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RUF And CO-ers Open Up About Assumed Differences

Jacob Hollifield April 2, 2021

What sets the two predominant Christian organizations apart? What brings them together? At first glance, the differences between Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) and Campus Outreach may appear...

Mancini 21 stands beside the pieces she spent months curating. The exhibit displays a variety of printmaking techniques from ancient to modern. Photo courtesy of Jacob Hollifield.

Mancini Merges Old And New, East And West In New Exhibit

Jacob Hollifield March 2, 2021

Art history student curates comprehensive printmaking exhibit on display all semester It started when Youmi Efurd shared a collection of prints with art history and history double major, Erin Mancini...

A shot from 1971 shows students — Black and White — congregated on the steps of Old Main. today, the men on these steps have varying opinions of the way Wofford is handling issues of race. Photo from the “Bohemian,” vol. 64.

Alumni Reflect on Wofford’s Racial Reckoning

Jacob Hollifield February 16, 2021

“Woke-O’s” response to BLM sparks disagreement among alumni, varying opinions on moving forward The most recent climax of the Black Lives Matter movement over the summer sparked outrage and placed...

Bryant and McCall enjoy a beer at Holliday Brewing Company on an episode of Carolina Roll Call. The podcast aims to encourage bipartisan discourse and works to humanize local, South Carolina politicians.

South Carolina, Politics And Beer

Jacob Hollifield January 19, 2021

Politically opposing students promote bipartisanship through podcast “It has been a learn as we go process,” said Coleman Bryant ‘21, in reference to the podcast—Carolina Roll Call (CRC)—that...

The stage at Sigma Alpha Epsilon in the Greek Village. Fraternities see structures like these as an integral part of their Greek experience; administration sees them as a dangerous eyesore.

“A Pillar Of Our Social Lives”

Jacob Hollifield November 17, 2020

Fraternities wrestle with administration over stages When the idea for the current Greek Village was born and Wofford was making decisions between corinthian, doric and ionic columns for each house,...

Commercial dehumidifiers placed in the circulating collection to stabilize the humidity. The library hopes to be back to contact-free circulation in January.

Spores In The Stacks

Jacob Hollifield November 3, 2020

Library staff navigate mold outbreak, work quickly to reopen collection Last year, with the renovation of the Sandor-Teszler Library in its second phase, the modernization of the campus’ research...

Last week, rainbow lights lit Old Main to represent all groups within the LGBT+ community. “What remains unlit?” is the question being asked.

Where’s The Light And How Long’s The Tunnel?

Jacob Hollifield October 20, 2020

LGBT+ History Month in context Imagine explaining to Benjamin Wofford that the rainbow shone across Old Main last week was not in refer- ence to Genesis 9, but rather a sect of sodomites, as he would...

Demonstrators gathered outside of DuPre demand, “WE WANT SAMHAT!”

March On Wofford

Jacob Hollifield October 6, 2020

BIPOC organizations host first demonstration, demand racial equity Early last week, rain washed the sidewalks clean for the tread of hundreds of students and faculty to march in unison with the Wofford...

Quarantined students enjoying their balcony at Wofford’s new Northside space.

No More Northern Border

Jacob Hollifield September 24, 2020

Wofford crosses the street as part of sustainability initiative Heavy machinery beeped across from 501 Howard Street at the Northside Development Group’s (NDG) headquarters as Michael Williamson,...

Burwell renovations begin

Burwell renovations begin

Jacob Hollifield July 10, 2020

Preliminary work has begun on Wofford’s main dining facility ahead of schedule  Jacob Hollifield, managing editor Under the Samhat administration, the college’s facade has undergone extreme...

Albert Gray (left) and Douglas Jones (right) in attendance at the dedication of the Gray-Jones room in 2013.

For What It’s Worth

Jacob Hollifield June 24, 2020

A call for commemoration Jacob Hollifield, managing editor Regarded as a premier liberal arts school in the South, our alma mater stands unparalleled as an institution of higher education that offers...

Like I said, the beauty is in the imperfections. Some of mine were deformed but nevertheless delicious!

Cooking In Quarantine

Jacob Hollifield May 2, 2020

Living through a pandemic is all about substitutions, in the kitchen and beyond Things that you have undoubtedly seen on your social media feeds in the past month and a half include: that foamy coffee...

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