Popular Band Against the Current Rocks Wilson

Photo Courtesy of Against the Current On Monday, March 30, the band Against the Current will perform a concert at Wilson, and they have everyone talking about their amazing sound. Against The Current formed in 2011 in Poughkeepsie, New York and started their YouTube page the same year. Since then, they have posted original songs as well as covers. They have racked up over 840,000 subscribers and well over 60…

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Update: WCGA Working for YOU

Ghada Tafesh ’16: WCGA President Photo provided by The Wilson Billboard The 2014-15 academic year continues to add remarkable chapters and memories to the history of Wilson. As promised, WCGA has furthered its outreach and engagement in the Wilson community by collaborating with many committees to spread awareness and emphasize the role of students in regards to a variety of issues on campus. WCGA has worked with the newly-formed faculty…

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Emotional Support Animals Enter Residence Halls

Summer 2014 started the Emotional Support Animal program at Wilson College. Emotional support animals (ESA) provide comfort and emotional support to individuals in the form of companionship. This makes it easy to confuse them with “therapy animals” or “service animals” on campus. Sherri Sadowski, Director of Residence Life, says, “We try to stay away from the ‘therapy’ term because it’s a very grey term and causes confusion.” This confusion comes…

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Fulton Farm’s Sarah Bay, F.R.E.S.H. from Nicaragua

Sarah Bay presenting in Allen Auditorium Photo provided by Danniele Fulmer On Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m., as a blizzard sweptacross Wilson’s campus, the first installment of the F.R.E.S.H. series took place in Allen Auditorium. At the event, Fulton Farm Manager Sarah Bay gave a talk about a recent trip that she took to Nicaragua. Community members, along with Wilson students and staff, gathered to listen to Bay’s newfound perspective…

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VMT Students Attend Veterinary Conference

VMT students at the Midwest Veterinary conference Photo provided by Jordan Massey Feb. 19 – Feb. 22, 2015, Professor of Veterinary Medicine Tammy Ege and students in the Veterinary Medical Technology program attended the Midwest Veterinary Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Located at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and hosted by the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA), the convention held a variety of lectures and exhibits. Lectures included topics that ranged…

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Room Selection Switch-Ups

Danniele Fulmer ’17 standing outside Riddle Hall Photo provided by Toni Marie Living on campus is an integral part of the college experience. Learning to do laundry and putting up with roommates are special skills that are not taught in a classroom. Dorms become the center of a student’s life, and it is important that the space they live in is one they enjoy. To facilitate ease of student life,…

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Muhibbah Dinner
Photo provided by Danbi Koo

Students Celebrate Unity Across the Nations

Muhibbah Dinner Photo provided by Danbi Koo On March 7, the International Club will be hosting their annual Muhibbah Dinner. The event consists of two parts, including a culturally-diverse dinner to be held in Jensen Dining Hall followed by performances set in Laird Hall. The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m., while the performances will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. The event is entirely student-driven through the International Club, known…

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Leslie Durgin: “Follow Your Head and Your Heart”

Those who missed dynamic speaker Leslie Durgin on Feb. 23 missed an engaging and informative lecture focused on her career after Wilson. A 1969 alumnae, Durgin spoke about the years following her graduation and how her skills, picked up during her time at Wilson, have helped her throughout the years. Like many, Durgin experienced quite a few career changes including volunteer work, human services, banking, women’s health, and government. As…

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Professor Kellinger: A Choreographic Mind

On Feb. 24, Paula Kellinger, M.F.A. Professor of Dance, gave the Orr at Midday talk, “Choreographing Minds,” in Laird Hall. One of several presentations, Kellinger’s talk follows the theme “Prophetic Fragments.” “Prophetic Fragments is this notion that in a modern context, an ancient tradition is left in fragments,” notes David True, Associate Professor of Religion and Orr Forum organizer. “It implies pluralism, it’s diverse, it’s marginalized, and there’s also this…

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Opinion: One-Sided Printer Rage!

I came to Wilson last Spring after graduating from Rutgers in May 2013. I remember my campus tour guide raving about how the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology was Gold LEED-certified. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. We discussed the Fulton Farm for Sustainability and how the farm supplied the dining hall with fresh produce. I laughed when my guide said that some…

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