VP Pence visits Wingate to support Bishop

Staff Writer: Ashley Garcia, Isiah Anderson, K. Conner, & Estefania Risso Osorio      Last week an email was sent out to Wingate students, faculty and staff stating that the Vice President was coming to campus for the Dan Bishop Rally on September 9th. This caused some disturbance throughout the campus.       Wingate president,Continue reading “VP Pence visits Wingate to support Bishop”

School of Sports Sciences professor to participate in service project in Nepal for two weeks

Brendan Shriver, News Writer Dr. Brandy Clemmer, a School of Sports Sciences professor and the head of the school’s Leadership Academy, will be leaving the United States next week to participate in a service project in Nepal with the organization Wine to Water for two weeks. This project is nothing new to Dr. Clemmer. AsContinue reading “School of Sports Sciences professor to participate in service project in Nepal for two weeks”

Thompson looks forward to serving as 2018-19 SGA president

Bryan Young, Staff Writer  SGA elections results are in for the 2018-2019 school year. Laura Thompson, a junior communication major from Rutherfordton, is the newly elected SGA president.  One of the things that she wants the student body to know is that “Everyone’s voice is important and everyone matters.” Thompson said she wants to make sureContinue reading “Thompson looks forward to serving as 2018-19 SGA president”

QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK: Winternational, end-of-year concerns, MLB Opening Day and Easter Break plans

The COM 220 News Writing class put together an Easter Break edition of Questions of the Week. First up is Communication major Katie Williams of Calabash, answering class member Hunter Pearson‘s question: “Where would you like to go on a Winternational?” The Winternational reveal of destinations for 2018-19 took place on Wednesday afternoon. Major LeagueContinue reading “QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK: Winternational, end-of-year concerns, MLB Opening Day and Easter Break plans”

Opioid Crisis Presents Alarming Challenge to both County and Country

Savanna Harris, Staff Writer The opioid crisis is an issue that is becoming more and more prevalent here in our country. In 2016, there were over 63,600 overdose deaths in the United States alone, and more than two million people here are thought to be dependant on opioids, which are defined as drugs that replicateContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Presents Alarming Challenge to both County and Country”

BIGG talks E-Waste

Celestia Randolph, Staff Writer Southern Environmental Solutions of the Carolinas (SESC) is a family owned business dedicated to servicing local landfills established on government contracts. The objective of SESC is to collect recyclable electronic waste, or,  e-waste, promote organizational interactivity. By setting high standards and collaborating and partnerships, site visits, SESC teaches individuals as well asContinue reading “BIGG talks E-Waste”

Veteran Shares Difficult Training Regimen For 31 Marathons

Photo by Gabriela Cabrera Joanna King, Staff Writer Rob Jones, an amputee veteran, ran his 29th marathon on Thursday, November 9, in his mission to complete 31 marathons in 31 days.  Residents of Charlotte showed up at 6 a.m. to show their support and run alongside him. Jones plans to set an example for otherContinue reading “Veteran Shares Difficult Training Regimen For 31 Marathons”

‘Class Cab’ Kicks Off Homecoming With a New Ride

Allison Hoyle, Staff Writer Putting a spin on the hit TV show, Cash Cab, BARC put together an event this past Monday dubbed “Class Cab” to help kick off Wingate’s Homecoming week. The campus could be seen with several golf carts which were decked out in blue and gold decoration zooming around and passengers blurtingContinue reading “‘Class Cab’ Kicks Off Homecoming With a New Ride”

WU Students TP Campus for Homecoming Celebration

Wessli-Ann Hardee, Staff Writer Wingate University students clear out the store shelves as they stock up on toilet paper for the annual homecoming tradition of “TPing” the campus on Thursday night. For years, Wingate University has been establishing traditions for students to take part in during homecoming. One of their biggest is allowing the studentsContinue reading “WU Students TP Campus for Homecoming Celebration”