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

Sex, Money, and College Football

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Aaron Pellot Sports Writer In the beginning of September, Sports Illustrated launched the first of a five part series labeled “The Dirty Game”. The story covers Oklahoma State University’s football program from 2000-2011,… Continue reading

The Future of College Tuition

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Ira Pace Editor in Chief With the recent announcement that Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C. reset its tuition to $16,000, many students turn their eyes to their own colleges hoping to regain a… Continue reading

Being Sparty is… Cool?

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Aaron J. Pellot Sports Writer On September 19, 2013, USC Upstate held its first tryouts in two years, for Sparty, the mascot of the university.  Sparty, the Spartan warrior, is known to show… Continue reading

What is the IDS Major?

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Regina Ramicone Staff Writer Q&A with Dr. McDougal  The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) at USC Upstate offers the bachelor of arts and the bachelor of science degrees in interdisciplinary studies.   What… Continue reading

Safety on Campus

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No student ever wants to feel like they are unsafe on a college campus.  Campus is a place for learning, relaxing, and living. On September 8, two students were robbed at gun and… Continue reading