Author Archives: Omar K. Elmore

Don’t Come Down

Last Friday, my French professor led one of my favorite class discussions I have ever been a part of.   Dr. John Akers, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, started class with a French song and shared a few tidbits of French culture that he has witnessed firsthand. The song, “La Rage” by Keny Arkana, features a … Continue reading »

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Interim

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far, far away, the skies opened up and from heaven’s gates descended the greatest gift a college student could ever hope for: Interim at Wofford. On paper, interim is Wofford’s January term, a break between Fall and Spring semesters where students must take one class, five … Continue reading »

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Breaks and the Importance of Family

Breaks in college may be some of the most educational times during the year. Granted, I am only a freshman, naïve and inexperienced, but this may be one of the most educated statements I have made right up there with my Sociology theses and the conclusions I made during the blue book exam for Environmental Studies. … Continue reading »

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Breaking the Stigma: Greek Life

When I was looking for colleges, I noticed a figure that schools often showed off; the percentage of students involved in Greek life seemed to be a major statistic, usually highlighted the same way acceptance percentages and graduation rates were. In visiting Wofford before my acceptance, I asked around about Greek life and heard a … Continue reading »

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Who Am I?

My name is Omar K. Elmore and I am a first-year student at Wofford. I am interested in writing, film, and finance–  so obviously I haven’t decided on a major! I am stuck between English, business finance, and possibly even French (as France is the birthplace of the film industry). I didn’t grow up in … Continue reading »

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