DNA: “Red, Black, and Blue” Scheduled for Tuesday

Interested in engaging in dialogue about recent events regarding police and race? Diversity in Action (DNA) will be hosting its next event entitled “Red, Black, and Blue,” a community discussion that addresses all perspectives regarding the Red Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, and Black Lives Matter movements. This event will also feature special guest speakers: Dale Fulton ’93, Cincinnati Fire Department; Chief Ronald Cravens, Wilmington Police Department; and Bomani Moyenda, Black Lives Matter. Join us at the T.O.P. Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 8 p.m. ********** This letter was submitted…

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Dream and Promise Act: A Dream Come True for Immigrants

The Dream and Promise Act, otherwise referred to as H.R.6, is designed to set up a safe and attainable pathway to citizenship for immigrant youth, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, and other communities affected by immigration legislation. By creating a safe pathway to citizenship for immigrant youth, immigrant communities can truly flourish without having to live in the shadows.  This piece of legislation has broad support from faith organizations and leaders, from both the Republican and Democratic parties in Congress, and from over 140 of the nation’s top…

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COVID-19 Impacts Several Aspects of the Agriculture Industry

COVID-19, the coronavirus, pandemic, and quarantine are words that have become all too familiar throughout the world, leaving many people lost, broken, and confused.  This pandemic has completely blindsided most consumers, and has left them wondering when things will get back to normal; however, two things remain: hope and determination.  While most of this is out of their control, consumers have to stay hopeful yet realistic. Consumers have to do their part and stay home as much as they can; the people on the frontline are depending on the consumers…

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Making the 1920s Relatable to the 2020s

This past weekend, the Wilmington College Theatre Department presented a production of “Radium Girls” in the Hugh Heiland Theater. The play highlighted a time in the 1920s in which dangerous radium was considered to be a miracle substance safe for everyday use and even capable of curing cancer due to its ability to shrink tumors. The play centers on the “Radium Girls,” a group of female factory workers who worked for the US Radium Corporation. These workers painted watch dials with a radium-based luminous paint used by soldiers during World…

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Getting Wind of What the Honors Program Has Planned.

The Honors Program will embark on a trip to Chicago on April 26. This trip is open to any current Honors student on the Wilmington College main campus. In Chicago, students will be given the opportunity to further their knowledge on an array of topics when visiting venues of their choosing. One of the educational aspects on the itinerary is the Shedd Aquarium. This aquarium is nationally known for its exhibits as well as its educational programs. This activity will be especially enjoyed by the biology majors on the trip,…

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Different, Not Less

The zebra is the official symbol of rare diseases because each zebra’s stripes are unique to them, and each person with a rare disease is unique to them. Thus, the zebra is synonymous Rare Disease Day occurs on Feb. 28 of each year. A rare disease is a disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people. There is more than 7,000 rare diseases that affects 25 million Americas. Most of the people struggling with these rare diseases are children. There is an innate problem – there is very little funding and…

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