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Winthrop’s first generation community

By Jordan Foster Challenges appear throughout the course of your college experience but there are some perks as well. There are different perspectives of being a first generation college student as a minority.   Being…


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What’s Poppin’?

Trying new things can create great and memorable experiences in Rock Hill. Rock Hill is a family-oriented town with heartfelt activities and attractions. There are multiple attractions located in Rock Hill ranging from food, shopping…


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Tips for packing (to leave) for college

Leaving for college can bring out a lot of emotions for students, parents, faculty and staff.Finals are stressful enough but so is packing. Take a break from studying and start packing with some of these…


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10 things I wish I knew before senior year

The time is approaching for seniors to graduate. I asked a couple of seniors what are some things or advice you have learned throughout your journey to becoming senior   You should never feel intimidated…



Photo courtesy of Leire Cullum | Leire Cullum considered going to graduate school so that she could perfect her craft as a journalist, but she is taking a break after graduation to prepare.

Going grad?

Considering graduate school after undergrad Getting to the end of your undergraduate career is a major milestone, and the question that comes next is: “Am I really finished with school?”   Going to graduate school…


Photo courtesy of Bri Temple | Bri Temple is decorating a separate cap to use in her upcoming graduation photos that will be worn after commencement to “get around” the rule of no decorated caps.

The dilemma with decorating graduation caps

It’s graduation season and seniors are getting ready for their big day. Graduation is the symbolic tradition at which seniors celebrate a milestone: finishing college and beginning their careers. However, the current issue concerning the…



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Black Card Revoked

There comes a time in an African-American’s life when they are questioned about their “blackness.” Stereotypically, black people like fried chicken, kool-aid and many other sugary or high- calorie foods. But not every African American likes the typical “black”…