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Photos courtesy of Laurie Ann McGee and Carson Neil - The Eras tour has been highlighted by fashionable moments from Swift and fans alike.

Wofford Taylor Swift fans overcome difficulties to see recent shows

Katie Kirk May 18, 2023

Aptly stated by Bloomberg in a 2014 article, “Taylor Swift is the music industry.” Swift is consistently breaking records, consequently setting the bar high for other musical artists.  Swift’s...

Photo by Addie Porter -
Photo of audience at the Conference on Gender held in the Rosalind Sallenger

Richardson Center of the Arts Building on April 18. At the conference, stu-
dents Ally Branzuela, Maddie Brewer, Willow Conley, Jacqueline Hansen, Erin

Lachance, Lizzie Richards, Flora Sherrod and Lauren Strange presented their
research on gender and sexuality.

How inclusive was the 2023 Conference on Gender?

Katie Kirk May 2, 2023

The annual conference on gender was held by the Gender Studies program in the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts on April 18. Discussing the issues of gender and sexuality is never a...

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Meaningful Connections held their first meeting in Acorn Cafe. They spent their first meeting writing cards.

Impact of first-year students on Wofford’s campus

Katie Kirk March 28, 2023

Wofford College has always brought in leaders. The 2022-2023 first-years have been no exception, starting organizations and initiatives across campus, including community service organizations, special...

Photo courtesy of Roberta Hurley -
Current Senior Vice President of Administration and Secretary to the Board of
Trustees Roberta Hurley began her Wofford career in 1977.

Learn more about some of Wofford’s earliest female students, including Roberta Hurley

Katie Kirk and Gabby Gecan March 14, 2023

The month of March highlights the celebration of Women’s History. On March 13, 1913, Women’s Suffragettes paraded in Washington, D.C. in hopes of earning their right to vote. Since then, women in...

Dancing through Wofford

Katie Kirk February 28, 2023

Photo by Hailey HirterThe Wofford Dance Club held a meeting on Feb. 9. Kidd taught a beginner hip-hop routine. As a middle school student, Tianna Kidd ‘25 of Greenwood, South Carolina began cheering. She...

The traveling art exhibit was open to the general public and Wofford students alike. Visitors were able to look at artwork from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Dec. 2.
Photo by Katie Kirk

Wofford artists ascend to new heights

Katie Kirk December 15, 2022

Senior studio art majors and members of Gillian Young’s Art Historiography class created a unique art exhibition, titled “Ascension,” which displayed on Friday, Dec. 2. The group, headed by Young,...

Photo by Brandi Wylie
Students write thank-you notes to donors outside of the Main Building on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Gratitude and grant for Wofford’s first annual “Day of Thanks”

Katie Kirk November 29, 2022

The Wofford community is an elaborate network of individuals united together through the appreciation of a liberal arts education.  Wofford alumni and other donors are a monumental piece of this...

Photo courtesy of Sarah Adcock.

Gamma Psi goes gold: Delta Delta Delta raises money for St. Jude during first ever gold week

Katie Kirk November 29, 2022

The Gamma Psi chapter of Delta Delta Delta, also known as Tri Delta, at Wofford College highlighted their philanthropy toward St. Jude’s Children Hospital during the week of Nov. 7-11. The organization...

Latinx Community and the Impact of Immigrants

Katie Kirk October 11, 2022

By Katie Kirk & Aiden Lockhart Hispanic Heritage Month began Sept. 15 and lasts until Oct. 15. The office of Inclusive Engagement ar- ranged for Saul Flores, a philanthro- pist, photojournalist...

Photo from the Back-to School Bash. Photo by Sophie Broome.

Life between the tolls: cancer diagnosis and community

Katie Kirk September 27, 2022

At Convocation held on Sept. 1, Wofford’s chaplain, Ron Robinson, reminded us of the tolls of the bell. The bell will toll once for each student on the first day of class and once more upon their...

Campus Union cabinet for the 2022-2023 school year being sworn in, in Leonard Auditorium. First-year students will have the chance to run for office during the fall semester. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman.

Will we CU first years on Campus Union?

Katie Kirk September 7, 2022

Wofford students often come into their first year from a heavily involved high school experience. As a continuation of involvement, these new students might be wondering how to get connected to various...

Photo by Paulina Veremchuk.
On Thursday, Apr. 28, students put together boxes for Grateful Hearts in Benjamin Johnson Arena. A total of two hundred boxes were assembled.

Whitlatch, founder of Grateful Hearts Project, is grateful for Greek Week

Katie Kirk May 10, 2022

From the outside, Greek Week can appear a surface level week where each sorority and fraternity fights to be the best in fun, albeit superficial, events such as a lip sync battle, bachelor auction and...

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