Category Archive: Service

Apr 13

Just for Kicks

Most people that I have met say they have never heard of TOMS, until they came down south.  I’m not sure why that is, because TOMS are the most comfortable, everyday shoe; not to mention they serve a good cause.  For every pair of TOMS sold, the company donates a pair to a child in …

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Apr 10

W.I.S.E. Girls Female Empowerment Camp

Joining a sorority, making new long-lasting friendships, spending countless hours cramming for midterms, showing your school spirit during a highly intense sporting game are some of the joys of college. While some students are occupied with “living in the moment” and partying, others are looking to make an impact that will lead them into a …

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May 03

Stop Hunger Now

Last week Barton hosted a Stop Hunger Now packaging event in Wilson Gym. I have participated with Stop Hunger Now three times before, and every single time I’ve been assigned the same exact job.  Don’t ask me how, but it just works out that way.  So, now I’m a professional at weighing each bag as …

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Apr 18

5K Race!

I did it!!!! I am so happy and proud of myself. I completed the race and I’m still smiling with excitement!!!!! Trust me this wasn’t easy, but it was definitely worth it. All together everyone raised over $25,000, and it will be donated to a local autism organization. It was very cold this morning, and …

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Apr 07

One Day Without Shoes!

On April 5th, Campus Compassion held an event at Barton called One Day Without Shoes. It was a voluntary event where students and faculty were encouraged to go a day without shoes to support others that cannot afford shoes. This is a great event that was started by the TOMS shoe company, and it has …

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Mar 03

Moe’s Night Success!

Last night was our Moe’s Night, and it was a great success! We raised just over $160! This is one of the best turnouts the establishment has had. Way to go Bulldogs! We hope that next month we will have an even better turn out! Mark your calendars for April 6th! All you have to …

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Mar 03

Moe’s Fundraiser!

So, last night was the first time EVER that I have eaten at Moe’s Southwest Grill. You don’t understand – I despise Mexican food. All Mexican food. Tacos, burritos, and whatever other “itos” you can come up with. Last night, though, the SGA (Student Government Association) was holding a fundraiser there, so I figured I …

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Feb 20

STOP HUNGER NOW!

This week I have been floating on a high from attending Love the Symphony on Monday Night. The event was held in Barton’s Wilson Gym. The committee gave me a chance to speak to the crowd about the efforts the Student Government Association is putting in for STOP Hunger Now. At each table was an …

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