Category Archive: Politics

Battle For The Net

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If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting… Continue reading

Spartans SPEAK Up

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Joshua Jenkins Staff Writer “It’s just not normal and then you glorify, or it seems to me, that the promotion at USC Upstate is a glorification of same-sex orientation” is what South Carolina… Continue reading

South Carolina Going Green?

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Joshua Jenkins Staff Writer Medical Marijuana is legal in South Carolina, and it has been since 1980; making it one of the first states to legalize medical marijuana. However, without adequate financial backing… Continue reading

Democracy for Dummies

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Patrick Ruddy Staff Writer Voting is by no means a right. Having the freedom to elect a political representative is actually a privilege in the United States that most foreign countries do not… Continue reading

The Rise of Russia; The fall of Ukraine

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Raegan Geyer Staff Writer Ukraine, a country beautified by rich culture, light language, and peaceful inhabitants is now at the hand and mercy of her bordering neighbor, Russia. On November 21, 2013, 300,000Ukrainians… Continue reading

Is SGA a Voice for the Student Body?

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Esther-Irene Egan Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) of The University of South Carolina Upstate (Upstate) seems to be well hidden while only coming out once a year when new candidates are… Continue reading