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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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Last In Line, A Black Women’s Empowerment Group

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t Wilmington College, students have come together to work towards eliminating the stereotypes and criticisms towards black women in general and on campus. A group of students have come up with the idea to start a Black Women Empowerment group. The group wants to bring awareness to the struggles of what being a black women in America is like. They want to touch on subjects like black culture, black history, and current things like black lives matter, the importance of feminism, and importance of black excellence. Two of the group…

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