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Small Steps to Big Changes with the Earth Day Environmental Round Tables

Student Mathew Hursey stating his personal connection to the cause of environmental justice (photo by Corey Cockerill) To face big problems, one must start small and take one step at a time. Wilmington College is doing just that in addressing environmental concerns and letting voices be heard. On the afternoon of April 19, students Sarah Holtzclaw and Emma Marks hosted an Earth Day Roundtable which focused on environmental advocacy. Students and community members of varying backgrounds were represented and able to share their thoughts on the topic with staff members…

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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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Wilmington College’s annual Poetry and Short Story Competition

This past Thursday, five students were awarded with Kittay Poetry and Bowman Short Fiction Rewards. This is a contest were students get to submit in many forms including poetry and short stories with the chance to win up to $150. For the Kittay Poetry Competition, the winners were Aaliyah Compton, Shiloh Day, and Crystal Waters. They got the chance to meet Kittay himself and receive their cash prizes. The Bowman Literary Prize winners were Hillary Mitchell, Aaliyah Compton, and Cody Volz. These students were also rewarded with their cash prizes….

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Security Camera Debate Occurring Among Students

Recently there has been a string of vandalism toward student cars on campus. Many students are adamant that the college needs to put up security cameras pointed toward parking lots. Student posts on the WC app have even led President Jim to join the conversation. The original post by Tylor Cooper sparked the debate.   Other students have shared testimonies regarding their cars being vandalized. The dilemma has also sparked debate on proper uses of the app and ways in which students can create positive change. Jim issued responses to several…

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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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Sometimes It’s Okay to Skip

Two weeks ago, I did something that I’m entirely against… skipping class and showing up late to work. I have skipped four classes in my two years as a student at WC. I have never understood the students who can skip class after class in good conscience. However, I concluded that skipping would not kill me, and I went to a concert in Columbus instead. I realized taking time for myself and interacting with my world outside of academics was just as important. I realized taking time for myself and…

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Students Paint a Source of Light for the Cape May Community

On Saturday, April 7, the Student Leader Executive Board (SLEB) hosted a service project titled “Paint A Canvas.” Students and faculty members were invited to paint an inspirational quote or warm picture on a canvas that will be delivered to the Ohio Living Cape May Retirement Community. The idea was developed to bring a source of light into the lives of the residents that live there. This gesture will allow them to have a painting made especially for them this spring. Thirteen volunteers were in attendance, which amounted to thirteen beautiful…

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Movie Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One (RP1) recently came out to a few mixed reviews, but overall accepted fairly well. Of course no competitor to the Upcoming Avengers Infinity War or the Han Solo film coming out in May. But it holds its own in this strange stagnant stretch of movies until the big summer blockbusters everybody is waiting for. Ready Player One is sure to go down in the movies to review of 2018. Directed by Steven Spielberg, RP1 delivers an action packed adventure of all of your favorite childhood memories come…

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Eight Tips for Move-Out Day

Many of Wilmington College’s campus is filled with students that live on campus. For the lucky students that commute and don’t have to worry about moving out, we envy you. Not only is it that time of the year where we are stressing about the many assignments, finals, and projects, but on top of everything we are starting to stress about how we are going to move out of our dorm rooms. So, if you are a studentthat is worried about how they are going to move out almost eight…

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