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The Witness Newspaper
  • Debunking Budgets: SGA edition

    Budgets are an intricate part of how a society functions. Here at Wilmington College, the members of the Student Government Association (SGA) are the people who allocate money to different campus clubs and organizations. Each student, upon arrival at Wilmington College each year, pays a student activity fee of three-hundred dollars. This money, among other

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  • We Will Review You

    On Nov. 2, 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” was released worldwide to an overwhelmingly positive review. The movie recieved an 8.4/10 from IMDb, a 55% overall score from Rotten Tomatoes, and a 50% score from Metacritic. Although most of the more infamous film critics were mostly negative, they found Bohemian Rhapsody to be a “cleaner” version of

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  • November: National Adoption Month

    November is a time that most of us consider to be the beginning of festivities, home cooked meals, and giving thanks. November isn’t only about Thanksgiving, however. It is also National Adoption Month, and one of the main focuses throughout this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. In 1976, the Massachusetts

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  • Vaccinate good times, come on! (Let’s Vaccinate)

    Recently, there has been a big debate over the safety of vaccines. Some people have been led to belief that vaccinations cause autism; this is faulty information – vaccines are essential and necessary to keep diseases eradicated. Elliot Zieman, Professor of Biology at Wilmington College, said, “Vaccines are the safest and most effective way to

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  • Wilmington College Takes on Grand Rapids, Michigan at NACA Conference

    Musical comedians, spoken word poets, magicians, and musicians alike gathered to put on a three day showcase for students of higher education. Over the past weekend, students traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to attend the Midwest position of the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) regional conference. Wilmington College students have attended this conference in

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  • Where Do You Stand When Someone Takes A Knee?

    The countdown is on! Next Tuesday, November 6th, the next Diversity In Action (DNA) program will commence. This week’s topic surrounds an oldie but a goodie. Where Do You Stand When Someone Takes A Knee? As many loud and proud patriots have voiced, kneeling during the anthem is seen by tons of NFL fans as

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  • Movie Review: Mid90s

    The film “Mid90s” was widely released this past Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. The film marks Jonah Hill’s directorial debut. Audiences and critics alike were extremely pleased with the movie’s quality. IMDb rates the movie a 7.8/10 while Metacritic gives it a 67% and Rotten Tomatoes released a score of 76% in favor. The film boasts

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  • Ohio’s Haunted Happenings

    Around Halloween, everybody likes to break out their own stories of ghosts that are in old buildings or shadows in the woods. Whether or not these stories are entirely reliable or not, telling these spooky tales with friends is a past time most people experience. Next time an opportunity for scary stories arises, see if

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  • A Colorful Dialogue

    On Oct. 24, Traci Higginbotham had an art gallery opening in the Harcum Art Gallery at Wilmington College to display her collection of pieces titled “A Conversation with Color.” Higginbotham has been making art since fourth grade; in the fourth grade, her teacher would hold drawing contests for the school lunch menus and hallway bulletin

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  • DNA Discussion: The Kavanaugh Effect

    The room was quiet as people of all different races, shapes, and sizes filed into the room, each person carrying their own facial expression as they prepared themselves for the discussion about to take place. These conversations are meant to be uncomfortable as they are primarily centered around topics that are not the easiest to

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