November 2017

Photo courtesy of Kristen Haberkorn | (From left to right) Dr. Leigh Poole, President Kristen Haberkorn, Media Coordinator Alyssa Lamb and Secretary Emily Deal of World Ambassadors tabling at the Study Abroad Fair.

World Ambassadors brings the world to Winthrop

World Ambassadors is a new organization on campus that functions as a community for study abroad alumni and anyone interested in international news, events or activities.   Leigh Poole, the director of the International Center…

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The problem with Black Friday

Black Friday, which the busiest shopping day of the year, is November 24, the day after Thanksgiving. Millions of people every year go on rampages through strip malls, department stores, and food markets to buy…

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Top five shows LGBTQ characters

  The L Word   This show has some of the most iconic LGBTQ+ characters in television history. This show portrays a group of lesbians living out their lives in the Los Angeles community. This…

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Freshmen Corner: Homecoming Court

Who is running for Homecoming King and Queen and why should the freshmen class vote for them? Click the link below to read more! Freshmen Corner: Homecoming Court      

Photo courtesy of Hannah Evatt | Pictured from left to right: Hannah Evatt and Kat Borroughs at last year’s homecoming tailgate.

To tailgate or not to tailgate?

When you’re from the south, few things make people make more excited than college football. Some of the best teams in the nation are from around here; the Clemson Tigers, the University of Georgia Dawgs…

President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. With his tweets and his bravado, Trump is putting his mark on the presidency in his first 100 days in office. He's flouted conventions of the institution by holding on to his business, hiring family members as advisers and refusing to release his tax returns. He's tested conventional political wisdom by eschewing travel, church, transparency, discipline, consistency and decorum. But the presidency is also having an impact on Trump, prompting him, at times, to  play the role of traditional president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

One year after President Trump’s election

It has been a year since Trump was elected to office, and although this election instigated a deep, political divide across the country, the world has not yet ended. I remember the chants of “Trump…

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College tuition: Where is your money going?

College tuition is a touchy subject. The Johnsonian has recently reported on where exactly our money is going when we pay Winthrop. Fiscally speaking, tuition is something we discuss and complain about a good bit….

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Soul Food: Flowers

  When you were made you were made beautiful Every single piece of you Made as a masterpiece From the greatest artists You’re a walking portrait And the world is your art gallery Even though…