Halloween attraction review

Stephanie Thompson and Dani Krabbe Staff Writers   If you have been seeking out to enjoy a Haunted Halloween experience, you don’t have to go further than Wilmington’s Haunted Hollow Ride. Open from dusk to midnight, every Friday and Saturday through October 31st, this Haunted Hollow ride is sure to shock you around every turn. You don’t want to miss your last opportunity to check this out. The spooky ride takes you through, “Fire breathing Semi’s”, a medic recklessly driving his ambulance, each monster searching for their next victims. The…

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A big win

Cameron Schwalbach Staff Writer   On October, 20, 2012, the Wilmington College football team recorded their first win of the season against the Marietta Pioneers. The game was a hard fought battle between both OAC teams, but Wilmington had the edge with a game winning field goal by Max Gabbard. The Wilmington team left with a 13-12 win ending a streak of 32 straight losses. Junior quarterback Brandon Arehart stated, “It took the whole team to get the win, we were finally rewarded for all the hard work that we…

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RSA Carnival

A.J. Ganger Staff Writer On October 16, the RSA hosted their first carnival outside of the Pyle Center. Organizations came together and had their own tables with games of their choice. All of the money they made went to their organization. Some of games at the carnival were a ring toss and guess that song. Also there was a pie a Delt in the face game, which you would pay one dollar and pull out the name of a Delt and then you would pie them in the face. Nikki…

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Argo: another solid hit for Ben Affleck

Gus Sevastos Editorialist   Argo is, first and foremost, an honest spy movie. If you came into the theater looking for a crazed, guns-blazing action movie, you’ll be sorely disappointed. However, if you enjoy a well written, acted and directed film that keeps you on the edge of your seat, you are in for an enjoyable two hours. Argo tells the story of a secret mission carried out during the Iranian hostage crisis. CIA ex-filtration expert Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) puts together a plan to rescue six Americans who have…

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Circleville hosts annual Pumpkin Show

Cameron Schwalbach Staff Writer   The Circleville Pumpkin Show is an annual event that occurs throughout the week of October 15, in downtown Circleville, Ohio. Called the greatest free show on earth, the Pumpkin Show is a big festival filled with food, games, parades, and many other events. People come to see the wide variety of pumpkin displays and enjoy different pumpkin foods from pumpkin ice cream to pumpkin shredded chicken. Molly Hirtzinger, a student at Wilmington College, stated, “I really enjoy the pumpkin show; it’s a tradition for the…

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Get ready for spirit jugs

Dani Krabbe and Stephanie Thompson Staff Writers     This is a great way to pass an hour or so on a weekend afternoon in October. You Will Need: clean gallon milk jugs black permanent marker craft knife string of clear low-wattage Christmas lights   Step One: Draw some spooky faces on your milk jugs. Step Two: Color in the faces!           Step Three: Using the craft knife, cut a hole in the lower backside of the jug. About the size of a half dollar (or…

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Costume poll

 Megan Phillips Staff Writer As the Halloween holiday is coming to a near, of course the first thing people think of is the costumes. Around Wilmington, you can buy costumes at Wal-Mart, Big Lots, and even Goodwill. If you don’t have the money to buy a costume, the easiest thing to do is to make one. On campus, Wilmington holds Goodies for Goblins, which is at the Top, and anyone can hand out candy to children around the community that come. Trick-or-Treat this year will be held on Tuesday, October…

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Classic game appreciation: Red Dead Redemption

Gus Sevastos Editorial and Staff Writer   The Wild West was no longer wild by 1911. The government had decided to move in and civilize the territory, making it safe for the states to finally develop. Outlaws were hunted down, and the remnants of the older times sat in the saloons drinking themselves half blind, hoping some young buck wouldn’t come in and make them use their guns one last time. The land is still beautiful, still lush, and for the most part, still wild and free. The buffalo still…

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Greek rush

Megan Phillips Staff Writer It’s that time of the year again; all Greek Organizations have rush! Attending Greek rushes are very important. Not only does a student get to realize all the different Greeks on campus, but he or she also gets to learn about himself or herself and see if he/she is interested. Rhia Batson, the president of the Delta Omega Theta sorority, said, “There are not any obligations with just simply attending a rush; therefore, if a student has a free night they have open to come out…

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Zombies have infiltrated Wilmington College!

Katie Campbell Staff Writer For the Fall 2012 semester, zombies have infected the campus and even infiltrated the classroom. Dr. James McNelis is teaching two sections of ENG201 Varieties of Literature: Zombies: The Walking Dead. The course is designed to delve into the literature, cinema and culture surrounding the zombie phenomenon that we’re currently experiencing, as well as taking a look at zombies throughout literature and cultures even as far back as the medieval period. When asked for the reasoning behind teaching this class, Dr. McNelis cites the demand for…

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