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College Offers Unique Museum Trip

The Wilmington College Office of Diversity and Inclusion is taking their annual cultural museum trip to Washington D.C. on Dec. 12 through Dec. 14. The museums to be visited include: the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Newseum. Chip Murdock (right), director of Multicultural Affairs at Wilmington College, said, “Each museum makes you a feel a certain kind of way; each takes your breath away in a different aspect.” The total cost for…

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Hunting for a Career

This past Wednesday, Sept. 12, Wilmington College hosted an annual career fair in Herman Court. A total of 54 companies had signed up to be there to bring information to students looking for a future job or internship after or during their time at Wilmington. Many upperclassmen take advantage of these events to get a foot in the door as an intern or even see what kind of company they would like to work for after they graduate. Additionally, the smart underclassmen use these events to network, find out what…

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Relay for Life Hosts Trivia Night

On September 18, 2018 the Relay for Life committee will be hosting a trivia night in the Underground. Team registration will be taking place at dinner from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Pyle this week.  Teams of five are encouraged and the fee is two dollars per person, coming out to ten dollars a team. Trivia questions range from, but are not limited to, Disney fun facts, Vine references, music, celebrity name game, history, Broadway shows, and more Vine references. The Relay for Life committee would be highly enthused if they received a…

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Lather, Rinse, Repeat.

Campus events bring people who would normally not interact with one another together. Without this one, minor unification piece, a majority of students would not get involved on campus. These events are stepping stones into the world of college for many students, allowing them to wet their beaks before diving in. Wilmington College differentiates from many other colleges and universities in the area in the aspect of unification. At Wilmington, students know the names of the people they pass on the sidewalk; to them that person is another friendly face….

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It’s a Mad World

On August 29, Nicolin Haines had an art gallery opening in the Harcum Art Gallery at Wilmington College to display his collection of pieces titled “Madnormality.” Haines has been making art in all forms since 2010, but it was not until his sophomore year of college that he realized clay was his calling. In Haines’ artist statement he says, “The title, ‘Madnormality’, suggests a proliferation of mutations on an extreme or wild capacity. Through an exploration of construction techniques, I have found new (repetitive) forms upon which to experiment in…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Get Dirty

On your way to eat at the T.O.P. over the next couple of weeks, you will probably run into some familiar faces tabling in the Pyle Lobby. Of those familiar faces, you are sure to see the students involved in the Student Alumni Association (SAA) marketing a very familiar event for many students during Homecoming Week – the annual “Mud Volleyball Tournament.” The Mud Volleyball Tournament hosted by SAA was started on campus with the intentions of creating an event that was almost entirely student-driven during Homecoming festivities, as well…

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Greek Street: Come one, Come All

As Bob Dylan once eloquently said, “It’s not a house, it’s a home.” Even though he was not referring to Greek Life, I believe the quote still holds true. As one slowly makes their way down Quaker Way, they are bound to notice several buildings with Greek letters mounted on the exterior.  these letters represent a home, a family, a place to spend lonely nights, and a place to vent to your friends. If someone walks a little bit too fast, they might overlook the rich beauty of the historical…

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Taking Extra Steps to Make Students Feel Safer and Empowered

There was a self-defense class on April 24 from 5-7 in the QRC gym. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Wilmington College has been hosting various events to spread awareness on the topic. In today’s society, it is beneficial to know how to defend yourself against an attacker. Karmiela White said, “I felt like sexual assault awareness month was a really great time to put on this event. The problem starts with the perpetrator obviously, but it is nice to have tools under your belt in case you are…

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Earth Day 2018 a Major Success!

This past week, Wilmington College held its annual Earth Day event, originally put on by Corey Cockerill a few years ago. As the event has progressed, so has the growing involvement from several agencies and persons in this event at Wilmington. This year was the largest Earth Day celebration at Wilmington College, with a total of 14 events happening from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday April 19th. Some of the events include a give-away for trees to be planted, free ice cream made from an antique engine, a…

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The Quake: Flock To Service

This Saturday, April 28th, the Student Leader Executive Board (SLEB) will be hosting “The Quake.” One might find themselves pondering the question, “what is the Quake?” If you do find yourself pondering this question, do not fret. The Quake is a student-initiated service project where students will be placed at tremor sites and help businesses throughout the community. This experience allows students to hone in on Wilmington College’s Quaker value of Service and Civic Engagement. Volunteers will be placed into small groups, led by SLEB board members, and they will…

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