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Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium, home of the Wofford basketball programs. Lots of new faces will feature on the court for the men’s team next season, with eight players departing and nine new signees

After mass exodus to transfer portal, men’s basketball looks to rebuild around incoming freshmen and transfers

Chalmers Rogland May 10, 2022

The men’s basketball team has witnessed a mass exodus, with a total of eight players transferring or graduating. The Terriers have made headway replacing the outgoing players, signing four players in...

Tayvian Gass wins vice presidential race, other officer elections also decided

Chalmers Rogland April 26, 2022

 Tayvian Gass ‘23 defeated Sarah Owens ‘23 in a run-off election for the job of serving as the 2022-23 Student Body Campus Union vice president. Matthew Shouse ‘23 was elected treasurer and Simrin...

Photo courtesy of Wofford Athletics.
Max Klesmit scores the game winning bucket in the SoCon quarterfinals against VMI. The Terriers would lose the next day to Chattanooga, ending their season.

Men’s basketball wraps up season

Chalmers Rogland March 22, 2022

The Wofford men’s basketball team wrapped up their season after a disappointing 79-56 loss to the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals.  The...

Photo courtesy of Southern
Conference website.
Senior guard Jackie Carman ‘22 in the Terriers’ WNIT game against MTSU. While Wofford lost the contest 86-56, it marked the women’s program’s first appearance in a postseason

Women’s basketball wraps up season with first ever postseason tournament appearance

Chalmers Rogland March 22, 2022

The women’s basketball program wrapped up their season on Mar. 17 after securing an auto-bid to the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). The invitation to the WNIT served as the first...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
The recently closed Growler Haus
Spartanburg location. Students and faculty alike cherished Haus as a favorite spot for craft beers and social time.

Wofford community remembers Growler Haus Spartanburg

Chalmers Rogland March 8, 2022

The Spartanburg franchise of Growler Haus, the popular craft beer establishment located downtown, abruptly closed its doors on Feb. 14.  “Sadly, we regret to inform our Tribe that as of today...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.
A map showing the distance between the campuses of Wofford and
USC-Upstate. Despite their close proximity, the two schools almost never compete in basketball.

Long time no see, neighbor! Will Wofford and USC-Upstate ever meet on the court?

Chalmers Rogland February 22, 2022

Why, with the other party located only a few minutes down the road, do we never see a crosstown matchup against USC-Upstate?  Less than ten minutes apart, the two Spartanburg neighbors have met...

Photo courtesy of SmugMug.
Wofford football Head Coach Josh Conklin during a loss to Furman. The Terriers went 1-10 on the season, leading some to call for Conklin’s firing.

Should he stay or should he go? What to do about Josh Conklin

Chalmers Rogland December 7, 2021

When is it too early to fire a coach?  God, I wish there was a clear-cut answer.  If you ask the University of Washington’s football program, there is no time too premature -- Jimmy...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman
A CDC-issued proof-of-Covid-19-vaccination card. Wofford College required all students and employees to receive either the vaccine or an exemption before Nov. 1.

The vaccine deadline has passed: What’s next for the Wofford community?

Chalmers Rogland November 16, 2021

An Oct. 1 email from the President’s Office, sent to all Wofford students, bore, amongst the congratulations of the college’s high vaccination rate against COVID-19 and reassurances of the vaccine’s...

Wofford volleyball competes against UNCG on Oct. 8. Terrier volleyball is popular with students and spectators from the community, and has generated a love for the game that extends beyond campus. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman

Volleyball: America’s favorite forgotten sport

Chalmers Rogland October 19, 2021

How the game is leaving an impact at Wofford and beyond A 2017 Gallup poll asked 1049 Americans about their favorite sports to watch; the results were hardly surprising. American football stood tall...

Russell E. King field, where the Wofford baseball team competes. Two players were dismissed from the team following an incident of animal cruelty. Photo courtesy of Anna Lee Hoffman.

One strike, you’re out

Chalmers Rogland October 5, 2021

College responds to incident of animal cruelty Sometime over the course of the week of Sept. 12, two freshman Wofford baseball players were dismissed from the team for animal cruelty and violating...

(L-R) Chalmers Rogland, managing editor; Brandi Wylie, editor-in-chief; Sarah Peak, copy editor.  Photo courtesy of Anna Lee Hoffman.

Our vision for the year

Chalmers Rogland September 21, 2021

A message from our editors: goals and priorities If you’re anything like me, you probably reluctantly acknowledged and spitefully endured the last year and a half of new “COVID-19 vocabulary”...

Students dance at the 2021 Black and Gold ball, held annually by the college and organized by WAC. The event was shut down early due to lack of compliance with the college’s pandemic guidelines. Photo courtesy of Megan Fleming.

The Black And Gold Dilemma

Chalmers Rogland May 10, 2021

Why Wofford students aren’t to blame Despite the ongoing—though tapering off—COVID-19 pandemic, the semi-formal Black and Gold event annually hosted by the college still happened this year. A...

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