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Alan Chalmers, professor of English at Wofford, works on his research outside. Chalmers took his sabbatical during the spring 2021 semester. Photo courtesy of Professor Chalmers.

Time Away From Campus But Not A Vacation

Eyon Brown May 10, 2021

What it means to be on sabbatical For most students, few things can be more disappointing than waiting years to take a class with your favorite professor only to find out that they’ll be on sabbatical. But...

Dean Taifha Alexander reads her original piece, “A Love Letter To My Unborn Black Daughter,” at Literary Karaoke in March 2020 as part of Womxn’s History Month. Alexander was heavily involved in heritage and history month programming during her time at Wofford. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

Dean Taifha Resigns From Position

Eyon Brown May 10, 2021

Alexander resigns, cites lack of recognition and College’s reversion to old ways Dean Taifha Alexander’s tenure at Wofford came to an end on May 1 as she decided to move on after serving as the...

Two students sit in an English class. Roughly 83% of English students are women, while only about 17% are men. Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

The 83/17 Split

Eyon Brown April 1, 2021

Examining the gender disparity within the English major At a liberal arts college like Wofford, a key component of the general education curriculum is its breadth. It allows — and requires — all...

Forward Sam Godwin ’24 (#14) and Guard Ryan Larson ’22 (#11) go up for a rebound against the Citadel on Feb. 17. The Terriers would go on to win, 81-67. Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

The Quest To Cut The Net

Eyon Brown March 2, 2021

Wofford basketball gears up for the SoCon tournament Caption: Forward Sam Godwin ’24 (#14) and Guard Ryan Larson ’22 (#11) go up for a rebound against the Citadel on Feb. 17. The Terriers would...

Both Jack Fanning and Maggie Royce’s podcasts will be available on Spotify for interested listeners. Both projects come as a part of a Film/Digital Media capstone course. Illustration by Walker Antonio.

New Year, New Media

Eyon Brown February 16, 2021

Film/Digital Media students create unique platforms The transition to a new year brings excitement about new forms of media. From new music to new movies to new books, one other form of media has steadily...

The Road Boss will hopefully make its on-campus debut in early March. Operating days and times are to be announced. Concept drawing by Karyn Davis, creative director in Wofford’s Office of Marketing and Communications.

Food Services Takes A Right Turn Onto 429 N. Church

Eyon Brown February 16, 2021

AVI’s new dining option set to roll onto campus in March Caption: The Road Boss will hopefully make its on-campus debut in early March. Operating days and times are to be announced. Concept drawing...

Mind, Body And Soul

Eyon Brown February 3, 2021

Wofford’s annual Black History Month celebration begins As Wofford’s annual Black History Month celebration kicks off, it comes just weeks removed from a weeklong celebration of the life and legacy...

The Wofford Volleyball team anxiously waits for games to resume.

Serving Up A New Season

Eyon Brown February 3, 2021

Wofford volleyball looks forward to ending COVID-19 hiatus After having its season postponed from the fall semester due to COVID-19, Wofford’s volleyball team was itching to get back on the court...

Wofford guard Jackie Carman ‘22 (#30) drives against a Furman defender. The Terriers went on to win 61-54. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

Terriers Play On

Eyon Brown January 19, 2021

Women’s basketball avoids cancellations amid pandemic Shortly after dismissal for Thanksgiving break, Wofford women’s basketball sprang into action on Nov. 25, a 65-50 victory over Winthrop in...

Wofford Guard Tray Hollowell ‘21 (#21) rises up for a jump shot against UNCG. The Terriers came up short, falling 84-75. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

Whatever It Takes

Eyon Brown January 19, 2021

Terriers overcome injuries, schedule changes early in the season Wofford men’s basketball has certainly embraced the unknown this season, having several games canceled or postponed due to COVID-19...

Robert Mickle ’83 talks with a student during a networking session. The annual Black Alumni Summit gives current students and alumni a chance to connect and discuss ways to improve Wofford, photo by Mark Olencki

A Great Divide

Eyon Brown November 23, 2020

Exploring the gap between Wofford and Black alumni College graduation is a celebration of triumph, success and perseverance. It is a testament to the resilience of millions of students across the world,...

Anne Darby Keating ’22 encourages the Wofford community to learn about Dressember’s efforts, photo by Natalie Aversano, photographer.

Cut From A Different Cloth

Eyon Brown November 23, 2020

Dressember seeks to educate about, advocate against human trafficking For many, December is synonymous with Christmas and the coming of a new year. It is a month filled with holiday joy,...

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