Photo courtesy of the Winthrop NPHC Instagram | Like Winthrop, community service and giving back is a strong creed among NPHC.

NPHC: Committed to serving the community

Giving back to the community is essential, and making it a part of your lifestyle has a positive impact on your life. As you may not find many people who willingly give back to the…


Graphic courtesy of Deanndra Brown | A bar graph representing the amount of faculty and staff hired by race and gender between Jul. 1 and Aug. 16 2017 at Winthrop University.

How diverse is the faculty and staff at Winthrop?

Winthrop University always prides itself on the idea of diversity, especially amongst its students. This institution stresses the value of diversity not only to its students, but to potential future students and their parents. According…


Graphic courtesy of Asiah Fulmore.

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 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 Joy King. Panelists Brittany Fore, $pidey, Goose Rage, and Mecca discussing what it takes to be Hip Hop.

Hip Hop Makes Me Feel: Part 3

  Audience members gasped with excitement as panelists, Mecca Leggett, $pidey, Goose Rage, and Brittany Fore shed a lot of information about hip-hop from their unique point of views. Students gathered in Dina’s place on…


Photo courtesy of Lamonica J. Dunlap. Senior Lamonica J. Dunlap married her wife, Edith M. Dunlap, on May 26, 2017.

Are college relationships worth it?

Last summer as I was getting ready for school, I got tons of unsolicited advice about college and what not to do.   Unsurprisingly, the biggest piece of advice was about relationships. Almost everyone agreed…


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Present or Absent? Should professors take attendance?

As the fall semester starts to gain momentum and students settle back into a routine, both incoming and returning students may find themselves tempted to skip class. While there’s always the possibility of missing out…


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Should immigration reform be merit-based?

In the roughly seven months following the inauguration of Donald Trump, we have seen him take actions that virtually none of his predecessors ever have. The motto for Trump’s campaign has been “Make America Great…