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No and Other Words of Female Empowerment

In today’s world one of the most pressing issues is women rights and sexual assault and how society handles the two issues. The poetry book No and Other Words of Female Empowerment was released November of 2017 and focuses on the message of female empowerment and strength, the book makes the reader acknowledge the reader’s self-worth. The timing of the book correlates well with the timing of the Ohio Women’s March. In regards to the poem opening with “It’s time that mothers,” freshman Tyson Williams said “I like this poem…

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Kappa Delta Event Creates Over 50 Heating Pads for Hope House

On January 24, the Kappa Delta’s hosted Cocoa for a Cause. They invited everyone to come out and make heating pads for the women of Hope House, the local women’s shelter. Together they made over 50 heating pads and then enjoyed some hot chocolate. Haley Wilson, the Vice President of Community Service and event planner, she said, “We did it to help the women’s shelter as well as to help promote our philanthropies on campus, and to encourage those interested in Greek life to get to know us.” Kappa Delta…

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Zimerle Art Display Pleases Inner Creativity and Causes Reflection

  photo above: “In Your Satin Tights, Fighting for Your Rights” Woodblock and Printed on Masa. 2016. Annie Lee-Zimerle & Brian Zimerle The paintings are hung; the lights positioned. The Harcum Art Gallery is ready once more to display a new art exhibit. The works of Annie Lee Zimerle and Brian Zimerle are now available for the Wilmington College community to appreciate. The exhibit opened on January 24, and the contemporary pieces serve to both supply enjoyment to viewers as well as spark critical thoughts regarding present-day society. The exhibit consists…

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First Annual Lip Sync Battle Showdown

photo: Chyann Martin (right) and Sarah Streets (left) On Wednesday, January 24th, the Activities Programming Board held an epic lip sync battle in Pyle. Students could perform individually or as a small group. At first, some students were hesitant to give it a gander, but after a few brave souls led the way everyone was making their way up to the stage. Chyann Martin, a freshman Exercise Science major from Columbus, shared, “I wanted to get up there and have fun with my best friend.” When asked if she would do…

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Model Arab League Course Provides Insight Into the World

The Model Arab League (MAL) is a diplomatic leadership program designed to give college students insight on the Middle East and Arab world. Students are assigned delegations and roles within those delegations. These roles help students strengthen their leadership, public speaking, and critical thinking skills. At Wilmington College, Professor of Political Science, Dr. Marlaina Leppert-Wahl, offers the course to students. A conference is held annually at different colleges across Ohio. This year the conference will be held at Shawnee State University from February fifteenth to the seventeenth. Karlie Payton, a…

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Get to Know Greeks and Bowl For Free

Photo: Kappa Deltas at Greek Bowling last year If you don’t have anything to do Friday night, January 19, come out to Royal Z Lanes for Greek Bowling from 9:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.! You can get the chance to meet all Greek organizations on campus (Kappa Delta, Lambda Chi, Sigs, Kappa, TKB, Omega, DTS, DTS Lil Sis, Sweethearts, Iota, and Sigma Gamma Rho). Even if you are not sure if you want to join a fraternity or sorority, you can come out and learn more, while having fun bowling….

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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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