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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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Ally Drive for SPECTRA

Spectra is a campus safe space and organization dedicated to those in the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. They represent all gender identities and sexualities, including those who are questioning.  No one is turned away or left out. “Our goal is to spread positivity in the community on and off campus and create a safe place for discussion and inclusion of all,” says Secretary Emily Hale. Recently Spectra has been tossing around the idea of an Ally Drive on campus. This helps spread the word about the organization as well…

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Beauty Tips: Fenty, Rihanna’s New Beauty Line

In all things makeup, Rihanna released her beauty line early September and basically broke the internet. She put out various shades of contour/highlight sticks, shimmering highlight, pallets, lip gloss, foundation brush, and her famous foundations. Over 40+ shades from the lightest of light to the darkest of dark. She explains that she wanted to make everyone feel included. Most makeup brands usually have many shades of light foundations but very, very few dark. Many people have reviewed her products and no one is let down by her brand. Even people…

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Five Musicals to Watch as Suggested by a Theater Student

We can all admit we like to sing a little show toon every now and then. But sometimes we need something new and refreshing. Even if you belt out Hamilton lyrics or try to hit the one note from Sweeney Todd, you always want more. Here are some shows to check out next time you want to have a one man performance alone in your room. Wicked This musical is based off of the book Wicked: The life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. This tale is…

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Fertile Grounds Coffee, A Delicious Dream Come True

We roast. We brew. We roam. Fertile Grounds, the coffee of farmers. Corey Cockerill, her husband, and two kids run this successful on-the-road coffee truck business. They started their business back in June when they first bought a trailer which they sold brewed drinks. Corey has had a dream of always running her own coffee shop. “When I was 20, I dreamed up an entire business concept around a coffee shop that would serve farmers and truck drivers–and even came up with the name, ‘Fertile Grounds.’ However, that idea was…

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Balancing Mental Health and Your College Education

What is it like balancing mental health and your college education? Answer is, not the easiest thing in the world. You always have that shadow lingering over you. Telling you to give up, or don’t finish that class assignment, or to just sleep your days away. Whether you have depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, etc; you know what it’s like living with life trying to figure out if you want to make it to the next day. College life is rough for us in one way or another. So what…

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“Southern trees bear a strange fruit… blood on the leaves… and blood at the root.”

Billie Holiday sang slowly, hauntingly in her famous 1939 track of “Strange Fruit.” Sixty-seven years later in the small town of Jena, Louisiana at Jena High School, six black teenagers were arrested and were brought up to intense charges after assaulting a white student. The case of the Jena Six was precipitated by several other events. One of them being nooses hung from a tree, a prank many called it was rooted in something much darker. Andrew Haag, a Wilmington College theater major and an ensemble of six students will…

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Women’s History Month Sign Up Event

There’s a new club in the works on campus called “I Am”. This club is here for students to be able to express themselves through fashion, art, writing, and more. [“I Am”] is here for students to be able to express themselves through fashion, art, writing, and more. This club wants to cover on important issues like racial issues, self-love/self-care, and feminism. They want to also do modeling for different events and doing their own events on campus. This includes events like spring shows, fall/spring calendar, and collaboration with other…

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Women’s March Includes WC Students and Faculty

The day after Trump’s inauguration, it was planned to have a Women’s March in Washington D.C. Over the past year, Trump has made different comments towards women, Muslims, Mexicans, and more groups.  People have decided to fight back and speak up against Trump’s ideas about how America should be. Several students and faculty of Wilmington College participated on campus and in Washington D.C. Students Sarah Holtzclaw, Hayley Zornes, and Emma Marks protested in Wilmington with a local women’s group modeled after the National Pantsuit Organization (now called: ACT, Alliance for Compassion…

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WC’s Winter Production of Love/Sick, Auditions Beginning This Week

Wilmington College will present the darker cousin of Almost Maine, Love/Sick, by creator John Cariana. This collection of hilarious short plays talks about the pain and joy of being in love. Wynn Alexander, director and Professor of Theater and Fine Arts, picked this play because “[it] is a subject matter that is of interest to college students. The play explores in a kind of quirky way that there’s a real fine line between being in love and being sick…. Some of it’s funny, some of it’s serious.” This play brings on…

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