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It may come as a surprise that humans are not the only species that have the ability to count; in fact frogs, spiders, and fish are just a few examples of animals that are capable of distinguishing between various amounts. This ability to count is actually fairly common, but a new study, pub…

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Over the last decade, research on the human microbiome has become increasingly prevalent. Researchers are understanding the importance of the microbes in our gastrointestinal tract and the role they play in the presence or absence of diseases such as irritable bowel disease, obesity, and mor…

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Despite a constant threat of rain, Clemson University’s 2019 homecoming went off without a hitch. The chicken wire, pomp and a football victory over Boston College all came together to make the weekend a memorable one. The theme of “Welcome to the Dynasty” was the prompt for it all.  

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Imagine waking up and throwing your breakfast together in the kitchen. You sit down to eat only to find tiny pieces of plastic distributed among your meal. This is a reality for many marine creatures, including a small crustacean known as Antarctic krill. A recent study published in Nature C…

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On Oct. 20, the Tiger Senior Staff interviewed Clemson student Dhruval Patel regarding immigration and the upcoming I Stand With Immigrants Day of Action (ISWI). Patel is an Indian immigrant and is involved with ISWI through his membership in the Latin fraternity Lambda Theta Phi. In this in…

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In the wake of the High Holy Days, The Tiger asked a couple members of the Clemson community who practice Judaism about their experience practicing at school. Two students, Andrew Kilgore, a sophomore environmental and natural resources major, and Sydney Schusterman, a senior management majo…

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On Sept. 13, Disney announced that they would be filming “Safety,” a new original movie, on Clemson’s campus from Sept. 14 to 23. Certain people and cars (or at least those pre-dating 2006) around Clemson are slated to make appearances in the movie, and several scenes were filmed during half…

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The embrace of a hug; the warmth from a smile; a favorite food from back home. Whether it’s an all-day affair of traveling or a simple 15-minute drive out of Clemson, it’s the little things that remind us of our family and hometown. Even the shortest weekend visit from parents and siblings c…

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Over the last decade, research on the human microbiome has become increasingly prevalent. Researchers are understanding the importance of the microbes in our gastrointestinal tract and the role they play in the presence or absence of diseases such as irritable bowel disease, obesity, and mor…

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Clemson has a notorious and, often times, ruthless Parking and Transportation Services department. Students and faculty alike circumvent the flashing, white Ford C-Max Hybrids that patrol the streets of campus, yet many do not see past the tickets they give.

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Sistas on the Move (SOTM) is a relatively new group that encourages their members to better themselves physically, mentally/emotionally and spiritually through fitness, participating and connecting with each other during school events. The 2019 SOTM President, Taya Lee, shared some insights …

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Have you ever wondered why dogs differ so greatly from breed to breed? Why are Border Collies workaholics and German Shepherds so protective? New research published in Science in 2019 reveals that distinct breed traits are actually rooted in the canine’s genes. 

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We all know that brushing twice a day helps prevent cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, cancer, and heart disease. However, according to a recent study published in Science, researchers have shown a link between mouth health and Alzheimer’s Disease. Although these discoveries are still underg…

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Mahatma Gandhi, whose words of wisdom will never wane in terms of impact and resonance, once famously quipped, “The best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Although Clemson University’s Faculty and Staff Senates certainly do not operate on the same plane o…

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General elections are right around the corner. In addition to voting for student body president and vice president, Clemson students will also be given the opportunity to choose next year's members of the Senate. Below is a full list of the candidates, and elections will be held online on Ma…

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Have you ever wondered why we look so different from one another? What is the source of all the variances that we see not only between generations but also between siblings? When eggs and sperm are formed, they undergo a special type of cell division, known as meiosis. 

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What would the world be like if our prettiest pollinators went extinct? A study published in the journal, Forest Ecology and Management, revealed that monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) may not have a suitable habitat to overwinter starting in 2030, meaning that the butterflies will not …

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Over the last decade, research on the human microbiome has become increasingly prevalent. Researchers are understanding the importance of the microbes in our gastrointestinal tract and the role they play in the presence or absence of diseases such as irritable bowel disease, obesity, and mor…

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Despite a constant threat of rain, Clemson University’s 2019 homecoming went off without a hitch. The chicken wire, pomp and a football victory over Boston College all came together to make the weekend a memorable one. The theme of “Welcome to the Dynasty” was the prompt for it all.  

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In the filled Strom Thurmond Auditorium of Clemson University on Tuesday, Oct. 22, Clemson College Republicans (CCR) and Clemson College Democrats (CCD) participated in their first debate, sponsored and mediated by the Clemson Political Science Association (CPSA). This debate was formally sc…

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Imagine waking up and throwing your breakfast together in the kitchen. You sit down to eat only to find tiny pieces of plastic distributed among your meal. This is a reality for many marine creatures, including a small crustacean known as Antarctic krill. A recent study published in Nature C…

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Happy homecoming, Tigers! Clemson University has many ways of recognizing its students and alumni, but one of the most memorable ways was the annual production of the TAPS yearbook. Created in 1889, the same year as the college's founding, and named "TAPS" in 1908, the yearbook has been a cr…

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On Oct. 20, the Tiger Senior Staff interviewed Clemson student Dhruval Patel regarding immigration and the upcoming I Stand With Immigrants Day of Action (ISWI). Patel is an Indian immigrant and is involved with ISWI through his membership in the Latin fraternity Lambda Theta Phi. In this in…

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In the wake of the High Holy Days, The Tiger asked a couple members of the Clemson community who practice Judaism about their experience practicing at school. Two students, Andrew Kilgore, a sophomore environmental and natural resources major, and Sydney Schusterman, a senior management majo…

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On Thursday, Oct. 10, The Tiger’s Senior Staff Writer Geoff Gilson worked in conjunction with Tigervision to interview Student Body President Logan Young on some of the most pressing issues at Clemson. The full transcript of the interview is below.

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Most people have heard of the incurable disease of the nervous system that causes stiffness and tremors, Parkinson’s disease. Not many people, however, would link this disease to the small, dysfunctional sac attached to the large intestine: the appendix. 

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It started, as most things do: with something small. Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden who has been skipping Friday classes since August, called for a climate strike on Friday, Sept. 20, and the world delivered. 

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On Sept. 13, Disney announced that they would be filming “Safety,” a new original movie, on Clemson’s campus from Sept. 14 to 23. Certain people and cars (or at least those pre-dating 2006) around Clemson are slated to make appearances in the movie, and several scenes were filmed during half…

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The embrace of a hug; the warmth from a smile; a favorite food from back home. Whether it’s an all-day affair of traveling or a simple 15-minute drive out of Clemson, it’s the little things that remind us of our family and hometown. Even the shortest weekend visit from parents and siblings c…

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Less than 30 minutes from Clemson University, the Oconee County Sheriff's Department responded to a potential threat of an active shooting incident at Foothills Community Church. This was on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. 

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It may come as a surprise that humans are not the only species that have the ability to count; in fact frogs, spiders, and fish are just a few examples of animals that are capable of distinguishing between various amounts. 

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Over the last decade, research on the human microbiome has become increasingly prevalent. Researchers are understanding the importance of the microbes in our gastrointestinal tract and the role they play in the presence or absence of diseases such as irritable bowel disease, obesity, and mor…

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Imagine waking up and throwing your breakfast together in the kitchen. You sit down to eat only to find tiny pieces of plastic distributed among your meal. This is a reality for many marine creatures, including a small crustacean known as Antarctic krill. 

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Jeffrey Epstein, alleged sex trafficker of minors, took his own life on August 10, 2019. He was in his jail cell, and the medical examiner ruled the cause of his death as suicide by hanging, but many are skeptical.

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114 Earle, Clemson’s premier apartment complex, has fought with a slew of issues in the past year. Students were turned away from their apartments on move in day with no knowledge of lingering damages the building had, even after the residents’ first months’ rent was paid in full.

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Clemson has a notorious and, often times, ruthless Parking and Transportation Services department. Students and faculty alike circumvent the flashing, white Ford C-Max Hybrids that patrol the streets of campus, yet many do not see past the tickets they give.

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Do you love to dance? Have you ever wondered how it feels to tango on the dance floor? Want to wow your friends with some sweet dance moves, or get in touch with your sophisticated side? If so, you may be interested in the Clemson Ballroom Club.

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Today’s brief is on Tigervision, Clemson’s student-run television network! The Tigervision “War Room” and studio are located in the Tiger Media suites on the third floor of the Hendrix Student Center. The number of members is approximately 60, but the club is looking to grow. “I know when I …

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Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries (CEDC) is a student-led Creative Inquiry organization that works on projects aimed to advance the developing world, mainly in Haiti.

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Sistas on the Move (SOTM) is a relatively new group that encourages their members to better themselves physically, mentally/emotionally and spiritually through fitness, participating and connecting with each other during school events. The 2019 SOTM President, Taya Lee, shared some insights …

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The Clemson Running Club is a student organization that lives up to their name with flying colors. Whether you have previous experience running Cross Country and/or Track or only go outside when necessary, this student organization welcomes any new member with open arms and runs off with the…

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Esteemed ecologist and writer Aldo Leopold once famously quipped, “There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.” Clearly inspired to carry out the mission of Leopold and other conservationists of yore, the students belonging to Clemson University’s Natural Resources G…

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The subtle side eye, the raise of an eyebrow - both are gestures used to express emotions. However, perceiving these gestures can be amiss for some.

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Have you ever wondered why dogs differ so greatly from breed to breed? Why are Border Collies workaholics and German Shepherds so protective? New research published in Science in 2019 reveals that distinct breed traits are actually rooted in the canine’s genes. 

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We all know that brushing twice a day helps prevent cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, cancer, and heart disease. However, according to a recent study published in Science, researchers have shown a link between mouth health and Alzheimer’s Disease. Although these discoveries are still underg…

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Mahatma Gandhi, whose words of wisdom will never wane in terms of impact and resonance, once famously quipped, “The best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Although Clemson University’s Faculty and Staff Senates certainly do not operate on the same plane o…

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Clemson University has hosted a literary festival every year since 2008. This year's Clemson Literary Festival will begin on Wednesday, April 10 and will last for three full days, culminating with an open mic night on that Friday at 9:30 PM.

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Clemson University has announced that the R.M. Cooper Library, which contains over 1 million print volumes in its six floors of shelves, will be demolished at the end of May.

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At 4 p.m. on March 8, Logan Young and Andrew Kwasny were revealed to be Clemson University’s next student body president and vice president, respectively.

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General elections are right around the corner. In addition to voting for student body president and vice president, Clemson students will also be given the opportunity to choose next year's members of the Senate. Below is a full list of the candidates, and elections will be held online on Ma…

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On Feb. 28, a popular bar in downtown Clemson was shut down. Undercover police officers and SLED agents worked together to accomplish the shutdown at around 5 p.m. that evening.

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Have you ever wondered why we look so different from one another? What is the source of all the variances that we see not only between generations but also between siblings? When eggs and sperm are formed, they undergo a special type of cell division, known as meiosis. 

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Collin Huskey, a junior biological sciences major, and Rena Haley, a junior nursing major, are running for student body president and vice president, respectively. "Reaching New Heights" serves as their platform's main phrase, and Huskey and Haley are working to improve the Clemson community…

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Logan Young, a junior nursing major, and Andrew Kwasny, a junior industrial engineering major, are running for student body president and vice president, respectively. With "Uproar" as their slogan, Young and Kwasny's platform has school spirit, academics and community as its three pillars. …

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Clemson's inaugural CollabFest, a new festival celebrating creativity on campus, will begin on Feb. 27 and will run through March 2. 

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What would the world be like if our prettiest pollinators went extinct? A study published in the journal, Forest Ecology and Management, revealed that monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) may not have a suitable habitat to overwinter starting in 2030, meaning that the butterflies will not …

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Banner Brock, a junior economics and political science major, and Jade Richard, a junior biological sciences major, are running for student body president and vice president, respectively. With the slogan "Your Voice, Our Clemson" representing their platform, Brock and Richard aim to focus o…

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Derwin Simpson and Jeremy Lutz are both junior industrial engineering majors, and they are running for student body president and vice president, respectively. "Seizing Our Moments" is the slogan for their platform, and they seek to focus on the Clemson community, Clemson's growth and the em…

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Diamond Brown, a junior political science major, and Thomas Marshall, a junior English major, are running for student body president and vice president, respectively. Their platform operates under the slogan "Elevate" and features three main ideas: raise, empower, soar. We caught up with Bro…