Category Archive: Life

26th Annual International Festival

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Evan Plumley Staff Writer Students from from local colleges and universities  had the chance to witness the distant world in their “backyard.” On Oct. 5, Spartanburg held its 26th annual International Festival at… Continue reading

Health Care and College: What does the Affordable Care Act mean for you?

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Evan Plumley Staff Writer President Obama is well into his second term as President, and the biggest reform of his Presidency is about to be in effect. The Affordable Care Act will become… Continue reading

Is $400 Million Worth Dropping Out?

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Upstate students sound off on winning the lottery Ira Pace, Jr Editor in Chief A S.C. man won one of the largest Powerball jackpots. He won 399 million dollars, to be exact, and… Continue reading

Local Business Bounces Back

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Last week, locally owned pastry business, Cupcake Creations, was ransacked by a homeless man, presumably in a drug induced rampage. According to shop manager, Erica Hartman, the perpetrator destroyed nearly all of their… Continue reading

Do You Think Pink?

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Letty Good Assistant Editor What do you think of when you see a pink ribbon? Most Upstate students would probably say it stands for breast cancer awareness. While a lot of people may… Continue reading

Study Abroad Programs Offer Cultural Experience for Students

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By Katie Casteel Staff Writer Traveling the world is something people dream of doing throughout their lives. Study abroad programs allow students to take advantage of traveling at an earlier point in their… Continue reading