Students fundraising outside of the dining hall during meals
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Fundraising for Fun or for Fulfillment?

If you participate in clubs on campus, you might have had to spend time fundraising. At Wilson College, over thirty club activities exist that are funded by the Wilson College Government Association (WCGA). As of Apr. 21, WCGA had a balance of $52,684.91. From this amount, $32,000 has been allocated for club apportionments and $3,562 has been provided for class allocations. The apportionment process requires that each club gives a…

Shoshana Rudski 
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Hello and Goodbye from The Wilson Billboard

Shoshana Rudski as the 2015 May Court Jester Photo provided by the Wilson Facebook Page The year is over! I never anticipated that the job of being one of the Billboard editors would have so many, well, adventures. Never did I ever think that I would take on the role of mentor, advisor, friend, moderator, teacher, moral support expert, and editor, sometimes all at the same time. Never did I…


Academic Awards

The James Applegate Award – Annika Dowd and Ghada Tafesh Lucy Bremmer Global Citizenship Award – Katelyn Wingerd The Alice Martin Brumbaugh Award in Sociology – Stacy Hess The Marel Harlow Cheng Memorial Prize – Christina Gonzalez CRC Press General Chemistry Achievement Award – Gaser Ahmed Regina Shaputnic Cuomo Mathematics Award – Jennifer Skinner Earthwatch Prize – Jessica Larkin The Wilson College Education Award – Jennifer Isaac and Nathanael Stump…

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Glitches in Course Registration Explained

At the end of every semester, one of the most crucial endeavors for any studentis scheduling classes. Behind the mad dash to meet with advisors and implement the academic plans tailored for each student is the time when students can register. This process is handled by the Registrar’s office, Financial Aid, and the Business office which have been experiencing some difficulties. Currently, Wilson College is in the process of converting…

Student panel for the Belize trip
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Fifth Annual Student Research Day

Student panel for the Belize trip Photo provided by the Wilson Facebook page On Friday, May 1, graduating underclassmen and graduate students presented their senior research projects. Topics discussed included art, historical construction, scientific studies. Stephanie Laurent ‘15, Leah Edwards ‘15, and Jessika Dockery ‘15  began the day by presenting their artwork, Edwards made logos for organizations using computer design while Laurent and Dockery presented their hand-painted artwork. Master’s students…

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Gwendolyn Jensen: Former College President

From 1991 to 2001, Gwendolyn Jensen served as President of Wilson College. You may recognize her name more from the fact that the dining hall was named in honor of her and her husband, Gordon. When she retired, Jensen found herself in need of something new to do and decided to pursue poetry. On April  23 and 24, she visited Wilson to guest teach a class and give a reading…


Archery Club Finds Success at Two Competitions

By Sonja Hess The Wilson College Archery Club participated in two competitions this semester.  On March 13, members competed in the PSAA South Central Regional Archery Competition at the York-Adams Fish and Game Club in Abbottstown, Pa.  Archers Brittany Sanocki ‘15, Sonja Hess ‘15, Elizabeth Hauck ‘17, and Tayrn Clopton ‘16 attended the competition with their recurve style bows.  Hess earned gold in individual women’s recurve with a score of…


Thinking Outside the Classroom: Environmental Responsibility

On the overcast morning of April 9, in the midst of water quality testing along the Conococheague, a group of students from the ENV 110: Introduction to Environmental Science class took their commitment to environmental responsibility a step further by untangling a young robin from the hold of tangled fishing line. The lab group from the Introduction to Environmental Science class, consisting of Sadie Repp ‘16, Jessica Larkin ‘18, Brant…


Ending Stigma with Sunflowers: Project Hope

Students grow sunflowers in Wilson greenhouse Photo provided by Danniele Fulmer On May 9  from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Psychology Club will be sponsoring a campus wide sunflower planting event in conjunction with the counseling center and Fulton Farm. The theme of this event is hope, in all its forms, along with raising awareness for depression and mental illness in general. There are over 350 million people in…

Blessing of the Animals
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Blessing of the Animals on the Wilson Green

Blessing of the Animals Photo provided by the Wilson College Facebook Page On May 6, Wilson College had a special Chapel service. Wilson College has a Wednesday Chapel every week and for the last Wednesday Chapel service for spring 2015, Wilson College held ‘Blessing of the Animals’. Like any other Chapel service, it began at 12 p.m. and lasted half an hour. Pastor Tara Magoon and Pastor Christopher Fry from…