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  • Sometimes It’s Okay to Skip

    Two weeks ago, I did something that I’m entirely against… skipping class and showing up late to work. I have skipped four classes in my two years as a student at WC. I have never understood the students who can skip class after class in good conscience. However, I concluded that skipping would not kill

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  • Sliver of Liver: A Story about Donating Life

    April: The start of Spring, sunshine, Easter, and National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month is a time of awareness on how great an impact donors can have on the lives of families awaiting transplant. In 2016, more than 33,600 transplants brought renewed life to patients and their families and communities (from 9,900 deceased

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  • Student Alumni Association Looking for Members

    Photo: Mentor lunch held by SAA The Student Alumni Association (SAA) at Wilmington College (WC) is a group that focuses on connections between students and alumni. SAA is working on a new way to connect students with alumni. They are doing this by having a “mentor lunch,” Mathew Perry, president of SAA explained this was

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  • The 5 Most Important APA Tips for College Papers

    In high school we were all taught how to write in MLA format. However, certain college classes will require you to write in APA format which goes against everything you think you know about citations and format. Title Page You need a title page for your paper that will include your running header at the

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  • 5 MLA Mistakes College Students Still Make

    In college, students typically write formal papers in MLA format, which is a style most people used in high school. However, we still tend to make mistakes and second guess ourselves on the details of the format. Titles The titles of short works like sonnets, short poems, songs, chapters, and short stories are usually placed

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  • What Are Lent and Mardi Gras All About?

    Mardi Gras has a connotation of being one of the wildest parties throughout the year. However, Fat Tuesday is a long-standing tradition of the Catholic Church, and it marks the last day of ordinary time before the start of Lent, a time of fasting and repentance. The celebration dates back centuries to pagan celebrations of

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  • In N Out of Sleep

    As college students, we try to sleep as much as we can wherever we can (although life would probably be better if we didn’t fall asleep at 2 a.m. and know we have an 8 a.m. in the next morning). When we wake up it never seems to be enough sleep, which means we hit

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  • No and Other Words of Female Empowerment

    In today’s world one of the most pressing issues is women rights and sexual assault and how society handles the two issues. The poetry book No and Other Words of Female Empowerment was released November of 2017 and focuses on the message of female empowerment and strength, the book makes the reader acknowledge the reader’s

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  • Ridiculous Trends of 2017

    2017 brought the world some mixed emotions: people have powerful feelings about if 2017 was actually a good year or not. Despite the good things that happened in 2017 (like April the giraffe having her baby) the year still help some ridiculous social trends. Rainbow and Unicorn EVERYTHING I don’t know how many times I

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