Photo courtesy of Lamonica J. Dunlap

Soul Food: Untitled

Untitled By: Lamonica J. Dunlap   My people are being brutalized Something that the media won’t readily and credibly televise They tell us these lies as if the ugly murderous truth isn’t right in front…


Photo courtesy of Stephanie Vieweg. (Pictured from left to right) Stephanie Vieweg, Melissa Barr, and Aaron Parris are all newly engaged and have hashtags for this moment: #PorterRingOnIt, #FinallyAForrester, #WhenLifeGivesYouSimmons.

Exchanging “I Dos” at WU

In the past year, social media has exploded with engagements between Winthrop students on campus. After interviewing several couples on their experience with attending school and also getting engaged and getting married, every one of…


Photo courtesy of Alisha Sweatt | Many incoming freshman come into their first year of college worried that the infamous Freshman 15 will sneak up on them, especially if they are constantly checking their weight.

The Freshman 15: Is it real?

Yes, the freshman 15 is a real thing, but it does not have to be you! The freshman 15 is known as the weight that is put on during a student’s first year of college….


Photo courtesy of Zuri Anderson. Dr. Padmini Patwardhan, who has been teaching at Winthrop for 12 years, said that one of her motivations for teaching comes from the energy of young people.

Patwardhan: Scholar and Influencer

Dr. Padmini Patwardhan, the Integrated Marketing Communications Coordinator at Winthrop, received two awards for excellence in teaching this year. The first award, received in March, was the Charles H. Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence from…


Photo courtesy of Lyn Ward.

Muslim Women’s Rights: Cultural or Religious?

According to the Quran, Allah, or God, views men and women as morally equal. “Among the praiseworthy acts to Allah is to treat your mother with honor and respect,” said the Prophet Muhammad. Many people…


Photo courtesy of Allison Snipes | (Pictured from left to right) Allison Snipes, Eleanor Weldie, Riley Moody, and Hannah Salter. Winthrop University prides itself on pride, diversity, leadership, and more.

What does diversity mean to you?

Defining diversity and how to approach the concept both on campus and in the future lives of students is a primary focus in Winthrop University’s curriculum. It is the topic of most discussions and pieces…


Photo courtesy of Rayana Briggs | Ladies of the Mu Xi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated together on the yard.

The AKAs: a year back on the yard

Since making a comeback in Feb. 2016, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, or AKAs, are not only present, but members are returning with many achievements they have received over the past year. From management summits…


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…


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Transgender soldiers under fire

Last month, President Donald Trump stated on Twitter that transgender people would be banned from the military. The President’s goal is to first and foremost keep transgender people from joining the military. Secondly, he requested…