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Travis Waldron

University Of South Carolina Athletic Director Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag From Statehouse Grounds | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports

University of South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner has joined calls to remove the Confederate flag from the state's capitol grounds.

Professor Killed In Campus Shooting Had Long-Term Relationship With Shooter

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Crime

(Updates with identity of the shooter, detail on circumstances) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 6 (Reuters) - A ...

A Southern Fairytale

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.01.2014 | Style

Southern fashion doesn't really restrict people to bowties and a Lilly Pulitzer shift dress -- the fashions were amazing.

GOP Govs Bet On Big Game

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

Two GOP governors are waging a friendly bet on the Capital One Bowl, which will pit the Wisconsin Badgers against the South Carolina Gamecocks on New ...

College Cramps and Massive Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I originally took out a myriad of loans to cobble together the finances necessary to supplement a "schol...

The Gamecocks Are 'Cocky' About Style

CollegeFashionista | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style

When you take a closer look, you'll realize that our school is not only home to wearers of Nike shorts. There are students with impeccable style.

Fan Video Set To 'Wrecking Ball' Shows School Spirit But Is Just So Weird

Posted 10.31.2013 | College

This is just weird. Kate Bickley, a student and Kappa Delta sister at the University of South Carolina, turned in a video of her belting out love ...

The Future of American Academics and Leadership

Lili Gil | Posted 05.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Lili Gil

Could this be the next generation of leaders that will take America back to the constitutional spirit of 'one perfect union' that made it a world superpower?

Astoria Characters: The Boy From the South

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Owen McKagen a strapping young "yes, ma'am" gentleman of the South who looks as though he stepped out of a Tennessee Williams play, has a bright idea to create an aquaponic device the size of a microwave that has an aquarium on the bottom and a garden on the top.

Freshman Arrested For Allegedly Having 5 Guns On Campus

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.23.2012 | College

A University of South Carolina freshman who had been settling into his dormitory will now be spending time away from school after five guns were alleg...

Literary Twitter: @prodigalsam

Aaron Belz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology
Aaron Belz

Add his position as a Christian campus minister at University of South Carolina to his wicked sense of verbal and situational irony, and Sammy Rhodes (@prodigalsam) has both the raw materials and intellectual giftedness to cultivate a Twitter following.

University of South Carolina Slaps Itself For Booster, Recruiting Violations

Posted 04.30.2012 | College

The University of South Carolina is on probation for three years after 21 athletes received approximately $51,000 in improper extra benefits and prefe...

Jon Ward

2012 Hopeful Jon Huntsman Addresses His Obama Connection Head On In His First Speech | Jon Ward | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

This article has been updated. COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Likely Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman addressed his connection to President Obama ...

Why Lady Gaga Class Is Not Sexy

Malia Griggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Malia Griggs

I'm four classes into "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame," and what keeps me coming back is the expectation. I don't know where this semester is going and just how Gaga we're going to get. I know something's coming, but what?

Could a Male With a High School Degree Earn More Than a Female College Graduate?

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

A man should not be able to graduate high school and walk away with more money than a woman who worked hard and put in an extra four years of education.

Why I Enrolled in "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame"

Malia Griggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Malia Griggs

I first read about my university's "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame" class in The New York Times. Not how I usually find out about my possible electives.

Going Gaga

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

The tenure system is founded in academic freedom, allowing instructors to teach subjects without constraint. This begs the question, is Lady Gaga an appropriate topic for a college course?

Columbia Professor's E-mail to Students Was Pure Fiction

Seth Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Seth Abramson

Columbia University and Professor Hospital should be looking to their own house rather than sending dodgy communiqués to a smaller, much-better-funded program which is currently enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity and reputation.

Why Did We Get Married?

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

I got married in college. That is to say, my wife and I are both undergraduates at the University of South Carolina. That is to say, we get a lot of raised eyebrows when we introduce ourselves to classmates.

Nico Pitney

Ayers Linked To GOP Governor Through University | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The campaign season's hottest gotcha game -- six degrees of William Ayers -- has suddenly become a bit more complicated for John McCain and the Republ...