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The Witness Newspaper
  • This Month in History: October 14th, 1066

    The Battle of Hastings You may have heard of the Duke of Normandy, but did you know that in this month in the good old year of 1066, he successfully defeated the very last Saxon king of England and won the Battle of Hastings? That Saxon king, named Harold Godwinson, was crowned shortly after the

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  • What’s Black and White and Nothing More?

    “Zero Shades of Grey” is a program that states that sexual assault is black & white with no space in between. Throughout the process of overcoming sexual assault, there are three stages. Stage one is being the victim. Stage two is being a survivor. Stage three is becoming a creator. The three stages are important

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  • College Offers Unique Museum Trip

    The Wilmington College Office of Diversity and Inclusion is taking their annual cultural museum trip to Washington D.C. on Dec. 12 through Dec. 14. The museums to be visited include: the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Newseum.

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  • DubC Cares: Environmental Justice

    Article written by Savanna Burcham and Sarah Holtzclaw As Earth Day approaches Wilmington College can stand proud in witness of all the environmental justice movements happening on campus. Founded in 1870 by the Religious Society of Friends, the College adopted the following core values: integrity, community, diversity, excellence, peace and social justice, respect for all

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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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  • The 5 Most Important APA Tips for College Papers

    In high school we were all taught how to write in MLA format. However, certain college classes will require you to write in APA format which goes against everything you think you know about citations and format. Title Page You need a title page for your paper that will include your running header at the

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  • Upcoming “Chip Trip” Focused on Civil Rights

    On Friday, March 9, a group of Wilmington College students will embark on a trip over spring break to obtain more knowledge about the Civil Rights movement. On this trip, the students will be visiting several places in Georgia and Alabama: The Center for Civil and Human Rights (Georgia), Atlanta Aquarium (Georgia), Martin Luther King

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  • 5 MLA Mistakes College Students Still Make

    In college, students typically write formal papers in MLA format, which is a style most people used in high school. However, we still tend to make mistakes and second guess ourselves on the details of the format. Titles The titles of short works like sonnets, short poems, songs, chapters, and short stories are usually placed

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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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