OTF Gaming Kicks Off An Early Start To Success

Staff Writer: Dwayne Davis WINGATE, NC– Most student-athletes on college campuses are known for their hard work on and off the field but not so much for their gaming skills. Once considered as a distraction to young kids and even adults, video games have opened doors for many, while turning casual players into multi-millionaire athletes.Continue reading “OTF Gaming Kicks Off An Early Start To Success”

Why We Should be Demanding Better Video Game Representation

Staff Writer: Luke Little If you played any video games from the 1990s to the 2010s, you likely have a bevy of nostalgia for the titles you played. Isn’t it sad, then, that a lot of titles from this period of gaming are becoming less and less legally accessible by the day?  Recent news brokeContinue reading “Why We Should be Demanding Better Video Game Representation”

Kristen Bartlett – The Wingate University Graduate Turned Award-Winning Comedy Writer

Staff Writer: Emily Werner When someone says they went to Wingate, more often than not they’re pharmacists or nurses. Science majors are what Wingate is best known for, so the idea that an Emmy nominated head writer of a late-night talk show came from little ol’ Wingate sounds like a fairytale. But it’s not, it’sContinue reading “Kristen Bartlett – The Wingate University Graduate Turned Award-Winning Comedy Writer”

Repping the Home Team 

Staff Writer: Trevor Bryan  If you attend Wingate University in North Carolina, there are a lot of teams to support. Along with the recent addition of a field hockey team, which will have its debut season in 2022, our school proudly hosts a football, basketball, and soccer team, including 20 other sports teams.  Our teamsContinue reading “Repping the Home Team ”

2020 NBA Finals with predictions from Wingate Students

Staff Writer: Kendrick Tucker The 2020 NBA Finals are underway and it is like no other we have seen before. This year’s Finals is a battle between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat. Many feel as if the Heat will not have a solid chance to win the Finals with such a youngContinue reading “2020 NBA Finals with predictions from Wingate Students”

Artist B.o.B performs for Wingate’s Springate 2018 concert

Sarah Thurman, Staff Writer Over 100 students gathered in Cuddy Arena on Friday, April 27 to celebrate the last event on the SprinGgate 2018 schedule, with a concert from the famous artist B.o.B. Springate 2018 was a week full of events to close out the end of the year and to allow students to letContinue reading “Artist B.o.B performs for Wingate’s Springate 2018 concert”

ESPN Layoffs are Not a Good Sign For Sports Reporting Industry

Trey Lower, Staff Writer As a sports broadcasting major here at Wingate, my lifelong dream has been to be an announcer for ESPN. Whenever you think of sports, you ultimately think of the channel, and I always had a path in place to get there. However, as the years have progressed and the broadcasting industryContinue reading “ESPN Layoffs are Not a Good Sign For Sports Reporting Industry”

Gary Hamill Reaches 25 Years as Head Coach for Wingate University

Maggie Smith, Staff Writer At 24 years old, most people are still figuring out what they want to do in life. At 24 years old most people have big dreams that seem impossible. However, for some 24 year olds, like Gary Hamill, a career is put before them and they go with it. Credit byContinue reading “Gary Hamill Reaches 25 Years as Head Coach for Wingate University”

Video Game Review: Battlefield

Students takes an in depth look at a Video Game Danny Stueber, Staff Writer               The last two Battlefield games, Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline, were missteps in the franchise with shoty online play and bugs galore that really left a sour taste in the mouth of many fans. Then, earlier this year, EA announcedContinue reading “Video Game Review: Battlefield”