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Be a #WCRAKtivist This Week

RAK week is soon approaching, starting February 11th and ending on the 17th, Wilmington College’s SLEB Board has planned some pretty stellar things in anticipation for the Nationally-Recognized Random Acts of Kindness Week, or RAK as it’s commonly known. Speaking with Keni Brown, President and go-to person for SLEB, she said, “This year brings a bigger feeling of hope.” She also noted that in the last few years she has been seeing significant improvement in the Random Acts of Kindness around Wilmington Colleges Main Campus. She is very eager to…

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New Leaders Set to Bring Fiery Passion for Volunteer Work

photo: students at the Quake spring of 2017, a service event hosted by SLEB The Service Leader Executive Board (S.L.E.B) has recently undergone some changes in staff, taking on an almost entirely new board save for the three returning members, Corenna Oeder, Jayme Mabry, and Emory Triance. The board has been filled with a new fiery passion to reach out into the community and help bring in excellent service projects to the people. Keni Brown, a three-year veteran of S.L.E.B and Junior at Wilmington, was elected president this year. While…

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Valentine’s Day Gifts on a Budget

One of the many things that women pride ourselves on is our ability to successfully give gifts. Birthdays and Christmas, especially Valentine’s Day. We love being romantic towards our partners whether they appreciate it or not. Men on the other hand, always struggle, telling their friends, “My girlfriend is so hard to shop for!” While for some this is true, most appreciate all gifts, especially the simple ones. We see the love and thought put into the gift, not the money. The problem: men always think that women need extravagant…

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Announcing the Spring Production of “Early Dark”

photo: Hugh G. Heiland Theatre Since the beginning of the new semester, the question on everyone’s mind has been “What will the next show be?” The Theatre Department announced the show last Thursday; the spring production will be Early Dark. Published in 1977, Early Dark is written by Reynolds Price. The play discusses many social issues that are still relative today all the while it focuses on strong character developments. The play follows the life of Rosa, a young woman from northeastern North Carolina. Her family has her perfect future…

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Women’s March For Both Men and Women

photo from Wilmington Women’s March Facebook page Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Las Angeles, Las Vegas. All of these places combined hosted large crowds of women yearning to make a change. January 21st, 2018 marked the second annual ‘Women’s March’ which started in Washington, D.C. in 2017. What started as Teresa Shook inviting forty of her friends to march on Washington after becoming frustrated with the 2016 election results quickly turned into a movement that spread across not only the entire United States of America, but also the entire globe. These hundreds…

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No and Other Words of Female Empowerment

In today’s world one of the most pressing issues is women rights and sexual assault and how society handles the two issues. The poetry book No and Other Words of Female Empowerment was released November of 2017 and focuses on the message of female empowerment and strength, the book makes the reader acknowledge the reader’s self-worth. The timing of the book correlates well with the timing of the Ohio Women’s March. In regards to the poem opening with “It’s time that mothers,” freshman Tyson Williams said “I like this poem…

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Kappa Delta Event Creates Over 50 Heating Pads for Hope House

On January 24, the Kappa Delta’s hosted Cocoa for a Cause. They invited everyone to come out and make heating pads for the women of Hope House, the local women’s shelter. Together they made over 50 heating pads and then enjoyed some hot chocolate. Haley Wilson, the Vice President of Community Service and event planner, she said, “We did it to help the women’s shelter as well as to help promote our philanthropies on campus, and to encourage those interested in Greek life to get to know us.” Kappa Delta…

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Peace Resource Center, Home of Incredible and Important Archives

photo: images from the extensive historic open archive of the Peace Resource Center The Peace Resource Center (PRC), the largest archive on Hiroshima and Nagasaki outside of Japan and a friendly work environment for students, has been selected to be part of a month-long photography exhibit in the FotoFocus Biennial of Cincinnati, Ohio. Throughout the region, museums, universities and art centers apply to be a part of the FotoFocus exhibit, and the PRC was a perfect fit for the theme, “Open Archive.” Artist Migiwa Orimo will be working with the…

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Senior Spotlight: Travis Scheadler and Zara Zeller

Travis Scheadler Travis Scheadler is a senior with a major in Psychology. Originally from Goshen, Ohio, Travis plans on “continuing my studies into graduate school. I have applied to many different programs across the nation because I am not 100% set on any field. I am waiting to hear back from University of Chicago, Ball State University, Stanford University, West Virginia University, Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh, and Springfield College (MA).” Travis has not been short on involvement at WC, beginning as an athlete on the soccer field and transitioning to…

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Model Arab League Course Provides Insight Into the World

The Model Arab League (MAL) is a diplomatic leadership program designed to give college students insight on the Middle East and Arab world. Students are assigned delegations and roles within those delegations. These roles help students strengthen their leadership, public speaking, and critical thinking skills. At Wilmington College, Professor of Political Science, Dr. Marlaina Leppert-Wahl, offers the course to students. A conference is held annually at different colleges across Ohio. This year the conference will be held at Shawnee State University from February fifteenth to the seventeenth. Karlie Payton, a…

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