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Charlotte Barker ‘24 being crowned as Miss Wofford 2023 at the inaugural Miss Wofford Scholarship Pageant, started by Promise Henry ‘25.

First Miss Wofford Scholarship Pageant successful, Barker crowned Miss Wofford

Julia Allen May 2, 2023

On Sunday, Apr. 16 at 6 p.m., members of the Wofford community gathered in Leonard Auditorium to watch the inaugural Miss Wofford Scholarship Pageant. The pageant included six first-year students,...

Photo courtesy of Walton Jolly - Group of seniors enjoying their final spring break.

Answers to Wofford questions: words from a senior

Julia Allen May 2, 2023

By the time you read this article, I will have 19 days left at Wofford College. It truly only feels like yesterday that I walked on this campus as a junior in high school during my spring break of college...

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Krissy Hall seen coaching the Wofford women’s tennis team and earning her
100th win. Hall reached her 100th win on Feb. 26, 2023 against Appalachian

100th win for Krissy Hall

Julia Allen and Mina Gincoguz March 14, 2023

On Feb. 26, Krissy Hall, Wofford’s Women’s Tennis Team’s head coach, achieved her 100th win when the team won its match against Appalachian State University. Having joined Wofford in June of...

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Dean Wallace serves as Wofford’s interim dean of students and vice president of campus life and student development.

Look at her now: Dean Wallace takes over as dean of students

Julia Allen February 28, 2023

Wofford students received an email mid-January regarding changes in Wofford’s administration. Effective Jan. 20, Beth Wallace ’82 took over as interim vice president for campus life and student development...

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Turkish citizens looking at the destruction left by the earthquake and its many aftershocks

Fundraiser for relief following the Turkey earthquake

Julia Allen February 28, 2023

On Feb. 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in Turkey, and on Feb. 20, a 6.8 magnitude aftershock injured over 200 people and killed 6. Students at Wofford have banded together...

Game one, game won: A look into Wofford Men’s Basketball’s first three games

Julia Allen November 29, 2022

Wofford has often been referred to as a “basketball school” due to its appearances in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and its wins against other known “basketball schools” like UNC-Chapel...

Changes to Family Leave Plan benefit faculty

Julia Allen November 9, 2022

In fall 2022, Wofford’s Human Resource Department changed the Family Leave Plan for faculty.  Prior to this reform, faculty members who were experiencing pregnancy were required to teach a course...

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Mike Rogers giving his speech on the American dream to Wofford students and the community.

The importance of the American Dream, guest speaker Mike Rogers

Julia Allen October 11, 2022

Mike Rogers, former congressman for Michigan’s 8th District and for- mer chair of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke to Wofford stu- dents and the Spartanburg commu- nity on Oct. 4 as part of the...

Her majestys coffin arriving at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the resting place before the procession to St. Giles’ Cathedral on Sept. 12. Photo courtesy of @theroyalfamily on Instagram.

London Bridge has fallen

Julia Allen September 19, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, passed away Sept. 8 at her Scotland residence Balmoral Castle at the age of 96. She first became queen when she was 25 years old, serving as monarch...

Boss the Terrier reading an Old Gold & Black newspaper in the Sandor Teszler Library. Be sure to read with him! Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

National Read a Book Day: How to celebrate at Wofford

Julia Allen September 7, 2022

At the beginning of each semester, textbooks become the talk of campus, but that does not mean that reading “for fun” has to end. National Read a Book Day falls on Sept. 6 each year. On Wofford’s...

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Juniors and seniors spending time with each other in the Galleria as there are fewer COVID restrictions.

Reflecting on the last two years of a pandemic

Julia Allen May 10, 2022

On Mar. 25, 2020, Wofford students received an email stating that they will not be returning to campus for the remainder of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The long spring break that students...

Photo courtesy of Sopharvathdy Vorn.
Goshorn holding his gavel in front of Old Main before the final Campus Union meeting.

Dylan Goshorn reflects upon his presidency

Julia Allen May 10, 2022

For the 2021-2022 academic year, Dylan Goshorn ’22 served Wofford’s community as Campus Union’s student body president. As graduation approaches and Thomas Cuttino ’23 takes on the role, Goshorn...

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