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Keri Heath, ‘16, and her mother at Dingle Bay. (Photo courtesy of Keri Heath)

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Describe how you feel about MyWitt in three words.

Martin Lukk

s14.mlukk@wittenberg.edu

Kate Causbie

s14.kcausbie@wittenberg.edu

“Very user friendly.”

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Brandon Diller, Class of 2015

“Can’t get in.” Walter Bockert, Class of 2016

“Like Windows 95.” Annie Bathalter, Class of 2014

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Tigers Look to Climb Back on Top of NCAC, Annihilating Crusaders a Good Start Dan Sabol â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;14 Sports Editor

s14.dsabol@wittenberg.edu

Mary Clare Yerke (â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;15) dribbling the ball during the match last Saturday, before its suspension due to weather. (Photo courtesy of University Communications)

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Defending National Champions Have a Whole New Look Ann Tomko â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;13 Staff Writer

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