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The State of the Union

Taylor L. Turner Staff Writer On Tuesday, January 28, President Obama addressed the nation in the second State of the Union address of his second term. Although the President delivered the speech with his characteristic high- spirited gusto, the content of the speech was largely reminiscent of last year’s address. As with the 2013 State of the Union address, the President vowed to create new opportunities for American entrepreneurs by reforming the tax system and by cutting regulations that move manufacturing jobs overseas. In addition, President Obama pledged to invest…

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Up in the Air: Frisbee on Campus

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer      Sports are a significant part of the atmosphere of Wilmington College, and sports with values that reflect Wilmington College’s standards are of upmost importance.  Two sports that are growing not only at a fast pace in the nation, but in Wilmington itself are, Disc Golf and Ultimate Frisbee.  The interest of students and the initiative of key members of Wilmington College staff have made these sports more of a possibility on the WC campus.      Eric Guindon, director of the Peace Resource Center,…

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Election results stir students

Morgan Smith Editor   Last night, Wilmington College students gathered in the Underground in Pyle Center to watch as votes were tallied for the presidential race. Students enjoyed refreshments and political conversation.   “The Republicans obviously don’t like this idea,” said Katie Wisecup, a sophomore Biology major. She stated that Issue 2 is important to her during this election. This amendment would have created a commission to take charge of dividing Ohio into voting districts; elected officials and lobbyists would not have been allowed to sit on the commission. However,…

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Search for president closes

Mackenzie Potter Staff Writer Following the announcement from the Wilmington Board of Trustees search for the colleges’ search for the 18th president, nominations and applications were accepted for potential candidates. The four potential Wilmington College presidents have all recently visited campus and met with current students, faculty, and staff members. These candidates are Jim Reynolds, Virginia Horvath, Jem Spectar, and Richard Dunsworth. Student body president, Quatez Scott, elected twelve Wilmington College students to represent the student body in meeting and getting to know the applicants. “I thought it was important…

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