Opinion

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Letter to the Editor: Tillman’s Reign Ending?

Editor’s Note: On Oct. 3, 2014 former Winthrop students Richard Davis and  Michael Fortune requested Winthrop officials investigate changing Tillman Halls name. Acting President Debra Boyd assembled a task force comprised of students and...

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#DenimDay raises sexual assault awareness

The year is 1992. In Italy, an 18-year-old woman is raped by her 45-year-old driving instructor. He threatens her with death if she tells anyone. However, she gathers the strength to tell her parents and the police about the assault. The rapist is...

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Understanding open relationships

Many of us view monogamy — having sexual relations with one committed partner — as the natural and only relationship option. However, people in open relationships would disagree — and some would even suggest the opposite: that monogamy is the...

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Celebrating 100 years of the Johnsonian

This year marks the one-hundredth year of publication of the Johnsonian. In 1914, the Winthrop Weekly News put out its first printed issue. After operating under that name for nine years, it changed its name to the Johnsonian in 1923. Now, as the...

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Businesses have no right to discriminate

Trey Stokes’ April 2 editorial on the controversial law in Indiana, which allows businesses to refuse service to someone on the grounds of religious freedom, raises concern. Stokes said he believes that private businesses do have the right to...

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Businesses have right to discriminate

Recently, the state of Indiana made news by passing a “religious freedom” law that allows individuals and corporations to defend against allegations of discrimination on religious grounds. The law has widely been interpreted as opening the door...

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Go Vote, Winthrop

Winthrop students should be proactive in this year’s Council of Student Leaders chair and vice chair election. While the group is very young, Winthrop students need to make sure they elect the right person to be their voice to university...