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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SGA Gives Weekly Report in New Location

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting yesterday. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication with the student government.   SGA will hold its open meetings in Boyd 210 to allow for better social distancing and adhere to Wilmington College’s COVID-19 protocols. This is a location change from CSA308 because a Session II class now meets in that classroom. The meeting time will remain the same at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays. Eight…

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WC Students AGvocated at Ohio Capitol

On February 29, the Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau (WCCFB) sent six members to Farm Bureau’s “Ag Day at the Capital” to advocate for agricultural issues, referred to as “Agvocacy.”  The six students were Aryn Copeland, Carly Fitz, Chyann Kendal, Kayli Long, Joseph Schmidt, and Jese Shell. “We had the opportunity to learn about Farm Bureau’s priority issues and raise gratitude and concerns through meetings with our representatives,” said Copeland, the WCCFB president. Farm Bureau members from around the state flocked to the Ohio Statehouse to discuss agriculture legislation with…

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10 Year Challenge: The Help

We are in the middle of February which means once again we are in the middle of celebrating Black History Month. And what better way to celebrate this important time of reflection than to discuss the monumentous novel “The Help” during its 10-year anniversary? Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s has strong connotations and is the setting for Kathryn Stockett’s “The Help.” Stockett’s “The Help” was released in 2009 and was inspired by her family maid, Demetrie. Stockett never got the chance to ask Demetrie what it was like being a…

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Upcoming Play to be Radiant

Every spring, Wilmington College puts on their annual play. Last year, Wynn Alexander directed “Early Dark,” a story about a young southern woman and man, the passion (or lack thereof) between the two, and the complications of their relationship. The play was very well received by its audiences, mostly due to the fresh faces that entered the Theatre Department. This year, Alexander has decided to direct “Radium Girls,” a smash hit in high schools and colleges nationwide as well as a successful documentary on Amazon Video. The show brings attention…

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