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Presidential parades, star-studded performances and glittering parties typically characterize the day Americans know as Inauguration Day. Add “virtual” in front of these activities, and today, Jan. 20, 2021, Americans will witness an inauguration ceremony like no other. President-elect Joe B…

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Clemson University began its spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 6, with 508 active cases of COVID-19, following rigorous testing during move-in week as students return from around the country. The university reported through its COVID-19 dashboard that there were 261 reported positive tests,…

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On Saturday Nov. 21, members of the Clemson University men’s cross country and track and field program marched from downtown Clemson to President Clements’ house, fueled by anger and disbelief. Accompanied by their families, friends and female teammates, they chanted “Save Clemson track” and…

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, threatening and devastating the lives of millions, governments and multinational corporations have been racing to find a vaccine. The virus, afflicting vulnerable groups such as those 65 and older, with compromised immune systems, or ec…

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With the fall semester coming to a close and an estimated 18.72% of Clemson University students having tested positive for COVID-19, there has been a wide range of experiences from those with the virus. Students have ranged from being wholly asymptomatic, having symptoms described as worse t…

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Believe it or not, you are what you eat. According to articles recently published in Current Opinion in Neurobiology and Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, your gut is comparable to a second brain. The influence your gut has on your behavior is largely in part to its microbiome: a collect…

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After nearly ten years of business in downtown Clemson, BGR The Burger Joint has closed in recent weeks due to a loss in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. The location at 378 College Avenue in Clemson was one of Amergent Hospitality Group’s 17 franchise restaurants.

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Presidential parades, star-studded performances and glittering parties typically characterize the day Americans know as Inauguration Day. Add “virtual” in front of these activities, and today, Jan. 20, 2021, Americans will witness an inauguration ceremony like no other. President-elect Joe B…

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With over 154,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered, South Carolina is following other states in rapidly distributing its two doses. South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) rolled out its vaccine plan before administering the first dose on Dec. 14, 2020. 

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In downtown Clemson, bars are grappling with the challenge of maintaining their businesses, paying employees and keeping their doors open while also observing capacity limits and mask mandates enacted to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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From rising enrollment, to continuous new construction projects on- and off-campus, the Clemson campus and community are experiencing rapid growth. But students are worried that such expansion may cause the university to lose its values and family atmosphere that has distinguished the school…

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When people walk around Clemson’s campus, there are several landmarks that might stick out to them. Perhaps it is the iconic tiger statues outside of Memorial Stadium, the cannon statue on Bowman Field, or the landscaping and beautification of Gantt Circle. All of these, and more, were made …

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, threatening and devastating the lives of millions, governments and multinational corporations have been racing to find a vaccine. The virus, afflicting vulnerable groups such as those 65 and older, with compromised immune systems, or ec…

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On the night when four CUSG senators stood before their peers and submitted a resolution for the creation of an LGBTQIA+ LLC at Clemson, they spoke of plans reaching far beyond a new residential community. When the resolution passed by acclamation, these four students were intimately aware o…

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This year’s college freshmen have been through it all: their senior year of high school was cut short, their high school graduations were modified or cancelled altogether and they spent months at home with their summer plans uprooted. After all this, Clemson freshmen moved into their college…

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This article was written by a student of ENGL 2310: Introduction to Journalism, which is taught by Mike Pulley.

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Were you secretly disappointed when Voldemort died? Did you think that Moriarty was the best part of Sherlock Holmes or Loki the best part of the Avengers? No need to suppress these feelings because you are not alone. New research published in the journal, Psychological Science, has exposed …

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This article was written by a student of ENGL 2310: Introduction to Journalism, which is taught by Mike Pulley.

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The end of October at Clemson University marked many things such as the beginning of fall break and Halloween, but it also marked a small milestone for students fighting for resources for survivors of interpersonal violence. Amid students packing their cars and organizing Halloween plans, De…

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CLEMSON, S.C. — In the wake of police brutality protests and Black Lives Matter movements, student activists around the country are demanding that their universities re-examine existing relationships with campus police as fear and misunderstanding surround police and student relationships. 

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On Jan. 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first COVID-19 case in the United States. Nearly 10 months later, the number of cases spiked, setting national and state records each day.

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Known as the original cavemen and cavewomen to inhabit this earth, Neanderthals are considered to be one of the closest ancestors to humans. New research now suggests their existence, and more specifically, their DNA could partake in a major COVID-19 breakthrough. In a paper published in Nat…

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You see a local Clemson pond teeming with bright green algae that flourishes from border to border and you think to yourself, “I love that our freshwater ecosystems are doing so well… loads of green means growth and life!... Right?” Quite the contrary I am pained to say. This is an unnatural…

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Believe it or not, you are what you eat. According to articles recently published in Current Opinion in Neurobiology and Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, your gut is comparable to a second brain. The influence your gut has on your behavior is largely in part to its microbiome: a collect…

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This article was written by a student of ENGL 2310: Introduction to Journalism, which is taught by Mike Pulley.

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Clemson University ranks No. 2 out of 171 universities in the United States and Canada according to a recent survey. The survey was conducted by Studocu, a leading online study platform for college students. StuDocu surveyed more than 20,000 college students and graduates on fifteen differen…

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A recent survey of 55 colleges and universities in the United States has ranked Clemson University No. 36 for free speech. It assigned Clemson a red speech code, indicating that university policies restrict students’ First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and expression.

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Building off of years of undeniable dedication and grit, four students who helped found a creative inquiry (CI) and submitted a proposal to Clemson Housing and Dining for an LGBTQIA+ Living Learning Community (LLC) have just made history. More information about the students who have made the…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to Clemson University, including to residence halls, to football games and to classrooms. Clemson Dining has been no exception. As they have adapted their service to account for more efficient to-go options and better sanitation, Clemson Dining …

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The actor Dustin Hoffman once said, “The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk.” When it comes to red-footed boobies, Mr. Hoffman is only half right. One thousand six hundred kilometers south of Honolulu, at the Palmyra Atoll, biologists are removing 99% of …

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With the presidential election quickly approaching, college students across the country are engaging with the democratic process and deciding how they will vote -- in person or absentee. At Clemson University, the Clemson Votes campaign is working to help students register to vote and educat…