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The Need to Step Back: Three Perspectives

WC Senior Perspective: Kara Griffith, studying Criminal Justice I think the major [life change] for seniors after graduation is going from a sporadic, packed schedule of social events, community service, classes, sporting events and meetings to a more settled schedule revolving around a traditional work schedule. No longer will I be up until 3am writing extensive research papers, or unfortunately have the opportunity to nap at 1 in the afternoon. Having this busy and sporadic schedule has definitely taught me how to manage time better as well how to be…

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Professor Spotlight: Elizabeth Haynes

On the first weekend of April, Miami University hosted the spring conference of the Ohio section of the Mathematical Association of America. Presenting at the conference was Wilmington College’s very own professor of math, Elizabeth Haynes. Haynes has taught at Wilmington College for five years, and subsequently has attended the Ohio section of the MAA for the same duration. Raised and educated in Kentucky, she enjoyed the Kentucky section and likewise the Ohio section due to the similarities in the way both sections are run. The Mathematical Association of America…

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A Student’s Reflection on Performing for the First Time

This past weekend of April 12th, 13th and the 14th was Wilmington Colleges play production of Early Dark. Directed by Wynn Alexander, based on the book “A Long and Happy Life” by Reynolds Price, the cast and crew of Early Dark did a fantastic job preforming the difficult and demanding roles in which they were placed in. I was lucky enough to be cast in the role of Wesley Beavers, the love interest of Rosacoke Mustian, played by the incomparable Keni Brown. This was my first theater experience. Of course,…

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Senior Spotlight: Mitchell Pfaltzgraf and Brittany Montgomery

Mitchell Pfaltzgraf Mitchell Pfaltzgraf, majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing and psychology, is originally from Pickerington, Ohio, and started at WC in 2014. After graduation, Mitchell is looking for marketing jobs and internships this summer and beyond. He has been applying to grad school for sports journalism and broadcasting. Mitchell’s largest involvement on campus has been joining the fraternity Sigma Zeta and holding presidency for a year. “Joining Sigma Zeta [is my best experience.] My brothers are one of the main reasons I loved to stay here. Also…

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Senior Spotlight: Sarah Lebowitz and Mathew Hursey

Sarah Lebowitz Sarah Lebowitz, studying Business, is a senior who transferred and began her studies at WC in the fall of 2016. Originally from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Sarah is exploring her options for post-graduation. “I have an internship set up for after graduation, but I’m looking at options for either graduate schools or taking a full-time position job,” she shares. “I would love to further my education and to continue to make an impact of those around me.” Although her time at Wilmington has been short, Sarah has made the most of…

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WC Track and Field Competes in Atlanta

The Wilmington College Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams travelled to Atlanta, Georgia this past week to participate in the Emory Invitational, hosted by Emory University. The men’s team placed 10th out of 23 teams from across the country, and the women finished 14th overall. The men’s team placed 10th out of 23 teams from across the country, and the women finished 14th overall. The Quakers had many student-athletes shine in the warm weather for both teams. On the track, Pierce Burnam finished in first place among 25 participants…

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Senior Spotlight: Allyson Schaefer and Quinten Beach

Allyson Schaefer Allyson Schaefer is a senior who started in the fall of 2015, studying psychology and criminal justice. Originally from Fayetteville, Ohio, near the Cincinnati area, she plans on continuing her education by obtaining a Master’s degree in psychology. “I also has a possible opportunity with the Children’s Hospital Research Foundation in Cincinnati that I might not be able to pass up!” shares Allyson. Allyson has been involved in many ways at Wilmington College, including being a Student Ambassador, a student assistant in the President’s Office, an intern of…

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Quakers Victorious on Senior Night

Senior night had a happy ending for the four senior men’s basketball players on Wednesday night, as Wilmington defeated Capital 86-67 in a true team effort. The Quakers played in front of their largest home crowd of the year and got even with the Crusaders after losing by 14 earlier this season. Wilmington College honored seniors Christian Jones, Nathan Scott, Jordan Jones, and D.J. Iles pregame, and the seniors came out hot to start the game. The Quakers went on a 23-6 run to open the contest, but Capital found…

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Senior Spotlight: MacKenzie Stevens and Jordan Jones

MacKenzie Stevens MacKenzie Stevens is a senior with a major is Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Interventionist. Originally from Lynchburg, Ohio, MacKenzie hopes to start teaching in the fall. She shares, “When I graduate, I want to rent an apartment until I decide where God’s plan for me is. I plan to stay in contact with all of my friends and come back to Kappa Delta events when I can.” Her campus involvement has included Greek Life, holding many positions of leadership; cheerleading; APB; and Order of Omega….

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Senior Spotlight: Travis Scheadler and Zara Zeller

Travis Scheadler Travis Scheadler is a senior with a major in Psychology. Originally from Goshen, Ohio, Travis plans on “continuing my studies into graduate school. I have applied to many different programs across the nation because I am not 100% set on any field. I am waiting to hear back from University of Chicago, Ball State University, Stanford University, West Virginia University, Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh, and Springfield College (MA).” Travis has not been short on involvement at WC, beginning as an athlete on the soccer field and transitioning to…

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