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The Witness Newspaper
  • Bomb threat on main campus arouses questions of safety procedures

    Staff Contributors A mass of students, toting their cell phones, all alerted to a bomb threat on the Wilmington College campus, gathered Monday morning in buildings deemed “safe” by the campus safety administration. A text message sent to the campus community at 8:45 a.m. read: “WC Main Campus Bomb Threat – There has been a

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  • Thousands attend livestock judging contest

    Henrik Hornaess Photography Editor More than 1000 high school students from around Ohio competed in Wilmington College’s Livestock contest Wednesday. The contest is an opportunity for young students with a future in agriculture to show off their skills at judging swine, sheep, horses and beef and dairy cattle. This was the 54 annual Livestock Judging Contest

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  • SGA elections to be held Tuesday and Wednesday

    Dylan Swormstedt Staff Writer   The Student Government Association elections are right around the corner.  Students can submit their votes in Pyle Center during lunch and dinner on Tuesday, February 19 and Wednesday, February 20. The candidates for each position are as follows: Student Body President– Gus Sevastos (junior) and Jamie Crane (sophomore), Vice President-

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  • Marchin’ on to the playoffs

      The Wilmington men’s basketball is going on to the playoffs with confidence of winning OAC. Henrik Hornnaess Staff Writer In a close game Wilmington sealed the win in the last minute to make it 50-47 over Otterbein in the Ohio Athletic Conference Wednesday night at Fred Raizk Arena in Herman Court. Wilmington did not

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  • Finals: One man’s tale of love, academia, and quest for sleep

    Gus Sevastos Editorialist It is finally upon us; that one malicious week of the year that college students dread: finals week. For those who are concerned with their grade, it is a vicious cycle of constant studying and finishing up of last minute work that needs to be done. Sleep is a luxury that is

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  • Election results stir students

    Morgan Smith Editor   Last night, Wilmington College students gathered in the Underground in Pyle Center to watch as votes were tallied for the presidential race. Students enjoyed refreshments and political conversation.   “The Republicans obviously don’t like this idea,” said Katie Wisecup, a sophomore Biology major. She stated that Issue 2 is important to

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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

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  • Westheimer to feature nature of war

    Morgan Smith Editor     Wednesday October 17 will mark the 22 annual Westheimer Peace Symposium at Wilmington College. The first session begins at 10 a.m. in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center. “I’m always excited about it, “ said Ruth Dobyns, Curator of the Quaker Heritage Center and the Coordinator of the Westheimer Peace Symposium.

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  • A stay at the rez

    Brianna Knisley My experience at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota To put into words the things I experienced on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is an exceptional task. For some reason it’s hard to capture the true essence of the Rez through description or even photo, and to do so only seems to take away

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  • Recent Wilmington grad visits European United Nations

    Pat Carroll Wilmington Alumnus Pat Carroll stands before the United Nations European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland This summer I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in Geneva, Switzerland.  Geneva is the European headquarters of the United Nations and home to countless international governmental and nongovernmental organizations. Thanks to the generous donation from the Isaac Harvey Fund

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