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

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