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Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

Gus Sevastos Editorial  “Lucky I’m sane after all I’ve been through,
 I can’t complain but sometimes I still do.” -The Eagles, “Life’s Been Good” This started off being just another one of those sleepless nights spent staring at the ceiling of my room, listening to music on my ipod, and trying to sleep but knowing it will never come. As things have begun to wind down during the end of my senior I am fortunate that I have been blessed with something we so often take for granted: time. In…

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BSI Presents “No Offense…But”

Ashley Fox Staff Writer On April 15th, the Wilmington College Black Student Initiative (BSI) organization presented it’s 10th annual “No Offense…But” program. Students were able to write down any question they had about the opposite sex, gender, race, or stereotype in Pyle during lunch and dinner hours the week prior to the event. These questions were then presented to a panel of students that represented 8 different categories: Athletes, Greek organizations, Aggies, White/Blacks, LGBT, Cuban/Hispanic, International Students, and Multicultural students. The program was held from 7:30-9:00p.m at the Top and…

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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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Blithe Spirit

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer  “Movies will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good.”  This quote said by author Terrence Mann could not be more accurate, especially in light of the theatre productions at Wilmington College.  Featuring many talented students, the production Blithe Spirit was presented from April 10th to 12th in the Heiland Theatre, leaving the audience on the edge of their seats, yet laughing throughout the entire performance.       Directed by Wynn Alexander, Blithe Spirit is a play written by…

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Spring Lobbying Trip

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer   After sitting in a classroom, hearing facts and reading information, having a real experience can bring all the learning to life. One of the privileges of being a college student is the accessibility to the real-life trips that can expose people to the world in which they will live and work. After months of preparing, Wilmington College students had the chance to experience Washington D.C. and be involved politically through Spring Lobby Weekend. There were about fifty-one students and faculty members of WC, including President…

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Senior Superlative: The Five Things You Should Do Before You Graduate College

Gus Sevastos Editorial                   As some of you may not know, my tenure as a Quaker is quickly coming to an end. With my college years nearing their conclusion and the icy cold grasp of the real world upon me, I’ve decided to put together a list not only for the benefit of my fellow seniors, but also for my soon-to-be-seniors and the rest of the student body. Without further to do, the five things you should do before you graduate college:…

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My Summer 2014 Challenges

Ashley Fox Staff Writer             As we approach our final weeks of classes, summer break sits on the horizon. Many of my friends and classmates are eager to get back home and have a break from classes, go on vacations, and take time to relax. I wish I could feel the same; when I go back home from college, I will be working two jobs with little time to spend with my hometown friends and family. However, to alleviate some of the priorities and pressures I have to succeed in…

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The Final Stretch: How to Finish the Next Five Weeks Productively

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer Although students may not realize yet, we are in the final stretch of our school year!  With roughly five weeks of classes left, it may be easy for people to check out of work and not stay focused.  Summer may be around the corner, but there are many things that can be done to finish out the year as a productive student.            An important start is to stay in the good habits that have been created throughout the school year.  Some students cut hours out of…

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One of Your Biggest College Crises: Sticking With a Career Path

Ashley Fox Editorial         I’m one of the fortunate ones that knew what I wanted to be when I grew up since the first grade- a Mrs Noble. A bird’s nest of bobbed graying hair. A wrinkled face – each crest and crinkle a lesson and a trial. She wore these two things beautifully. She had a story-telling voice that woke up any weary eyed child to peek at peeling pages and imagine instead of daydream. Her hugs were warm and soft like fresh blankets pulled out of a dryer. And…

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Quaker Heritage Center Presents: Freedom Riders

Ashley Fox Staff Writer        On Thursday, March 20th the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center of Wilmington College presented an opening reception for it’s two new traveling art exhibits: The Freedom Riders, and The Long March. The QHC also took out an in-house exhibit from 2008 called Beyond Birmingham. These three sets combine to create not only a world view of the Civil Rights movement, but a local view from citizens around our Wilmington community who impacted this pivotal time period.        Ruth Dobyns, curator for the QHC, planned for this…

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