Opinion

Double standards for women unfair

I’ve never really noticed it before. The way people treat me has never really presented itself to me in the way it has recently. As a woman, I understand that things are different for me. I accept that I can’t lift as much as a man. I don’t...

A case for conscious communication

The college experience can be as overwhelming as it is influential, and the way that you approach communication in these four years can influence whether you end up as a well-adjusted graduate or a disillusioned ex-student. In every interaction with...

Winthrop smoking ban necessary for public health

Smoking should be banned at Winthrop University. Yes, it is a right for a person to smoke, but picking up a cigarette not only puts oneself at risk, but also the public. Many people who smoke cigarettes do not fully realize that this is indeed a...

Winthrop smoking ban would infringe on rights

On college campuses all over the country, administrations and student governments are overreacting at a frightening speed to the epidemic of student smoking. Most public universities and colleges in South Carolina already have campus-wide smoking...

Editors debate Winthrop meal plans

Trey Stokes – Opinion Editor Winthrop should not require anyone to have a meal plan. Why? Because it’s a rip-off. Every two weeks, I take my paycheck to Publix and spend less than $100 on groceries — and I eat a lot. That times four...

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