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Westheimer Highlights Activist Lisa Shannon

Ashley Fox Staff Writer              Wilmington College’s Westheimer Peace Symposium enlightened students, faculty, and community members on the topic of “Africa’s Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Nonviolent Solutions”. Among the guest speakers hosted at the event was Lisa Shannon who shared her experiences of exploration and activism for Congolese women. The humanitarian crisis of the Congo is of the worst rape pandemic and sexual slavery account to ever exist in recorded history. The lives of over 5.4 million people have been taken away from this forgotten crisis since the year of…

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What Spring Break really means

  Editorial Scott Duncan   Wilmington, Ohio —As we look around we can see the subtleties of spring approaching.  The birds are returning to the north as the frigid winter snow turns into rain showers.  The hours of daylight are slowly increasing and baseball teams have started their training again.  While spring blooms, a century old tradition observed by young people worldwide, known as Spring Break, is set to begin.  At Wilmington College some will head to the warm sandy beaches of Florida for a week of relaxation and scholastic…

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Land of confusion

Gus Sevastos Editorial and Staff Writer The purpose of this writing is not to shock or anger you, not get you to vote for a particular candidate, not to start heated debates, or to call for an overthrow of our government. The purpose of this article is to get you to think about our country. Think about the things that make it strong, and think about the issues that stand in the way of it. With our present lives, it has never been easier to point out all the problems…

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Mock trial team to compete in national invitational

Quatez Scott, Staff Writer “All rise, court is now in session.” These will be the words that seven Wilmington College students will hear from January 26 until February 7, as the Mock Trial team travels to Dubuque, Iowa to compete against 70 other colleges and universities. Mock trial offers high school and college students the opportunity to act out a real court case, in which they will try to convince the jury of their peers, using collected information and clues to determine a verdict. This trip will mark the first of the semester…

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