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Sometimes It’s Okay to Skip

Two weeks ago, I did something that I’m entirely against… skipping class and showing up late to work. I have skipped four classes in my two years as a student at WC. I have never understood the students who can skip class after class in good conscience. However, I concluded that skipping would not kill me, and I went to a concert in Columbus instead. I realized taking time for myself and interacting with my world outside of academics was just as important. I realized taking time for myself and…

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An Interview on Black Fashion as a Means of Expression

  Q & A with Cheyann McKee, VP and Secretary of BSI about what black fashion means to her: Q: How do you think fashion has evolved in African American culture? A: I think African American fashion has evolved in such a way that we’ve become multidimensional. What I mean by this is that we embrace a multitude of different fashion types such as: Mainstream American, Typical Urban, Retro, and Traditional African. This makes African American fashion so versatile and unique because we still succeed in making any style our…

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BSI Plans To See Black Panther Movie, Milestone for African American Community

Guns, gangs, and violence are three themes typically seen in movies with an African American as the main character. However, Marvel precisely abandoned these themes when creating the highly anticipated Black Panther. Not only does the new superhero movie include a predominately African American cast, but also women essentially drawing in two very large crowds. Since this movie is such a milestone for the African American community, Wilmington College’s Black Student Initiative (BSI) thought it would be a good idea to attend a viewing of the movie as a group….

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Movie Review: The Post

Directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg, the movie The Post lives up to critics high expectations. The movie takes place during the Nixon administration and flashes back and forth from Washington, D.C. to New York City. The movie follows a woman named Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep), the first female publisher of a major newspaper… The Washington Post. Not only did the movie have prodigious content, it also had a list of very well known actors. Starring as the executive editor, Ben Bradlee, of The Washington Post was the award winning…

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Makeup Trends to Watch Out For This Year

Everyone knows 2017 was the year of wild makeup trends that made the internet go crazy. 2018 might be bigger or maybe, but maybe more calm. Seeing the way 2017 left off, here’s some trends to watch out for this new year. Gloss, Gloss, and More Gloss Matte has been taking over for so long now, but gloss is taking over the scene once again. Many makeup fanatics say matte was too dried out and chipped away too much. Of course gloss is moisturizing and gives your lips a plump…

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2017 Greatest Movies, 2018 Upcoming Blockbusters

Movies can be good or bad or in between. There are comedies, horrors, romance, action, and so many more genres that it would take the entire length of this page to name. I am a movie connoisseur, I watch them all, and I love them equally. So here’s my list of 2017’s greatest movies to catch and an even greater list of 2018’s upcoming blockbusters to look out for. 1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Despite fan reviews this movie was a powerhouse of action, story and that great…

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Ridiculous Trends of 2017

2017 brought the world some mixed emotions: people have powerful feelings about if 2017 was actually a good year or not. Despite the good things that happened in 2017 (like April the giraffe having her baby) the year still help some ridiculous social trends. Rainbow and Unicorn EVERYTHING I don’t know how many times I scrolled through Instagram’s discover page and saw rainbow doughnuts and bagels or Starbuck’s Unicorn Frappuccino. Do you know what is one of those? According to Starbucks, it is: ice, milk, crème, whipped cream, mango syrup,…

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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 fix it. In spite of this, the Wilmington College Theatre Department made bold strokes when they took matters into their own hands by starting a conversation with Avenue Q. Avenue Q is one of the…

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Fall Fashion on a College Budge

Looking for sweaters, cute boots, or just anything to bring together your fall look? Here’s some helpful ways to help you shop smart for fall. Thrift Stores and Inexpensive Clothing Stores Goodwill, Ross, and Bargain Hunt are examples of places were you can save more and buy more. We all want to rock the new fashion trends but how is that going to be possible with not much cash? You can easily make a look happen by shopping smart and paying attention to prices. You can find your fave shoes…

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Underrated Halloween Films to Watch This Season

Underrated Halloween Films As the Halloween spirit comes to an end, you might feel some pressure to partake in Halloween activates: an easy one to do is watch some scary movies with your friends, because at this point all the good pumpkins are probably taken. 5. Corpse Bride My personal favorite Halloween movie has something for everyone to enjoy. For starters: Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham Carter. It has incredible musical numbers from start to finish and a plot like no other movie. If you’re an art major…

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