Category Archive: Events

Apr 27

Wide Awake Wilson

 Getting ready to come to Barton? Then you probably have so many questions, such as what really is there to do in Wilson? Where are some of the popular hangout places? And, if you’re like me, where can you do some shopping? All of these questions, and many more, race through your mind when you …

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Apr 20

“I Heart Barton”

Coming to Barton  has been a great experience so far. As a first year student, I love the relationships between the professors and students here; it’s completely different than anywhere else! ! You get that one-on-one attention that you might not get anywhere else. It’s great to know that your professors know you by name! …

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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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Mar 21

March Madness

Who is ready for March Madness? It’s a great time of year for all basketball-loving  fans that enjoy intense fun and exciting three pointers and dunks. March Madness brings the best out in teams. Sixty-four teams competing for one National Championship is exciting and thrilling; you never know who is going to win or go home. …

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Mar 21

Journeys of the Soul – Alternative Spring Break

For my Spring Break, I went on the Alternative Spring Break Trip with the Minority Student Association. The trip was called, “Journeys of the Soul,” where we took a path through Tuskegee, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama and then proceeded to Atlanta, Georgia. “Journeys of the Soul” was a great educational trip!! It brought forth a …

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Nov 01

To Do or Not to Do?

Well, today has been eventful to say the least! From classes, to soccer games, to basketball games, to some Call of Duty with the guys, to winding down for bed, it’s been an interesting day. Most days at Barton are like this. Some of you guys probably think that college is too much work and …

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Oct 29

After Class, After Hours

There are a lot of student activities to do on campus. Every day there is something going on. One of my favorite things to do after classes on Monday is go to New Beginnings. New Beginnings is a church group that meets in the Chapel from 7-8pm. It’s a lot of fun! You get to …

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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 11

You Think You Know…But You Have NO Idea!

So, you read the title of this blog and I’m sure you’re thinking “What does she mean ‘I have no idea’?” Well, I am here to tell you that you have no idea how much fun it is to work with admissions counselors! This past week I went to a reception in Raleigh with Kyle …

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