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Wilmington Athletics finish 1-3 versus Marietta on Homecoming Weekend

On Friday October 13th the Wilmington Women’s soccer team went on the road to take on the Marietta Pioneers, where they fell 3-2 in the second period of overtime. Wilmington jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals from sophomore forward Alex Vestal and junior midfielder Taylor Leake. Then the Quakers allowed three consecutive goals including the game winner with four minutes left in the second overtime. The Quakers next match is against Ohio Northern on Wednesday October 18th. On Saturday October 14th the Wilmington football team hosted the…

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Late Second Half Goal Leads Quakers to a 2-1 Win over Baldwin Wallace

Wilmington– The Wilmington Women’s Soccer team took on the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets on Saturday, October 7th at Williams Stadium. The Quakers were looking to bounce back after a 2-1 loss on the road, at the hand of the Capital Crusaders earlier in the week. Both teams had early scoring opportunities in the first half, but neither side was able to take advantage of their early opportunities. The game became very physical near the end of an evenly played first half. With 3:34 left in the first half, Baldwin Wallace…

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Quakers End in a scoreless draw versus John Carroll

On Saturday October 30th, the Wilmington Women’s Soccer team took on the John Carroll Blue Streaks, in the Quakers Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opener at home. This contest was a physical battle from start to finish, with both teams displaying their toughness on the defensive side of the ball. Both teams had opportunities to put the ball in the back of the net. John Carroll took nine shots, and were able to get six shots on goal, but all of their attempts were saved by Wilmington’s senior goalkeeper Ana Hosler….

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NEW CLUB ALERT: Production Club, to embrace all aspects of social media

The Production Club is a new club that was introduced to Wilmington College this semester. The club was started by sophomore communication arts major Marissa Johnson. Johnson hopes that the club will give students the opportunity to showcase a variety of skills and to have fun while doing so. The Production Club has partnered with the Witness Newspaper so that the content can be led by students for students in a more effective way. Johnson was able to start this club through the Wilmington Institute for Stewardship & Engagement (WISE)….

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#500 For Soccer Coach Bud Lewis

On Friday, September 15th, Wilmington Men’s Soccer Head Coach Bud Lewis secured his 500th career victory over the Wittenberg Tigers. The Fightin’ Quakers entered Friday’s contest with a 1-3-1 record through five games This was Wilmington’s first time playing in front of their home crowd all year. It was only right that Coach Bud had an opportunity to get his 500th win in the team’s first home game. The Quakers took control of the game early; Freshman Willie Winald scored two minutes into the first half. Wilmington was not done, in…

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Blood at the Root, a Success for Student Actors

On Thursday April 20th and Friday April 21st, Wilmington College students performed the play Blood at the Root in the Heiland Theatre at the Boyd Cultural Arts Center. Blood of the Root is based off of the story of the “Jena Six,” six black high school students in Jena, Louisiana who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with three nooses hanging from a tree on campus. A production of this magnitude can grasp the attention of the entire crowd and that is what…

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Wilmington Students Finish Fourth in Collegiate Sport Research Institute Case Study Competition in South Carolina

The Collegiate Sport Research Institute (CSRI) holds a conference every year at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and this year’s conference marks its tenth year. The purpose of this conference is to bring academic researchers, students, and industry professionals together to discuss important research findings and issues facing the collegiate sport industry. The conference features poster presentations, case study competitions, and guest speakers. This year four Wilmington College students had the opportunity to attend the CSRI conference and take place in the case study competition. There…

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WC Multicultural Affairs Civil Rights Experience

On Friday March 10, Chip Murdock took seven lucky Wilmington students on an educational trip to Kentucky and Tennessee. Each semester, Murdock, who is the Director of Multicultural Affairs, takes students on a trip to educate them on the history and experiences of different cultures. The first stop for this group was Nashville, Tennessee. Part of the cultural experience for the students is experiencing food that is native to that region or area. When they arrived in Nashville, they dined in at a soul field restaurant by the name of…

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Salsa Night, Organized by Greek Life and LSA

On Tuesday March 7, Lambda Chi Alpha and Phi Alpha Psi hosted salsa-dancing lessons at the McCoy room in the Kelly Center. The Latino Student Association who is seeking to spread the Hispanic and Latino culture around Wilmington’s campus made this event possible. This was an opportunity for Lambda Chi and Phi Alpha Psi to do something fun together and it was also a chance for the Latino Student Association to brand their organization on campus. “I thought it was fun. For the small group that it was, they were…

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Quakers Fall Short of OAC Tournament Title with 70-55 Loss against #5 ONU

On Saturday February 25, the Wilmington Lady Quakers traveled to Ada, Ohio to take on the #5 and undefeated Ohio Northern Polar Bears in the Ohio Athletic Championship game. The Lady Quakers came into the game with a record of 18-9, while the Polar Bears had an unblemished 26-0 record. This was a rematch from a game a month ago that ended in a 62-61 victory for ONU in overtime. The Quakers had a slow start in the first quarter, only scoring 7 points in the first 10 minutes. The…

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