Movie Review: Mountain Between Us

When two strangers find themselves stranded in sub zero temperatures after their plane has crashed, and no one has come for them, they embark on the journey of a lifetime. Through the multiple obstacles they both endure, the two stranger begin to discover abilities they never knew they had. Academy Award winning director Hany Abu-Assad captures the harsh reality of being trapped in a significantly less than ideal situation perfectly, although the movie could have used more action as it was depicted in the trailer. Instead, the movie was more…

Read More

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…

Read More

The Best Places to Milk your Student Discount Online

Are you like me, in that you really love to buy unnecessary things, especially over the Internet? And isn’t it always better to buy those things with a discount? Well lucky for you, you’re in college, meaning that you are entitled to a huge discount on almost everything! You better make use of your discount while you can, another opportunity like this won’t come along until you’re too old to care. Microsoft Office: For those of you with your own laptops and personal computing tablets etc. Microsoft is offering you…

Read More

Late Second Half Goal Leads Quakers to a 2-1 Win over Baldwin Wallace

Wilmington– The Wilmington Women’s Soccer team took on the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets on Saturday, October 7th at Williams Stadium. The Quakers were looking to bounce back after a 2-1 loss on the road, at the hand of the Capital Crusaders earlier in the week. Both teams had early scoring opportunities in the first half, but neither side was able to take advantage of their early opportunities. The game became very physical near the end of an evenly played first half. With 3:34 left in the first half, Baldwin Wallace…

Read More

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…

Read More

Homecoming Court Nominations Announced

Congratulations to the following people who have made the 2017 Homecoming Court! Freshmen: Hannah Rickman Caleb McCrady Sophomores: Jen Cochran Jese Shell Juniors: Shelby Dodds T. Jay Burbage Seniors: Tiffany Scheadler, Treece Tatum, Brittany Montgomery, Savannah Hooper, and Chandler Fields Eric Flynn, Brandin Johnson, David Henry, and Mathew Perry Thank you to all who participated in the nominating and voting process. Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at half-time during the Homecoming game, October 14th . Come on out to support your elected classmates and the Fighting Quakers!

Read More

Beauty Tips: Fenty, Rihanna’s New Beauty Line

In all things makeup, Rihanna released her beauty line early September and basically broke the internet. She put out various shades of contour/highlight sticks, shimmering highlight, pallets, lip gloss, foundation brush, and her famous foundations. Over 40+ shades from the lightest of light to the darkest of dark. She explains that she wanted to make everyone feel included. Most makeup brands usually have many shades of light foundations but very, very few dark. Many people have reviewed her products and no one is let down by her brand. Even people…

Read More

DIY: Halloween Edition

With little space and money, college students have difficulty decorating for the holidays. Dorm rooms are already small enough, and adding different holiday decorations can make an already small dorm room, feel smaller. Although many college students have jobs, buying snacks and other supplies for college makes buying decorations seem non-important. Finding DIY door decorations can not only solve both problems, but it also makes a dorm room cute and unique for the holiday seasons. 1.The mummy door – fabric strips, google eyes, and tape 2. The bat door- tape…

Read More

“Welcoming the Other:” Students Encouraged to Attend Westheimer Peace Symposium

The Westheimer Peace Symposium, as described by the Wilmington College website, “will focus on ‘the changing nature of war’ by illuminating the experiences of refugees who have come to the United States to escape violence and devastation in their home countries.” The Symposium will take place Tuesday October 10. Classes will be put off due to the event, however all Freshman at Wilmington College are required to go. Each year the Symposium chooses a topic to explore, and this year it will be “Peace and the Nature of War.”  This topic is…

Read More

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…

Read More