Mass communication major and Rock Hill resident Oriana Gilmore started attending college two years ago, and this is her first academic year where she had to take out federal loans. Winthrop relies on in-state students more than other South Carolina colleges and universities for tuition funds. Photo by Zuri Anderson / The RMR.

Why is my tuition so high?

Winthrop’s high tuition rates illustrate the embattled and struggling political condition of South Carolina postsecondary and higher education Oriana Gilmore, a mass communication major and Rock Hill resident, has been in college for two years…





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Winthrop’s first generation community

By Jordan Foster Challenges appear throughout the course of your college experience but there are some perks as well. There are different perspectives of being a first generation college student as a minority.   Being…



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What’s Poppin’?

Trying new things can create great and memorable experiences in Rock Hill. Rock Hill is a family-oriented town with heartfelt activities and attractions. There are multiple attractions located in Rock Hill ranging from food, shopping…