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The Witness Newspaper
  • Westheimer Peace Symposium Discusses Issues at Home

    On Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, Wilmington College hosted its annual Westheimer Peace Symposium. For most students, it was a day off to catch up on homework and sleep, but for our new freshman and a few upperclassmen, it was a day of eye-opening experiences and learning. This year’s topic, chosen by the Westheimer Peace Symposium

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  • Get Into the “Sing” of Things

    Maraya Wahl Staff Writer      There are many outlets for people to express themselves through different classes and activities on Wilmington College’s campus, and music is an art that anyone can relate to in one way or another.  The music department has much to offer for those who like to sing, play an instrument, or

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  • Africa’s Blood Sweat & Tears, As Told by Chris Abani

    Arista Roesch Staff Writer Chris Abani graced us with his presence at the Westheimer Peace Symposium on October 16th at 10:15 in the morning, and it was a session worth crawling out of bed for. He stared out with the quote, “Love for the weak always includes a murderous intent.” He then shared with us

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  • Wilmington College’s Run for Congo Women

    Maraya Wahl Staff Writer      On the rainy morning of October 19, a group of students and faculty participated in the Run for Congo 5K that occurred on the Wilmington College campus.  At 10 a.m., men and women ready to run met at the lower soccer field behind the YMCA and Hermann Court/Fred Raisk Arena.  The

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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

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  • Westheimer to feature nature of war

    Morgan Smith Editor     Wednesday October 17 will mark the 22 annual Westheimer Peace Symposium at Wilmington College. The first session begins at 10 a.m. in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center. “I’m always excited about it, “ said Ruth Dobyns, Curator of the Quaker Heritage Center and the Coordinator of the Westheimer Peace Symposium.

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