Review: New album from Indie pop and folk artists Angus and Julia Stone

Aleah Cady, Staff Writer Snow is the fourth album released by singer-songwriter siblings Angus and Julia Stone. The album was completely written and recorded in Angus Stone’s home over a six month period, a new creation process for the siblings. The atmosphere was a relaxed environment for the duo to write, and many of the songs were created while playing around on instruments or coming … Continue reading Review: New album from Indie pop and folk artists Angus and Julia Stone

Wingate football beats Pembroke to remain undefeated and advances in AFCA ranking

Sarah Thurman Staff Writer After a big win at home on Saturday against UNC-Pembroke,  the undefeated Wingate Bulldogs will be on the road for their next two football games. Wingate, 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the South Atlantic Conference, will travel to Salisbury to play Catawba on Saturday and to Mars Hill on Oct. 21. Both games will kick off at 1:30 p.m. The next … Continue reading Wingate football beats Pembroke to remain undefeated and advances in AFCA ranking

Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate

Ryan McKeel, Staff Writer The Union County Community Arts Council and the George A. Batte, JR. Fine Arts Center at Wingate University have joined together for the third straight year to sponsor multiple free film screenings as part of the Southern Circuit Film Series. The next film in the series, at 7 p,m. Wednesday, will be “Dalya’s Other Country.” Founded in 1975 as a community … Continue reading Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate

Jim Wand Returns to Wingate As New Semester Begins

Harrison Taylor, Staff Writer Dr. Jim Wand arrived on Wingate’s campus this past Tuesday to hypnotize students once again. Wand, a hypnotist, has been coming to Wingate for decades, and is currently on a college tour spanning nearly 200 shows in just a year. Students lined up over an hour beforehand outside Austin Auditorium, as the seating was first come, first serve. “My friends and … Continue reading Jim Wand Returns to Wingate As New Semester Begins

Union Symphony Orchestra performs at Wingate with guest artist

Ryan Mckeel, Staff Writer A local symphony orchestra with deep roots at Wingate University performed on the evening of April 29, 2017 with a guest artist from the University of South Carolina. The Union Symphony Orchestra, also known as the USO, and Dr. Jennifer Parker-Harley, associate professor of flute at the University of South Carolina and principal flute of the USO, performed a concert at … Continue reading Union Symphony Orchestra performs at Wingate with guest artist

Persona 5 takes on a new plot from Persona 4

Danny Stueber, Staff Writer When Persona 5 was announced back in 2013, I knew it be my top game of the year whenever it came out. Time and time again it was delayed until this past April when it was finally released and what do you know, I was not wrong all those years ago. Persona 5 is a long-ride filled with great characters, a … Continue reading Persona 5 takes on a new plot from Persona 4

NCG movie offers a great movie experience to the Monroe area

Andrew Elliot, Staff Writer You open one of the many doors available, and you are greeted by the smell of delicious popcorn. The friendly staff greets you from across the room over the hum of the icee machines; “Hi! Welcome to NCG!” they call. Now this, is a movie theater! Many of the locals have taken the opportunity to go and spend the day at … Continue reading NCG movie offers a great movie experience to the Monroe area

Carolina Panther Game Days holds Tradition Unlike Any Other

Jackson Kaplan, Staff Writer Since the year 1996 when the fall season hits the Carolinas, residents of Charlotte and surrounding communities will gather inside the 75,412-seat Bank of America Stadium to enjoy a chill afternoon of Carolina Panthers football. Bank of America Stadium is a popular destination for fans from all over the region, including college students who are looking for a great time. Students … Continue reading Carolina Panther Game Days holds Tradition Unlike Any Other

Boone offers Great Getaway places for Students

Alex King, Staff Writer When classes get stressful and all of the work for the week is done, a short-day trip vacation is always a great way to recharge. Going on a weekend getaway with a group of friends is a great way to recharge before the next week of life begins. One great place to go is Boone, a small college town in the … Continue reading Boone offers Great Getaway places for Students

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 rights activist. Mrs. Whack admitted that she felt “drawn to Maya” … Continue reading Wingate University Celebrates Women’s History Month with debut of Maya Angelou documentary