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Sandor Teszler, Holocaust survivor and campus fixture. Wofford’s library is named in his honor.
Photo courtesy of Wofford Archives

The names you know, the history you don’t: A deep dive into the current academic buildings

Contributing Writer December 15, 2022

By Aiden Lockhart Main Building, or “Old Main,” is Wofford’s oldest building. Construction was completed in 1854, built using enslaved people’s labor. “If I come in early and unlock Old...

A campus safety officer checking the security cameras around campus. The conversation about college campus safety has sparked again after the recent shooting at University of Virginia.
Photo by Caroline Parker

Where Wofford is in the discussion of campus security

Contributing Writer December 15, 2022

By Nola Webb On the evening of Sunday, Nov. 13, University of Virginia students returning from a class field trip were victim to a violent attack from their fellow classmate, resulting in the death...

Ms. Cathy works at Burwell for breakfast. Students enjoy her crepes and
omelets. Her love for students goes beyond the average faculty member.
Photo by Caroline Parker

Ms. Cathy set to retire at the end of the fall semester

Contributing Writer December 15, 2022

By Caroline Parker As the fall semester comes to a close, students know change is approaching with new classes, friends and experiences. However, change not only affects students, but the entire Wofford...

Student relocates after Marsh dorm contaminated with mold

Contributing Writer December 15, 2022

By Kayla Southwood Marsh Hall has often been a target for complaints among students, as the question of dust and mold circulating the dormitory has become a growing concern among the residents. These...

Photo courtesy of Wofford Archives
Walter K. Greene, namesake of Greene Hall, the oldest dorm on campus.

The names you know, the history you don’t: A look at the dorms still standing

Contributing Writer November 29, 2022

By Aiden Lockhart, contributing writer Not so much by policy, but just by practice, (Wofford has) often named residence halls after former presidents as a way of honoring their presidential service,”...

Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman
Students recently voted in midterm elections. Although multiple political perspectives are represented on campus, College Republicans is an organization without an active Wofford presence.

The absence of College Republicans at Wofford during the 2022 school year and midterm elections

Contributing Writer November 29, 2022

By Nola Webb, contributing writer een without a chapter of College Republicans. The national organization, focused on the discussion of right-leaning ideologies among college students, faced a series...

8th annual Black Alumni Summit awards three Wofford students scholarships

Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

By Aiden Lockhart In the lead-up to homecoming weekend, the 8th Annual Black Alumni Summit was held in the Tony White Theater on Oct. 28. Dwain Pruitt, chief equity officer and a Black alum himself,...

Photo by Addie Porter

Ale-time low: A reflective look at Wofford’s beloved beer Interim as it takes a hiatus for the 2023 term

Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

By Nola Webb One of Wofford’s many prides is its unique January Interim experience. Since its inaugural year in 1968, this shortened winter term has evolved to include many distinct courses which...

Physicist on the premises

Contributing Writer October 11, 2022

Contributed by Kayla Southwood On Tuesday, Sept. 27, Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned astrophysi- cist and author, made an appearance at Converse University during his tour to promote his new book,...

With the reopening of Burwell in 2022 there have been more improved vegetarian and vegan options, but the need for
options for these dietary restrictings seem to still be lacking. Photo by Anna Lee Hoffman

What’s cooking at Wofford? A look into how Burwell caters to dietary needs

Contributing Writer September 27, 2022

Contributed by Donner Rizzo-Banks At Wofford College, Burwell is the largest dining hall, stretching over two floors with six different stations for dining, open seven days a week. Executive Sous...

Photo by Mark Olencki.
Wofford Jazz Night has returned, with the sixth edition occuring on Feb. 24 in the Leonard Auditorium and special performances by John Fedchock.

Jazz night at Wofford

Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Grammy-nominated trombonist and bandleader John Fedchock returned to perform at Wofford College with the Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble for the sixth edition...

Photo by Paulina Veremchuk.
A collection of copies of The Bohemian throughout the years.

The Bohemian tells a Wofford comeback story

Contributing Writer December 7, 2021

Article written by Carson Maske, contributing writer. The Bohemian serves as the Wofford yearbook, and its first publication was  in 1908-1909. Throughout the years, The Bohemian documents the...

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