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Professor Spotlight: Elizabeth Haynes

On the first weekend of April, Miami University hosted the spring conference of the Ohio section of the Mathematical Association of America. Presenting at the conference was Wilmington College’s very own professor of math, Elizabeth Haynes. Haynes has taught at Wilmington College for five years, and subsequently has attended the Ohio section of the MAA for the same duration. Raised and educated in Kentucky, she enjoyed the Kentucky section and likewise the Ohio section due to the similarities in the way both sections are run. The Mathematical Association of America…

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Harcum Gallery Displays Work of Local Artist David Kline

The last professional art exhibit to be displayed in the Harcum Art Gallery opened on March 22, 2018. It features the work of local artist David Kline. The display is vastly comprised of delightful landscape paintings, all ranging in detailed seasons and subject matter. Curator Hal Shunk discussed what inspired him to choose this artist: “I’ve always seen his work and it occurred to me that this word be a perfect show. It would be a wonderful thing for the community and also for David” The entire exhibit consists roughly…

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“Who Run the World? Squirrels.”

If you are like me, then your day is not complete without seeing a squirrel do something weird on campus. We all see them, but often times we don’t want to believe what we see. The squirrels here are so outrageous, it is as if they are an entirely different species of rodent. Here are a few shocking stories that aren’t just plausible, they actually happened: There’s one squirrel that hangs out around Pyle who is really fat and really friendly. He usually hangs out by the sidewalk going from…

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12 Things Only Wilmington College Students Understand

Every college is different despite the generalized experience all of us college students go through. Here is a compilation of experiences only Wilmington College students will understand: Realizing it’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Main Campus Being Closed.   Quaker Man. Eating Lunch During an Admissions Event Wading Through Puddles During a Storm Sue Reynolds Saying “Hi” Studying Hard on Wednesday Nights. “Q+A” Sessions by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Walking Through the Arboretum. Turning Left onto 22 from College St. Climbing the Stairs in Bailey Hall Petting Phoebe.

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Upcoming Events in February at WC

Often times, students complain about how little there is to do on campus, especially on the weekends. There are some good sources to find upcoming activities (the WC app being one of them), but these sources still do not capture all of the exciting events going on. Here is a list of events happening in February that you won’t want to miss out on! February 12-16: SLEB is hosting the Random Acts of Kindness Week. There will be activities all week long that will promote kindness and hospitality – don’t…

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Announcing the Spring Production of “Early Dark”

photo: Hugh G. Heiland Theatre Since the beginning of the new semester, the question on everyone’s mind has been “What will the next show be?” The Theatre Department announced the show last Thursday; the spring production will be Early Dark. Published in 1977, Early Dark is written by Reynolds Price. The play discusses many social issues that are still relative today all the while it focuses on strong character developments. The play follows the life of Rosa, a young woman from northeastern North Carolina. Her family has her perfect future…

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Zimerle Art Display Pleases Inner Creativity and Causes Reflection

  photo above: “In Your Satin Tights, Fighting for Your Rights” Woodblock and Printed on Masa. 2016. Annie Lee-Zimerle & Brian Zimerle The paintings are hung; the lights positioned. The Harcum Art Gallery is ready once more to display a new art exhibit. The works of Annie Lee Zimerle and Brian Zimerle are now available for the Wilmington College community to appreciate. The exhibit opened on January 24, and the contemporary pieces serve to both supply enjoyment to viewers as well as spark critical thoughts regarding present-day society. The exhibit consists…

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Are You Interested In Film, Photography and Graphic Design?

photo: Marissa Johnson (left) and Maraya Wahl (right) Wilmington College offers its students a multitude of opportunities to enhance their college experience. One such chance is the ability to create new, exciting organizations; Marissa Johnson took advantage of this ability and founded the Production Club, a club dedicated to the art and applications of film. Production Club was launched during the fall semester of 2017. Since then, it has grown to be a fully student-ran operation led by President Marissa Johnson and Vice President Maraya Wahl. Johnson started her club…

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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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