Opinion

Stop the bullying

People are a lot like mirrors. They reflect their environment, their upbringing and the people around them. Sometimes the words people say are transient, they are not lasting, but that is not always true. There are times when what people say stays...

Nerd Week raises questions for staff writer

What is the definition of a nerd? Or, for that matter, a geek? What makes someone a nerd? What do you have to like or know in order to be considered a nerd? Lately, the term “nerd” has become a desirable quirk. Everyone wants to be considered a...

Our Say: Right to assemble

Religion is and means something different to everyone, and we are allowed to practice our beliefs freely due to the right given to us and upheld by the first amendment of the Constitution of United States. However, this same amendment grants us the...

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. Today though, there is something else on my mind....

Don’t feed the trolls

What do the Westboro Baptist Church, conservative commentator Ann Coulter and the fundamentalist Christian guy who came to campus last Wednesday have in common? They are all trolls and they should all be ignored. They all rely on the audacity of...

Our Say: Get involved

With CSL elections ending this week, begins a new chapter for Winthrop’s Council of Student Leaders. With the presidency change, also come changes to the entire council. This is an opportunity for students to become more involved on campus and...

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