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WC Men’s Hoops Dominate in Home Opener

photo: (left) Junior guard Kevin Lewis, (right) Senior guard Will Patrick Wilmington, OH – The Wilmington College Men’s basketball team cruised to an 85-57 victory over the Defiance Yellow Jackets in their home open on Wednesday, November 29th. After a slow start by both teams in the first couple of minutes, the Quakers seized control of the game and did not look back. Wilmington got a huge contribution of the bench from junior guards Will Patrick and Kevin Lewis. When the Quakers were struggling early on the offensive side of the…

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#GivingTuesday Involves Students in Giving Back

On Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving that challenges people all over the nation to give back to an organization or institution that gave to them, Wilmington College had six challenges for students, alumni, parents, and faculty/staff. Students were not only urged to give to the challenge, but were also able to work the Phonathon, calling upon alumni and parents to give back. The challenges were as followed: Challenge #1 (Students): Mobile Charging Station for students, with a matching gift possibility of a new iMac computer for the Communication Arts…

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There Is a Purpose – Avenue Q in Review

pictured above:  Kate Monster (Jessica Fair) and Princeton (Joshua Woodward) talking together Today’s world is full of controversy and lacks discussion. Many pointed issues, either on Capitol Hill or around one’s dinner table, are talked about but not resolved. At times, news reports and media messages seem bleak and there is a little conversation to fix it. In spite of this, the Wilmington College Theatre Department made bold strokes when they took matters into their own hands by starting a conversation with Avenue Q. Avenue Q is one of the…

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International Club Shares Cultures through Food

pictured: Marissa Johnson, representing food from South Korea On Tuesday, November 14, the International Club held their annual festival in the McCoy room of the Kelly Center. The festival was made up of different dishes, presented by international and American students, from various countries around the world. The goal of the International Festival was to try and make Wilmington College students more aware of the world around us. Several countries were represented at the festival. Denmark, Sweden, South Korea, and Italy were just a few. Marissa Johnson, a sophomore member…

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Chili Cook-Off Raises $70 and 66 Pounds of Canned Goods

Kappa Delta and Lambda Chi Alpha hosted their annual chili cook off last Tuesday in McCoy. They raised $70 along with 66 pounds of canned goods to donate to the local soup kitchen. It cost five canned goods or $5 to enter a chili, and three canned goods or three dollars to eat unlimited chili. Years ago, the chili cook off with Kappa Delta and Lambda Chi was just a social event, it has developed into an annual community service event that is open to the entire campus. This year…

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Annual “No Offense But” Safe Place For Questions

This year Wilmington College is having its annual “No Offense But” Discussion hosted by BSI. This is an event where people are free to anonymously ask questions they would otherwise not be comfortable asking in public. Students can submit questions the weeks before during tabling at lunch and dinner. “It’s okay to ask questions especially if you do want to change the way you think or want better insight” – Chip Murdock  “It’s okay to ask questions especially if you do want to change the way you think or want…

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Wands for Wildlife Drive Good for Health and Environment

SLEB will be hosting Wands for Wildlife drive at Wilmington College until December 4 to send mascara wands to North Carolina. Mascara only has a shelf life of three months once opened. If used for longer it could potentially lead to an eye infection due to the bacteria that grows on the brush. The wands will be used to help remove fly eggs and larva from the animal’s fur. They work well because the bristles are close together. They will be used to help small animals like ducks and rabbits….

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Ally Drive Increases Campus Support for Spectra

On Friday November 3, Spectra had their first Ally Drive in Dining Rooms C & D. They talked about the importance of having allies in the community. Guest speakers Chip Murdock, Sue Lucas, and Emily Hale talked about about their experiences growing up being an ally and Sue and Emily talked about how much allies have helped them throughout their lives. Sue began with opening up about her struggle with being gay in such a closed-minded place. Opening up to her family and friends was like breaking through a brick…

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Internship Orientation by Career Services Today!

Career Services will be hosting an internship orientation on Wednesday, November 8, in Thomas Lounge for all students registered for an internship and for those interested in learning about the process. The internship program has undergone several new changes for this year, all of which will be covered in the meeting. The new platform is designed to help students acquire the tools and applications they need to find the job they want. Career Services Director Nina Talley describes the new process as having “more interaction with faculty, myself, and students….

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Goodies for Goblins Campus Trick-or-Treat

Goodies for Goblins was on November 2, put on by RSA. The kids trick or treated around the dorms then went into McCoy to play games. Kappa Delta had puffy painting, Omegas had face painting, Kappas had pin the spider on the web, Lil’ Sis had toss the ring on the witches’ hat, Lambda Chi had “Guess what’s in the box,” Sig had a haunted house, and TKB handed out candy at their house. Lastly, they left with pizza and cookies to end the night.  

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