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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SGA: What They Discussed on August 20

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 14 people attended the most recent meeting. They represented SGA, APB, Residence Life, Sodexo, DTA National Agricultural Honor Society, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the Aug. 20 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, reported that Org Fair with the theme of…

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Campus Notice Issued Regarding Off-Campus Assault at Sig House

According to the Wilmington News Journal, a reported armed robbery and assault occurred early Sunday morning at the Sigma Zeta fraternity house near Wilmington College.  The incident is being actively investigated by the Wilmington Police Department, according to a campus-wide notice sent out to WC faculty, staff and students. The notice also indicated that updates would be released to the campus community as more information was made available. The fraternity house is privately-owned and not located on the WC campus.  The original Wilmington News Journal article is posted below: https://www.wnewsj.com/news/110476/breaking-wpd-investigates-sunday-morning-robbery-shooting-assaults-at-quaker-way-frat-house

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There’s a New Kind of Buzz on Campus

The Swarm, previously known as The Quake, is Wilmington College’s annual service day! On Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., students will be participating in multiple service projects to give back to the community. Some projects are even happening on campus. The Service Leader Executive Board will be tabling in Pyle until Friday, April 26 to allow people to sign up before the event. One of Wilmington College’s core values is service, so come and join your peers to give back to the community you love. This…

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Blood in the Water and Money Up for Grabs

Tim Burgoyne, an assistant professor of management, along with his business class students, is hosting an event called “Quaker Tank” in the Hugh G. Heiland Theater on Wednesday, April 24. Doors are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with the event starting at 6 p.m. Included is free admission, free catered Subway during intermission, and the opportunity to win prizes such as gift cards in a raffle. This brand new event is inspired by the hit TV show “Shark Tank” that airs on ABC. Eight students who dream to have…

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Making the 1920s Relatable to the 2020s

This past weekend, the Wilmington College Theatre Department presented a production of “Radium Girls” in the Hugh Heiland Theater. The play highlighted a time in the 1920s in which dangerous radium was considered to be a miracle substance safe for everyday use and even capable of curing cancer due to its ability to shrink tumors. The play centers on the “Radium Girls,” a group of female factory workers who worked for the US Radium Corporation. These workers painted watch dials with a radium-based luminous paint used by soldiers during World…

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Getting Wind of What the Honors Program Has Planned.

The Honors Program will embark on a trip to Chicago on April 26. This trip is open to any current Honors student on the Wilmington College main campus. In Chicago, students will be given the opportunity to further their knowledge on an array of topics when visiting venues of their choosing. One of the educational aspects on the itinerary is the Shedd Aquarium. This aquarium is nationally known for its exhibits as well as its educational programs. This activity will be especially enjoyed by the biology majors on the trip,…

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What students can expect to see on campus this month

April is an exciting time on campus. Spring has sprung, seasonal depression is lifting, and finals are barreling towards us. But before all of that stress and pain hits us, we should all enjoy the eye of this hurricane of a semester. Here is a list of all kinds of events everyone can go to: April 10 – There is a resume workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. in dining rooms C and D in Pyle. Swing by and learn how to improve your resume before you apply for summer jobs and…

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