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The Witness Newspaper
  • Why I Decided to Change My Major

    When I first began my career as a Wilmington College student, I struggled with the decision of what major I would study. I kept telling myself that this was what I would be doing for the rest of my life, and that I needed to choose carefully. I had contemplated majoring in social work, psychology,

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  • Dorm Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

    When parents send their kids home with thanksgiving leftovers, they think that they are taking care of their children by giving them food to eat, knowing that they’re on such a tight budget. In reality, they are sending their children home with loads of thanksgiving leftovers because they have no idea what to do with

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  • How To: Avoiding Homesickness during the Holiday Season

    The Holidays are supposed to be a season full of cheer, love, family, and delicious food. It is about spending time with the people you love, cooking, laughing, eating, and being close. For students living on campus away from their family, this may not be the case. Rather than feeling the holiday cheer, students feel

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  • WC Chorale Music is Advil for the Soul

    There have been many studies supporting the idea that music is beneficial to the body and mind in many ways. For people that struggle with mental illness, it is said that music is a way to destress a situation by decreasing a person’s anxiety and depression. According to http://www.lifehack.org, there are fifteen benefits that music

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  • Have Treats, Not Tricks!!

    Halloween night was always so much fun as a kid. Children walk around with their siblings and parents, dressed in cute costumes, collecting a variety of candies to fill their candy bags. The only downfall of Halloween night was walking up to a house with no candy, or a house with odd treats. According to

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  • A New Minor at Wilmington College: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Studies

    cover photo credit Randy Sarvis Recently there has been interest in having a major for topics related to gender studies, African American studies, and Latin American studies. Because of the small number of students interested in the topic, Wilmington College decided to put it all into one minor: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Studies. Ursula McTaggart,

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  • How to Avoid Unhealthy Minds

    Keeping a strong mental health in college is extremely important. Without it, depression and anxiety can set in causing everyday activities to become a challenge. Getting out of bed, eating regular meals, doing homework, spending time with friends and family, and most importantly taking care of yourself become a difficult task without a strong and

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  • DIY: Halloween Edition

    With little space and money, college students have difficulty decorating for the holidays. Dorm rooms are already small enough, and adding different holiday decorations can make an already small dorm room, feel smaller. Although many college students have jobs, buying snacks and other supplies for college makes buying decorations seem non-important. Finding DIY door decorations

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