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Earth Day: Spring Cleaning for Our Globe

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer At Wilmington College, it is apparent to all students, faculty, and people passing by that the way that campus looks on the outside is of great importance.  The grounds are kept up very well, leaving beautiful scenery for everybody to admire.  Whether it be winter or summer, taking care of the WC environment does many good things.  It makes it a more inviting place for those who are interested in attending and a better learning atmosphere for students and faculty.  Nobody would be interested in any…

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A Lifetime of Theatre

Ashley Fox Staff Writer             On Thursday, October 31st, Wilmington College Watson Library held an Open House to dedicate Lew Marcuson and his collection of theatre books dedicated to the library. Marcuson served as a Wilmington College faculty member in different roles of the theatre department from 1957 until 2002. He was honored for his dedicated leadership and scholarship for the campus community and theatre department.             Lew Marcuson decided to generously donate his personal collection of theatre books last year in 2012. At that…

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WC Students and Staff Celebrate the Freedom to Read

  Ashley Fox Staff Writer             Last week was national “Banned book awareness week” and like many other public and college libraries across the country, Wilmington College Watson Library participated in its annual “Read-In” event on Wednesday, August 25th. The national event which began in 1982 by the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and the American Library Association (ALA) helps bring awareness of books previously and presently challenged today. The Watson Library’s event, orchestrated by Professor Gloria Flaherty has taken place for over 20 years. Students are able to sign up…

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Sharing Faith on Campus: Interfaith Panel Discussion

  Maraya Wahl  Staff Writer      On September 24, a kick-off to a new book series discussion occurred in the McCoy room of the Wilmington College campus.  Known as the Interfaith Panel Discussion, it was a discussion about three religions that will be introduced in the Pathways of Faith: Muslim Journeys Book Discussion Series.  The theme was “Commonalities: The Children of Abraham.”  The three women who answered questions about each separate faith were Shakila Ahmad of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, Jewish Rabbi Margaret Meyer, and Quaker minister Julie Rudd.  Each gave different perspectives…

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