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Weekly practices take place in small groups according to skill level. From left: Achilles; Sarah Madden, ’17; Mary Bradley Cassada, ’19; Grace Edwards, ’18; Rhiannon Lemaster, ’19; and Boomer.

Equestrian team hopes for strong start to second season

Sarah Madden October 20, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer “Wait, we have an equestrian team?” Wofford junior Bennett Camp-Crowder, co-captain and co-founder of the Wofford College equestrian team, says she hears this question...

Wofford students Rea Gajewsky ’17 and Susannah Bryant ’16 enjoy coffee and tea while shopping at Brown Roof.

New thrift shop in town: a guide to Sparkle City thrifting

Sarah Madden October 6, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer Brown Roof Thrift is the new thrift store on the block, and it just might be the first thrift store in Spartanburg to also serve coffee and tea. The store was intentionally...

Marsh Hall, pictured front, center, has long been on the list of buildings to be demolished and rebuilt, but when this rebuilding will occur is uncertain. In last spring’s edition of the Black and Blue satire paper, Marsh Hall was renamed Marsh[land], a wildlife center and living-learning community for science majors, and this trend has continued into the fall semester.

Marsh[land]: this is not a drill

Sarah Madden October 6, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer Soggy carpets. Giant spiders. Respiratory illnesses. Marsh Hall really is turning into Marsh[land], it seems. “It’s no hotel,” says Mary Bradley Cassada, ’19. Students...

Trakas, bottom right corner, runs with wild bulls from a corral to a bullring where the matadors will fight during the San Fermín festival in Pamplona, Spain.

Hemmingway, Trakas and the bulls of Pamplona

Sarah Madden September 22, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer A recent family trip to Spain simply had to include running with the bulls in Pamplona, says Dr. Deno Trakas, professor of literature. "I'm not by nature a reckless person...

Creative responses to the loss of the gravel lot for overflow parking included Instagram posts like this one, from Zack Morrow (used with permission).

Straight outta parking

Sarah Madden September 22, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer When students arrived on campus this fall, it quickly became evident that parking would be a challenge – as evidenced by creative parking jobs and a dramatic spike...

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