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Spring Sports Blossom into the Season

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As the seasons change, spring sports have already begun at Wesleyan. The spring sports offered are lacrosse, soccer, tennis, golf, baseball and track. Before the season began, all the teams had pre-season workouts with Strength and Conditioning Coach Dustin Wolf. After pre-season workouts, students were to try out for their desired sport. Every day after school, you will find students participating in their sports at the stadium, lake field, tennis courts and baseball field.

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NCL Senior Girls: Recognition for Service

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Every year, the National Charity League recognizes senior girls and their family for their commitment to improving their community.

According to their website, “NCL Inc. is non-profit national organization of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States” (NationalCharityLeague.org). The mission of this organization is for mothers and daughters to develop leadership and cultural awareness with each other.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Lives

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    Wesleyan high school and middle school students take a picture while enjoying their trip and learning about Martin Luther King Jr. Jennifer Pinkett Smith.
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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches with others in Montgomery, Alabama. NBCnews.com
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    The three panelists, Charles Alphin, Naomi King and Hank Thomas, answer questions from the interviewer and from students. Jennifer Pinkett Smith.
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    Both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are buried together at the King Center. Monica Taramani.

“Free at last. Free at last. Thank God almighty, we are free at last.” These were the final words in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963.

Dr. King grew up when Jim Crow Laws and segregation were part of the daily life in the United States. He, however, was not satisfied living a life with division and inequality. Dr. King joined the Civil Rights Movement with other African Americans such as Rosa Parks, to raise awareness against discrimination and bring unity throughout the entire country.

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NBA Season 2018-2019: Who Will be on Top?

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There are three letters that associate LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving together: NBA. This year for the NBA season, the biggest game changer for both the Eastern and Western conference was LeBron James joining Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers after several years of playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

According to NBA statistics, as of Jan. 15, LeBron James has an average of 27.3 points and an average of 8.3 rebounds per game during his time with the Lakers (ESPN). He, however, is recovering from an injury which does not permit him to play with his team on the court.

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Faculty Flashback: High School Edition

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High school is a bittersweet time to remember, especially for our high school faculty. During your high school years, you experience some of the best and the most embarrassing memories. Some of our high school faculty shared memories from their high school years, as well as giving advice to current high schoolers.

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