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“There is nothing more precious to your parents than your lives”

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor May 14, 2024

On Apr. 28, 300 Wofford students and Spartanburg community members joined together to raise awareness for mental health. The event was held in memory of Cameron Pappas, who died by suicide in 2015....

The Senior Village is one of Wofford’s largest selling points, however, will it remain that way, if not all seniors get to live there?

Is Wofford still residential?

Katie Kirk, Managing Editor May 14, 2024

Reflecting on their tour of the college, upperclassmen at the college recall the appeal of Wofford. Tour guides excitedly strolled around the campus, pointing out the walkability of the campus and close...

One of the most popular Greek Week events, the sorority lip sync battle happened on April 10, 2024. 
Throughout Greek Week, the Greek organizations compete against each other in various events to raise money for a nonprofit organization.

Greek organizations band together for a greater cause

Nola Webb, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Upon returning from spring break, Wofford’s Greek community immediately jumped into action for this year’s annual “Greek Week.”  While this event usually brings out an overwhelmingly prideful...

Rabbi lights the menorah in honor of the start of Hanukkah.  Following the winter service, community members gathered to light the menorah.

How Wofford celebrates Hanukkah

Cameron Carsten, Managing Editor December 12, 2023

The end of the calendar year marks what many would call the holiday season, and this is no exception at Wofford. But what most Wofford students may not know is that one of the most known of these winter...

The annual Ducks Unlimited banquet was held on Nov. 15 with the leading committee. Ducks Unlimited came together to raise money and enjoy food and drinks.

Wofford chapter of Ducks Unlimited continues to grow in size and popularity

Maddie Ayers, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

The Ducks Unlimited chapter at Wofford has grown in size and popularity recently. The organization is at many surrounding institutions, including the University of South Carolina and Clemson University,...

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...

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,...

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...

Wofford Homecoming Week includes trivia, Mr. Wofford and more

Catherine Lesesne, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Homecoming week events will begin on Monday, Oct. 30 and continue until the football game against Western Carolina University on Saturday, Nov. 4.  The week of traditions will kick off with a trivia...

OLAS members eat tacos at a study break in the AMS house on Sept. 26. Members celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with events.

Wofford’s Organization of Latin American Students celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

From flag painting and tacos to a Bachata dance lesson, Wofford OLAS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month through events that capture the joy of identifying as Hispanic and Latinx. This year, Hispanic...

Campus jobs provide one-of-a-kind experiences for students

Emory Robinson, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

For senior Audrey Buffington, working on-campus was never something she thought would give her the opportunity to work with Broadway actors. Starting by working for the shop department through theatre,...

What does Spartanburg’s future baseball stadium mean for Wofford?

Cameron Carsten and Abigail Taylor October 10, 2023

In May, the City of Spartanburg announced the addition of a minor league baseball stadium to Downtown Spartanburg, which will be located behind the AC Hotel. Many see this as the biggest investment in...

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