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#standwithme: A World Without Slavery

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer Slavery.  This single word may seem irrelevant in the world today.  As Americans, the thought of slavery was abolished in the Civil War times.  Although this may be true in the comfortable living environment of the United States, there is often a lack of knowledge towards what is really occurring in the world.  Awareness is being raised day after day towards the fact that there are many forms of mistreatment towards children and towards human beings in general.  To the shock and horror of many, a…

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Becoming Global Citizens: Honors Program Enrichment Activities

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer      On November 11, a group of honors students went to Austin’s Casual Eatery & Bar followed by listening to and participating in amusic performance at the Murphy Theater.  Known as enrichment activities, honors students have several opportunities to participate in these activities throughout each semester.  This particular performance featured an Ecuadorean band named Andes Manta, four brothers who are natives of the Ecuadorean Andes.      The performance was not only the band playing the native music, but it included a “question and answer” segment where the students…

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The Invisible War

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer       On October 24, 2013, many Wilmington community members and Wilmington College, staff and students gathered at the Murphy Theater to watch the movie, The Invisible War and participate in a question and answer with, US Coast Guard Seaman, Kori Cioca. The Invisible War is an award-winning documentary demanding freedom from rape in the U.S. Armed Services. Not only were the testimonies of the many people in the documentary moving, but hearing Kori speak afterwards created a real connection to the issue.      In the film, many injustices…

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