Wilson College Dining Hall: New and Improved

If you have eaten in Wilson College’s dining hall before the start of the 2015 spring semester, you may have noticed that it was a little outdated. However, due to the hard work of Tim Dawe, Director of Dining Services, major changes have taken place. Through a series of meetings and armed with an array of opinions from students, Dawe and Wilson came together to figure out what immediate changes…


Wilson College is Awarded Title III Federal Grant

This past September Wilson College was awarded a $2 mil. Title III federal grant by the U.S. Department of Education. It was approved by the USDE under the Strengthening Institutions program which aims to improve academic quality, institutional management, fiscal stability, and options for low-income students. The college will be able to use the grant to ensure that students get enough support from well-trained staff to gain an optimal education while at…

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Op-Ed: I Wrote the Article

Celia Whitcomb Photo taken by Christine Lee Photography Let me introduce myself… My name is Celia Whitcomb. I am the class president of the first co-ed undergraduate Class of 2017. I am the Academic Affairs Chairperson on WCGA. I am a Resident Assistant. I ride and am treasurer for two wonderful equestrian teams. I am a Wilson Scholar student and I recently joined The Wilson Billboard student newspaper. I wrote the article about…


The Oscars: Fran’s Favorites

Best Picture “American Sniper” “Birdman” “Boyhood” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “The Imitation Game” “Selma” “The Theory of Everything” “Whiplash”   If I had a ballot “Boyhood” The Front Runner “Boyhood” Dark horse “The Grand Budapest Hotel”       Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, “Birdman” Richard Linklater, “Boyhood” Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher” Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”   If I had a ballot Richard Linklater The…


Male Athlete of the Week

The Wilson College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the “Athlete of the Week.” Sophomore, Ben Holl, was chosen as the Athlete of the Week for his outstanding performance on the basketball court. Holl scored 21 points in the Phoenix loss against Keuka College on Sunday, Feb. 8. In the game, Holl was 6-of-11 in field goals and 6-of-10 in three pointers. Currently, Holl is places third on his team…


Female Athlete of the Week

The Wilson College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the “Athlete of the Week.” Freshman, Amber Jones, was chosen as the Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance on the basketball court. Recently, Jones played in back to back games in which she finished in double digit scoring. Jones scored 10 points versus Penn State Berks at home on Jan. 31. She also contributed 13 points in the Phoenix…


Belize: When Knowledge Became Understanding

On Jan. 10, 2015, at approximately 2:00 a.m., eleven Wilson students along with two professors set out to spend two weeks soaking up the tropical bliss of Belize on a crash course study abroad trip. This is their story. You may be wondering to yourself: ‘What possessed a group of college students with majors varying from VMT to Environmental Science to venture to Central America in the middle of January?’…

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Phoenix Takes Loss Against Penn State Berks

The Wilson men’s basketball team suffered a conference loss against Penn State Berks this afternoon at home, 103-94. Wilson’s shooting was hot in the beginning of the first half as they took a 19-9 lead over the Nittany Lions with 14:19 remaining. Wilson’s shooting then tapered off as Penn State Berks positioned themselves back in the game and took the lead. The Phoenix also struggled to put a stop to…