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Newsplash 2015

Photo created by Shoshana Rudski Join us for the First Annual Newsplash 5K Color Run on May 2, 2015. Come out, get “colored” up and support The Wilson Billboard Newsmagazine. Great 5K course and 1K fun run/walk course complete with color, color, color all on the Wilson College Campus! We’re also looking for volunteers to be “paint pitchers” at the various color stations along the course. We know you WANT…

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Campus Forum

On Thursday, Mar. 25 at 11:00 a.m., President Barbara Mistick welcomed faculty, staff, alumni, students and other members of the community to the all-campus forum in Thompson Hall to tell them about the college’s past year and its future. President Mistick began with a warm welcome to new members of the community, highlighting new people around campus. The first major area of conversation involved enrollment updates for incoming students. For…

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Wilson College students participating in Habitat for Humanity
Photo by Jenna Kauffman

Alternative Spring Break: Habitat for Humanity

Wilson College students participating in Habitat for Humanity Photo by Jenna Kauffman Over spring break, I had the opportunity to travel with our Habitat For Humanity chapter to Logan, Ohio, with ten other students and Professor Chris Mayer, Fulton Center for Sustainable Living Director. Over the course of the week, the 12 of us worked hard on two build sites: one where we helped build the foundation of a house…

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Campus Media Students Attend CMANYC 15

We stepped out onto the steel lipped concrete platform of the 7th Ave terminal in New York City on Thursday, Mar. 12. This was it. After months of deliberation and post-Billboard meetings, the expected 4 a.m. emails to professors with assignments, and consequent rush to pack, I had arrived. Or so I thought before I discovered we had to traverse more flights of stairs than our group of seven had…

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Kellen Kissinger's '15 painted jeans
Photo provided by Molly McElroy

Beautiful Me

Kellen Kissinger’s ’15 painted jeans Photo provided by Molly McElroy The annual Beautiful Me campaign took place on Wilson’s campus from Feb 23 – 26. Beautiful Me is a community awareness and outreach campaign with the goal of spreading the word about eating disorders and negative body images and how it can impact everyone. During the week, there was a table set up in the upper Lenfest lobby with information…

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Armenian Genocide: 100 Years Later

Do you know much about Armenians? Did you know our art gallery, the Bogigian Gallery, was donated by an Armenian man? Did you know we have exchange students from Armenia? You might if you have been to a Muhibbah dinner, but many do not attend. Even worse, most people have no idea what the Armenian Genocide even was. For most, April 24 is just another date on the calendar, but…

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Virginia’s Sweet Briar College Closing in 2015

Sweet Briar College announced on Mar. 3 that it will close on Aug. 25. The current students and their parents were notified by email and, shortly after, the news was announced to the public on the college’s Facebook page. Sweet Briar’s Board of Trustees decided that closure was the best option given the college’s current financial situation. They did not believe that other options would be able to provide enough…

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Equestrian Recruitment at Expo

Wilson College was represented at the Pennsylvania Horse Expo March 5th-  8th , 2015 by Patricia Beidel, Director of Admissions. The Pennsylvania Horse Expo is a great event for recruiting prospective students for the Equestrian program. The Expo also provides an opportunity to attract more members for the college equestrian teams, such as Hunt-Seat and Dressage. This is the fourth Pennsylvania Horse Expo a Wilson representative has attended. Beidel was…

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Horse Show Series and Hunt Seat Success

Danniele Fulmer ’17 competes “Southern Belle” in the Spring Horse Show Series Photo provided by Keona Fogel The Hunt Seat Team placed well at their Saturday show at Briarwood on Mar. 21. Danielle Fulmer ‘17 placed first and Taylor Huntley ’17  placed second in Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter. In Open Fences, Megan Fangman ’16 placed second and Nikki Melanson ‘17 placed fourth. In the Open Flat classes, Fangman and Melanson placed third….

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Celebrating Artistic Creativity Across Campus

The 2015 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition on Wilson’s campus opened to the public on March 12 at 5:00 p.m. The opening ceremony took place in the Bogigian Gallery of Lortz Hall, the fine arts building on campus. The juror for this year’s exhibition was Amy T. Dreves, a regional artist and art educator at Gettysburg Area High School. Amanda Jewell ’16 waders around the art exhibitsPhoto provided by Danniele…

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