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The Witness Newspaper
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 declared ‘green out day’ for Homecoming

    Saturday is the WC Homecoming game. To show school spirit and support for the Quaker football team, all students, faculty, staff and visitors are encouraged to wear green, said dean of students Sigrid Solomon in a campus-wide email. She suggests green shoes, socks, pants, shits, sweatshirts, jackets, hats and hair ribbons. “The more green in

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  • Wilmington Greeks are excited for fall pledge season

    Joshua Shell Staff Writer In less than a week, Wilmington College Greeks will hold their annual fall pledge seasons. Since freshmen are not eligible to pledge, unless they have 12 hours of post-secondary credit, the new pledge classes should mostly consist of upperclassmen. However, the lack of difference in age does not phase chapter actives.

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  • Bed bugs discovered in the commons

    Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer The rumors were true – bed bugs took up temporary residence in the apartments in the Campus Commons. There was a case of bed bugs in the Commons two weeks ago, according to a campus-wide email from Sigrid Soloman, dean of students. Campus officials informed the students of the Sept. 16

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  • 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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