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  • Small Steps to Big Changes with the Earth Day Environmental Round Tables

    Student Mathew Hursey stating his personal connection to the cause of environmental justice (photo by Corey Cockerill) To face big problems, one must start small and take one step at a time. Wilmington College is doing just that in addressing environmental concerns and letting voices be heard. On the afternoon of April 19, students Sarah

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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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  • Healthy Tips to Avoid the Cold and Flu

    The winter season brings many things: freezing temperature, inches and inches of snow, a lack of sunshine, dreariness, the inability to go outside, and especially the cold and flu. It is important to know the best practices to keep yourself, and your dorm or apartment clean. www.cdc.gov gives six habits to do just that.Avoid close

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  • In N Out of Sleep

    As college students, we try to sleep as much as we can wherever we can (although life would probably be better if we didn’t fall asleep at 2 a.m. and know we have an 8 a.m. in the next morning). When we wake up it never seems to be enough sleep, which means we hit

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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

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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

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  • How To: Avoiding Homesickness during the Holiday Season

    The Holidays are supposed to be a season full of cheer, love, family, and delicious food. It is about spending time with the people you love, cooking, laughing, eating, and being close. For students living on campus away from their family, this may not be the case. Rather than feeling the holiday cheer, students feel

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  • How to Avoid Unhealthy Minds

    Keeping a strong mental health in college is extremely important. Without it, depression and anxiety can set in causing everyday activities to become a challenge. Getting out of bed, eating regular meals, doing homework, spending time with friends and family, and most importantly taking care of yourself become a difficult task without a strong and

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  • The Unacknowledged Transition, Freshman to Sophomore Year

    Freshman year may seem like a breeze with introduction classes and financial support through those scholarships you received in high school. However, when sophomore year rolls around, as a student you can feel lost – and extra stressed. Sophomore Kennedy Horn said, “After my freshman year I realized it was time to buckle down and

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  • The Old QRC Can’t Come to the Phone Right Now

    “I’m sorry, the old QRC can’t come to the phone right now.” “Why?” “Oh, cause she’s dead.”    If you have not been over to see the new facility you must check it out, it has been well utilized and is the new hot spot on campus. Paula Stewart, WC Swim Coach, shared more about the

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