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So Long, Farewell Class of 2018!

Commencement is upon us, and Winthrop University prepares to welcome the next class, Spring 2018, into the real world. Needless to say, the graduating seniors are excited and they have reflected on their time at…

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Letter from the Editor

It’s hard to believe that the end of the school year is drawing near. As I finish off this last issue of the semester, I am full of so many emotions.  It’s kind of funny…

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#MarchForOurLives attracts the attention of the world

Winthrop teacher candidates and faculty travel to Washington, D.C. to take part in March For Our Lives, the largest student protest in American history.  The march came as a response to the Valentine’s Day shooting at…


WUABJ hosts very first, Executive Presence, etiquette dinner

Winthrop University’s Association of Black Journalists, or WUABJ, is an on-campus organization founded in 2009 that works to aid students seeking a career in media by strengthening their professionalism, creating networking opportunities and promoting African-American…

Photo courtesy of Shawana Miller | Homecoming week is a time for students and alumni to reunite, wear their best outfits, and enjoy activities such as the events throughout the week, parties, tailgate, stepshow, and more.


Homecoming week is officially here and what students will see is the population of African-American students at Winthrop talking more and more about something we like to call Rock Hill State University (RHSU). Being at…

Photo courtesy of Alyssa Washington | (Pictured from left to right) Dr. Adam Glover, Mrs. Victoria Uricoechea, and Mrs. Laure Mauffray. Glover, Igor, Mauffray, and Uricoechea have taught for a combined 31 years at Winthrop.

Bilingual professors at WU

The Department of World Languages and Cultures here at Winthrop University provides students with many opportunities to learn about not only a new language, but also a new culture and a new global perspective. The…

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Feel Your Boobs

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Set up an early detection plan and encourage your friends and family to do the same! Each October, Americans raise awareness for breast cancer, the disease that affects one…

Photo courtesy of Alli Steinke | Alli Steinke was awarded a Department of Homeland Security coin after her services and contributions were recognized by the Federal Coordinating Officer.

Winthrop Alumna to FEMA (Corps)

Former Winthrop mass communication major and editor-in-chief of The Roddey McMillan Record, Alli Steinke, realized her passion for community service in college and continued to fuel her passion after graduating in May 2017 by joining…

Photo courtesy of Zuri Anderson. A grandfather and his grandson watch the sky in glee before totality happens over Clemson University.

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing at Clemson University

Vibrant-colored umbrellas, telescopes and satellite dishes dotted the Campus Green at Clemson University as thousands of people gathered for the first total solar eclipse since 1979.     “Clemson is in the path of totality….

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The Roddey McMillan Record: “For the Culture”

31 years on Winthrop’s campus, The Roddey McMillan Record, also known as The RMR or The Roddey Mac, has been making an impact and leaving a legacy.   “Specializing in diversity since 1986” is more…