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The Witness Newspaper
  • It’s a Mad World

    On August 29, Nicolin Haines had an art gallery opening in the Harcum Art Gallery at Wilmington College to display his collection of pieces titled “Madnormality.” Haines has been making art in all forms since 2010, but it was not until his sophomore year of college that he realized clay was his calling. In Haines’

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  • Greek Street: Come one, Come All

    As Bob Dylan once eloquently said, “It’s not a house, it’s a home.” Even though he was not referring to Greek Life, I believe the quote still holds true. As one slowly makes their way down Quaker Way, they are bound to notice several buildings with Greek letters mounted on the exterior.  these letters represent

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  • Reflecting on the Kappa Delta Experience

    Ever since fall of 2014, I’ve made the conscious decision to stay in Kappa Delta, and I ask myself ‘why’ all the time. Why do I stay when we will spend 20 minutes fighting about one change in the bylaws, or what color a shirt should be? Why do I stay when every semester after recruitment we

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  • ¡Pura vida! Pure Life!

    On May 17, 2018, a flight will depart from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, and I will be on it. This plane ride will be one that I will hold close to my heart for years to come; it will be a time I will often reflect on. This is the first time I will

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  • A Student’s Reflection on Performing for the First Time

    This past weekend of April 12th, 13th and the 14th was Wilmington Colleges play production of Early Dark. Directed by Wynn Alexander, based on the book “A Long and Happy Life” by Reynolds Price, the cast and crew of Early Dark did a fantastic job preforming the difficult and demanding roles in which they were

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  • Sometimes It’s Okay to Skip

    Two weeks ago, I did something that I’m entirely against… skipping class and showing up late to work. I have skipped four classes in my two years as a student at WC. I have never understood the students who can skip class after class in good conscience. However, I concluded that skipping would not kill

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  • Sliver of Liver: A Story about Donating Life

    April: The start of Spring, sunshine, Easter, and National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month is a time of awareness on how great an impact donors can have on the lives of families awaiting transplant. In 2016, more than 33,600 transplants brought renewed life to patients and their families and communities (from 9,900 deceased

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  • Student Reflection: Tour of the Clinton County Jail

    photo taken by Randy Sarvis On Thursday, March 22nd, Wilmington College’s Corrections class went to the Clinton County Jail. This included a tour of the facility and any questions the students had, answered and led by the Lieutenant and Captain. We started out the tour in the holding area, where the police would bring in

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  • Fear of Visiting Prison for the First Time: A Student’s Thoughts

    An opinion piece with a follow-up story coming next week! My corrections class was given the opportunity to go to the Lebanon Correctional Facility in Lebanon, Ohio. My first reaction was fear. I see how the movies and TV shows present prisoners and prison facilities. The prisoners are hard, starting fights, starting riots, and being

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