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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Extravaganza Success for First Year

Wednesday April 26 was the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Extravaganza hosted by Wilmington Colleges’ It’s On Us and the Sexual Assault Hotline team. The group hosted a day full of events to promote awareness for sexual assault including denim day, the chalk walk, “Take back the night Rally”, and painting of the rock with a group photo. This past Wednesday, students may have seen many people on campus wearing denim to represent sexual assault awareness. The Denim Day campaign originated by a ruling in the Italian Supreme Court where a rape…

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Wilmington College Earth Day Kick Off

Wilmington College Agriculture Department held an Earth Day Kick Off on April 20th in the Pyle Parking Lot on campus. The Agriculture department presented three tractors, a sheep, a goat, a fresh (right from the college farm garden) make your own salad bar, gave away mini trees for people to plant, and let you write on the sidewalk something you would do to help save the Earth. “I was able to stop by the Earth Day activities briefly,” shared student Maraya Wahl. “I was one of the first forty to…

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SAA Hosts Etiquette Dinner to Improve Formal Interview Skills

On Tuesday April 4, 2017 Wilmington College, Student Alumni Association held their 14th annual Etiquette Dinner. For the past 14 years, SAA has held an annual Etiquette Dinner at Wilmington College for students, staff, and faculty to attend. “The etiquette dinner is a dinner that help you learn how to conduct yourself during a formal interview,” said SAA member Natalie Thobe. “The etiquette dinner is a dinner that help you learn how to conduct yourself during a formal interview” – Natalie Thobre, member of SAA Anyone on campus can get…

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Airband Shows the Support Within WC Greek Life

On Wednesday March 29th Greek life finished up their annual Greek games events with Airband. Airband is an annual Greek life event that each Greek organization participates in.  Each organization comes up with a mash-up of music and choreographs a dance to perform. The sororities compete against each other and the fraternities compete against each other. Many of the members of each organization have their own favorites about Airband and often hear great things about Airband after it takes place. Lexi Hiles, member of Alpha Phi Kappa said, “My favorite…

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Kappa Delta Shamrock Pancake Dinner, All Are Welcome!

On Sunday March 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kappa Delta Sorority will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast at Joe’s Java located on Sugartree Street in Wilmington. The menu consists of all you can eat pancakes, sausage and a drink. There will also be gifts to be raffled off with raffled tickets available for purchase. “We will be tabling in Pyle Center the week after spring break and selling the $5 pre-sale tickets.” – Maddie Fix, VP Community Service of Kappa Delta All pre-sale tickets can be purchased for…

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Wilmington College Aggies Contest

On Wednesday March 1st the Wilmington College Aggies and Colligate 4-H group held the 59th annual Aggies Livestock Judging Contest in Springfield, Ohio at the Clark County Fairgrounds.  In years past it has even been held here in Clinton County at the fairgrounds and at the Roberts Arena. The Aggies Livestock Judging Contest is an educational judging contest that is made up of four different CDE’s or Career Development Events through the Ohio FFA.  The four contests include general livestock judging, agronomy, equine judging, and dairy judging.  The purpose of…

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How Can Smart People Handle Difficult People

Difficult people are unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to get satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting and negative impact on the brain. “To deal with difficult people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can eliminate what you can’t.  The important thing to remember is that you are in control of far more than you realize” (Bradberry, 2017). “The…

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The Rise of the Business Club

There are many clubs and organizations on campus in which students are able to join. A new one includes the Business Club, which was started several years ago but lost interest for a time and has now came back into the light by WC student Zara Zeller and faculty member Steven Stovall. There are currently 15 members in the club after just one meeting.  Zeller and Stovall hope for many more to come out to the next meetings. The purpose of the Wilmington College Business Association includes the following: To educate…

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Student Government Association Elections Approaching

As a student at Wilmington College you may see a lot of things on campus related to Student Government Association (SGA) but, you may not know who on campus is representing you. Lets take a deeper look into who our SGA members are and what some of their favorite memories and biggest challenges were. SGA members are voted into their office for only a one year term which is from spring-spring semesters, therefor the current officers are getting ready to conclude their time in office. I caught up with some…

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Board of Trustees Meets at Wilmington College

The Board of Trustees met at Wilmington College on Saturday, January 21. Students of Wilmington College have most likely heard about the Board of Trustees for the college, but may be wondering what they do or who is on the board. The Board of Trustees has a maximum of 33 members and a minimum of 13, whom the majority must be members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). “The Board of Trustees normally meets four times a year; January, April, July, and October,” said Student Government (SGA) Representative Brandin…

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