SGA: What They Discussed on April 23

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted their weekly open meeting yesterday. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 20 people attended the most recent meeting. They represented SGA, APB, Orientation, RSA, Sodexo, DTS, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the April 23 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, had nothing to report. Chase Menchofer, the vice president of faculty,…

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Thank God it’s “Fright”day

Wilmington Main Campus will be experiencing another time honor tradition – APB is hosting its annual “Fright Night” movie showing tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. in Dining Rooms C and D. This year, three movies will be featured back to back, each increasing in scariness as the night progresses. The initial movies selected are PG-13 rated “The Woman in Black,” R Rated “Demon House,” followed by the Found Film “The Taking of Deborah Logan.” These movies were chosen by the APB Board to spice up the event; however, APB potentially…

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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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