Is the Legend of the Wingate Seal Really True?
Staff Writer: Brianna Weston There’s one rule: NEVER step on the seal at Wingate University, if you plan to graduate on time. But if you do, be prepared to graduate late or don’t graduate at all. You may wonder, is this superstition real? In recent years, navigators warn future Wingate students to avoid the seal…Keep reading
New Tuition Payment Policy Implemented by Business Office Creates Confusion Among Wingate Students
Staff Writer: Brianna Weston A new tuition payment policy put into effect by the Wingate Business Officelast semester delayed and, in some cases, prevented students fromregistering for spring semester classes on time and currently has thecampus buzzing about all the recent billing confusion. Where previously students were allowed to have up to a $1,500 balancebefore…Keep reading
Flu, not COVID, Spreads Across Campus as Semester Draws to a Close
Staff Writer: Darius Johnson As the fall semester comes to a conclusion, Wingate University’s campus has experienced a rise in serious flu-like illnesses. The Holbrook Health Center experienced a wave of students contracting illnesses similar to the flu beginning in late October, as well as symptoms that caused officials to worry about a potential return…Keep reading
CAMPUS NOTEBOOK: Residence Life Encouraging Students to ‘Pull in’ Roommate of Their Choice to Replace December Graduates
Staff Writer: Jordyn Gaither With December graduation quickly approaching, Wingatestudents with roommates who are final-semester seniors arebeing reminded by Residence Life that they have the option to“pull in” a roommate of their choice to fill any vacancies in a roomor suite. Pull-in roommates can only be acquired if you directly sharea room with a graduating…Keep reading
Looking For Some Really Good Ideas? Try These—Starting With a Wingate Parking Garage
Staff Writer: Emily Werner We all think of ideas that we find to be absolutely genius. Half the time,they’re things that come to us in the middle of the night and are nolonger great ideas when we wake up the next morning. But my ideas? Itruly believe they are life-altering and would tremendously benefitsociety if…Keep reading
New Student IDs Allow Ease of Tap Transactions—But Losing One Will Cost You $20 more
Staff Writer: Jordyn Gaither The cost of replacing a lost student ID just got a lot moreexpensive for Wingate students. As a result of the implementation of a new chip-card ID that will allow tap transactions this year, the price of getting a replacement card for any reason has increased from $5 to $25. Wingate…Keep reading
Relocated Einstein Bros. Bagels Returns to Smith Library After Summer Hiatus
Staff Writer: Brianna Weston The recently moved and newly remodeled Einstein Bros. Bagels is reopening the week of Sept. 19-23 after a summer-long absence, much to the delight of students looking to add another dining option to a rotation that already includes Freshen’s, Chick-fil-a, Starbucks, Wild Blue, W.T. Harris Dining Hall and the Marketplace. After…Keep reading
Diggin’ Up Bones: Pageland freshman’s ‘Boney Trinkets’ Provide a Halloween Fashion Statement That’ll Leave Them Howling.
Staff Writer: Savannah Phillips, Triangle Features Editor First year marketing major Hailey Brumett has a backyard full of bones at her family’s house in Pageland, South Carolina. Why? She makes animal bones into jewelry and is beginning to dabble in taxidermy. Hobbies can develop in many different ways, and Brumett’s did gradually. From the time…Keep reading
Kristen Johnson Yost University’s Communication Specialist
Staff Writer: Alexandria Sessions If you’ve checked your email recently chances are you have probably received an email from Kristen Johnson Yost, in the last few days. Yost, our very own campus Communication Specialist and University spokesperson, makes sure students and President Rhett Brown are up-to-date on all things Wingate, but are we up-to-date on…Keep reading
Professor Case on Being Openly LGBTQ On a Historically Baptist Campus
Wingate University is known for its religious affiliation and, according to Niche, is rated the fifth most conservative university in North Carolina. However, overall treatment and views of LGBTQ+ people are more positive than one might think. Dr. Eddie Case (he/they) is an openly LGBTQ+ professor who has had nothing but good experiences on campus…Keep reading
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