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The Witness Newspaper
  • TKB and Omegas win bed races

    TKB and Omegas won the bed races in this year’s fall homecoming festivities at Wilmington College. “This is the first time I’ve seen them win,” said Dorothy Gurtweiler, communication arts professor at Wilmington College. (Photos contributed by Dorothy Gurtweiler)

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  • Hit me with your best shot

    Leah Phillips Staff Writer Nine teams participated in last Thursday’s annual mud volleyball competition, presented by the Student Alumni Association. The games played were extremely competitive and highly intense. All teams showed sportsmanship and played for fun, said and SAA representative.             Between the mud flinging, those present enjoyed Papa Johns pizza and hot chocolate

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  • WC students raise awarenes for homeless shelter

    Students build cardboard houses to live in for the night to help raise awareness for homelessness. From left to right are Corbin Hellwarth, Megan McDonough, and Morgan Smith. Victoria Burcham Staff Writer One hundred eighty students slept in homemade cardboard houses for the Annual Cardboard Village on Friday, Sept. 23.  Behind the Center for Service

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  • WC celebrates homecoming

    Victoria Burcham Staff Writer Last weekend was Wilmington College’s Homecoming. The theme was “Escape to Paradise.” Many festivities, such as a banner contest, bonfire, and dance, took place on campus. The banner contest was judged by Student Government Association. The winner was the Aggies with a pig, sheep, and cow playing on the beach with the

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  • Homecoming weekend approaches

    Whitney Anderson Staff Writer As the Wilmington College Homecoming quickly approaches, Student Government Association (SGA), Activities Programming Board (APB) and Resident Student Association (RSA) are preparing an escape from the ordinary. This year’s theme “Escape to Paradise,” is in full effect. It kicked off yesterday with Mud Volleyball at 4:30 p.m., sponsored by the Student

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  • Saturday, Oct. 1 declared ‘green out day’ for Homecoming

    Saturday is the WC Homecoming game. To show school spirit and support for the Quaker football team, all students, faculty, staff and visitors are encouraged to wear green, said dean of students Sigrid Solomon in a campus-wide email. She suggests green shoes, socks, pants, shits, sweatshirts, jackets, hats and hair ribbons. “The more green in

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  • Wilmington Greeks are excited for fall pledge season

    Joshua Shell Staff Writer In less than a week, Wilmington College Greeks will hold their annual fall pledge seasons. Since freshmen are not eligible to pledge, unless they have 12 hours of post-secondary credit, the new pledge classes should mostly consist of upperclassmen. However, the lack of difference in age does not phase chapter actives.

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  • Bed bugs discovered in the commons

    Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer The rumors were true – bed bugs took up temporary residence in the apartments in the Campus Commons. There was a case of bed bugs in the Commons two weeks ago, according to a campus-wide email from Sigrid Soloman, dean of students. Campus officials informed the students of the Sept. 16

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  • Bored much?

    Sahe Wright Staff Writer Ever find yourself sitting in your dorm room watching reruns of “Good Times” because you’re bored and have nothing to do? Well the Activities Programming Board (APB) has something planned for you. APB is a Wilmington College student organization, committed to creating unique activities, lifetime experiences and lots of fun for the students

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  • WC to hold 16th annual Read-In

    By Justin Starr Staff Writer Wednesday is the 16th annual Wilmington College Read-In to raise awareness of books that have been challenged or removed from school and public libraries. A challenged book is a book that someone thought was inappropriate and should be removed completely from the library. The event is a nod to the

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