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Serve Our Little Patch of the Universe at the 24th Annual Quake

WC’s 24th Annual Quake is right around the corner. Saturday, April 29 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., over 100 volunteers will be gathering for lunch and local community service. Everyone is meeting in the Pavilion behind Pyle. Led by the Service Leaders Executive Board (SLEB), the Quake is the largest community service event provided to Wilmington College students throughout the year. Hillary Mitchell, the Vice President/Publicity Chair, shares, “I had so much fun at last year’s Quake and I loved knowing I was helping the community that surrounds this…

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Wilmington College’s Mystery of the Easter Eggs

Two weeks down the road from Easter and Easter Eggs are still appearing around campus. These mystery Easter Eggs seem to be coming from belated Easter Egg hunts, including the recent hunt in the Arboretum, the bowling team’s promotional Easter Egg hunt with candy and an advertisement about the team, and the halls in Austin-Pickett doing an egg hunt on the 28th. Yet there seem to be other eggs appearing and no one knows where they come from. Yet there seem to be other eggs appearing and no one knows…

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AK Rustic Photography, WC Student’s Self-Made Business, Partners with Everyday Chic

AK Rustic Photography, started by Wilmington College student Amanda Kratzer, partnered with Everyday Chic Boutique in a seasonal photoshoot. Amanda has studied Business Administration for two years. “I was at WC for a semester before realizing that the class schedule wasn’t feasible as a mom of three kids, wife and starting a business. I still plan to go back to WC in the next year and focus on public relations to better my business.” Photography was left as a hobby for Amanda as she went to school for business and…

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Dear Friend, You Will Be Missed: In Memory of Megan Elizabeth Louallen

Megan Elizabeth Louallen, a smiling friend, a hard-working mother, a diligent student, and an honorable member of Greek life. Words can’t describe how the Wilmington College campus is feeling. We are grieving for a life lost too soon, yet thankful for all of the wonderful memories. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. Megan, a 2015 graduate of Wilmington College, was…

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WC’s 2017 Student Honor Convocation Awards Deserving Upperclassmen

Select Wilmington College seniors and juniors were inducted into Green Key and Who’s Who and one student received the Lucas Award for Outstanding Leadership on Sunday 23 at 1 p.m. Over 100 students were in attendance. Megan Canfield, graduating with degrees in Psychology and Political Communications for Social Change, won the Lucas Award. “I was really shocked when I realized President Jim was talking about me in his speech,” shared Megan. “People are telling me now that I shouldn’t be surprised but I feel like there are so many giving…

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Strange Smells Lead to Discovering Flood in Peace Resource Center Basement

On March 1,  when Tanya Maus, director of the Peace Resource Center, walked into the PRC building, she knew something was off. There was a particular smell in the air that she couldn’t quite figure out, and she thought it smelled faintly like something burning. Junior Carly Pritchard, visiting to make a Skype interview, “smelled that too when I walked in, I just couldn’t quite describe it.” Tanya called Physical Plant to make sure that nothing was happening as a result of the storms. When Physical Plant arrived, they discovered the…

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Presidential Statement Concerning Executive Order on Immigration

On February 3, President Jim Reynolds sent an email to the Wilmington College students, faculty and staff concerning the recent Executive Orders and his concerns and reflections on the the issue using the frame of the institution’s history. Dear Wilmington Students, Faculty and Staff: Over the past several days, I have spent much time in introspection concerning our College, its connection to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the values we hold important, and the recent events surrounding Executive Orders issued by the President that will curtail the immigration of…

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International Trips Through the Decades, Peace Resource Center Creates Timeline

  At the end of 2016, Tanya Maus, Director of the Peace Resource Center, directed the creation of a timeline titled “Wilmington in the World, the World in Wilmington.” The timeline, available on Sutori.com, has images and descriptions of international opportunities offered to Wilmington College students, staff and faculty. Examples of study abroad and international travel from 1999 to the present are on the timeline. Many of the opportunities are still available to students at WC. “I will be sharing this with my classes as they ponder how to continue their global…

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Amnesty International Continues to Advocate for Immigration Reform

With the changes in the U.S. Presidential administration, the addition of the Latino Student Association (LSA) onto campus, and the work of Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) through student Mathew Hursey, WC’s Amnesty International has taken a stance on immigration reform throughout the week of January 23. Members of WC Amnesty have tabled in Pyle with three participation options for students: Sign a petition that states that you value immigrants Take a picture with a white board sharing how immigrants have blessed you, along with the hashtag #blessingnotburden Contact…

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WC Represent the Values of Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 16, Americans honor Martin Luther King Jr., the man who gave his life to human rights, nonviolence and peace. To celebrate all that MLK Jr. represented, Wilmington College served at Sugartree in the morning and presented an MLK Celebration in the Heiland Theater in Boyd Cultural Arts Center in the evening. Callie Eberhart, senior and leader of the MLK Day of Service, helped students and faculty cleaning, replacing ceiling tiles, and organizing at Sugartree. “Many students help at Sugartree on a regular basis and those that use this ministry appreciate…

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