Category Archive: Fun

Mar 02

Dia de jugar (Day of Play) (Day 3)

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Hola amigos! What a fun and exciting day we have had in the Dominican Republic! All of the local children had the day off from school and were at the Dove Mission Children’s Center, nearly 100 children were present. We interacted with the children all morning and played games with them until it was time …

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Apr 20

Working Hard for the Money

With summer quickly approaching, the only stressful thing is the huge stack of job applications piled on my desk! Even though paperwork is no fun at all, the hardest part would be finding the perfect summer job. (Plus, it’d be nice if that job came with a big pay check!) Luckily, during the school year, …

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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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Aug 31

Hey There! Did You Miss Me?

Hey, Barton College! Did you miss me? Well, the time has come, and everyone is back in the swing of college. New students have been welcomed with the busy but always enjoyable Orientation Weekend, including Bulldog Day at Camp Rockfish, and old faces have been welcomed back. It’s only the second week and people are …

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