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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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Senior Spotlight: Treece Tatum and David Henry

Treece Tatum Treece Tatum is a senior with a major in Social Work and a minor in Psychology & Sociology. “I plan on working at Hamilton County Job & Family Services doing Children Services. I hope to be attending Simmons College Online in their Social Work Program,” Treece says. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Treece has taken full advantage of her time at Wilmington, holding many leadership positions such as the VP-Membership in Kappa Delta Sorority, President of the Residential Student Association, Diversity & Inclusion Intern, Sergeant at Arms for Black…

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Senior Spotlight: Kyle Arcaro and Carly Pritchard

Kyle Arcaro Kyle Arcaro is a senior with a major in Athletic Training. “When I graduate I want to work in the scholastic setting as an AT while getting a master’s degree in Exercise science or anything I find interesting that is not a master’s in AT,” Kyle says. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Kyle moved to Believe Air MD when he was three and moved to Columbus, Ohio when he was ten. In his time at Wilmington, Kyle has been an active member of Tau Kappa Beat since Spring of 2015….

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Senior Spotlight: Alicia Gifford and Andrew Hall

Alicia Gifford is a senior with a major in Criminal Justice and Political Science. In her time at Wilmington College, Alicia has been highly involved in Residential Life, Greek Life, and more. She has held many leadership positions, which includes an RA position in Denver her sophomore year, an employee for the Sexual Assault Hotline for two years, and the Vice President and now President of DTS Lil Sis. She has participated in three lobby trips to Washington D.C. through the school. Along with involvement on campus, Alicia had worked…

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Why I Ride My Bike 10 Miles to School

Riding bicycles has many benefits to offer, such as increased cardiovascular fitness, improved flexibility, weight loss and many more things to gain when going for a ride. Of course, to really see those changes on average you must ride a bicycle anywhere from thirty to forty minutes at a time which translates roughly to 15 miles and hour. However, those aren’t the only reasons I ride my bicycle. For one it saves me a ton of money when I don’t have to fill my gas tank up every week just…

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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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