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  • Students Lobby for a Just Immigration System in D.C.

    photo: Students of Wilmington College lobbying to their representative Every spring, students from a variety of backgrounds venture to the heart-stirring city, otherwise known as Washington D.C.. On this journey, the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) teaches young adults how to lobby their representatives using moral arguments and cold hard facts. This year, SLW

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  • A Student’s Thoughts on the AmeriCorp Budget Loss

    AmeriCorps NCCC is losing its budget soon. A generation of community service thrown out of the window because of our President who promised to ‘help’ America, somehow dissolving a federal program that promotes community service throughout the country doesn’t seem like help to me. AmeriCorps was an integral part of my life and many others.

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  • Spring Lobby Weekend: What is it and Why is it Important?

    Spring Lobby Weekend (SLW) is an opportunity for students to learn how to be effective change-makers in society. The weekend takes place over spring break and allows students, no matter their major, to engage in promoting a peaceful solution in Washington D.C.. Each year there is a different topic the students lobby on and this

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  • Women’s March For Both Men and Women

    photo from Wilmington Women’s March Facebook page Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Las Angeles, Las Vegas. All of these places combined hosted large crowds of women yearning to make a change. January 21st, 2018 marked the second annual ‘Women’s March’ which started in Washington, D.C. in 2017. What started as Teresa Shook inviting forty of her friends

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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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  • 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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  • There Is a Purpose – Avenue Q in Review

    pictured above:  Kate Monster (Jessica Fair) and Princeton (Joshua Woodward) talking together Today’s world is full of controversy and lacks discussion. Many pointed issues, either on Capitol Hill or around one’s dinner table, are talked about but not resolved. At times, news reports and media messages seem bleak and there is a little conversation to

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  • DNA Discussion About Respecting the Flag

    Tuesday, October 17, the DNA had a discussion about respecting the flag and what it has to do with the NFL. They had several guest speakers, retired veterans and teachers who taught at Wilmington. Those in attendance included Arc Brooks, the first multicultural affairs director, three retired veterans, and campus staff. “This is an organism

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  • Interactive Passages Game Opens Eyes to Lives of Refugees

    On October 10th, Wilmington College held their annual Westheimer Peace Symposium with the theme “Welcoming the Other.” The idea for the Symposium was to bring knowledge to students about all aspects of refugees and immigrants in hopes of making students more accepting. Classes were cancelled throughout the whole day and instead there were events around

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