A Band Everyone Should Check Out: The Foxies

Photo by Noemi Gonzalez If you are a fan of The Maine or Joel Kanitz’s solo project Gorgeous War, you definitely have to check out The Foxies. Originally starting as a full band from Phoenix, Ariz., under the label “8123,” the band is now just solo artist Julia Lauren Bullock. Bullock originally started her own music career just using her name back in 2014 when she released her EP “PillowTalk,”…

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Wilson Students React to Controversial Buzzfeed Video

With social media constantly making its impression on consumers, it is no mystery on how quickly a simple video clip or photo can be put on a viral pedestal. What one could perceive as dumb, could be seen as the exact opposite by someone else. As technology constantly develops, the opportunity for publicity is forever present. Anyone can instantly be noticed on the national scale while taking on local or…

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Anxiety is Real and Should Not be Taken Lightly

Photo provided by Creative Commons Amber Smith, a British woman who suffers from anxiety and depression, decided to take pictures of herself before and after a panic attack. The reason she did this is because she finds it important for people to know that mental disorders are just as serious as physical disorders. Her pictures have been shared more than 5,000 times on social networks. Smith was dealing with depression…

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Hunt Seat Team has Final Shows of Season

Photo provided by Molly McElroy The Wilson College Hunt Seat Team (WCHS) had great success at the Regionals, Battle in the Saddle (BITS), and Zones the past few weekends. Competing members had great rides, and coach Megan Mendenhall’s result landed her an invitation to Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals in Lexington, KY in early May. The team competed in the Regional show as part of Zone 3 Region 1 first…

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“Well, I’ll Just Be a Working Student”

Photo by Celia Whitcomb In the equine world, the phrase “working student” refers to a horse crazy person who is willing to be worked to the bone in exchange for lessons and rides with a professional from anywhere to six months to several years. “I want to be a working student” is a phrase I have often heard in the barn on a daily basis. Students from ages 10 and…

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Learning from the Orr Forum on Climate Change

Wilson had the unique experience on Tuesday, April 19 to hear about climate change as part of the Orr Forum from our very own Dr. Lisa Woolley, Professor of English. Woolley started the discussion by saying that climate change is an opportunity to think of the future humanity is working towards and a chance for humans to rethink how we are treating the environment. For her presentation, she referenced the…

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Why Earth Day Should Matter to Everyone

On April 22, the earth was celebrated. Let’s take a minute to talk about how Earth Day came to be. In the late 1960’s, we were in the midst of a large scale environmental crisis. The tipping point occurred when Ohio’s Cuyahoga River caught fire in 1969 due to high pollution levels on top of a number of other environmental disasters. These incidents spurred citizen action to make amends with…

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A’lelia Bundles to Speak at 2016 Commencement

For this year’s commencement ceremony, author and journalist A’lelia Bundles is the honorary commencement speaker. Bundles has accomplished what many can only dream of doing. For thirty years, Bundles worked as a television news executive and producer at NBC News and ABC News, and is also the author of four books. As stated in the bio on her website, she is currently chairman of the board of the National Archives…

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Senior Wills

Karalee Nichols I, Karalee Nichols, do hereby bequeath the following: To all of the Wilson Community, I leave my joy and determination to always push forward no matter the circumstances. What I’ve learned from Wilson that’s not in a textbook is to never ever procrastinate! Much love! Morgan Wonders I, Morgan Wonders, do hereby bequeath the following: To my littles, Miranda and Kallie, I leave my love and passion for…

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