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Freedman Wales, Wales, and Foreign Language Awards

Matt Byer, Awards Writer

May 30, 2015

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As the year comes to a close, students at Wilmington Friends have the opportunity to reflect on achievements and experiences that have occurred over this school year. The Eden Wales Freedman ‘99 English Award recognizes a student’s...

Ruhl and Conces Accept Bush Award

Caroline McGinnis, Awards Writer

May 30, 2015

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As students prepare their final projects and study for finals, May becomes very busy and exciting. One of the anticipated events is the announcement of this year’s award winners. The Bush Award, named after former principal Cha...

Tsipras of SYRIZA Party Rises to Power in Greece

Thomas Hilder, News Writer

March 29, 2015

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On January 25th, 2015, a legislative election took place in Greece. The election was held earlier than suspected because of the Greek parliament's failure to elect a new president on the 29th of December, 2014. Following the election,...

Friends Contemplates ‘Murdertown USA’ Headline

Caroline McGinnis, News Writer

March 29, 2015

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As many residents of this city are probably aware, Wilmington, Delaware is frequently listed as one of the most dangerous cities in America, owing to its high crime rate. This year, Wilmington once again ranked third on the FBI's ...

Vaccinations Spark Debate

Marley Morton, News Writer

March 29, 2015

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Despite hundreds of years of success with vaccination, some doctors, along with the general public are beginning to question whether vaccines end or create clinical issues. Vaccines, first used by the Chinese, have existed since...

Tragedy for Leelah Alcorn

Marley Morton, News Writer

February 12, 2015

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On the 28th of December, 2015, transgendered Leelah Alcorn committed suicide at the age of seventeen. About four miles from her home in the town of King Mills, Ohio, she was struck by the tractor trailer she jumped in front of o...

Senate Report Exposes CIA Torture

Thomas Hilder, News Writer

February 12, 2015

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In December 2014, the senate intelligence committee released a 6,000-page report on the CIA's interrogation techniques post-9/11. The report detailed the gruesome and psychological ways the CIA extracted and gained intelligence ...

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