Culture


Photo courtesy of Kareem Wilson | Italian student Francesco Tiozzo typically does not celebrate Thanksgiving, but he said he will spend it with his friends this year.

Around the world for turkey day

Thanksgiving is often considered the most American of holidays as it is a feast to show thanks and gratitude for the past year with family and friends. Typically involving meals such as pumpkin pie, cranberry…


Photo courtesy of Joy King | OGX products have ingredients that are beneficial to protect, hydrate, and nourish natural hair.

Top five natural hair products

Returning to natural from the chemicals in perms can be an exciting time, but it is also a time where many questions arise on what is best for your hair. Below is a list of…



Chart courtesy of Zuri Anderson

Hispanic student population at Winthrop: low or stable?

Winthrop continues to improve on stable Hispanic student population As of this semester, Winthrop has 245 Hispanic and Latino students, which represents 5 percent of the total student population. This reflects the state’s Hispanic and…


Graphic courtesy of Asiah Fulmore

What not to wear: Offensive costumes and mascots

October is the time of year for tricks, treats, and colorful costumes. But it would not be Halloween without a few racist, sexist and all-around offensive costumes. So what costumes are offensive? A few disrespectful…


Graphic courtesy of Kristin Streetman

The problem with cultural appropriation

Cultural appropriation is mostly unknown to people today even though it has been around for centuries. Many cultures have formed due to cultural appropriation, and cultural scientists have a variety of views on the subject….


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…