Speaker Kevin Hines shares his story of suicide and second chances

Sarah Thurman, Staff Writer On Thursday, February 22, Kevin Hines came to Wingate to give a lecture titled Cracked Not Broken, The Kevin Hines Story. Kevin Hines was only 19 when he decided that he wanted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate bridge.  This is a jump that 99% of people,Continue reading “Speaker Kevin Hines shares his story of suicide and second chances”

John Pavlovitz speaks to Wingate campus about creating a bigger table

Rachael Robinson, Staff Writer John Pavlovitz spoke to Wingate students, faculty and staff last Wednesday. Pavlovitz is a pastor, blogger and the author of the novel A Bigger Table. He spoke to the audience about expanding their horizons and opening up themselves to new people, with his theory of “creating a bigger table.” When PavlovitzContinue reading “John Pavlovitz speaks to Wingate campus about creating a bigger table”

Tattered Pieces speaker addresses themes of loss, faith and forgiveness

Leah Joyner, Staff Writer The Rev. Sharon Risher captured students’ attention with her raw emotion on Sunday morning, sharing how she became an accidental activist when she lost loved ones in the 2015 Charleston shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Risher, a native of Charlotte, N.C., spoke at a lyceum event atContinue reading “Tattered Pieces speaker addresses themes of loss, faith and forgiveness”

Lyceum on sexual assault among college athletes leaves students confused

Gabby Cabrera, Staff Writer In a lecture lyceum titled, Above the law: Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence in College Athletics, students were briefed about the prevalence of sexual assault in college athletics but many were left confused and disappointed, prompting university leaders to consider the need for more education. “I thought it was confusing. AllContinue reading “Lyceum on sexual assault among college athletes leaves students confused”

Lyceum Requirement Changes Cause Confusion, Relief for Many Students

Savanna Harris, Staff Writer When the word “Lyceum” is mentioned around the Wingate University campus, one would immediately think of a program put into place to enrich students and to broaden their educational experience. It offers students the opportunity to attend for lectures, performances, etc. that they might otherwise not be able to attend. EvenContinue reading “Lyceum Requirement Changes Cause Confusion, Relief for Many Students”

Lyceum preps students for successful interviews

Joanna King, Staff Writer Going into an interview is all about having a great pair of shoes according to a panel of experts, with 130 years of combined knowledge, who hosted a Lyceum at Wingate University on Monday night. “You can ruin a good business outfit with shoes that aren’t appropriate,” said panel member SteveContinue reading “Lyceum preps students for successful interviews”

Dreamers of Wingate share their stories 

Savanna Harris, Staff Writer DACA has been a hot news topic in recent weeks since the Trump Administration announced that the policy will be allowed to expire. But, what exactly is DACA? Simply put, DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a program that was put into place by President Barack Obama in 2012Continue reading “Dreamers of Wingate share their stories “

Library holds program on plagiarism for Academic Integrity Week

Dustin Kiggins, Staff Writer In recognition of Academic Integrity Week on Wednesday, librarians from Ethel K. Library presented students with tips on how to avoid plagiarism when doing research and writing papers for class and future careers. The presenters showed examples to students on plagiarism in music to see if the students understood the differenceContinue reading “Library holds program on plagiarism for Academic Integrity Week”

Wingate University Celebrates Women’s History Month with debut of Maya Angelou documentary

Nick Anta, Staff Writer Wingate University kicked off Women’s History month Tuesday by screening Maya Angelou’s documentary, “And Still I Rise” with a discussion lead by producer/co-director Rita Coburn Whack. The film, which took over 6 years to make, showed a very intimate side of the singer, dancer, author, producer, playwright, poet and civil rightsContinue reading “Wingate University Celebrates Women’s History Month with debut of Maya Angelou documentary”

Food Recovery Network founder sheds light on Food Waste and Ugly Produce

Sydney Walker, Staff Writer Wingate, N.C. – “Food waste is not one problem, but a collection of hundreds of problems that need to be solved–especially if the growing population wants to be fed,” said Ben Simon to Wingate University students. “The only way to feed the estimated 9 billion people in 2050 is to reduceContinue reading “Food Recovery Network founder sheds light on Food Waste and Ugly Produce”