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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson University Undergraduate Student Senate held their first meeting of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 24,2020. Conducted fully through Zoom with a virtual Pledge of Allegiance prefacing, the meeting contained a lot of information about the semester to come amidst th…

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As great as all of the official Clemson University social media accounts are, especially for giving a peek into life as a Clemson student, they are, in their own way, a marketing tool, and therefore offer the most photogenic parts of the quintessential ‘Clemson Experience.’ Armed with the kn…

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On Monday, March 2, Clemson University’s Student Government (CUSG) passed resolution SR 05, which supports the creation of a Women’s and Gender Center at Clemson University. This center will be home to Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinators who will offer support and guidance to victim…

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Cigarettes have always been the first source to blame for lung disease; however, there’s a new sheriff in town... E-cigarettes. The ongoing national surge of electronic-cigarettes and vaping product use has resulted in lung damage, which led to 2400 hospitalizations and 52 deaths in the US s…

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It's an entirely new decade here at Clemson University, and that means it's time for an entirely new Best of Clemson issue! Yet another important way for your voice to be heard, this voting recognizes the best buildings, businesses and bathrooms of Clemson. Whether you're a freshman, an alum…

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According to the CDC, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, equating to more than 795,000 cases a year. The National Stroke Association reports that 40% of stroke patients will experience moderate to severe deficits in their functioning. To improve motor function post-s…

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As if college students do not have enough to worry about, adding COVID-19 to the mix is the cherry on top. Luckily, there is a new tool to help students with their mental health. 

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The Tiger visited one of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) COVID-19 testing sites this week at NewSpring Church to ask people who had just gotten tested about their experience and thoughts about everything going on.

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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, some members of the Clemson Undergraduate Student Senate feel they have not been appropriately included in the decision-making process by University administration in efforts to safeguard students against the virus.

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Sleep has many benefits that are widely known, but did you know it can also help you remember new information for long periods of time? In a 2019 article published in Science Advances, L. Himmer and colleagues at the University of Tübingen studied the interplay between rehearsal and sleep an…

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The question on everyone’s mind still has not gotten a definite answer. Professor Lori Pindar, director of undergraduate studies and assistant director of the Erwin Center for Brand Communications is unsure what will happen for the remaining of the year. “I do not know what is going to happe…

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Throughout the political history of America, the conventions have generally based their focus around the future of America, heavily relying on economic reform plans. However, in today’s climate, the candidates have steered towards a topic that many politicians in the past have indirectly add…

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The world has been brought to an utter standstill thanks to COVID-19. Society has turned to those in the healthcare field for answers. However, there is no clear answer that healthcare professionals can provide regarding the current state of the virus given the constant new discoveries. 

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson University Undergraduate Student Senate held their first meeting of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 24,2020. Conducted fully through Zoom with a virtual Pledge of Allegiance prefacing, the meeting contained a lot of information about the semester to come amidst th…

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Whether you are wandering through the Hundred-Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh or running to the barn to see what Charlotte has spun on her web, a good children’s book always has a valuable lesson embedded within its lines. Children’s books often serve as a way to explain a difficult or uncomf…

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This past summer was highly eventful, so this far-from-comprehensive timeline was an attempt to catalogue and keep track of some of the most eventful moments of the summer of 2020.

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As great as all of the official Clemson University social media accounts are, especially for giving a peek into life as a Clemson student, they are, in their own way, a marketing tool, and therefore offer the most photogenic parts of the quintessential ‘Clemson Experience.’ Armed with the kn…

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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic of the past few months, social media has served as a crucial way of keeping people connected and informed. As such, Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) has been hard at work navigating and analyzing the constant flux of information.

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During Clemson’s student senate Zoom meeting on March 30, senator’s Tyler Mcdougald and Geoff Gilson presented a resolution to propose grading options for classes in the Spring 2020 semester, due to the effects of COVID-19.

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How much does your food cost? The resources required to feed almost 8 billion people are damaging to the environment. A 2018 study published in Science, by Dr. J Poore and colleagues, highlights the true cost of food. They investigated the true global impact of food production and looked at …

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Deterioration of cognitive capabilities is a normal part of aging, especially in the case of attention. But, is it possible that physical and mental exercises might slow down or even reverse nature’s effects? In a 2020 article published in PeerJ, researchers Wang and Guo sought to answer thi…

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Our lives are governed by plastics. Every sip of your coffee, every mile you drive, and every pill you swallow are all deeply connected to plastic. Now, plastics may even affect the marine biodiversity. A study published in 2015 by Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, investigated the i…

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On Monday, March 2, Clemson University’s Student Government (CUSG) passed resolution SR 05, which supports the creation of a Women’s and Gender Center at Clemson University. This center will be home to Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinators who will offer support and guidance to victim…

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Hemispherectomy is a rare, radical surgery in which a cerebral hemisphere is removed in order to treat the most extreme of epilepsy cases. Neurosurgeons turn to this invasive treatment after typical epilepsy treatments are deemed unsuccessful. In 2019, scientists from CalTech and Harvard Med…

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Most people are familiar with the concepts of one dimension, two dimensions, and three dimensions, known as1D, 2D, and 3D, respectively. Few people can stretch their imagination to understand 4D. But, what if the very thing that allows us to imagine a 4D world is, in itself, more complex tha…

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The 2020 CUSG election season started with five campaigns for student body president and vice president. Now, after one disqualification that occurred just days before the election, two candidate pairs have been selected to advance to the general election.

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Cigarettes have always been the first source to blame for lung disease; however, there’s a new sheriff in town... E-cigarettes. The ongoing national surge of electronic-cigarettes and vaping product use has resulted in lung damage, which led to 2400 hospitalizations and 52 deaths in the US s…

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Primary voting for student body president and vice president happens this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. In preparation for the ballots, which will be sent out via an email Wednesday morning, The Tiger caught up with five students who have been exceedingly involved with the campaigns that have be…

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It's an entirely new decade here at Clemson University, and that means it's time for an entirely new Best of Clemson issue! Yet another important way for your voice to be heard, this voting recognizes the best buildings, businesses and bathrooms of Clemson. Whether you're a freshman, an alum…

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As Valentine’s Day draws near, college students often struggle with making plans and dealing with the stress of the holiday. Sue Lasser, designer of the event, and the honors college at Clemson took it upon themselves to make the time of year a little more special. 

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Election season is here, Tigers, and it's time to make sure you're educated and ready to vote for next year's leaders of the student body. Do you know the candidates running for student body president and vice president? Have you read any of their platforms? Do you know when and how you'll b…

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Dahvier Alston and Will Galloway are running for Clemson University's student body president and vice president. Want to know more about them? Read about the candidates, their campaign and their platform here.

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Jonathan Gundana and Emma Canedo are running for Clemson University's student body president and vice president. Want to know more about them? Read about the candidates, their campaign and their platform here.

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Austin Simpson and Hallie Bowers are running for Clemson University's student body president and vice president. Want to know more about them? Read about the candidates, their campaign and their platform here.

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Something about the fish oil industry is fishy, and it is not just the oil. Fish oil supplements have been a trusted staple in the medicine cabinets of many Americans since the late 1980s. In 2012, a meta-analysis of twenty studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association…