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WU celebrates Black History Month

This month is the shortest month with the deepest history. As February begins, people are reminded about the parts of past that are often ignored or suppressed: black history. Winthrop’s black community has varying opinions…


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The RMR Editor-in-Chief Applications now available

Are you confident in your editing and leadership skills and want to be a part of the production on Winthrop’s monthly multicultural newspaper, The Roddey McMillan Record? Apply now for our position of Editor-in-Chief for the…


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Winthrop students are remarchable

On the anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, people across the nation took to the streets for a second time to protest policies of the Trump administration, including residents in Charlotte, NC. The march at First…


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Collegiate Curls arrives at WU

The natural hair movement has been sweeping the nation, from blogs, the internet and even on mainstream media. Collegiate Curls is a natural hair and service organization that works to empower and unify students from…


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How’s the food? Dining on Winthrop’s campus

Dining on campus is one of the largest parts of the college experience and can be expensive as well. Meal plans at Winthrop can cost upwards of $2,000 and being away from home and eating…


Photo courtesy of Alyssa Washington | Freshman Jada Sarratt’s grandparents are both cancer survivors and she believes awareness is very important to the treatment of cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. The pancreas is an organ that lies behind the stomach and creates cells with both digestive and hormonal functions. Pancreatic cancer typically goes unnoticed until the latest stages of…


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#HomecomingSZN

Homecoming season at Winthrop has arrived, and campus will be buzzing with alumni and students participating in activities and events to show some eagle pride. Winthrop sets up some events, and the students create their…


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Winthrop: History of Integration

1901-1902 — One of the earliest recorded Mexican students, Douglas Grayhill, who was originally from Nuevo Leon, attended Winthrop. Hispanic students were considered white upon admission, making it difficult to track the first Hispanic student…


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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…