“Murder is A Fine Art” Cast Draws Wingate Students to Batte Center

Staff Writer: Alexandria Sessions Last week before Easter Break, the talented cast of “Murder is a Fine Art” conducted an audience interactive play, highlighting a love triangle, jealousy, revenge, and obviously a murder. The play was brought for entertainment for friends and families by the Wingate University Department of Communication and Art directed by BarbaraContinue reading ““Murder is A Fine Art” Cast Draws Wingate Students to Batte Center”

‘The King of Crayola’ brings “The Ripple Effect” to Hinson Museum 

Staff Writer: Alexandria Sessions Edward Binney and Harold Smith intended only to create safe crayons that were affordable and of high quality. With this idea, the Crayola company was born in 1903 with just eight colors in a box and expanded into wonderful creative drawings from all ages. If you were to look up HerbContinue reading “‘The King of Crayola’ brings “The Ripple Effect” to Hinson Museum ”

10th Annual Christmas in November Art Sale

Staff Writer: Faith Haren Calling All Artists: Make some money doing what you love! 💛 Are you interested in selling your work but have never done it before?  Pottery, jewelry, scarves/hats, photography, drawings, plants in hand-painted pots, and more The 10th Annual Christmas in November Arts & Crafts Sale (hosted by the Anson County ArtsContinue reading “10th Annual Christmas in November Art Sale”

COUNTERPOINT Magazine Returns

Staff Writer: Garrett Elder Counterpoint magazine returns for its 52nd year as a Wingate campus staple. The 2021 edition of the magazine has just been published. Fourteen students and two faculty members have composed more than 35 poems and short stories. The artworks of more than 55 students are also featured. The magazine was foundedContinue reading “COUNTERPOINT Magazine Returns”

Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate

Ryan McKeel, Staff Writer The Union County Community Arts Council and the George A. Batte, JR. Fine Arts Center at Wingate University have joined together for the third straight year to sponsor multiple free film screenings as part of the Southern Circuit Film Series. The next film in the series, at 7 p,m. Wednesday, willContinue reading “Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate”

Union Symphony Orchestra performs at Wingate with guest artist

Ryan Mckeel, Staff Writer A local symphony orchestra with deep roots at Wingate University performed on the evening of April 29, 2017 with a guest artist from the University of South Carolina. The Union Symphony Orchestra, also known as the USO, and Dr. Jennifer Parker-Harley, associate professor of flute at the University of South CarolinaContinue reading “Union Symphony Orchestra performs at Wingate with guest artist”

Introducing the Batte Center’s new Technical Director

Andrew Elliot, Staff Writer The Batte Center’s new Technical Director is a man of music and experience. Mr. Chandler Solomon comes from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte to take charge. “I chose Wingate because it offered me a way to develop my professional skills.” The Triangle was able to catch up with Mr. Solomon and askContinue reading “Introducing the Batte Center’s new Technical Director”

Drama Society Seeks New Members and Involvement

New organization on campus seeks members for upcoming productions in the fall and spring.  Rachael Robinson, Staff Writer Harrison Taylor, President of the newly formed Wingate Drama Society, was faced with a challenging question; Where are the artists on campus? This question was being asked by Dr. Barbara Pann, a Communications Professor here at WingateContinue reading “Drama Society Seeks New Members and Involvement”

Wingate welcomes the Hinson Art Museum

Courtney Bailey and Hope Rogers, Staff Writer On September 24th, the Hinson Art Museum opened its doors for the first time. A second opening for Wingate University’s staff, faculty, and students followed on Friday. Years ago, Wingate University’s former president, Dr. Jerry McGee, expressed a desire to build an art museum to house the WingateContinue reading “Wingate welcomes the Hinson Art Museum”