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Fall Greek Games Results After Homecoming Week

Greek Games started last week, with tug of war, quiz bowl, eating contest, and bed races; and will be over on Friday with disc golf. Tug-of-war took place on October 11th at the mud volleyball pit, which DTS and lil sis ran this event. DTS and Lil Sis dominated in this event, without losing to any other team. Second place was TKB and Omega, and third was Lambda Chi and KD. Quiz bowl and eating contest were on October 12th at the top. Omega’s ran the quiz bowl and the…

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The Five Most Underrated Aspects of Wilmington College

As students who attend a small college, it is easy to forget all the good qualities we fell in love with in the beginning. 5.) The Beauty of the Campus Wilmington maintains a beautiful campus that we sometimes take for granted. We don’t notice the grass isn’t cut until it scratches our ankles as we’re taking a shortcut to class. Professor Allen Beatty reminds everyone what a beautiful campus we have by continually posting pictures on the app (Thanks Allen for making sure we all appreciate the beauty). As sophomore,…

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Staff Restructuring in Student Affairs

Letter from Sigrid Solomon, Vice President for Student Affairs Good Afternoon Friends! I know that many of you are getting ready for Homecoming Festivities but I wanted to inform you of a few personnel changes in Student Affairs.  Tara Lydy will be leaving us to manage the new yogurt shop that she and Ken have been working so hard to get up and running.  Tara’s last day will be Tuesday, October 31st, she has been with the College as a staff member for 19 ½ years.  As many of you…

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Kappa Deltas Invite Girl Scouts to Wilmington College Campus

One of Kappa Delta Sorority’s local philanthropies is the Girl Scouts. A handful of local troops come to every event held, and there are even professors at Wilmington College that have daughters in the Girl Scouts that get involved. It is important to Kappa Delta to instill confidence in young girls through these events. Every Girl Scout event must hold an educational aspect; they also hold a social aspect because the girls are building relationships with other girls outside of their troop along with Kappa Delta’s. The next Girl Scout…

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WC Drag Show and the Quaker Value of Equality

Wilmington College (WC) SPECTRA will be hosting their bi-annual Drag SPECTRAcular on Wednesday, October 18 at 9:09 in the Top. This semester there will be between 5 to 7 Queens, including 4 returning Queens: Eris Grey, Cherry Poppins, Roxy Nikole, and Anita Coxxx. Students can expect a night of fun, amazing music, topical humor, and for the boundaries to be pushed. WC Professor and Spectra Advisor, Bonnie Erwin said, “Drag is important to SPECTRA because of the role that this kind of performance played in early Pride movements, but it’s…

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Ally Drive for SPECTRA

Spectra is a campus safe space and organization dedicated to those in the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. They represent all gender identities and sexualities, including those who are questioning.  No one is turned away or left out. “Our goal is to spread positivity in the community on and off campus and create a safe place for discussion and inclusion of all,” says Secretary Emily Hale. Recently Spectra has been tossing around the idea of an Ally Drive on campus. This helps spread the word about the organization as well…

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To the New Pledge or Member in Greek Life…

October 2, 2017 marks the first day of pledge season for fall 2017 semester. Today is the day you will be welcomed into a “home away from home.” As an active member, I cannot wait to welcome new members into something I hold near and dear to my heart. Pledge season can be a nerve-wracking time for some, but it will all be worth it. The first thing that you need to get through is Pledge Ed. I’ve attended for the past six semesters, and it always sucks. I think…

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NEW CLUB ALERT: Production Club, to embrace all aspects of social media

The Production Club is a new club that was introduced to Wilmington College this semester. The club was started by sophomore communication arts major Marissa Johnson. Johnson hopes that the club will give students the opportunity to showcase a variety of skills and to have fun while doing so. The Production Club has partnered with the Witness Newspaper so that the content can be led by students for students in a more effective way. Johnson was able to start this club through the Wilmington Institute for Stewardship & Engagement (WISE)….

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Bringing More Entertainment to WC through APB Social Music Chair

On September 30, the local band Harbour played at Wilmington College outside of the Village Apartments. If more students are interested and participate in entertainment activities such as these, APB will be able to bring in more for students to do on the weekends. Harbour, a 5-piece indie/pop/rock group with band members from Lebanon, Ohio, is the first band of the school year to provide musical entertainment to students. Ysmeen Jilani, APB’s Social Music Chair, was the student behind the planning and preparation. “I started planning this right after 4th of…

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Diversity In Action, a Club of 1000+ Members

Diversity in Action (DNA) is a discussion group at Wilmington College for all students, who want their voice heard. The first discussion will be entitled “Respecting America: Where are we?” Chip Murdock, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, explained, “In mind, we have 1000+ members; they just don’t realize that they’re part of the group.” DNA is not a club that has set specific meeting times; rather the group meets as certain issues arise. The point of the meeting is to be as informal and inviting as possible so that students…

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