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”

Shaw Crocker excels as Bulldogs signal-caller in first collegiate start

Heath Barringer, Staff Writer Irwin Belk Stadium was the scene for the Wingate Football team on Aug. 30 as they opened the 2018 season on a Thursday night. Fresh off a 9-2 record and a SAC Championship in 2017, the Bulldogs look to repeat this year with a new quarterback under center. Shaw Crocker, theContinue reading “Shaw Crocker excels as Bulldogs signal-caller in first collegiate start”

Wingate Women’s Golf Recap

Philip Harris, Staff Writer The Wingate University Women’s Golf team has been the model of consistency this season, earning their way to No. 11 in the Golf Stat NCAA Division II rankings. The team came in fourth in the Battle at Old South at UNC-Pembroke, their first tournament of the season; they finished with aContinue reading “Wingate Women’s Golf Recap”

Homicide across from campus causes schoolwide lockdown

Keyana Daye, Staff Writer Wingate students started their Monday afternoon just like any other until the sound of a siren was played from the bell tower. A lockdown had begun. Earlier that morning the Union County law enforcement had responded to a report of a shooting on Jerome Street, which is across from Wingate University.Continue reading “Homicide across from campus causes schoolwide lockdown”

Student Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Hinson

Mason Teague, Staff Writer A ton of athletes across different sports tell about how they have always loved playing their sport ever since they were a little kid. In the case of junior women’s track & field student-athlete Hannah Hinson of Suffolk, Va., being a thrower began during her freshman year in high school. At aContinue reading “Student Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Hinson”

Limited parking at Wingate has students feeling frustrated

Keyana Daye, Staff Writer With the admission of over 1,000 freshman students last semester, which is almost double the size of all previous classes, there was bound to be some issues. One of the biggest issues to most students, and even faculty, would be parking. No matter which parking lot you pull into, the gameContinue reading “Limited parking at Wingate has students feeling frustrated”

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”

Lyceum preps students for successful interviews

Joanna King, Staff Writer Going into an interview is all about having a great pair of shoes according to a panel of experts, with 130 years of combined knowledge, who hosted a Lyceum at Wingate University on Monday night. “You can ruin a good business outfit with shoes that aren’t appropriate,” said panel member SteveContinue reading “Lyceum preps students for successful interviews”

Wingate Leo Club host its first Induction Ceremony to commemorate new members

Leah Joyner, Staff Writer The Wingate University Leo Club welcomed new members into their organization last Tuesday at a special Induction Ceremony hosted by the Wingate Lions Club at the Wingate Baptist Fellowship Hall. For the ceremony, the upcoming Leo Club Officers were installed, new t-shirts were distributed to members and everyone celebrated the 100thContinue reading “Wingate Leo Club host its first Induction Ceremony to commemorate new members”

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, willContinue reading “Southern Circuit film series debuts for a third year at Wingate”