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“Dear Wilmington Swimming:” A Letter from a Senior

  Dear Wilmington Swimming, It’s not you, it’s me. I think we should start seeing other people. Our love story started when I was only 14. My older sister introduced us, and I thought you were okay, but not the one for me. From the time I was 14 to 18, I continued to go to every one of your meets, whenever I did not have a meet of my own. Finally, my senior year I gave you a chance and went zip-lining with you. After that I knew I…

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Attitudes Change on Campus Thank to Random Acts of Kindness Week

Kindness is something that is preached from students and teachers alike. However, the actions that go along with these preachings can be few and far between. Since the average day for a college student consists of homework, sports, work, clubs, and more homework, the Service Leader Executive Board (SLEB) puts on an annual ‘Random Acts of Kindness Week’ (RAK) as a way to empower students to be kind to one another despite the varying hectic schedules. The idea for a Random Acts of Kindness week is a comes from a…

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Shining A Light on SGA Candidates

article written by Savanna Burcham and Mathew Perry The SGA elections are coming up and I would like to shine a light on all the candidates who are running for each position as we are having a record-breaking number of candidates. This election has been a tough one, but we as a Student Government Association trust you as a Student Body to vote for who you feel fits best as a leader of the Student Body! Lawrence Daya Lawrence Daya is a junior running for the position of Student Body…

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BSI Plans To See Black Panther Movie, Milestone for African American Community

Guns, gangs, and violence are three themes typically seen in movies with an African American as the main character. However, Marvel precisely abandoned these themes when creating the highly anticipated Black Panther. Not only does the new superhero movie include a predominately African American cast, but also women essentially drawing in two very large crowds. Since this movie is such a milestone for the African American community, Wilmington College’s Black Student Initiative (BSI) thought it would be a good idea to attend a viewing of the movie as a group….

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Upcoming Events in February at WC

Often times, students complain about how little there is to do on campus, especially on the weekends. There are some good sources to find upcoming activities (the WC app being one of them), but these sources still do not capture all of the exciting events going on. Here is a list of events happening in February that you won’t want to miss out on! February 12-16: SLEB is hosting the Random Acts of Kindness Week. There will be activities all week long that will promote kindness and hospitality – don’t…

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Be a #WCRAKtivist This Week

RAK week is soon approaching, starting February 11th and ending on the 17th, Wilmington College’s SLEB Board has planned some pretty stellar things in anticipation for the Nationally-Recognized Random Acts of Kindness Week, or RAK as it’s commonly known. Speaking with Keni Brown, President and go-to person for SLEB, she said, “This year brings a bigger feeling of hope.” She also noted that in the last few years she has been seeing significant improvement in the Random Acts of Kindness around Wilmington Colleges Main Campus. She is very eager to…

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Students Work Super Bowl LII Thanks to SPORTS Club

photo: WC students in SPORTS Club and Sports Management before leaving for Minneapolis Last week I had the opportunity to be one of 18 Wilmington College students to work during the Super Bowl festivities in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The week was full of networking opportunities, unique job experiences, and increible events in which to take part. The trip was made possible by the Wilmington College S.P.O.R.T.S Club, as well as Sport Management Professor Alan Ledford. We flew to Minneapolis out of Dayton International Airport on Tuesday, January 30th, and started our…

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New Leaders Set to Bring Fiery Passion for Volunteer Work

photo: students at the Quake spring of 2017, a service event hosted by SLEB The Service Leader Executive Board (S.L.E.B) has recently undergone some changes in staff, taking on an almost entirely new board save for the three returning members, Corenna Oeder, Jayme Mabry, and Emory Triance. The board has been filled with a new fiery passion to reach out into the community and help bring in excellent service projects to the people. Keni Brown, a three-year veteran of S.L.E.B and Junior at Wilmington, was elected president this year. While…

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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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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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