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  • November: National Adoption Month

    November is a time that most of us consider to be the beginning of festivities, home cooked meals, and giving thanks. November isn’t only about Thanksgiving, however. It is also National Adoption Month, and one of the main focuses throughout this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. In 1976, the Massachusetts

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  • Ohio’s Haunted Happenings

    Around Halloween, everybody likes to break out their own stories of ghosts that are in old buildings or shadows in the woods. Whether or not these stories are entirely reliable or not, telling these spooky tales with friends is a past time most people experience. Next time an opportunity for scary stories arises, see if

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  • DNA Discussion: The Kavanaugh Effect

    The room was quiet as people of all different races, shapes, and sizes filed into the room, each person carrying their own facial expression as they prepared themselves for the discussion about to take place. These conversations are meant to be uncomfortable as they are primarily centered around topics that are not the easiest to

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  • Halloween, A History

    Halloween. The time of year when pumpkins seem to take over and the nights get just a little bit spookier. In 2017, more than 179 million Americans took part in different Halloween celebrations, and for 2018, expects around 180 million. It’s safe to say that many people enjoy dressing up and having a little fun

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  • A Close Look on Ohio’s Issue 1

    On Nov. 6, 2018, the United States is holding the Midterm General Election. There are many issues that we, as voting Americans, will be facing during this upcoming election. And As Ohioans, we have several issues and candidates to choose from during this voting session. On the statewide ballot we have Issue 1 which focuses

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  • Like Your Voice, Your Vote Matters

    It is important to realize that we are, in fact, born with certain unalienable rights in the United States of America. We are given the opportunity to voice our opinions loud and proud; we are given the right to own firearms; we are given the right to walk freely and not be held as slaves,

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  • 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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  • One Moment in Time Becomes One Movement in History

    On Oct. 6, 2018, the Women’s March organized an event with the hashtag “Cancel Kavanaugh.” This march was formed on the premise surrounding the sexual assault allegations towards Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States. A little background information on the judicial processes in the United States: Nominees who

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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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