WU Swim partners with BEST Crowd Management at the Bank of America Stadium

Staff Writer: Madison Mataxas As one of the biggest teams on Wingate’s campus, the Men’s and Women’s swim teams are always up for lending a helping hand and creating a strong feeling of belonging. The teamwork that can be seen during any of the team’s practices does not stop once the swimmers and coaches leave the pool deck but permeates into everything they do. The … Continue reading WU Swim partners with BEST Crowd Management at the Bank of America Stadium

Day of Caring

Staff Writer: Ben Robertson WINGATE, N.C. — Two hundred seventy-three athletes and coaches from Wingate University volunteered to support and serve communities surrounding the campus as part of the 28th annual United Way Day of Caring on Saturday, Aug. 30. Three hundred eleven total members of the Bulldog community took part in helping both individual people and non-profit organizations at over 70 different locations.  While … Continue reading Day of Caring

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 teams are loyally supported by our student body, but who are … Continue reading Repping the Home Team 

Malignant (2021) Review

Staff Writer: David McCallister Over a year ago, movie theaters started to reopen after being dormant for months. There were struggles to get the public back into going to the theater, but all of that has changed now. Theaters today have seen more revenue and returns thanks to the superhero and horror genre. The most recent horror film to open in theaters is Malignant. The … Continue reading Malignant (2021) Review

Former Bulldogs impressing on MiLB assignments

Staff Writer: Luke Tucker WINGATE, N.C. — The Wingate Bulldogs baseball program had quite the summer, winning the school’s first national championship in thrilling fashion against Central Missouri, then a month later saw two players agree to terms with Major League Baseball clubs. Pitcher Hunter Dula was selected in the 18th round of the MLB draft by the San Francisco Giants, while Tommy McCollum was … Continue reading Former Bulldogs impressing on MiLB assignments

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 founded by Professors of English Dr. Sylvia Little-Sweat and Mrs. Louise … Continue reading COUNTERPOINT Magazine Returns

The Journey Back to Taiwan

Staff Writer: Tzu-Hsun Hsu In March 2020, due to the COVID-19 rapidly spreading out in the United States, which accelerated the increase of the confirmed cases, the NCAA decided to cancel the spring season. During the pandemic, I took a long-distance and tough flight back to Taiwan.  On the afternoon of March 12, 2020, when we were spread out in different courts practicing, our coach … Continue reading The Journey Back to Taiwan

Getting used to the ups and downs of college

Staff Writer: Savannah Phillips Have you ever felt like “such a freshman”? Join the club! The past month has taught me a lot about responsibility, adulting, and being wise with my freedom. No one is here to hold our hands, wake us up, wash our clothes, make sure we study, etc. Either we do it ourselves, or it won’t get done. If I’m being honest, … Continue reading Getting used to the ups and downs of college

Wingate Football wins first home game of the season

Staff Writer: Madelyn Cherry The Bulldogs took victory at their first game on Sept. 2, gaining 25 first downs and 393 total offensive yards in a 30-7 win over Shaw at Irwin Belk Stadium. Kalen Clark scored the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with 7:54 left in the first quarter. Wingate had 10 plays and 66 yards in the first 4:36 seconds before Shaw’s … Continue reading Wingate Football wins first home game of the season