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The Witness Newspaper
  • Bored much?

    Sahe Wright Staff Writer Ever find yourself sitting in your dorm room watching reruns of “Good Times” because you’re bored and have nothing to do? Well the Activities Programming Board (APB) has something planned for you. APB is a Wilmington College student organization, committed to creating unique activities, lifetime experiences and lots of fun for the students

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  • WC to hold 16th annual Read-In

    By Justin Starr Staff Writer Wednesday is the 16th annual Wilmington College Read-In to raise awareness of books that have been challenged or removed from school and public libraries. A challenged book is a book that someone thought was inappropriate and should be removed completely from the library. The event is a nod to the

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  • New coffee house opens on South Street

    Megan McDonough Staff Writer For a college student rolling out of bed for an 8 a.m. class, searching for a place to study or relax, or just needing an evening pickup when cramming for finals, a good cup of coffee can be just what the doctor ordered. Wilmington College students now have a place where

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  • WC student spends seven weeks in northern Ireland

    These are the women who volunteered at Quaker Cottage this past summer. Marcum is on the far left. Kristina Marcum, a student at Wilmington College, spent seven weeks in Northern Ireland this past summer. This is her description of the experience. Quaker Cottage (Quakers) is a program that works with families in need. Some have been

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  • WC organizations can help local food kitchen

    Megan McDonough Staff Writer If someone has driven by Sugartree Ministries anytime recently, one of the first things noticed is probably the bright blue sign outside that says, “We Need Food!” Sugartree Ministries is a multi-functioning Christian ministry in the heart of Wilmington.  It provides food in Our Father’s Kitchen, a soup kitchen and free

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  • The Witness is reducing its environmental footprint

    Toni Penwell Staff Writer Budgetary constraints may have been the catalyst for the transition of The Witness to a digital newspaper, but the residual benefits will make environmentalists applaud the move. “We noticed a decline in readership of the papers and the stacks of unread papers left on the racks,” said Corey Cockerill, Assistant Professor

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  • Get career advice and win prizes

    Win an iPod Shuffle or a $25 WC Bookstore Gift Certificate by participating in Career Mentoring on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Top. Students will have the opportunity to get career advice from members of the President’s Advisory Council. Contact Angie Davidson at ext. 313 or angie_davidson@wilmington.edu for more information

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  • Read & Seed program sprouting up on campus

    By Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer Through a partnership with WC campus-based Grow Food Grow Hope, the local Read & Seed program is going places, literally. Read & Seed is a free program designed specifically for preschool children that takes place on the last Saturday of every month. During the event, children gather in various places

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  • Happy Johnson to kick off Issues and Artists series Thursday

    Happy Johnson will speak on his journey from “Foster Care to First Responder” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Heiland Theatre in Boyd. Johnson spent his childhood shuffling around different foster care homes.  Despite a neglected upbringing, Johnson has used the strength of his faith and support from his “village” to become a powerful

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  • Theatre department to hold workshop, auditions

      The Wilmington College Theatre Department has announced that this year’s fall show will be the musical “Violet.” A workshop will be held in Heiland Theatre in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7:15 p.m. for anyone interested in or planning to audition for the fall show. No advance preparation for

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