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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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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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