Jacob Wingard grew up in the rural part of the South Carolina in a small town known as Aiken, South Carolina. Graduating from South Aiken High School, he now attends Winthrop University, seeking a degree in the field of Mass Communications with a minor in political science.

Having always had a love of literature and writing, he is currently pursuing his goal of becoming a published author; as a journalist though, he enjoys watching events unfold and providing information to the masses. Currently the Opinion Editor for the Johnsonian for Winthrop University, Jacob presents views on controversial topics like Religion, Abortion, Politics and other matters that relate to students.

A well-earned thank you

By now, readers of The Johnsonian are used to turning to page six and seeing my smug mug before reading some article about why politicians are bad or why something on campus doesn’t make sense....

Never quit,Winthrop

As I write this, there are a lot of things on my mind.  My brother just graduated from fireman’s academy and is beginning his career as a firefighter; he’ll be getting married soon and it leaves...

Gender wage gap voting scam

President Barack Obama signed not one, but two executive orders Tuesday in a bid to close pay disparities between men and women.  Obama was quoted saying that, “it is an embarrassment,” that...

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