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The Witness Newspaper
  • 21st Westheimer Peace Symposium kicks off at 10 a.m.

    The theme for this year’s peace symposium is “WaterCARE: Conservation, Access, Responsibility, Equality.” The day starts at 10 a.m. with Charles Fishman discussing “The New Age of Water: Re-Imagining How We Use Water and How We Think About It.” An award-winning investigaive journalist, he will discuss issues that surround water from Vermont  to India. At 1:15 p.m.

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  • Freshmen, transfer students share insights on life at WC

    Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer As we pass halfway mark of the first semester, freshmen and students new to Wilmington College for this 2011-2012 school year are now familiar with the campus life. Leaving home and starting college for the first time can be terrifying for some, while exciting for others. This is a transition that

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  • Haunted Houses open for the Halloween season

    Megan McDonough Staff Writer It’s almost that time of year when carving pumpkins, campfires, finding costumes, eating caramel apples and candy, and watching horror films are on everyone’s mind. Halloween is also the time when haunted houses open up, and the sounds of chainsaws, screams, and maniacal laughter fill the air. Wilmington and the surrounding

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  • Halloween costume ideas for students on a budget

    Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer Halloween is slowly approaching and costumes prices can range from high to low. However, with a little creativity and spare time, costumes can be created at a very lost cost. The first possibility requires only a white sheet, which can be quickly transformed into a ghost costume by cutting out two

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  • Fellowship organizations meet on campus

    Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer The spotlight is on Wilmington College’s two primary fellowship and religious based groups: Faith in Action and Chi Alpha Campus Fellowship. These groups currently meet numerous times each week for Bible study, group discussion, and to take part in community service opportunities in Wilmington. Faith in Action is a service group

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  • Feeling festive?

    Toni Penwell Staff Writer Nothing to do on the weekend?  Check out some of the fabulous festivals around Wilmington in October.  All three of these options are within 1-2 hours of the WC campus.  The first is the Yellow Springs Street Fair, held on Saturday, Oct. 8from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Enjoy an “international

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  • Service on campus is bigger than the student

    Quatez Scott Staff Writer A couple of weeks ago, the Wilmington College community welcomed Happy Johnson as the first issues and artist speaker of this year. His message to college students was very simple: service. As college students, it can be very easy to worry about the classes you have coming up, assignments, or sports

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  • APB and Chakeres team up for student tickets

    Sahe Wright Staff Writer The Wilmington College APB and the Wilmington Chakeres Theatre have joined forces to create a deal for students. Every week, 16 tickets will be available for students to buy at a cost of only $2 each.  These tickets are to be redeemed at the Chakeres Theatre at the Wilmington Plaza, next

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  • TKB and Omegas win bed races

    TKB and Omegas won the bed races in this year’s fall homecoming festivities at Wilmington College. “This is the first time I’ve seen them win,” said Dorothy Gurtweiler, communication arts professor at Wilmington College. (Photos contributed by Dorothy Gurtweiler)

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  • WC students raise awarenes for homeless shelter

    Students build cardboard houses to live in for the night to help raise awareness for homelessness. From left to right are Corbin Hellwarth, Megan McDonough, and Morgan Smith. Victoria Burcham Staff Writer One hundred eighty students slept in homemade cardboard houses for the Annual Cardboard Village on Friday, Sept. 23.  Behind the Center for Service

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