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Web Editor October 3, 2017

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: […]

Web Editor April 22, 2017

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 […]

Web Editor March 8, 2017

  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 […]

Web Editor March 8, 2017

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 […]

Web Editor February 8, 2017

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 […]

Web Editor February 8, 2017

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 […]

Web Editor September 18, 2016

Two candidates for the office of lieutenant governor faced off in the Kennedy Family Theater on Sep 13. Linda Coleman, a former state legislator, teacher and school administrator, is the Democratic candidate, challenging incumbent Republican Dan Forest. Only two-tenths of a percent of votes separated the two candidates in 2012 when Forest emerged victorious. The […]

Web Editor September 18, 2016

Paint Wars, one of the messiest Barton College traditions, took place on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at on the lawn behind East Campus Suites. This was the fourth year Barton College hosted this event that is sponsored by the Bulldogs United Committee and the Barton College Student Government Association ( SGA). Paint Wars has become one […]

Web Editor May 10, 2016

Dr. Douglas N. Searcy was officially inaugurated as the 12th president of Barton College on Friday, April 15. The installation ceremony was held outside on center campus, with over 700 people in attendance. Kathy Daughety, director of public relations, said among those represented at the ceremony were Atlantic Christian and Barton College alumni, presidents and […]

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