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  • Read & Seed program sprouting up on campus

    By Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer Through a partnership with WC campus-based Grow Food Grow Hope, the local Read & Seed program is going places, literally. Read & Seed is a free program designed specifically for preschool children that takes place on the last Saturday of every month. During the event, children gather in various places

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  • Tour de Farm bicycle tour slated for Sept. 24

    The Third Annual Tour de Farm is a bike tour of local Clinton County Farms slated for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. This year’s tour will start at the Friends of Hope community Gardens, and stop at: (1) Fife Farm, (2) Bob Webb Farm, (3) The Market at the Mural, (4) Branstrator Farm, and (5) That Guy’s Family

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  • Happy Johnson to kick off Issues and Artists series Thursday

    Happy Johnson will speak on his journey from “Foster Care to First Responder” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Heiland Theatre in Boyd. Johnson spent his childhood shuffling around different foster care homes.  Despite a neglected upbringing, Johnson has used the strength of his faith and support from his “village” to become a powerful

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  • Theatre department to hold workshop, auditions

      The Wilmington College Theatre Department has announced that this year’s fall show will be the musical “Violet.” A workshop will be held in Heiland Theatre in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7:15 p.m. for anyone interested in or planning to audition for the fall show. No advance preparation for

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  • Buckeye Livery opens uptown, features pizzeria, billiards and arcade

    Victoria Burcham Staff Writer Nestled inside the local, uptown pizzeria, Cassano’s, is what some might call a ‘hidden gem.’ If you walk past the counter, you’ll encounter the unexpected—a palatial new pub called the Buckeye Livery. With an outside patio, expansive bar, arcade, pool tables, and live bands scheduled to play throughout the fall season,

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  • BuyLocalWC program creates student guide to all things local

    Featuring the tagline “shop local, eat local, play local, live local,” the BuyLocalWC organization has launched its 2011-2012 campaign with a welcome-back note to new Wilmington College students. The organization models itself after the BuyLocalCC campaign, launched in 2010 and designed to encourage public investment in locally-owned businesses in Clinton County and the surrounding area. The BuyLocalWC campaign, however, targets students. As stated

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  • Panel returns after 10 years for 9/11 discussion

    The Wilmington College community is invited to gather for the 10th Anniversary Event of 9/11, on Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hugh Heiland Theatre. Nearly a decade ago, the day following the U.S. terrorist attacks, academic and community leaders held a public panel discussion to try to focus thoughts around the event’s impact. On September 12, 2011, that same

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  • Launching wcwitness.wordpress.com

    Welcome back, everyone! In the spirit of the Information Age, The Witness newspaper has gone digital this year. Beginning early September, 2011, we will be Tweeting, posting on Facebook, and blogging [here] all news relevant to the Wilmington College community. Stay as connected as you wish by following any or all of our accounts–we won’t

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  • Theatre department holds open house

    Come learn how to get into the act.  On Thursday, September 1, 7:15pm, the WC theatre department will host an open house for members of the campus community to meet theatre students and faculty, hear about the upcoming season of plays, and tour the Boyd Cultural Arts Center facility. “Whether you’ve been in hundreds of theatre

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