Opinion

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Prepare for the invasion of the worms

They’re coming… They’re green… They’re in your hair… and smashed all over the pavement. Winthrop, prepare yourselves, because the worms will be here soon. The species is actually called cankerworms, and the larvae eventually...

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Early days in cyberspace

As I attend classes in various parts of the Winthrop campus, I observe an extremely high percentage of the population seeming to be in constant contact with the ubiquitous smartphone or tablet. In addition, I observe an absolute majority of Apple...

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Understanding the female struggle

It may be the end of March, but it is still Women’s History Month, and that brings to mind just what it takes to be a woman: strength, determination, control and a lot of self-help. So please understand, this isn’t an article extoling the...

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Let’s be honest: Winthrop smells like poop

There’s something in the air — and it smells like straight up poop. For the second year in a row, Winthrop has decided to barrage our poor campus (and our noses) with dark, foul-smelling mulch. Here at the Johnsonian, we don’t claim to be...

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‘Mommy, I’m starving!’

As many of you know, I am a member of the LDS Church — the Mormons. One of the things we do on the first Sunday of each month is fast. The definition of this discipline is that we go without food or drink for 24 hours. We are counselled not to...

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Understanding asexuality

For most of us, sexual attraction is normal — right? People who identify as asexual would disagree. According to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), asexuality is defined as a lack of sexual attraction towards other people. As a...

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Mahony is right man for the job

Editor-in-chief and editor-in-chief elect reflect on selection of  Daniel Mahony as 11th Winthrop president On Friday, March 13 the Winthrop campus was able to catch it’s collective breath following the selection of Dr. Daniel Mahony as the...