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  • What Are Lent and Mardi Gras All About?

    Mardi Gras has a connotation of being one of the wildest parties throughout the year. However, Fat Tuesday is a long-standing tradition of the Catholic Church, and it marks the last day of ordinary time before the start of Lent, a time of fasting and repentance. The celebration dates back centuries to pagan celebrations of

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  • No and Other Words of Female Empowerment

    In today’s world one of the most pressing issues is women rights and sexual assault and how society handles the two issues. The poetry book No and Other Words of Female Empowerment was released November of 2017 and focuses on the message of female empowerment and strength, the book makes the reader acknowledge the reader’s

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  • Peace Resource Center, Home of Incredible and Important Archives

    photo: images from the extensive historic open archive of the Peace Resource Center The Peace Resource Center (PRC), the largest archive on Hiroshima and Nagasaki outside of Japan and a friendly work environment for students, has been selected to be part of a month-long photography exhibit in the FotoFocus Biennial of Cincinnati, Ohio. Throughout the

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  • Model Arab League Course Provides Insight Into the World

    The Model Arab League (MAL) is a diplomatic leadership program designed to give college students insight on the Middle East and Arab world. Students are assigned delegations and roles within those delegations. These roles help students strengthen their leadership, public speaking, and critical thinking skills. At Wilmington College, Professor of Political Science, Dr. Marlaina Leppert-Wahl,

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  • Why I Decided to Change My Major

    When I first began my career as a Wilmington College student, I struggled with the decision of what major I would study. I kept telling myself that this was what I would be doing for the rest of my life, and that I needed to choose carefully. I had contemplated majoring in social work, psychology,

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  • Cheap/Free Textbook Rentals for Next Semester

      With the start of the new semester slowly creeping up, we are all worried about how we are going to afford textbooks (hint: avoid the bookstore). Buying from the bookstore might seems like a quick and easy idea. However, when hundreds of dollars are at stake, I’ll jump around from site to site and

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  • College Guide to Achieving the Best Finals Grade

    The holidays are quickly approaching, much to the joy of students everywhere. Unfortunately, that also means final exams and tedious papers in practically every class. But don’t stress! Here is your guide to achieve the best grade possible: The first thing you should do to prepare for your needed studying is learn what the exam

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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

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  • A New Minor at Wilmington College: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Studies

    cover photo credit Randy Sarvis Recently there has been interest in having a major for topics related to gender studies, African American studies, and Latin American studies. Because of the small number of students interested in the topic, Wilmington College decided to put it all into one minor: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Studies. Ursula McTaggart,

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