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Movie Review: The Post

Directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg, the movie The Post lives up to critics high expectations. The movie takes place during the Nixon administration and flashes back and forth from Washington, D.C. to New York City. The movie follows a woman named Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep), the first female publisher of a major newspaper… The Washington Post. Not only did the movie have prodigious content, it also had a list of very well known actors. Starring as the executive editor, Ben Bradlee, of The Washington Post was the award winning…

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2017 Greatest Movies, 2018 Upcoming Blockbusters

Movies can be good or bad or in between. There are comedies, horrors, romance, action, and so many more genres that it would take the entire length of this page to name. I am a movie connoisseur, I watch them all, and I love them equally. So here’s my list of 2017’s greatest movies to catch and an even greater list of 2018’s upcoming blockbusters to look out for. 1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Despite fan reviews this movie was a powerhouse of action, story and that great…

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How to Save Your Semester. Starting Today.

Ah, January. It’s a new semester on the Wilmington College campus. Classes have just begun and your GPA is still a shining beacon of hope. Life is good. You deserve for life to be so good! Remember how stressed out you were last fall? Finals, cramming, drinking gallon after gallon of coffee just to make it through the day? Remember when life looked a little less like this… Less thrive, more survive? Me too. But does it have to be that way? Does every semester have to end on that…

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Ridiculous Trends of 2017

2017 brought the world some mixed emotions: people have powerful feelings about if 2017 was actually a good year or not. Despite the good things that happened in 2017 (like April the giraffe having her baby) the year still help some ridiculous social trends. Rainbow and Unicorn EVERYTHING I don’t know how many times I scrolled through Instagram’s discover page and saw rainbow doughnuts and bagels or Starbuck’s Unicorn Frappuccino. Do you know what is one of those? According to Starbucks, it is: ice, milk, crème, whipped cream, mango syrup,…

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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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