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College Guide to Achieving the Best Finals Grade

The holidays are quickly approaching, much to the joy of students everywhere. Unfortunately, that also means final exams and tedious papers in practically every class. But don’t stress! Here is your guide to achieve the best grade possible: The first thing you should do to prepare for your needed studying is learn what the exam structure is. Ask your professor if it is multiple choice, fill in the blank, essay, etc. That will help determine your study plan; for simple recognition questions, you can look over your note where as…

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There Is a Purpose – Avenue Q in Review

pictured above:  Kate Monster (Jessica Fair) and Princeton (Joshua Woodward) talking together Today’s world is full of controversy and lacks discussion. Many pointed issues, either on Capitol Hill or around one’s dinner table, are talked about but not resolved. At times, news reports and media messages seem bleak and there is a little conversation to fix it. In spite of this, the Wilmington College Theatre Department made bold strokes when they took matters into their own hands by starting a conversation with Avenue Q. Avenue Q is one of the…

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Let’s Get Fired Up for the Brand-New “Quaker Thunder” Pep Band

Wilmington College has a new organization on campus: a new band that will play at sporting events to encourage more energy and fan-spirit. Because of its promise to intensify the fans, it is known as “Quaker Thunder.” The Pep Band is open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni who can play an instrument and wants a musical outlet. As of this current semester, its main focus is recruitment and preparation. It is preparing for the spring semester for it will play at all home basketball games. “People should join…

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Internship Orientation by Career Services Today!

Career Services will be hosting an internship orientation on Wednesday, November 8, in Thomas Lounge for all students registered for an internship and for those interested in learning about the process. The internship program has undergone several new changes for this year, all of which will be covered in the meeting. The new platform is designed to help students acquire the tools and applications they need to find the job they want. Career Services Director Nina Talley describes the new process as having “more interaction with faculty, myself, and students….

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APB Kareoke Night Allows Students to Embrace the Spotlight

The Wilmington tradition of karaoke night came to the campus on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Students enjoyed a brilliant night of sing-a-long, making the memories they will look back on fondly. APB hosted the event in The Underground, setting up lighting displays to create a wholesome and party-like atmosphere. One of the students who attended the event, Shelby Dodds, a junior, commented that her favorite part was “being yourself in a way that others might not see you. You can be free in the music, whether it is your favorite…

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The Work of Terry Inlow, “A Mostly Humorous Retrospective”

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, the Harcum Art Gallery will be hosting an artist’s reception for the new art exhibit, “A Mostly Humorous Retrospective.” The new art exhibit features the work of Terry Inlow. Inlow worked at Wilmington College for more than forty years in the art department and has showcased his creations in many Ohio cities. This contemporary exhibit features photographs that art curator Hal Shunk describes as “the photographs that people might throw away,” but which Inlow has recycled with fresh creativity….

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Strong Student Support for Enhancing the Underground in Pyle

It is halfway through the semester, and Ashley has an exam in one of her classes. Practice ended at 6:30 and she immediately went to her room to study. It has taken her hours, but she finally feels comfortable with the material. She glances at the time as her stomach growls: 9:45 pm. The T.O.P. is closed and so is Sandella’s. She is famished, yet the only solution is to go to a fast-food restaurant and risk losing her good parking spot. Ashley is just one student out of many…

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Avenue Q Presents a Fine, Fine Line

It was recently announced that the Wilmington College Theater Department will be presenting Avenue Q as their Fall musical. The show dates are November 16, 17, and 18; but this is not a typical musical comedy. Firstly, puppets are incorporated into the musical, so  puppets and humans both interact on stage. This presents the actors with a difficult challenge: how do they act, sing, and dance, all while controlling and emotionalizing a puppet? Theater Director Wynn Alexander remarked, “the focus is on the puppets, not the actor. That will be…

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10 Places to Hang Out That’s Not Your Dorm Room

Looking for a new place to hang out that is not your dorm room? Maybe you want some new scenery to look at or new people to talk to. Whatever reason you have for wanting a new spot, here is a list of awesome places on campus you can study, relax, or unwind at: 1.Walk through the Arboretum, bring a blanket, and relax in the shade 2. Find a chair underneath the Bell Tower and enjoy your views of campus 3. If you are waiting for a class, find a…

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Over 200 Students and 37 Companies at Career Fair

On Monday, September 11, 2017, Wilmington College hosted a career fair, bringing in 37 different companies from around the state of Ohio and beyond. This allowed students to talk to employers, apply to internships and other positions, and network with the businesses. Over 200 students participated in this event. Of the 200 participants, roughly a fourth of them had never been to a career fair before. Nina Talley, Director of Career Services, orchestrated the entire event from its company participants to its publicity. Talley says that the career fair “helped…

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