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On Nov. 7, The First Gen Swag Giveaway happened on the seal of Old Main.
Nov. 8 - 12 is National First Generation College Celebration week, and Wofford is celebrating with different events around campus to celebrate.

The “Why Wofford” of first-generation college students

Brandi Wylie and Catherine Lesesne November 28, 2023

One of the ways Wofford supports its students is through celebrating first-generation college students. A first generation college student is a student whose parents did not complete a four-year degree. “My...

Craig Melvin ‘01 visited Wofford College in Oct. 2022, speaking with members of The Old Gold & Black.

Craig Melvin ’01 named 2023 Kappa Sigma Man of the Year

Brandi Wylie, Editor in Chief November 28, 2023

Craig Melvin ’01 was a member of Wofford College’s Alpha-Nu chapter of Kappa Sigma during his years as a student at Wofford College. Recently, he was recognized as the 2023 Kappa Sigma Man of the...

For The Kids!

Madison Bush, Contributing writer November 28, 2023

During Delta Delta Delta’s second annual Gold Week, from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10, the sisters of Tri Delta  raised money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Since 1999, Tri Delta...

Spartanburg has a new coffee shop coming soon: Knowledge Perk Coffee.
Knowledge Perk Coffee will be conveniently located at The Hub for students to enjoy.

Knowledge Perk: Spartanburg’s Central Perk

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor November 28, 2023

One of the newest additions to Spartanburg, The Hub, is located right across campus. Many students utilize this space for a late night bagel, some soul food or to purchase a textbook or two. Recently,...

On Nov. 11, the philosophy department sponsored A Gender Line panel.
A Gender Line is a multidisciplinary show of female artists and writers inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Wofford curates an interdisciplinary education

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

On Nov. 9, Wofford hosted a panel of the female artists from the exhibit “A Gender Line,”which is on display in the Richardson Family Art Museum through Dec. 8. This panel represented one of the core...

On Oct. 31, WAC crowned the 2023 Mr. Wofford, Jackson Galbraith. Mr. Wofford is one of Wofford’s many Homecoming traditions.

ICYMI: Wofford’s 2023 Homecoming recap

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Wofford College’s annual homecoming events took place from Nov. 3 through Nov. 5. The campus was filled with alumni from several generations and action-packed with tailgating, football, live music,...

Diana Gehlhaus speaks about artificial intelligence at a Focus Group held at Wofford College on Nov. 2, 2023.

Wofford looking to open a conversation about artificial intelligence

Nola Webb, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

On Nov. 2, Wofford hosted its second session for an ongoing lecture series focused on artificial intelligence. The speaker, Economist and Policy Researcher Diana Gehlhaus, brought a focus on the power...

Anneka Brannon ‘26 was inducted into Tri-Alpha. Tri-Alpha is a way for all first generation college students to have a community and feel supported by peers and staff.

New Tri-Alpha chapter honors first-generation Terriers

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Alpha Alpha Alpha has come to Wofford to aid first-generation students in making meaningful connections while promoting leadership and academic success. The honor society was chartered at Wofford this...

Sara Strakhov ‘26 plans ahead for the Spring semester by checking the Interactive Course Schedule. Spring Registration will begin this year on Nov. 7.

Wofford makes changes to registration process

Lawson Veale, Contributing Writer November 7, 2023

On Oct. 9, the Office of the Registrar sent an email to the student body, notifying them that the times were changed for the upcoming interim registration. Startingstudent on Oct. 10, registration times...

Students Madi Fike ‘24, Dalton Perry ‘25, and Lillian Butler ‘25, pose together at “Regan on the Roof,” a reception held at the Ronald Reagan Institute. Each summer Wofford students are given the opportunity to intern at Capitol Hill.

Students spend summer interning in Washington, D.C.

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Instead of spending a summer abroad, a select few Wofford students spent their Summer 2023 interning on Capitol Hill. Through the Washington Fellows Program, students were given the opportunity to take...

Student Liana Giannopoulos ‘25 enters into Wightman Hall. On Oct. 16, the fire alarms went off in the Wightman pavilion, and the water had to be shut off due to problems with the water pump.

OPINION: Wightman water pump issues show a lack of proper communication

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor November 7, 2023

Around 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 16, the fire alarm in Wightman Residence Hall went off. This alarming noise forced all residents to evacuate the building well before many were expecting to get out of bed.  Students...

The VIEWFINDER exhibit, a solo exhibition by Crystal Z Campbell, is in the Richardson Family art Museum downstairs of the RSRCA.

Finding conversations and new perspectives

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Blue and yellow are the first things. Then the sound starts. It surrounds you, wrapping you into being a part of the exhibit itself.  “VIEWFINDER,” a contemporary art exhibit by artist Crystal...

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