Arts & Culture

Student comes to study from the land down under

Meet Georgina Hyett, a sophomore social work major, studying abroad at Winthrop for the fall semester. She is from Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, which is two hours away from Melbourne. “It’s classed as a country town, but it’s quite big as...

The Seagull, a comedy and tradegy

It’s a play drenched in longing… There are some laughs… It’s poetic. It’s sad. It’s moving,” said Dr. Laura Dougherty, director of The College of Visual and Performing Arts’ upcoming production of Anton Chekhov’s renowned play,...

From Saudi Arabia to the United States

“When I came here, I came here alone. I didn’t have friends here. I didn’t know anyone,” said Majid Alasfoor.  He came to the United States in 2008 to attend an English-speaking school in Charlotte. Through his school in Charlotte,...

Campus ministries offer diversity in worship

Winthrop is known as a melting pot that accepts diversity; this goes for campus ministries as well. Winthrop’s widely spread bible studies, devotionals and fellowship organizations each offer a uniqueness to meet any student’s religious desires....

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The swing of things

It started with a dare from Morgan Armstrong’s friends in high school to go swing dancing.  “I had never been dancing before in my life,” Armstrong said. After that night, Armstrong, a current sophomore chemistry major,  was hooked on swing...

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