Life @ WU

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…

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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…

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The Wingate Incubator of Excellence

Staff Writer: Madelyn Cherry Chances are, if you are reading this, you attend Wingate University. Congratulations! You made it to the incubator of excellence. The hard work is done and now everything you do from now on will scream excellence. You no longer have to work for a thing, and life will be handed to…

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“I Wish We Would Get Paid More Often”.

Staff Writer: Alexandria Sessions Eight dollars an hour and only 15 hours on a check is a budget students are not happy with due to their expenses. While other on-campus jobs pay their student workers up to 10 dollars an hour, many are capped at only $8. The payment process is done through ADP or…

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March’s Wingate Person on the Street

Staff Writer: Madelyn Cherry What was the most exciting thing you did on spring break? Katherine Fronczak, Sophomore, Biology  “Over spring break I went to the Houston (TX)  Livestock and Rodeo Show. I watched Kane Brown perform as well as seeing rodeo events like bull riding, barrel racing, and cattle roping.” Noah Taylor, Sophomore, Business…

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Wingate University Welcomes New ResLife Area Coordinator

Staff Writer: Madison Mataxas When up-and-coming graduates think about their future career options, higher education and working with university residence life organizations are often overlooked. That was the case for Ali McGrath, the newest ResLife Area Coordinator at Wingate University. After graduating in 2015 with a degree in Psychology from Framingham State University in Framingham,…

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The Triangle Is Looking for Writers!

Bulldogs! Do you love to write or know someone that enjoys covering local news? We are looking for permanent writers for the Triangle! You can write anything from sports news to the big headlines around Wingate University. Sharpen your writing skills and join the team! If you are interested, please contact David McCallister and Melinda…

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Spring Break Brings Excitement to Wingate University

Staff Writer: Bella Pellet One of the best times of the year for college students is Spring break – a week-long break that comes right after midterms. This creates a chance for students to go and break free of the college routine, the school work, and to let loose all of the work from the…

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I Live With Roaches on Purpose

Staff Writer: Emily Werner Listen, I know what the title of this article tells you about me: I am out of my mind. And maybe you’re right, but I live with roaches on purpose, and they’ve only enriched my life. Maybe this will soothe your soul. The roaches are kept in a plastic tub with…

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RSO on Standby Due to Rising Omicron Numbers

Staff Writer: Alexandria Sessions The once quiet campus becomes noisy with the buzz of students coming back to Wingate for the spring semester. However, their plans are cut short temporarily due to the increasing numbers of positive COVID cases in North Carolina. “While it’s not ideal, it’s more important for students to still have that…

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