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#500 For Soccer Coach Bud Lewis

On Friday, September 15th, Wilmington Men’s Soccer Head Coach Bud Lewis secured his 500th career victory over the Wittenberg Tigers. The Fightin’ Quakers entered Friday’s contest with a 1-3-1 record through five games This was Wilmington’s first time playing in front of their home crowd all year. It was only right that Coach Bud had an opportunity to get his 500th win in the team’s first home game. The Quakers took control of the game early; Freshman Willie Winald scored two minutes into the first half. Wilmington was not done, in…

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To Freshmen and Their OWLs, Summer Orientation Continues Its Impact

Summer Orientation. You loved it, you hated it, you didn’t care about it. Whatever your feelings on it were, it’s over now. You’ve settled into college life, either barely coping, or kicking the crap out of it. Go you, you’re awesome. However, at times when you feel you’ve made it, or even when life is getting you down, always make sure to look back at the past and see what kind of adventures you’ve already had. For many of you, ‘Summer O’ was the first step out of Mom and…

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Date rape activist Katie Koestner to speak at Wilmington College

On Monday, September 18, Katie Koestner, the first date rape survivor to speak out nationally and the founder of the Take Back the Night Foundation, will be speaking at Wilmington College about student safety on college campuses. Katie brought her story forward in the early 1990s at age eighteen and has been a leader in the movement to end sexual violence ever since. Her testimony on Capitol Hill was instrumental in the passage of federal student safety legislation. Katie will be relating key facts and statistics weaved with personal anecdotes…

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To a Wilmington College student on this crazy college journey…

Congratulations! At this point you have now almost completed either your first, second, or third year here at Wilmington College! Regardless of where you are in that journey, this letter is for you. As a graduating senior, about to leave this safety net I love to call home, I want to give you some advice from things that I learned along the way. Some of it you may have already learned, but hear me out anyways. The first and most important piece of advice I can give anyone is to…

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Dear Friend, You Will Be Missed: In Memory of Megan Elizabeth Louallen

Megan Elizabeth Louallen, a smiling friend, a hard-working mother, a diligent student, and an honorable member of Greek life. Words can’t describe how the Wilmington College campus is feeling. We are grieving for a life lost too soon, yet thankful for all of the wonderful memories. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. Megan, a 2015 graduate of Wilmington College, was…

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WC’s 2017 Student Honor Convocation Awards Deserving Upperclassmen

Select Wilmington College seniors and juniors were inducted into Green Key and Who’s Who and one student received the Lucas Award for Outstanding Leadership on Sunday 23 at 1 p.m. Over 100 students were in attendance. Megan Canfield, graduating with degrees in Psychology and Political Communications for Social Change, won the Lucas Award. “I was really shocked when I realized President Jim was talking about me in his speech,” shared Megan. “People are telling me now that I shouldn’t be surprised but I feel like there are so many giving…

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Senior Spotlight: Alisa Turner and Nikki Northern

Alisa Turner is from Detroit, Michigan where she graduated from W.e.b. Dubois Preparatory Academy. Alisa is majoring in Social Work with a minor is Psychology. While at Wilmington Alisa was a part of Chi Alpha and Grow Food Grow Hope. Alisa is currently a part of Black Student Initiative, is the Treasurer of Peace Corp Prep, and is the Cultural Chair of Activities Programming Board (APB). She works for the sexual assault hotline, the One on One program with Academic Services, and is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa…

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Senior Spotlight: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker

Hard Work: a great deal of effort or endurance. Responsibility: the opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization. Understanding: sympathetically aware of other people’s feelings: tolerant and forgiving. Leader: the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. All of these are words define this week’s seniors: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker. These two students are defined as hardworking, understanding, and responsible leaders across Wilmington College campus. Kyle Bell Kyle is from Ashland, Ohio where he graduated from Ashland High School. Kyle is studying…

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WC’s Triplets Near Graduation!

It is not very common to see a set of triplets attend the same college or university, but these triplets sure did. They have a bond stronger than you can imagine. Erik, David, and Elyse Spraul are being featured on this week’s special of senior spotlight. The triplets all come from Evendale, Ohio, although they did not all go to the same high school. In total they have 7 family members; Doug, Mikey, Erik, David, Elyse, and their two parents Susan and Jim. They don’t want to leave out the…

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Senior Spotlight: Ali Hayes and Olivia Bauer

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” These two seniors have gone above and beyond in succeeding throughout their careers here at Wilmington College. Underclassmen look up to them as role models, and as outstanding student leaders. Ali Hayes Ali Hayes is from Mount Gilead, Ohio where she graduated from Mount Gilead High School. Ali is an Athletic Training major and throughout her time at Wilmington College, she was been a leader in the following: a Resident Assistant and Assistant Resident…

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