Health officials have paused the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to concerns that the vaccine may have caused blood clots in several women. As of now the J&J vaccine is the only one which does not require a booster shot.
Relevancy was the theme echoed in the Clemson University Student Affairs Committee meeting on April 13, 2021. Interim Vice President and Dean of Students Dr. Christopher Miller emphasized the importance of in Clemson’s educational environment.
Students, faculty and staff of Clemson University will not be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine before being permitted to return to campus this fall, according to an email sent by Provost Robert Jones on Friday, April 9.
Three political commentators including FOX Nation host Tomi Lahren spoke at Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday in support of police officers nationwide while protesters outside discussed her presence on campus and what they say was the university’s condoning of the event.
Just ahead of Turning Point USA’s “Back the Blue” rally, Clemson students held a protest outside of Littlejohn Coliseum. The protest began at 5:00 P.M., and remained peaceful throughout.
Student activists at Clemson University announced on Monday that they will be protesting an upcoming “Back the Blue” event. The “Back the Blue” rally is being held at Littlejohn Coliseum and features speaker’s Tomi Lahren and Brandon Tatum. The rally was organized by Clemson’s chapter of Tu…
South Carolina recently expanded its eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all residents aged 16 and older, including part-time residents such as Clemson students. Those aged 16 and older can register with a provider for the Pfizer vaccine and those aged 18 and older can register for the P…
The building is abuzz with noise: a muffled voice on the radio, the metallic roar of aluminum cans tumbling out of a big blue bag, the pop of plastic bottles being crushed and the occasional crash as glass falls to the ground. The noise echoes through the building, evidence of the hard work …
April 1, 2021 marked the first day of a student sit-in at Sikes Hall in protest of a possible rise in tuition rates. Despite the wind and cold weather nearly a dozen students were out to show their support for the call of a tuition freeze for the upcoming school year.
Following the announcement of Tomi Lahren’s upcoming “Back the Blue” rally, tensions have been high between the hosting Turning Point USA chapter and students against Lahren’s visit.
Clemson’s chapter of Turning Point USA announced that conservative political commentators Tomi Lahren and Brandon Tatum will be speaking at the Madren Center in early April at a “back the blue” rally, showing support for police officers.
As Thursday marks one year since the nationwide start of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, South Carolina has recently moved into Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination effort.
Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) met on Monday in their first meeting since internal elections. Newly elected officials have not yet taken office.
Clemson Undergraduate Student Government announced the winners of their 2021 General Election on Friday afternoon, declaring William Reinert as student body president and Liza Lowder as vice president.
Students and community members joined in Monday evening to hear William Reinert and Liza Lowder answer questions submitted by the undergraduate student body. The town hall allowed William and Liza to emphasize their dedication to student voice and student concerns.
If you visited the McAlister or Schilletter dining halls this past week, you likely didn’t miss the new menus near each station or the various tables set up in the dining halls. These initiatives are all part of a food waste week to promote food sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint.
The infamous Cocky was burned at the stake Thursday evening at the Student Alumni Council’s annual tradition: Cocky’s Funeral. The event is typically held before the Palmetto Bowl, but due to the COVID-19 complications, Cocky met his maker two nights before the rival baseball game.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Friday afternoon that bars may resume selling alcohol after 11 p.m. and that organizers of gatherings greater than 250 will no longer need to seek approval from the state, effective Monday, March 1.
The Clemson Undergraduate Student Government Senate held internal elections on Monday, Feb. 22 for Senate President, President Pro-Tempore, Secretary and Clerk.
“Here’s a lynching rope for you, Harvey,” shouted one student as Harvey Gantt, the first African American student enrolled at Clemson University, was returning to his dorm room. This was a quote recorded in the Jan. 29, 1963 issue of the Charleston News and Courier newspaper.
A survey sent to students in isolation and quarantine during the fall semester revealed a mix of responses to the university’s procedure, causing Student Affairs to adjust their continued plans for this semester in alignment with the feedback.
With one of the longest annual meetings ahead of them, the CUSG Senate began capital improvement night promptly last Monday evening, Feb. 15.
A possible firearm sighting in the Lightsey Bridge area resulted in a shelter-in-place and CUSafeAlert to be issued late Friday afternoon. There is no ongoing threat to the area and the shelter-in-place order has since been lifted.
Downtown Clemson business owners, Clemson students, and city residents called into Monday’s City Council meeting to voice opposition to extending the city’s COVID-19 emergency ordinance, which includes face covering requirements and limitations on bars and restaurants.
At a meeting of the Educational Policy Committee on Jan. 25, members of the Board of Trustees approved the addition of a new degree program: a Bachelor of Science in women’s leadership.
Emergency services responded to a 911 call early Friday morning about a person reported to be in distress in Lake Hartwell, north of the Highway 123 bridge connecting Pickens and Oconee counties.
At Monday night’s Undergraduate Student Senate meeting, Mayor Halfacre joined to field questions ranging from COVID-19 to traffic, Senate nominations were held for the upcoming year, and a resolution was passed recommending an increase in the Career Center fee.
Clemson’s dining halls may no longer provide single-use to-go containers starting this fall, instead offering a long-anticipated reusable to-go box program.
After announcing their candidacy for Student Body President and Vice President in January, Summer Shaw and Tyler McDougald have officially suspended their campaign.
William Reinert and Liza Lowder are running for undergraduate student body president and vice president. William is a junior political science major from Anderson, S.C., and Liza is a junior secondary education and English double major from Mayesville, S.C..
Geoff Gilson, a junior political science major, is running as a write-in candidate for student body president for the 2021 election season. He did not take part in banner drop and plans to wait before choosing a vice president. Similarly, instead of campaigning on a bigger block party, Gilso…
When Sidney Schliesman, Justice Jay and Tahj Anderson attended the Southeastern Student Sustainability Conference in February 2020, they had no idea that it would set them off on a year-long journey to establish Clemson’s very own Office of Sustainability.
Light snowfall hit the Clemson area early Saturday night, causing students to get outside and engage in wintry activities like lightsaber duels on Bowman and building snowmen outside their front doors.
51 out of 602 people reads the informational screen, visible outside of the window and on the wall of Cooper Library. Clemson University is tracking building occupancies, requiring reservations, and enforcing face covering protocol for high-traffic locations in order to adjust to the 'new no…
On Thursday, Jan. 28, the South Carolina Senate passed Senate Bill 1, a bill prohibiting abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected. The bill now moves to the House, where it is likely to pass with Republicans having an overwhelming majority.
The City of Clemson announced Thursday, Jan. 28 that it is changing its COVID-19 community testing site to Nettles Park at 102 Nettles Park Rd., Pendleton, SC beginning Feb. 1. The community testing site, in affiliation with Clemson University, operates from 7 to 11am, Monday through Friday,…
Clemson University Police Department apprehended a Tennessee fugitive early Friday afternoon after being contacted by Tennessee law enforcement last night, Jan. 28.
Numerous low valued companies have seen a sudden inflation in their stock values this week as members of a Reddit community, r/WallStreetBets, caused a short squeeze in the market. The gains of this influence have started to wipe away as trading platforms like Robinhood, TD Ameritrade and ot…
Higher education and standardized testing titan the College Board announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19 that it would be phasing out its optional SAT Essay and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. students. The discontinuation is an acceleration of a plan to simplify the process for students.
Clemson’s Parking and Transportation Services has closed its office and shut down its Tiger Transit service due to a possible exposure of COVID-19 among the staff.
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…
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.
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.
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.