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Winthrop students in Rock Hill feel sadness, rage over shootings

After marching to Tillman Hall in the September 2016 file video, Winthrop University students in Rock Hill said they are sad, fearful and "full of rage" over recent police shootings of black men, and said they want the current climate of police brutality to change. The students chanted "black lives matter" and "no justice, no peace." During tearful discussions, a man challenged the students and said they need to protest in Charlotte, stating "all lives matter, not just black lives."

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Winthrop president talks about ‘great work we are doing’

Winthrop University President Dan Mahony chose a “different approach” to kick off the school year on Monday with faculty and staff. Mahony, who became president in July 2015, said he will deliver a formal “state of the university” address next month, when he plans to discuss the university’s strategic goals for 2025.

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Winthrop drops idea of an Eagles football team

After a yearlong study, Winthrop University's president recommends the school not add a football program. Winthrop President Dan Mahony said the projected costs to adding an FCS football program on the Rock Hill, South Carolina, campus outweigh the benefits, and would raise federal Title IX concerns about its impact on the Eagles' women's sports.

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Master’s, specialist degrees awarded at Winthrop

Nearly 245 students received master’s or specialist degrees during Winthrop University’s graduate commencement exercises Thursday evening at Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop President Dan Mahony presented the Jane LaRoche Graduate Faculty Award to Melissa Carsten, an associate professor of management in the College of Business Administration.

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Winthrop students in Rock Hill feel sadness, rage over shootings

After marching to Tillman Hall in the September 2016 file video, Winthrop University students in Rock Hill said they are sad, fearful and "full of rage" over recent police shootings of black men, and said they want the current climate of police brutality to change. The students chanted "black lives matter" and "no justice, no peace." During tearful discussions, a man challenged the students and said they need to protest in Charlotte, stating "all lives matter, not just black lives."
Winthrop students in Rock Hill feel sadness, rage over shootings 4:00

Winthrop students in Rock Hill feel sadness, rage over shootings

Winthrop University Blue Line kicks off academic year 0:50

Winthrop University Blue Line kicks off academic year

Winthrop's new FitDesks let students mix study and exercise 0:44

Winthrop's new FitDesks let students mix study and exercise

Video: relive Winthrop's 76-73 basketball win over Asheville 2:36

Video: relive Winthrop's 76-73 basketball win over Asheville