Global Village brings the world to Winthrop as part of the Inauguration

On March 25 during common time, there was a Global Village event showcasing international students’ home countries. The event took place at the West Center. It was sponsored by the University College, the College of Business Administration and International Center. It was part of the monumental events celebrating the inauguration of President Comstock. There were … Continue reading “Global Village brings the world to Winthrop as part of the Inauguration”

International students taste new cultures at food festival

On Friday at 5 p.m., we met Mrs. LeAnn Lowrey at Dinkins, bubbling with energy. She was eager to take us to the RHIFF (Rock Hill International Food Festival) to save us the boredom of being locked up on campus. After all, that’s part of the malaise of being an international student—you seldom leave the … Continue reading “International students taste new cultures at food festival”

Age should bring acquired tastes

My DVD shelf isn’t just a collection of art I enjoy.  It exists as its own separate story, telling the world where I was and what age I was when I liked this or that thing. In chronological order, my shelf went from “hilarious” parody shorts to violent action to ironic purchases to sickly sweet … Continue reading “Age should bring acquired tastes”

Students gain world appreciation

Students gathered in Dina’s Place on Monday night to learn more about other cultures. Taste of the World showcased fashion, dance, poetry, music and a short theater performance by international students. Annie-Laurie Wheat, theater professor, helped to plan the event. Wheat thinks students should broaden their horizons by learning about other cultures. “It’s important so … Continue reading “Students gain world appreciation”

Winthrop recognizes students for their part in supporting diversity

Students and faculty shared food, stories and hugs when they came together to honor volunteers and ambassadors that have assisted Winthrop’s International Center this year. The International Center thanked the volunteers with a meal of Chinese food, fruit, cookies and drinks on Tuesday. They also showed a slideshow of images from events throughout the year … Continue reading “Winthrop recognizes students for their part in supporting diversity”