Opinion

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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...

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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...