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The Witness Newspaper
  • Courageous Series at WC

    [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t is Random Acts of Kindness Week on Wilmington’s campus, and there are many activities through the Center for Service and Civic Engagement that students may participate in.  To accompany this week to spread goodwill to the community, the Wilmington College Campus Ministry Office has presented a series on Monday nights from 6-7:30 titled “Courage.” 

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  • Construction Creates a Parking Conundrum

    [dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo major construction projects on Wilmington College’s campus are exciting students and faculty.  Kettering Hall is under a complete transformation as a 13,500 square-foot addition will update the antiquated halls, classrooms, and laboratories.  At summer’s end, the new Center for the Sciences and Agriculture will usher in eager students.  Directly adjacent to Hermann Court, crews

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  • The Biggest Loser Kick­off

     [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the life of an average college student, top priorities often include academics and involvement on campus. But there are priorities that students often begin neglecting if not involved in a campus sport, and that includes health and physical fitness. In an effort to jumpstart fitness plans at Wilmington College, a contest kicked off at

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  • Spring Sport Double Take

    [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen it comes to baseball and softball, the vernacular used to describe the action and various aspects of the sports is almost as unique as the personalities of the players on the field. A hard hit groundball is often referred to as a “daisy-cutter”. Left-handed pitchers are universally called “southpaws”. Weakly hit bloopers that land where no fielder

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  • New Beginnings for the Peace Resource Center

    [dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew Beginnings for the Peace Resource Center Martin Luther King once said, “True peace is not the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.” This powerful statement represents the mission behind Wilmington College’s Peace Resource Center. Students can begin looking for new opportunities and involvement through the center in the near future. Tanya

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  • Paint the Campus Purple Week

    [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ilmington campus is participating in Paint the Town Purple week in a big way. To raise awareness for Relay for Life, students have decorated campus with purple Relay signs, banners, and decorations. Even the campus statues have been decked out in purple clothing. Relay for Life is an event often hosted in the spring, and

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  • WC Amnesty International Restarts After Ten Years

      [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne might ask what Wilmington College’s greatest characteristic is, and many would agree that it is the number of active-minded students who want to reach out into the community and into the world.  A few of these students have restarted an organization that was present on campus ten years ago called Amnesty International.  At

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  • The Witness Highlights: Bri Knisley

     [dropcap]B[/dropcap]ri Knisley is a senior Sustainable Development major at Wilmington College. She is also an intern at the Quaker Heritage Center and has been on their staff for five semesters. What Bri does behind the scenes helps the QHC to thrive on a daily basis. When they receive donations, Bri puts the objects into the

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  • A Look Behind the Scenes of the QHC

    [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Monday, January 12th  the Quaker Heritage Center opened up its doors to its new exhibit titled “Behind the Scenes: What Happens at the Quaker Heritage Center.” “Many people ask us, what is it that you do?” explained Bri Knisley, senior staff member and intern of the QHC. This exhibit helps to bring awareness to

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  • Wilmington College: A Place Called Home

    By Gus Sevastos Editorial             With the tragic events of the past week, this is already shaping up to be a very different semester for everyone. For the sophomores, juniors, and seniors, a member of our family has been lost and it breaks our hearts. However, for the freshman, all this does is prove a

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