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mkbrantley May 18, 2020

By JAKOB RYAN / Staff Writer   Barton College’s baseball team does not have your typical starting pitcher throwing Friday nights for them. Gentry Fortuno is a 23-year-old Freshman who has already spent some time playing professional baseball. Fortuno is a product of a special rule in baseball that allows players to compete collegiately even […]

mkbrantley May 18, 2020

By HILLARY GEARY / Staff Writer Barton College has paused preparation for fall football season in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The fall of 2020 was to be the first football season at Barton since 1950, until the nation was blindsided by Coronavirus. Barton College has currently paused all sports practices and events. “We were about […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By ZACH HILL The Castle of Bellaguardia sits atop a hill in northeastern Italy, overlooking the small town of Montecchio Maggiore. The town served as the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliette and the towers of the fortress are aptly named after the titular characters. Once a year, the town of 12,000 gathers in the […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By K.J. ASKEW After long deliberation, Barton college has decided to continue with it’s planning of providing the students with a commencement ceremony. However, it will be held at a later date. Students were informed of the college’s commencement plans through a letter from the president of the college, Douglas Searcy: “Commencement will be postponed […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

By HILLARY GEARY Barton College’s Amanda Maynard incorporates years of working gerontology experience into her courses and helps students work through trying times during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using empathy and scripture, Maynard’s life’s calling is to teach and also learn from her students. “I always had this drive to speak to people, and that’s why […]

mkbrantley April 8, 2020

The Collegiate is introducing a ‘Dear Abby’ segment entitled ‘Chatty Kathy’ during the Fall 2020 semester. ‘Chatty Kathy’ offers peer-requested advice in numerous categories including relationships, student life, health and more. ‘Chatty Kathy’ is completely voluntary and anonymous and only available to members of the community with a Barton email address. Students can submit questions […]

mkbrantley August 26, 2018

August 25, 2018 – Barton College’s second Honors Retreat took place on Saturday. The purpose of this exciting event for first year honors students was to capture the spirit of the co-curricular activities of the Honors Program, which include service, culture, and community. Student leaders of the event Brooke Lonergan and Jonathan Moss, both sophomores, […]

mkbrantley August 20, 2018

Barton College freshmen Tiffany Mercer, Shemeiya Gregg and Takeitha Glaspie join fellow students gathering items from Forest Hills Presbyterian Church and other organizations participating in the annual Welcome Back Barton event on Monday. Drew C. Wilson | Wilson Times August 20, 2018 – Senior Morgan Lee has been to the Welcome Back Barton event every […]

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