One act plays a success

Jordan Ann Holt Staff Writer     The One Act Play Festival is a student lead production here at Wilmington. It was held Thursday and Friday April 12th and 13th at 7:30 in the Heiland Theater. Each student from the college’s directing class produced their own show—it is their final grade for the class. They do everything from pick the script, host tryouts, produce the set, hold practices and direct the final show. Sarah Allen, Tom Blackbern, Ely Bolitho, Zach Hughes, Brian Staud, and Trae Walterhouse were the directors for…

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WC grad presents show about racism

Roxanna Blevins, Northern Kentucky University   Mandy McDonough has some confessions to make, and she will be sharing them with the public March 15. McDonough, a graduate communication student at Northern Kentucky University, will present her Capstone project, “Secrets of a White Girl” in Griffin Hall Digitorium March 15. “Secrets of a White Girl” is a multimedia show, which will incorporate spoken word, audio recording, video and a PowerPoint presentation. According to McDonough, the show is “a look at racism from a white perspective.” “I think that I will be…

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WC celebrates homecoming

Victoria Burcham Staff Writer Last weekend was Wilmington College’s Homecoming. The theme was “Escape to Paradise.” Many festivities, such as a banner contest, bonfire, and dance, took place on campus. The banner contest was judged by Student Government Association. The winner was the Aggies with a pig, sheep, and cow playing on the beach with the banner “WC Aggies: Everyday is Paradise down on the farm.” Runner-up was the cheerleading team. The banner portrayed the squad cheering on a beach with a sand castle. “My favorite was definitely the Aggies,” said…

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Theatre department to hold workshop, auditions

  The Wilmington College Theatre Department has announced that this year’s fall show will be the musical “Violet.” A workshop will be held in Heiland Theatre in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7:15 p.m. for anyone interested in or planning to audition for the fall show. No advance preparation for the workshop is necessary; all music and movement used for the audition will be taught during this session. Scripts will be available for cold readings. Those auditioning are encouraged to attend the workshop to allow…

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Buckeye Livery opens uptown, features pizzeria, billiards and arcade

Victoria Burcham Staff Writer Nestled inside the local, uptown pizzeria, Cassano’s, is what some might call a ‘hidden gem.’ If you walk past the counter, you’ll encounter the unexpected—a palatial new pub called the Buckeye Livery. With an outside patio, expansive bar, arcade, pool tables, and live bands scheduled to play throughout the fall season, it’s not one to miss. “It is a real piece of history,” said Larry Reinsmith, co-owner of Cassano’s and the Buckeye Livery. “As soon as it was up for sale, I knew a pizza place…

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