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The Best Places to Milk your Student Discount Online

Are you like me, in that you really love to buy unnecessary things, especially over the Internet? And isn’t it always better to buy those things with a discount? Well lucky for you, you’re in college, meaning that you are entitled to a huge discount on almost everything! You better make use of your discount while you can, another opportunity like this won’t come along until you’re too old to care. Microsoft Office: For those of you with your own laptops and personal computing tablets etc. Microsoft is offering you…

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Beauty Tips: Fenty, Rihanna’s New Beauty Line

In all things makeup, Rihanna released her beauty line early September and basically broke the internet. She put out various shades of contour/highlight sticks, shimmering highlight, pallets, lip gloss, foundation brush, and her famous foundations. Over 40+ shades from the lightest of light to the darkest of dark. She explains that she wanted to make everyone feel included. Most makeup brands usually have many shades of light foundations but very, very few dark. Many people have reviewed her products and no one is let down by her brand. Even people…

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To the New Pledge or Member in Greek Life…

October 2, 2017 marks the first day of pledge season for fall 2017 semester. Today is the day you will be welcomed into a “home away from home.” As an active member, I cannot wait to welcome new members into something I hold near and dear to my heart. Pledge season can be a nerve-wracking time for some, but it will all be worth it. The first thing that you need to get through is Pledge Ed. I’ve attended for the past six semesters, and it always sucks. I think…

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To a Wilmington College student on this crazy college journey…

Congratulations! At this point you have now almost completed either your first, second, or third year here at Wilmington College! Regardless of where you are in that journey, this letter is for you. As a graduating senior, about to leave this safety net I love to call home, I want to give you some advice from things that I learned along the way. Some of it you may have already learned, but hear me out anyways. The first and most important piece of advice I can give anyone is to…

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Dear Friend, You Will Be Missed: In Memory of Megan Elizabeth Louallen

Megan Elizabeth Louallen, a smiling friend, a hard-working mother, a diligent student, and an honorable member of Greek life. Words can’t describe how the Wilmington College campus is feeling. We are grieving for a life lost too soon, yet thankful for all of the wonderful memories. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. Megan, a 2015 graduate of Wilmington College, was…

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Luck o’ the Irish

Families are all different in the way they celebrate their heritage. Some celebrate with special food on different days, some celebrate certain holidays, and some go their whole life without celebrating at all. I have never gone a day that I didn’t hear from my family how special and awesome it is to be Irish. For as long as I can remember, my family and I would spend St. Patrick’s Day together, getting away from school and work. We would wake up early in the morning, dress in our favorite…

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Mac vs. PC, Which Do You Prefer?

Mac versus PC. A debate that has been around since the 80s. Both types of home computers are great. but it just depends on what you’re looking for. I’ll be looking at how both types compare in design, cost, and what they do best. I’ll be focusing more on laptops in this article since that is what most students use. Design Most Macbooks are made from aluminum and have very little differences between models. The biggest differences you will find is color, how thin a Macbook is, and screen size….

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Sing Like No One Is Listening!

Having an outlet for stress is an important way to relax and unwind from a stressful day full of homework and class. For some, an outlet could be reading, writing, or exercising. For the students that are musically inclined, it might be singing. Gina Beck graduated from Wilmington, and years later began teaching private singing lessons. After doing lessons for a few years, the music department hired her to direct the Wilmington College Chorale. Gina has been doing this for four semesters. Gina states, “My goal is to build the…

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The Leaving List: Budget

If you are among the two hundred or so students getting ready to permanently depart Wilmington after graduation this May, or you’re already looking ahead to life after college, this article is for you. Inevitably, there is a distinct sense of anxiety that increases with every passing day of the spring semester for those seniors like me who aren’t quite sure what they’re going to do after graduation. We aren’t worrying about scheduling classes next semester, finding that perfect internship, or wasting your break at another dead-end summer-job… we’re freaking…

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Being Alone Sucks, But It’s So Important

As my favorite author Dee Henderson once wrote, “Being alone is the pits.”  Man, did she get that right. For a lot of people, being single or living alone in their early years of adulthood is next to impossible. Those people who are uncomfortable being alone are probably the ones who are always in a relationship, talking to someone, or just constantly surround themselves with friends. I think if we’re being honest, we’ve all been here. We’ve all experienced periods of our lives when waking up and having no one…

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