Students Paint a Source of Light for the Cape May Community

On Saturday, April 7, the Student Leader Executive Board (SLEB) hosted a service project titled “Paint A Canvas.” Students and faculty members were invited to paint an inspirational quote or warm picture on a canvas that will be delivered to the Ohio Living Cape May Retirement Community. The idea was developed to bring a source of light into the lives of the residents that live there. This gesture will allow them to have a painting made especially for them this spring. Thirteen volunteers were in attendance, which amounted to thirteen beautiful…

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Movie Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One (RP1) recently came out to a few mixed reviews, but overall accepted fairly well. Of course no competitor to the Upcoming Avengers Infinity War or the Han Solo film coming out in May. But it holds its own in this strange stagnant stretch of movies until the big summer blockbusters everybody is waiting for. Ready Player One is sure to go down in the movies to review of 2018. Directed by Steven Spielberg, RP1 delivers an action packed adventure of all of your favorite childhood memories come…

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Eight Tips for Move-Out Day

Many of Wilmington College’s campus is filled with students that live on campus. For the lucky students that commute and don’t have to worry about moving out, we envy you. Not only is it that time of the year where we are stressing about the many assignments, finals, and projects, but on top of everything we are starting to stress about how we are going to move out of our dorm rooms. So, if you are a studentthat is worried about how they are going to move out almost eight…

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Peace Corps Prep Program Presents Food Night

Come one, come all. On April 11, 2018 the Peace Corps Prep Program (PCPP) will be hosting a food night immediately before Peace Trivia. The club will be hosting several more food nights and each night will spotlight a different culture. Next Wednesday, the culture being spotlighted is India. Indian Cuisine will be provided by Taste of India, a restaurant in Lebanon that specializes in Indian cuisine. President of the PCPP, Ellyse Herr, shares, “We will be serving various types of naan, three different selections of curry, and a lot…

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Sliver of Liver: A Story about Donating Life

April: The start of Spring, sunshine, Easter, and National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month is a time of awareness on how great an impact donors can have on the lives of families awaiting transplant. In 2016, more than 33,600 transplants brought renewed life to patients and their families and communities (from 9,900 deceased and 5,900 living donors).  More than 116,000 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants. 12% of patients waiting are in need of a liver. Living donation of part of the liver can help these…

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Harcum Gallery Displays Work of Local Artist David Kline

The last professional art exhibit to be displayed in the Harcum Art Gallery opened on March 22, 2018. It features the work of local artist David Kline. The display is vastly comprised of delightful landscape paintings, all ranging in detailed seasons and subject matter. Curator Hal Shunk discussed what inspired him to choose this artist: “I’ve always seen his work and it occurred to me that this word be a perfect show. It would be a wonderful thing for the community and also for David” The entire exhibit consists roughly…

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The History of Our Favorite Easter Traditions

Growing up, Easter was a holiday where families would come together in their best clothes, attend church, search for Easter eggs, and open baskets filled with jellybeans, chocolate, toys, and other candies. This is the tradition for most families, but have you ever thought about where these traditions originated? https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/easter-symbols gives us the history of the Easter basket filled with candy, the Easter bunny, Easter eggs, and the traditional Easter candy. The Easter Bunny The idea of the Easter Bunny was brought over by the Germans when large groups immigrated…

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Student Alumni Association Looking for Members

Photo: Mentor lunch held by SAA The Student Alumni Association (SAA) at Wilmington College (WC) is a group that focuses on connections between students and alumni. SAA is working on a new way to connect students with alumni. They are doing this by having a “mentor lunch,” Mathew Perry, president of SAA explained this was still a work in process. SAA puts on events such as the Mud Volleyball Tournament and the Etiquette Dinner which will take place on April 11th. Perry said, “I was invited to a meeting by…

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DubC Cares: Environmental Justice

Article written by Savanna Burcham and Sarah Holtzclaw As Earth Day approaches Wilmington College can stand proud in witness of all the environmental justice movements happening on campus. Founded in 1870 by the Religious Society of Friends, the College adopted the following core values: integrity, community, diversity, excellence, peace and social justice, respect for all persons, and service and civic engagement. It is an exciting time on campus to see these values lived out through new clubs, service activities, political advocacy, and the creation of a new major. This February,…

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Student Reflection: Tour of the Clinton County Jail

photo taken by Randy Sarvis On Thursday, March 22nd, Wilmington College’s Corrections class went to the Clinton County Jail. This included a tour of the facility and any questions the students had, answered and led by the Lieutenant and Captain. We started out the tour in the holding area, where the police would bring in the people that were being booked into jail. In this area, the inmates were searched, showered, and asked questions to learn about who they were and their past history, especially whether they were in other…

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