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What’s going on in Catalonia?

Tensions between Spain and Catalonia, a Spanish region known for its pride in its culture, broil following the unofficial Oct. 1 Catalan referendum that called for independence. The Oct. 1 referendum is the most recent…


Photo courtesy of Tori Hammond, Vice President of Public Relations for the Multicultural Student Union | MSC volunteering at the Hospital House of Charlotte.

Multicultural Student Union: Giving all students a voice

The Multicultural Student Council serves many purposes for Winthrop students. Acting as a programming board, education group, and leadership opportunity, the MSC’s objective is to “make available to the Winthrop University student body opportunities for…


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My home too

With President Trump talking about potentially phasing out  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act- commonly known as the DREAM Act- Winthrop University sororities Zeta Phi Beta and Zeta Sigma Chi are hosting a cultural…


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Policing and Race in The United States: A Discussion

The Policing and Race event, held by the John C. West Forum examined the relationship between law enforcement officers and the communities of color that they serve.   The panelists discussed the ongoing point of…


Photo courtesy of Zuri Anderson | Tyrone B. Hayes, Ph.D, believes that one has a duty to act when they learn something important about the welfare of others, such as atrazine exposure to minority workers and communities.

The atrazine and the frog

Biologist shares how his childhood love for frogs led to the discovery of an environmental injustice   Winthrop invited Tyrone B. Hayes, an integrative biology professor at the University of California at Berkeley, to Dina’s…


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Rock Hill looking for new leadership

It’s time for Rock Hill residents to head out to the polls as the election for Mayor of Rock Hill is fast approaching. The general election for mayor will begin on October 17 with longtime…



Trump combats the DREAM Act, DACA

On Sept. 5, Jeff Sessions, President Trump’s Attorney General, announced that the Trump administration would be working to repeal the DREAM Act, otherwise known as DACA, which was established under the Obama administration. President Trump…


Photo courtesy of Frankie Zellers. New College Democrats President Frankie Zeller (left) does his first College Democrats event with Parker Quinlan (right) tabling at convocation.

New faces of the Tillman Movement

Benjamin Tillman is a name that has been a subject of great controversy and caused protests among students, including the die-in at Tillman Hall that occurred in the fall of 2016. The die-in was spearheaded…


Holland looks forward to her new leadership position within the organization.

NAACP comes under new leadership

Meagan Holland has made a name for herself on campus by leading the charge for various social movements and protestS. Now, she is adding a significant position to her résumé as President of Winthrop University’s…