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Daughters Dance on Dads’ Toes

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The annual Lower School Daddy Daughter Dance knocked the girls off their feet. The Lower School cafeteria transformed into a pink, red and white ballroom for a special night that fathers and daughters will never forget. This event is planned months ahead of time having co-chair Susan Saddington said, “The first dance committee meeting was in November to discuss timeline, responsibilities and budget.” Keep Reading

Department Spotlight

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The Social Science department at Wesleyan influences students in various ways, including in the classroom or through extra-curricular activities. Every social science teacher shared their sweet or sour moments while teaching.

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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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Wesleyan “Gives That Blood”

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Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood and that number is continuing to increase every day. However, each year, Wesleyan has the opportunity to help contribute to the emergency need for blood.

On Jan. 18, the Red Cross brought all of their equipment and set up a blood drive right in Chapman Library. Having a blood drive at Wesleyan really encourages faculty, staff, students and parents to donate blood at a location that is convenient for them. Keep Reading

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