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Library presents Constitution Day

Barton and the greater Wilson community joined together on Monday, Sept. 18, to celebrate Constitution Day with a lecture by the Honorable Albert S. Thomas, Jr., following a reception. Upwards of 40 students, faculty, staff and citizens attended the event, hosted annually by the Hackney Library. This year’s lecture was entitled, “The United States Constitution: […]

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President Searcy presents ‘Barton Bold’

Dr. Douglas Searcy, Barton’s new president, shared his new strategic plan for the school during his inauguration April 15. “BartonBold” is Searcy’s plan that will be implemented in the school over the next four years. BartonBold Strategic Plan’s purpose is to expand and improve the school’s academic programs and services offered to students. The school […]

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2017 SGA Election Results

Rachel Krueger, who ran unopposed for Barton Student Government Association, will continue as SGA president. Riley Bane, Luis Reyes, Tyler Mayes and Michael Tyler successfully ran unopposed for vice president, treasury and chief justice respectively. Voting for SGA executive board closed April 7. Later that day, the winners were announced in an e-mail sent to […]

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Day of Scholarship helps students “be involved”

Day of scholarship brought together Barton students and faculty to collaborate and share their research projects on April 11 across the college’s campus. From freshmen to seniors, all students were able to participate and present their ideas to Barton’s community. The event started with an opening plenary featuring Barton graduates whose undergraduate research led them […]

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Barton Students stand in solidity against violence toward women

  Barton students participated in an international campaign to protest objectification and exploitation of women on Valentine’s Day. The One Billion Rising event’s purpose was to represent the one billion women across the globe that will be beaten or raped during their lifetimes. Many individuals were decked in red and pink attire and were given […]

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SGA host first Color Run to raise funds for Rise Against Hunger

Barton College Student Government Association, SGA, hosted the first “Color Run” on Friday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. to raise money for the organization Rise Against Hunger, formerly as Stop Hunger Now. This year there were 11 participants in the race. SGA raised $165 for Rise Against Hunger nonprofit organization. Students, faculty and staff were […]

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Eco-friendly water bottle filling station installed in student center

Barton students staff have a new way to stay hydrated and help the environment at the same time. A new water bottle filling station is in Hamlin Student Center. Students can use this to refill water bottles instead of buying bottles of water. Carolyn Hornick, instructor of education said, “All FYS classes were challenged to […]

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Howard Chapel Renovations

Howard Chapel on Barton’s campus will soon undergo phase two of construction renovations. This historic building is on its way to becoming a more contemporary environment for students to enjoy. Construction will begin immediately after graduation. Jamie Eubanks, college chaplain, and several other college officials met last semester to discuss remodeling plans. So far, plans […]

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Former SGA President Keisha Parker

After spending three semesters as Barton Student Government Association president, Keisha Parker, a 2015 graduate, has moved to a higher level of government involvement. She is a staff assistant for North Carolina’s senior Senator Richard Burr. Burr, who chairs the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as he […]

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A European in America: The Best Four Years of His Life

“The most remarkable and life-changing years of my life.” That’s how senior Rafael Ruiz describes his experience at Barton. With enthusiasm and a smile on his face, he demonstrates the passion he has for what he does and his charisma shows the excitement of what the future has in hold for him after graduation. Originally […]

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