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Upcoming science and tech cultural events

Global Warming: Too Much or Too Little Water The Environmental Program presents Too Much or Too Little Water on a Warming Earth, a lecture in three parts by Winthrop faculty members. Dr. Marsha Bollinger, the chair of the Environmental Program and Interdicipinlary studies, is in charge of the event. Dr. Janice Chism, Director of Graduate […]

Congress doesn’t play around with violent video games

Utah’s Democratic Representative Jim Matheson recently introduced a bill to ban the sale of violent video games to minors. Video Games Ratings Enforcement Act (H.R.…

Apple fails to ban Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus

According to Jon Xavier, a web producer for the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the war between Apple and Samsung continues. Samsung recently reached a victory…

Tech tip of the Week

There are ten tips and tricks all iPad, iPhone and iPod users should know to simplify using their Apple product. 1. When your Apple product…

History of the Week

On Jan. 31, 1971 Apollo 14 launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida to the moon. The astronauts on Apollo 14 were Alan B. Shepard Jr., Edgar…

Reduce energy consumption

1. Unplug cellphone chargers when not in       use. 2. Replace light bulbs with CFL bulbs.…

Free songs and movies, better than the consequences?

Free songs and movies, better than the consequences?

Winthrop students received an email several weeks ago about illegal downloads. It told students about Winthrop’s policy regarding…

WU to host blood drive

  Starting Feb. 5-6, Winthrop University will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in…

Going greener with sustainability and Palmetto Pride

Winthrop acquired an $8,000 grant from Palmetto Pride for the second time this year. Chris Johnson, a Winthrop…

Winthrop’s unknown policy

How many Winthrop students and faculty know about the idling policy? Probably none, and it’s very poorly enforced.…

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