DNA: “Red, Black, and Blue” Scheduled for Tuesday

Interested in engaging in dialogue about recent events regarding police and race? Diversity in Action (DNA) will be hosting its next event entitled “Red, Black, and Blue,” a community discussion that addresses all perspectives regarding the Red Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, and Black Lives Matter movements. This event will also feature special guest speakers: Dale Fulton ’93, Cincinnati Fire Department; Chief Ronald Cravens, Wilmington Police Department; and Bomani Moyenda, Black Lives Matter. Join us at the T.O.P. Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 8 p.m. ********** This letter was submitted…

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Dream and Promise Act: A Dream Come True for Immigrants

The Dream and Promise Act, otherwise referred to as H.R.6, is designed to set up a safe and attainable pathway to citizenship for immigrant youth, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, and other communities affected by immigration legislation. By creating a safe pathway to citizenship for immigrant youth, immigrant communities can truly flourish without having to live in the shadows.  This piece of legislation has broad support from faith organizations and leaders, from both the Republican and Democratic parties in Congress, and from over 140 of the nation’s top…

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SGA Hosts Open Meetings in Person and in Safe Ways

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting Tuesday. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication with the student government.   SGA will hold its open meetings in CSA 308 to allow for better social distancing and adhere to Wilmington College’s COVID-19 protocols. The meeting time will remain the same at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays. Approximately 15 people attended the meeting. They represented SGA, Student Senate, Activities Programming Board, Greek Life, Sigma Alpha,…

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COVID-19 Impacts Several Aspects of the Agriculture Industry

COVID-19, the coronavirus, pandemic, and quarantine are words that have become all too familiar throughout the world, leaving many people lost, broken, and confused.  This pandemic has completely blindsided most consumers, and has left them wondering when things will get back to normal; however, two things remain: hope and determination.  While most of this is out of their control, consumers have to stay hopeful yet realistic. Consumers have to do their part and stay home as much as they can; the people on the frontline are depending on the consumers…

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WC Students AGvocated at Ohio Capitol

On February 29, the Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau (WCCFB) sent six members to Farm Bureau’s “Ag Day at the Capital” to advocate for agricultural issues, referred to as “Agvocacy.”  The six students were Aryn Copeland, Carly Fitz, Chyann Kendal, Kayli Long, Joseph Schmidt, and Jese Shell. “We had the opportunity to learn about Farm Bureau’s priority issues and raise gratitude and concerns through meetings with our representatives,” said Copeland, the WCCFB president. Farm Bureau members from around the state flocked to the Ohio Statehouse to discuss agriculture legislation with…

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Letter to the Editor: How a Class Wants to Make Campus Better

Hello, fellow Quaker friends! My name is Lauren Hitt, and I am a junior at Wilmington College. Prior to the unfortunate turn of events that led to the closure of our college and is affecting our planet, communities, and families, my class was in the early stages of conducting our community change project.  This semester, our project involves bringing awareness to campus living conditions. My class is focused on working together to create a happier, healthier, and safer living environment for all Quaker students!  Our goal is to work with…

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