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Let Your Heart Sing! WC’s Chorale Concert

On Sunday, April 30, Wilmington College Chorale had its second concert of the year with a theme of “songs through the ages,” with pieces from many different time periods. The concert began at 7:30, with the first piece, “Keep Your Lamps.” Gina Beck, Wilmington College’s Chorale Director says, “They are small in number, but mighty in sound!” This semester the choir has worked extremely hard, meeting three times a week to learn the many different songs that Gina Beck, the chorale’s choir directed, had in store. With all the hard…

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Environmental Science: A Trip to the Cincinnati Zoo

On Tuesday, April 18, Kendra Cipollini’s Environmental Science class traveled to the Cincinnati Zoo for a field trip. This has not been the first field trip. Throughout the semester, the class has traveled to many places including the water treatment plant, the landfill, and next week, an organic farm. The purpose of these trips is to give the class an opportunity to see firsthand what we are learning about for that week. One student said, “I really enjoy going on the field trips with the class because it allows us…

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Easter Activities for fun with the whole family!

Easter Sunday is a day to spend with family, catching up, laughing, and eating tons of food. When the food is put away and everyone is beginning to relax, kids can become restless, wanting to play outside, or play games as a family. For the families that do not know what activities can be done with little preparation, www.familyeducation.com has ten fun activities for families to do on Easter. Egg and Spoon Race Jelly Bean guessing game- Guess how many jelly beans are in the jar, or guess the flavors…

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Easter is for college kids too!

When thinking of Easter, most people think back to when they were kids and they would wake up Easter morning to a basket filled with candy and toys. As children get older, their parents stop making Easter baskets, but may buy them other more practical gifts. Although college kids feel like grown-ups and do not like the idea of getting an Easter basket from their parents, deep down we all know they miss waking up on Easter morning to a basket full of gifts. But chances are, the last thing…

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Sibs are Dino-Mite!

Living away from siblings can be tough for students in college. We feel that we miss big stuff at home that the family is doing, or maybe even big events that are happening with our siblings. Luckily for Wilmington College students and other students in college, Sibs Weekend occurs once every year. This is a great time to spend the weekend with siblings and feel like being back at home once again! Amanda says about Sibs Weekend, “I’ve missed my sister, so I’m glad that I got to spend the whole…

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Hello, Spring!

“No matter how long the winter, Spring is sure to follow.” This year, winter seemed like it would never end. The days were blustery with wind and snow and the nights were even worse. After winter’s many months, spring is welcomed with open arms. The weather is warmer, the sun is sunnier, and the days are spent outside. Not only is the temperature warmer, but the rain allows the flowers to bloom, leaving the world warmer and filled with beauty. During the winter, the weather makes it hard for flowers…

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Make the most of your Staycation!

Spring break is a time for students to have a well needed break from the stressful life that college brings. A time when tests and homework are not thought about, and relaxation is the only thing on the brain. The only problem with spring break is not knowing what to do with the free time. According to www.cw.ua.edu, the best things to do if you are spending spring break at home are: Take a break from technology Relax with no distractions from social media and the tv!   Find a…

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Luck o’ the Irish

Families are all different in the way they celebrate their heritage. Some celebrate with special food on different days, some celebrate certain holidays, and some go their whole life without celebrating at all. I have never gone a day that I didn’t hear from my family how special and awesome it is to be Irish. For as long as I can remember, my family and I would spend St. Patrick’s Day together, getting away from school and work. We would wake up early in the morning, dress in our favorite…

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OWL’s: Helping Transition Students to Wilmington College

Transitioning from high school to college, and from living at home to living by yourself, can be difficult. No longer are parents there to do everything for their child and no longer are high school teachers there to protect students from bad grades. Although it may seem for a while that they are alone, they are not. During the first few days of orientation, OWL’s help prepare the students for college life by being there to make the transition more comfortable. Brandi, a junior at Wilmington College, has been an…

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Make Studying Easy With These Seven Tips!

College can be an awesome experience. Students meet new friends, make new hobbies, and the most important is learning their life goals. In high school, the material teachers covered was not hard enough for students to be encouraged to study. Students could get away with not studying and still make honor roll. College, however, is different. The way to reach the life goals students have is by studying and working hard, and unless students do both things, it will be a long, difficult road to success. The way to reach…

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