SGA: What They Discussed on August 20

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 14 people attended the most recent meeting. They represented SGA, APB, Residence Life, Sodexo, DTA National Agricultural Honor Society, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the Aug. 20 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, reported that Org Fair with the theme of…

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CSA: Transforming a Dull Corner into a Vivid Display

Because of Giving Tuesday, the Wilmington College biology department was able to obtain a unique opportunity: an impressive fish tank that serves as both a learning opportunity and a fascinating attraction. “The fish tank has multiple purposes. One is to engage students and generate interest in biology by presenting them with organisms they may never encounter otherwise. We will also use the aquarium for several classes—we can take samples and observe numerous microscopic organisms that live on and around the corals,” said Elliott Zieman, an assistant professor of biology. Currently,…

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There’s a New Kind of Buzz on Campus

The Swarm, previously known as The Quake, is Wilmington College’s annual service day! On Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., students will be participating in multiple service projects to give back to the community. Some projects are even happening on campus. The Service Leader Executive Board will be tabling in Pyle until Friday, April 26 to allow people to sign up before the event. One of Wilmington College’s core values is service, so come and join your peers to give back to the community you love. This…

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SGA: What They Discussed on April 23

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted their weekly open meeting yesterday. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 20 people attended the most recent meeting. They represented SGA, APB, Orientation, RSA, Sodexo, DTS, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the April 23 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, had nothing to report. Chase Menchofer, the vice president of faculty,…

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Blood in the Water and Money Up for Grabs

Tim Burgoyne, an assistant professor of management, along with his business class students, is hosting an event called “Quaker Tank” in the Hugh G. Heiland Theater on Wednesday, April 24. Doors are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with the event starting at 6 p.m. Included is free admission, free catered Subway during intermission, and the opportunity to win prizes such as gift cards in a raffle. This brand new event is inspired by the hit TV show “Shark Tank” that airs on ABC. Eight students who dream to have…

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Making the 1920s Relatable to the 2020s

This past weekend, the Wilmington College Theatre Department presented a production of “Radium Girls” in the Hugh Heiland Theater. The play highlighted a time in the 1920s in which dangerous radium was considered to be a miracle substance safe for everyday use and even capable of curing cancer due to its ability to shrink tumors. The play centers on the “Radium Girls,” a group of female factory workers who worked for the US Radium Corporation. These workers painted watch dials with a radium-based luminous paint used by soldiers during World…

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Getting Wind of What the Honors Program Has Planned.

The Honors Program will embark on a trip to Chicago on April 26. This trip is open to any current Honors student on the Wilmington College main campus. In Chicago, students will be given the opportunity to further their knowledge on an array of topics when visiting venues of their choosing. One of the educational aspects on the itinerary is the Shedd Aquarium. This aquarium is nationally known for its exhibits as well as its educational programs. This activity will be especially enjoyed by the biology majors on the trip,…

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What students can expect to see on campus this month

April is an exciting time on campus. Spring has sprung, seasonal depression is lifting, and finals are barreling towards us. But before all of that stress and pain hits us, we should all enjoy the eye of this hurricane of a semester. Here is a list of all kinds of events everyone can go to: April 10 – There is a resume workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. in dining rooms C and D in Pyle. Swing by and learn how to improve your resume before you apply for summer jobs and…

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Spreading Random Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week kicked off at Wilmington College the week of the Feb. 11-15. RAK Week included a full week of good deeds happening on campus and in the community. This week of warm-heartedness was established in 1995 by a small foundation in Denver, CO. Their goal was simple: they wanted to spread kindness, particularly in the classroom setting where they can teach kids at a young age to spread kindness in their everyday setting and throughout their lives. Students of all ages can learn the importance…

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