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Movie Review: Black Panter

This highly anticipated Marvel movie lives up to its hype. In its first week of its release, it had grossed over 700 million in the box and the fifth best selling movie in cinema history. This film is packed with beautiful graphics, amazing acting, and not a single plot-hole that differs it from the original comic series. We follow T’Challa, Black Panther, as he becomes king of the technologically advanced city of Wakanda. On his journey he tries to find the person who is trying to destroy the city and…

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An Interview on Black Fashion as a Means of Expression

  Q & A with Cheyann McKee, VP and Secretary of BSI about what black fashion means to her: Q: How do you think fashion has evolved in African American culture? A: I think African American fashion has evolved in such a way that we’ve become multidimensional. What I mean by this is that we embrace a multitude of different fashion types such as: Mainstream American, Typical Urban, Retro, and Traditional African. This makes African American fashion so versatile and unique because we still succeed in making any style our…

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Interview with Wynn Alexander About the Spring Production of Early Dark

Q: What made you want to do this play? A: I’ve known about this play for a long time and always wanted to do it. I think it’s full of characters that relate to college students. Going through family issues, friendships, peer pressure, death, everything. Q: How do you come up with different workshops during auditions? A: Every play is different. I want to get people comfortable enough to be more creative but still competitive. I want to design [the Wilmington College production] around how the play is set up….

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Makeup Trends to Watch Out For This Year

Everyone knows 2017 was the year of wild makeup trends that made the internet go crazy. 2018 might be bigger or maybe, but maybe more calm. Seeing the way 2017 left off, here’s some trends to watch out for this new year. Gloss, Gloss, and More Gloss Matte has been taking over for so long now, but gloss is taking over the scene once again. Many makeup fanatics say matte was too dried out and chipped away too much. Of course gloss is moisturizing and gives your lips a plump…

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“No Offense But” Panel Discussion Embraces Diversity

On Thursday, November 30, Black Student Initiative (BSI) hosted their annual “No Offense But” discussion in McCoy. They changed things up this year by making it a panel. They had people from Spectra, BSI, the Student Body, Athletics, Agriculture, Greek Life, International Club, and Latino Student Association represent on the panel. They plan to add more organizations into the next ones. The hosts of the event were Kelly Angevine and Lexi Mahaffa, with Chip Murdock as advisor of the event. Before they opened for questions, they let students know the…

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Annual “No Offense But” Safe Place For Questions

This year Wilmington College is having its annual “No Offense But” Discussion hosted by BSI. This is an event where people are free to anonymously ask questions they would otherwise not be comfortable asking in public. Students can submit questions the weeks before during tabling at lunch and dinner. “It’s okay to ask questions especially if you do want to change the way you think or want better insight” – Chip Murdock  “It’s okay to ask questions especially if you do want to change the way you think or want…

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Ally Drive Increases Campus Support for Spectra

On Friday November 3, Spectra had their first Ally Drive in Dining Rooms C & D. They talked about the importance of having allies in the community. Guest speakers Chip Murdock, Sue Lucas, and Emily Hale talked about about their experiences growing up being an ally and Sue and Emily talked about how much allies have helped them throughout their lives. Sue began with opening up about her struggle with being gay in such a closed-minded place. Opening up to her family and friends was like breaking through a brick…

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Fall Fashion on a College Budge

Looking for sweaters, cute boots, or just anything to bring together your fall look? Here’s some helpful ways to help you shop smart for fall. Thrift Stores and Inexpensive Clothing Stores Goodwill, Ross, and Bargain Hunt are examples of places were you can save more and buy more. We all want to rock the new fashion trends but how is that going to be possible with not much cash? You can easily make a look happen by shopping smart and paying attention to prices. You can find your fave shoes…

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DNA Discussion About Respecting the Flag

Tuesday, October 17, the DNA had a discussion about respecting the flag and what it has to do with the NFL. They had several guest speakers, retired veterans and teachers who taught at Wilmington. Those in attendance included Arc Brooks, the first multicultural affairs director, three retired veterans, and campus staff. “This is an organism not an organization. I feel like if we say it’s a club or group, not many people are going to want to be in it or feel included.” – Chip Murdock Chip Murdock, Advisor of…

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How To Glow On a Budget

Everyone who is all about makeup knows how hard it is to find the right shine for a good price. When you’re budget is extremely tight, it can be a nightmare trying to find good brands that sell good illuminating products. If you need some help, here are some good drug store and online products to checkout. Technic Get Gorgeous Highlighter and Bronzer Powder (prices vary from websites) This UK based brand can be found on Amazon and Ebay and cheap as $2.95. It blends easily and doesn’t smear throughout…

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