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Photo by Addie Porter - President Nayef Samhat and Prima Samhat on their porch with their beloved dog, Ava. This year marks the Samhats 10th year at Wofford College.

Samhat and Family celebrate 10 years at Wofford

Brandi Wylie May 18, 2023

Every one of Wofford College’s graduating classes since the Class of 2017 has known the Samhats as their president, first lady and first dog(s) during all four years of their undergraduate experience. When...

Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki

Wofford alum and donor Jerry Richardson passes at 86

Brandi Wylie March 15, 2023

Jerome Johnson Richardson, Sr. ‘59, known simply as “Jerry Richardson” passed away in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 1, 2023.  Richardson is survived by his wife, Rosalind Sallenger...

Photos by Addie Porter -
 Students gather to send off the Wofford Women’s Basketball Team to the Southern Conference Regular Season

Making history for women one SoCon Regular Season Championship at a time

Brandi Wylie March 14, 2023

The Wofford Women’s Basketball Team has just made history (again). The team is the first women’s sport at Wofford to win the Southern Conference Regular Season Championship allowed to compete in...

New staff on the block

Brandi Wylie February 28, 2023

Photo by Anna Lee HoffmanPictured are Aiden Lockhart ‘26, Addie Porter ‘26, Nick Ross ‘26, Nola Webb ‘26, Caroline Parker ‘26 and Catherine Lesesne ‘26, and Taylor Stingel ‘25. Not pictured...

Photo courtesy of Paulina Veremchuk
Hailie Gold ‘23, pictured, is directing yet another Wofford Theatre production, “Equus,” for the Spring 2023 semester.

“Equus” cast and staff announced, actors begin preparation

Brandi Wylie February 28, 2023

Wofford’s theater department announced their spring production as Peter Shaffer’s “Equus.” Hailie Gold ’23 is directing and spent the week of Feb. 6 selecting the cast and crew. “The...

Signing off for 2022: A semester-in-review from your beloved editor-in-chief

Brandi Wylie December 15, 2022

With the holiday season among us, many people take the time to be with friends and family, celebrating life and the past year.  I will be doing no different in this article, except I will be praising...

Faculty to vote on two Interim models next month 

Brandi Wylie November 29, 2022

Two potential new models for interim will be voted on by faculty on Dec. 6. This will be an endorsement vote, not finalizing any decisions but pointing the college in a recommended direction. The proposals...

Education department to hire a full-time assistant professor of education in the fall

Brandi Wylie November 29, 2022

By McAlpin Ott, staff writer & Brandi Wylie, editor-in-chief Now serving in her third semester as an adjunct professor in the Wofford education department, Debra Bishop is only a temporary fix...

Photo courtesy of Ticketmaster.

How many of the 2000+ people in line ahead of you for Taylor Swift tickets were Wofford students? 

Brandi Wylie November 16, 2022

Taylor Swift has made her presence known on Wofford’s campus. Not in the form of a Spring Concert or organized fan club, but in her Eras Tour TaylorSwiftTix Presale.  “This is my first...

Photo courtesy of Joe Cunningham’s team

Students’ involvement with Joe Cunningham’s campaign

Brandi Wylie November 9, 2022

Anna Troutt ’24 is a government major from Spartanburg. After getting involved with the Cunningham campaign and seeing the rewards first-hand, she decided that political campaign involvement will...

Jim Sonefeld visits Wofford College. Photo courtesy of Sarah Adcock.

Blowfish coming to town: Jim Sonefeld to visit Wofford, Hub City Books

Brandi Wylie October 11, 2022

“Hootie & the Blowfish” was a popular American rock band during the 1990’s, originating at the University of South Carolina as a college band. After they parted ways, they each remained relevant...

We want YOU to join our staff!

Brandi Wylie October 11, 2022

Have you ever had something so interesting to share, but no way to share it? Have you ever written something so compelling that you feel the world should hear it, but had no way to make that happen? I...

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