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Behind the Scenes (and Phase V)

Behind the Scenes (and Phase V)

Lydia Estes November 23, 2019

An interview with my good friend and your Senior Class (of 2020) President “Am I loud enough--check 1, 2,1, 2---I know I am,” Curniesha Williams ‘20 laughs as she tests the audio of the recording...

Where thought leads now adorns the new banners on lampposts ans is also displayed on Old Main, each with a corresponding photo and secondary clause

Is It No Longer Your World?

Lydia Estes November 7, 2019

Wofford adopts new slogan and marketing package Annie Mitchell, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, came to Wofford in 2014 and in her new position, she was a part of establishing Wofford’s...

Mikele Orroño stands in her Chilean home in a Santiago suburb. She holds up a large collage that combines a cutout image from a magazine and a reproduction of a painting.

Finally Sharing their Story

Lydia Estes October 26, 2019

Exhibition coming soon to Richardson Gallery Siendo mujer: a short study of the female experience in South America will be open to the public on Oct. 17. It will occupy the front gallery...

If You’re Reading This, It’s Not Too Late

If You’re Reading This, It’s Not Too Late

Lydia Estes October 10, 2019

Seniors give advice for seizing college years  The class of 2020 recently received an email from the Registrar’s Office reminding students who intend to graduate in December, after interim, in May,...

Notes Before Going Home

Notes Before Going Home

Lydia Estes May 24, 2019

The difference between silent and silenced Orta San Giulio, a lake-side villa in northern Italy, is an unassuming and tucked-away destination about two hours by train from...

Togeth’Her in Paris

Togeth’Her in Paris

Lydia Estes April 8, 2019

The Search for Art and Female Empowerment Continues  When my 6th grade art teacher got engaged, my 11-year-old self was inspired to sketch a page of wedding dresses for her—which...

It’s a Small World After All

It’s a Small World After All

Lydia Estes March 9, 2019

Or is it?  The common reaction to when your college roommate’s dad’s co-worker is your mom’s hairdresser’s brother might be, “What a small world!” The widely-accepted fact that between...

When in Lima

When in Lima

Lydia Estes February 22, 2019

Discussing US foreign relations over ceviche With six months of South American travel under my belt, I feel comfortable explaining the political dynamics among the Southern Cone countries.  I could...

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Chao Chile, Ciao Italy

Lydia Estes December 8, 2018

Prepping for a continental jump It’s not often, but there are times when I gave my roommates a quick “Adios!” on my way out of our dorm on the way to class or passing by in front of Old Main. ...

Challenging the Old Truth

Challenging the Old Truth

Lydia Estes December 4, 2018

Don’t just “be yourself” In early elementary school, before students are ever subjected to the A-F grading scale, they seek E’s for “exceeded standard” and S’s for “satisfactory” on...

Stronger Together

Stronger Together

Lydia Estes November 10, 2018

Finding unity in the North and South American feminist movements There’s a new documentary on Netflix called Feminists: What Were They Thinking? that is based on a collection of photographs by Cynthia...

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Mix Tapes on the Metro

Lydia Estes October 28, 2018

The nuances of conducting research When I began to prepare myself to conduct an independent research project on the role of art in the South American feminist movement, I imagined that my language background...

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