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9 Members Join the Native American Student Association

The Native American Student Association, or NASA, is the newest cultural group to grace Wilmington College with its presences. They’ve come out of the gate strong with an astounding 9 members total, as well as some ‘heavy hitters’ from the faculty, which include Stephen Potthoff, Steve Szeghi, and Chip Murdock. Jayme Mabry leads NASA as the president. She hopes to learn more about her own heritage and bring some Native American culture to the community. Jayme also mentioned that she is about 15% Cherokee with her heritage. Jayme talked about…

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Pets With a Purpose for WC Students

photo provided by Amber Walters Emotional Support Animals, or ESA’s for short, is a question I had fumbling around in my head for quite some time now. I’ve seen various students around campus with animals that are mostly dogs and a few cats as well as a weasel or ferret, I’m not sure which but who honestly knows the difference? (Disclaimer: It’s a ferret, which is a member of the weasel family). Seeing these animals around campus got me wondering, what are these things and why do students need them?…

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It’s Okay To Be Happy: Advice From WC Students

With the holiday season, officially in full swing and Twitter has become increasingly depressing (because for some reason that is how social media works). It’s November which means: it gets dark at 5 o’clock, it’s either cold or raining, or both, people are bitter this time of year if they do not have a special someone, we have no motivation to finish our assignments, we are going broke, and our finals are creeping up. However, if you are one of people who manage to avoid all the bleakness and depression……

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Out of the Dust and More: Books Revisited

Throughout the years of one’s life, there are many mediums that can affect someone’s life and their view on life. The number one media for me has been books. Everything from mysteries to fantasies, each one has taught me something about the world around me or myself. However, I find myself revisiting books I read in my adolescence more often than I could’ve imagined. These books are important to me because despite the time that has passed, the lesson I extracted from each page is everlasting. These books are important…

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Movies In Review: Thor Ragnarok

Thor Ragnarok, the latest edition in the Thor trilogy, is a wonderfully funny, charismatic, colorful and exciting addition to the Marvel Cinematic mythos. If I wasn’t laughing throughout the entire movie, then I was on the edge of my seat watching the action unfold. If I wasn’t laughing throughout the entire movie, then I was on the edge of my seat watching the action unfold. Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as the beloved Asgardian Thor, along with his returning co-star Tom Hiddleston as Loki. The duo can be seen throughout…

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Being Single Doesn’t Have to Suck

Raise your hand if you, as a single person, have been personally victimized by the fall weather. That’s right. Fall is here. The weather is getting chilly, the boots have made their annual reappearance and everyone just wants to drink cider and watch scary movies. It’s an inherently cuddly time of year. Exciting, right? Every year, at the change of the season, Twitter is afflicted by what I like to call SSPS: Sad Single Person Syndrome.   We all sit around and look at each other’s social media and get…

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Why I Ride My Bike 10 Miles to School

Riding bicycles has many benefits to offer, such as increased cardiovascular fitness, improved flexibility, weight loss and many more things to gain when going for a ride. Of course, to really see those changes on average you must ride a bicycle anywhere from thirty to forty minutes at a time which translates roughly to 15 miles and hour. However, those aren’t the only reasons I ride my bicycle. For one it saves me a ton of money when I don’t have to fill my gas tank up every week just…

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The Five Most Underrated Aspects of Wilmington College

As students who attend a small college, it is easy to forget all the good qualities we fell in love with in the beginning. 5.) The Beauty of the Campus Wilmington maintains a beautiful campus that we sometimes take for granted. We don’t notice the grass isn’t cut until it scratches our ankles as we’re taking a shortcut to class. Professor Allen Beatty reminds everyone what a beautiful campus we have by continually posting pictures on the app (Thanks Allen for making sure we all appreciate the beauty). As sophomore,…

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How To Glow On a Budget

Everyone who is all about makeup knows how hard it is to find the right shine for a good price. When you’re budget is extremely tight, it can be a nightmare trying to find good brands that sell good illuminating products. If you need some help, here are some good drug store and online products to checkout. Technic Get Gorgeous Highlighter and Bronzer Powder (prices vary from websites) This UK based brand can be found on Amazon and Ebay and cheap as $2.95. It blends easily and doesn’t smear throughout…

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Movie Review: Mountain Between Us

When two strangers find themselves stranded in sub zero temperatures after their plane has crashed, and no one has come for them, they embark on the journey of a lifetime. Through the multiple obstacles they both endure, the two stranger begin to discover abilities they never knew they had. Academy Award winning director Hany Abu-Assad captures the harsh reality of being trapped in a significantly less than ideal situation perfectly, although the movie could have used more action as it was depicted in the trailer. Instead, the movie was more…

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