September 2017


Photo courtesy of Alexis Oliver | The options for ethnic haircare is lacking in local stores such as Was-Mart.

Are the Ethnic hair aisles necessary?

For many years now, the aisle that you shop on for your hair products has been dictated by the color of your skin or your ethnicity. People of different ethnicities should not be bound to…


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Freshmen Corner: Campus Parking

To find a parking spot or not to find a parking spot, that is the question here at Winthrop. Even though there are various spaces and lots around campus for parking, students often find themselves…



Photo courtesy of Zuri Anderson | Tadean Page, a senior individualized studies major, maintains his life as an active student on campus and an entrepreneur by planning and keeping himself organized.

Bringing a vision to life

Sitting on a stack of binders in senior Tadean Page’s office is a black cap with the phrase “Legalize Black” knitted in. Bleached blotches decorate his cap stylishly, a product of his line of T-shirts…


Graphic courtesy of Asiah Fulmore.

Bringing back “The L Word”

  Showtime is coming back with a new reboot of the television show that was wildly dramatic during its first run during the 2000s, “The L Word.” Many people felt that “The L Word” ended…


Graphic courtesy of DeAunna Riley.

Attire for the classroom

Many disagreements arise when someone feels that they are right while an opposing opinion believes they are also right. Students, professors, and faculty members often find themselves arguing about what they believe is appropriate and…


Photo courtesy of Arzu Uranli, Ph.D | Arzu Uranli, Ph.D, is an Islamic women's activist and adjunct professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

A Social Responsibility

Breaking stereotypes and prejudices is the aim of the new Women & Gender in Islam course at Winthrop. Arzu Uranli, Ph.D, who is originally from Turkey, took the job offering for the course “There is…


Photo courtesy of the Winthrop NPHC Instagram | Like Winthrop, community service and giving back is a strong creed among NPHC.

NPHC: Committed to serving the community

Giving back to the community is essential, and making it a part of your lifestyle has a positive impact on your life. As you may not find many people who willingly give back to the…


Graphic courtesy of Deanndra Brown | A bar graph representing the amount of faculty and staff hired by race and gender between Jul. 1 and Aug. 16 2017 at Winthrop University.

How diverse is the faculty and staff at Winthrop?

Winthrop University always prides itself on the idea of diversity, especially amongst its students. This institution stresses the value of diversity not only to its students, but to potential future students and their parents. According…