Winthrop honors Charleston shooting victims

University wears white and blue in memory of Emanuel 9 Winthrop faculty, staff and students gathered in front of the Little Chapel on June 26 to honor the victims of the Mother Emanuel shooting. At 9:09 a.m., nine chimes rang to honor the victims of...


Campus bookstore prepares for makeover

Changes can be as big as moving across the country and as small as the season moving into the next. This summer, a lot has changed globally, nationally and locally. Winthrop was not exempt this summer and encountered a few of its own changes, one of...


“Take it down”

Confederate flag’s lowering evokes strong emotions across South Carolina Crowds united for an emotional cause at the South Carolina state house on July 10 to witness the removal of the Confederate flag, which had been flying on the grounds for...

Winthrop’s 11th President Dr. Daniel Mahony greets the media in his office on his first day on the job July 1.
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Mahony takes office

Winthrop University’s 11th President prepares for Welcome Week, fall semester Like so many of the hundreds of freshmen piling into the Richardson and Wofford Residence Halls, Dr. Daniel Mahony is feeling anxious and excited for a new year at...


The true cost of higher education

Hard work and tears may be enough to get graduates through college, but the real payment for their degree comes after graduation. Many college students and recent graduates are faced with the burden of their student loan debt hanging over them long...