Opinion

Take time to stop and appreciate the scenery

“The falling leaves drift past my windowpane” – thus begins a beautiful ballad, “September Song.” But have you taken the time to notice them? There aren’t large numbers of fallen leaves around the campus — and the grounds crews do an...

Winthrop should reevaluate dining options

When it comes to dining options, Winthrop leaves a lot to be desired, especially compared to other universities. We need to get rid of the low-quality offerings at Markley’s (Zoca, Burger Studio and especially Jump “Asian” Cuisine) and lease...

A defense of history oil spill

Dear Editor: It’s hard to believe, I know, but I have heard that there are some students on campus who say they hate history. I think they mean that they hate history classes, but I think that they need to gain a new perspective. Every day, we...

Letter to the Editor responds to rape culture

I remember reading your article and thinking “he just doesn’t get it.” You make quite a few valid points, but please allow me to make a few points of my own. Yes, rape culture does exist, and yes, it does inspire fear, hatred and it even...

Students should not hesitate to seek counseling

“I think colleges should pay attention to the fact that many more students need mental health services than who actually access them. Some of the students most affected or most at risk for mental health conditions are the hardest to reach because...

Modern concept of rape culture is out of hand

Rape culture does exist. It inspires fear, hatred and, in some instances, an unbridled passion to post on Tumblr about the patriarchy and how men are inherently evil. Rape culture became a term used to describe the belittling of rape, victim blaming...