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Web Editor February 20, 2016

A new year at Barton College means new and exciting productions from the Barton College Kennedy Family Theatre for one and all to take part in. Last semester, Barton College Theatre team put on an edgy performance of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for a mature audience and also performed the whimsical play “Peter Pan” […]

Web Editor February 16, 2016

Dr. Douglas N. Searcy will be officially sworn in as the 12th president of Barton College on Friday, April 15, in the first inauguration ceremony in over a decade. This marks the third induction ceremony in 33 years. The inauguration ceremony will be set on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. The board of trusties, faculty […]

Web Editor February 16, 2016

Student Success’s Blythe Taylor (assistant director for academic support) and Lorraine Raper (director of online teaching) saw their dream come true with the grand opening of the Oral Communications Center. It was held in the Willis N. Hackney Library at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Barton President Douglas Searcy gave an introduction speech, […]

Web Editor November 20, 2015

Barton College/Wilson Symphony presents four concerts annually: Barton College/Wilson Symphony Downtown concert, the fall concert, Valentines night concert and the spring concert. The orchestra also plays at the Barton graduation. Mark Peterson, director of the symphony, said that each year in October, the symphony performs downtown and the event is free to the public. Peterson […]

Web Editor November 16, 2015

The Barton Art League is hosting open studios every Tuesday and Thursday night, starting at 5 p.m. in the Case Art Building. The open studio sessions are focused on improving the skills of Barton students. On Tuesdays the focus of the open studio is graphic design, and the Thursday sessions are centered on drawing and […]

Web Editor November 16, 2015

Saturday exams? Barton is adding Saturday exams to the spring schedule. To take an exam on the weekend would be viewed by most as being practically sinful. In this case, however, it is very advantageous. “Spring semester final exams are being offered on Saturday in order for students to be able to complete all their […]

Web Editor November 16, 2015

After earning a berth in the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the Barton College men’s soccer team fell to No. 1 seed, and the No. 1 team in NCAA Division II, Pfeiffer University 5-0 on Tuesday night. The Falcons, who are 18-0 on the season, totaled 21 shots in the match including eight on goal while holding […]

Web Editor November 16, 2015

For nearly the entire first half, an undermanned Barton College women’s soccer team managed to hold off the league’s No. 1 seed in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Playing with just three available substitutes against a deep Belmont Abbey College team that had outscored its opponents 44-3 in earning the regular-season title, the […]

Web Editor November 16, 2015

Senior Elementary and Special Education Major Juana River finally completed her dream of starting a Hispanic Student Organization (HSO) club at Barton College. Rivera said she has had the idea of a Hispanic club since freshman year, but there wasn’t enough student interest on campus. Rivera said she held the first interest meeting for the […]

Web Editor November 11, 2015

The Barton College Association of Nursing Students gave kids and Barton Students an afternoon full of surprises and excitement on the Thursday before Halloween when the group opened its second annual Haunted House. With the help of the BCANS committee, which is made up of people who signed up to help organize this event, and […]

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