Articles by Caroline Riggs

Photo courtesy of Chi Omega nationals | Beth West, future Winthrop alumna, is excited to share her story and experience as a first-generation college graduate.

First to graduate

Seniors talk about being the first to graduate in their family Graduation is right around the corner, which means it’s time for seniors to reminisce about their four long years in college. For some students, this…

Photo courtesy of Caroline Riggs |  President, Summer Phillips, sits in Starbucks to speak about the club.

Sisterhood of the Travelling Panties

An organization addressing sexual abuse and misconduct Sisterhood of the Travelling Panties is an organization on campus that allows Winthrop women who have experienced any sexual trauma to reach out and join a group of…

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Saying goodbye to my family’s values

Growing up I always thought being straight, Republican and Christian were the only lifestyles a person could live. I rarely heard of people who weren’t one of the three. I never thought I would end…

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Minority Groups: Obama vs. Trump

The 21st century has seen three presidents of varying beliefs and speaking methods. The two most recent presidents have very opposite ways of addressing minority groups. The current President, Donald Trump, prefers to use social…

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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      

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Help us recover!

Puerto Rico is in need of help in time of devastation and destruction and Winthrop students are getting involved. Hurricane Maria is regarded as the worst natural disaster to hit the islands of Dominica, including…

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Muslim Women’s Rights: Cultural or Religious?

According to the Quran, Allah, or God, views men and women as morally equal. “Among the praiseworthy acts to Allah is to treat your mother with honor and respect,” said the Prophet Muhammad. Many people…