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Photo courtesy of Deanndra Brown | Good JuJu Only has become a movement around campus and students can follow her brand @goodjujuonly_ on Instagram.

Family, friends and Good JuJu Only

It often appears that being a full time college student makes it difficult to remain positive because of all the stress. Sophomore mass communication major, Deanndra Brown, saw this as an opportunity to use her…


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Stand against mental health stigmas

The national conversation about mental health has been improving over the last few years, but stigmas regarding mental health are still having far-reaching consequences, especially in communities of color. Studies conducted by the National Institute…


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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…


Photo courtesy of Donivan Fields | Young entrepreneur, Donivan Fields, enjoys the snow on Winthrop's campus green.

Columbia native turns passion into profit

Donivan Fields, a photographer and YouTuber, showcases his talents by utilizing them amongst his friends and supporters. The mass communication major and marketing minor shared what it’s like to be an entrepreneur who has started…


Photo courtesy of Brianna Temple | Editor-in-Chief, Brianna Temple, and Hip Hop Makes You Feel Founder, Alisha Sweatt, pictured at the last Hip Hop Makes Me Feel event of the Fall 2017 semester. Sweatt created t-shirts for students to buy and show how hip hop makes them feel.

Hip Hop Ya Don’t Stop

A room full of hip-hop heads filled Dina’s Place Wednesday, Nov. 8 to discuss their love, and for some, hate, for all things hip-hop. “Hip Hop Makes Me Feel Presents: Internal War in Hip Hop,”…


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…


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…



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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…