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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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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…

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Clemson students, faculty and staff are now some of the thousands of people across the world that have been affected by the novel coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronaviruses are a family of viruses that are found in both animals and humans. A novel coronaviru…

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As an addictive trend in contemporary youth, Juuling, vaping and the use of other electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes)  have caused both physical and mental damage to the bodies of people, both young and old. E-cigarettes are electronic devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol, or m…

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A beloved member of our Clemson Family has settled into retirement after being a campus cat since 2006 according to @martin.the.cat.clemson’s Instagram post on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The flyer featured in the post announcing this retirement was provided to the Instagram page courtesy of In…

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Spring Tiger Prowl was on Jan. 16, 2020 in the Hendrix Student Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Many students came out, obtained information and joined different clubs to become more involved. Tiger Prowl is a great way to get face-to-face information about clubs that are looking for new members, lea…

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Recently, Clemson has added a new feature to the TigerOne card, moving in a technologically advanced direction with huge success. The card can now be added and accessed from the online Apple Wallet. While this specific feature was just now implemented, the idea has been around for a while. 

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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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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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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…

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The youthful brain is a storm of activity. Information pours in through the senses while the brain builds fresh neurons to meet the need. But sometime within our first decade of life, the brain becomes content with its stock of neurons and the youthful bloom of new growth gives way to perpet…

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Amongst the five pairs running for Clemson University’s student body president and vice president, there is Jameson “J.T.” Stroupe, a junior marketing major, and Kendall Parrish, a junior management major. 

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Jacob “Shrek” Strickland is a junior computer science major from Charleston, S.C., running for undergraduate student body president. Strickland’s running mate is Ronald Sanderson, a sophomore mechanical engineering major also from Charleston, S.C. Teaming up with the aim to become representa…

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Austin Simpson, a junior financial management major, does not have normal days. According to him, every day in his life is different and exciting, which makes the day that he decided to run for Clemson University’s student body president just as unique as the day before. 

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Dahvier Alston, a junior political science major, and Will Galloway, a sophomore political science major, come together from different backgrounds and aspirations to make a “Clemson for ALL.” Access, learning and lifestyle are at the center of their campaign.

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Clemson students, faculty and staff are now some of the thousands of people across the world that have been affected by the novel coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronaviruses are a family of viruses that are found in both animals and humans. A novel coronaviru…

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“Money can’t buy happiness.” We’ve all heard this saying. What if you were told that prioritizing time, however, could in fact increase your overall satisfaction with life? In a 2019 article published in Science Advances, Ashley Whillans and colleagues conducted a longitudinal study in which…

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As an addictive trend in contemporary youth, Juuling, vaping and the use of other electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes)  have caused both physical and mental damage to the bodies of people, both young and old. E-cigarettes are electronic devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol, or m…

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A smile a day keeps the doctor away. No, you’re not reading that wrong. A 2019 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, by Lewina Lee and colleagues, shows that optimistic people live as much as 15% longer than pessimistic people. Scientists studied over 70…

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A beloved member of our Clemson Family has settled into retirement after being a campus cat since 2006 according to @martin.the.cat.clemson’s Instagram post on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The flyer featured in the post announcing this retirement was provided to the Instagram page courtesy of In…

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We have all seen pictures of the ocean filled with things of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Some of these pictures depict the marine life that we are so accustomed to seeing in nature, but, more recently, these pictures have depicted garbage floating through the ocean. A study published in N…

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Spring Tiger Prowl was on Jan. 16, 2020 in the Hendrix Student Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Many students came out, obtained information and joined different clubs to become more involved. Tiger Prowl is a great way to get face-to-face information about clubs that are looking for new members, lea…

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The year 2020 brings about many things: jokes about rats and plagues, witty comments about clear vision and, most importantly, perspective. When applied to the right areas, clear vision can unlock the most surprising realizations, and investigating upcoming construction at Clemson University…

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The three Clemson fraternities, Delta Chi, Chi Phi and Phi Delta Theta, that were undergoing investigation have been charged with multiple violations of Clemson’s student code of conduct and have been suspended. All charges between the three fraternities include hazing, disruption of communi…

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To close out the year, here are The Tiger's top 10 most-visited articles from 2019.

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Nov. 12 marked the beginning of a new era in journalism at Clemson. Top representatives gathered at the Hendrix Student Center as both Clemson University and WYFF Channel 4 held a kickoff event to celebrate their new partnership.

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Recently, Clemson has added a new feature to the TigerOne card, moving in a technologically advanced direction with huge success. The card can now be added and accessed from the online Apple Wallet. While this specific feature was just now implemented, the idea has been around for a while. 

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2019 marked a monumental year for both Clemson University and The University of South Carolina. The Blood Bowl competition, now in its 35th year, is the nation’s largest collegiate blood drive.

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On Friday, Nov. 15 at 3:45 p.m., hundreds of Clemson students, staff, faculty and community members gathered in front of Clemson’s belltower to participate in a women’s march against violence. The march followed a 0.9 mile route that looped past Core, across Library Bridge and along the edge…

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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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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…