Question Bridge: Women's Voices International Women's Day panel on “Women Firsts” will be held on March 8 as the first campus engagement event for members of the new Winthrop Women’s Coalition, a release states.
Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees said during a retreat Friday that the university will need 300 new beds if it reaches an enrollment of 7,000 students. They are looking to fulfill that need through a proposed private student housing facility next to campus through the Knowledge Park/ University Center project.
Winthrop University students have not been affected by President Trump’s executive order banning individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries to the university’s knowledge, said Winthrop president Dan Mahony.
Ma’iingan Bebaamaadizid, a Winthrop graduate who was known as Dakota Greywolf, spent some time this fall at Standing Rock, North Dakota. He participated in protests against the planned Dakota Access Pipeline.
A display in front of Winthrop University’s Tillman Hall in Rock Hill, S.C., that depicted the lynching of black people was erected by a group of students to protest the racist history of the building’s namesake.
David Bancroft Johnson will be inducted into the S.C. Hall of Fame next spring, alongside other influential state figures. He will be recognized at an induction ceremony in spring 2017 in Myrtle Beach.
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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