, and organic produce”. This farmers’ market is run by the Agriculture 350 class and what they sell comes directly from the previous Horticulture classes, which is pretty…

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