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On November.1st, Charlie Kirk will be coming to Clemson University to talk about why he thinks the theory of critical race separates our society further. Kirk is a radio talk show host known for his strong conservative beliefs. He co-founded Turning Point USA, a conservative group that advoc…

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TW: This article contains topics that may upset some readers, and care should be taken when reading this article. It includes mentions of sexual assault and violence. No specifics are given about cases, but this article may still be difficult for some people to read.

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There is no denying that COVID-19 has pushed mental health front and center in a way it has never been before. While discussions and statistics about mental health have circulated regularly since March 2020, when COVID-19 entered our lives, it was different this summer. Late this summer, the…

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As the spring semester comes to a close and everyone is preparing for summer, there are many factors to be taken into account. Some students may decide to return home, and some may decide to spend their summer in Clemson. Either way, if you have a summer job/internship laid out or plan to ta…

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On April 21, 2021, the Clemson Division of Student Affairs sent an email announcing changes to the COVID-19 quarantine policy. If students upload proof of COVID-19 vaccination and then come into contact with a positive case, as long as they remain asymptomatic, they will not need to quarantine.

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Social media has become a massive part of our lives. Not only does it play a significant role in how we present ourselves to the world, but it also plays a role in other parts of our lives. How often, when you apply for jobs and organizations, do they ask for your social media? If they think…

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Red or Blue? Maybe Green? Why does this simple question carry so much weight in our society? In our efforts to simplify politics, something that arguably should never be simplified, we have created a system of hate and ignorance. Aligning yourself with a candidate simply because they are you…

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Last week, yet another mass shooting occurred in the United States. This time, it hit close to home in Rock Hill, SC, which is just a little over two hours away from Clemson. Soon after the shooting, I received an ESPN notification saying the Boston University’s (BU) C.T.E. Center will exami…

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Similar to any college student, I enjoy the pride I feel when I speak about my education. I love having the opportunity to say “I go to Clemson University,” or in just a few short months being able to say “I graduated from Clemson.” Lately, however, I find it hard to utter those four words w…

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Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights we have. It is without a doubt something that should never be infringed upon; however, your right to live does not get overwritten because of this. Recently, conservative commentator Tomi Lahren and Clemson Democrats have been in an argum…

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Have you ever been in a situation where you are opening up your Snapchat for a daily or hourly check and you see the dreaded hourglass turning and turning and you get this sense of “Ugh,” but continue to Snap your friends so the streak does not break? I definitely have and I have taken some …

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Optimism around the nation is surging with immunization efforts underway. For many students at Clemson, the time has come to decide whether to get vaccinated or not. Questions swirl: Which COVID-19 vaccine is best? Are the vaccines effective? Are they safe? Are there side effects to the vacc…

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If you’re a Clemson student, you’ve probably found yourself in Redfern at one point in time. Whether the Redfern Health Center and it’s employees serve as your regular medical care provider, your pharmacy, the place you stop by when you wake up with a mysterious bruise from a drunken fall or…

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At last, spring has arrived at Clemson University. Not spring break, as that questionable decision has passed, but the wonderful season. While fall and summer in Clemson are both incredible and bring our beloved football season, spring reigns as the supreme season in Clemson, SC. 

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Recently news broke about the “Back the Blue” event hosted by Tomi Lahren, an infamous conservative commentator, for Clemson University students. This event was put together by Turning Point USA of Clemson University. This is the same organization that released a hateful statement in January…

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The United States of America is not the leader of the free world by accident. It takes purposeful effort to keep our fragile democracy intact. One of the most fundamental principles to our great nation and to democracy itself is freedom of speech. Whether you like Tomi Lahren or not, she has…

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As spring break ends for Clemson’s students, everyone will begin to reminisce on the short break from classes and the chance to relax. While some planned big group trips to hot spots such as Miami, FL, others played it safe due to the ongoing pandemic. As friends and acquaintances begin to p…

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My mornings begin with a cup of coffee. Some days begin with the Starbucks on campus (Thank you, Paw Points!). I grab a coffee and head back to my dorm room to start the day. Other days, I roll out of bed and brew some coffee in my Keurig in the comfort of my room. When I want an adventure a…

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Last year, Netflix released the documentary, The Social Dilemma, which impacted how its audiences viewed and used devices. The Social Dilemma focuses on how big social media companies manipulate users through specific algorithms that encourage dependency on these programs. The documentary de…

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When is the administration going to fix the parking situation? Current Clemson students ask this question every semester. Even last year in February of 2020 we here at The Tiger published another Outlook article addressing parking issues on campus. 

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Clemson is the ideal textbook college experience--a big southern football school full of pride and spirit. While Greek life is a noteworthy part of campus life, choosing not to join a sorority does not make you an outsider. In recent years, Greek life has become both a controversial and prom…

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As February draws to an end, it’s pretty easy to reflect on where we all were this time last year. Despite the biggest events of 2020 starting at different times, most people would say the new standard of “normal” began in March. Jokes and memes about March being the never-ending month feel …

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The past election was undoubtedly an intense one. Whatever side you are on, we can all agree that things reached an escalation that no one expected. The latest in this saga: Trump got acquitted. For those who may not know or don’t remember, Donald Trump got impeached for the second time duri…

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Feb. 14 and Feb. 13 are important dates for thousands of people across the world. Many celebrate first dates, long lasting love, best friends, wedding anniversaries and an excuse to eat as much chocolate as you want on Valentine's and Galentine's Day. This year, as we continue through the pa…

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COVID-19 has changed nearly everything about ordinary life. Masks are necessary almost everywhere you go, people are maintaining six feet of distance between themselves and some people haven’t seen certain friends or family members in months. All of these changes and more are due to this unk…

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January has officially wrapped up, and although it may seem like the New Year’s celebrations just finished, the next holiday season is already sliding in. Red and pink hearts, boxes of chocolates and flowers galore are being showcased in every store you cross as Valentine’s Day looms ever cl…

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Call me unromantic, but Valentine’s Day has become ridiculously over-commercialized in the new millennium. Traditionally celebrated on February 14th, the holiday celebrates all things love and romance. The day of love has become a multi-billion industry in the United States. This year, the h…

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On Jan. 20, 2021, history was made as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the election for 46th president and vice president of the United States. While the two celebrated after their long run, that didn’t stop them from immediately acting on what their platform promised. Biden signed 15 executi…

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Let’s face it, 2020 was a dumpster fire. The spring semester was interrupted by a pandemic that both professors and students were unequipped to handle. The economy tanked. Mental health plummeted. A historic election stressed everyone out no matter their political affiliation. Jan. 26th mark…

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As 2021 rolled around, nearly everyone was looking forward to the new year and all that it had promised. That is until the tragic announcement that the hit comedy, The Office, would be leaving Netflix for a new streaming platform called Peacock. Though Hulu and, more recently, DisneyPlus hav…

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After a year where bad news seemed to never cease, many Americans looked to the year 2021 for a fresh start. Before the week was over in the new year, however, chaos erupted in the Capitol. On January 6, 2021, Pro-Trump rioters broke through the thin police line on the Capitol steps in Washi…

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“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” said Twitter. 

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Without a doubt, Clemson faculty and students have struggled with the new adjustments to college life. Overall, Clemson has done a fair job of minimizing cases, but there are still a few mishaps arising from administration and students. Mainly, classes started too early and Clemson students …

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This year has been memorable for a lot of reasons, both good and bad. Regardless of how you feel about 2020, all of us have been having to spend a lot of time alone and on technology more than usual. And while there are tons of different hobbies and apps around to distract ourselves with, on…

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As holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas roll around there always seems to be the looming question of what type of weather the season will bring. More northern states will expect this time of year to bring about colder weather while more southern states know that for the most part, col…

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It’s that time of year again! Classes are winding down, festive lights and decorations are being put up, and the weather is getting colder...unless you live in the South, that is. For as long as I can remember, South Carolina always has what’s fondly called a “Green Christmas.” Instead of sn…

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Climate change is not a myth or a conspiracy theory. It is a real thing, scientists say. It’s been shouted from the rooftops and written on the skyline, but many make the choice to stand amongst the non-believers. Not believing in climate change or that it is a problem is an impediment becau…

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When I was an inductee for my fraternity, I interviewed several brothers and all my fellow inductees. Out of my eight questions, there was one that almost everybody answered the same—Would you rather be a good person or a happy person?

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As the fall season rolls around and everyone is beginning to become excited about Christmas, it is easy to forget about Thanksgiving, which can bring about the same, if not more, joy and excitement. Thanksgiving is a time of friends and family, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and s…

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Having a job, no matter your age or education status, is arguably one of the most challenging aspects of life. All jobs come with pros and cons, however as most would agree there is one type of job that comes with a diverse pool of them. The world of customer service jobs is unlike anything …

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Six weeks is how long students were taught on Clemson’s campus. Now, at Thanksgiving, it is time to go home and back to online classes. Will your Gen Ed credit go back to asynchronous or stay synchronous? That is up to the professor. 

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Most would agree that there are many pros and cons that come with online classes and even school in general. There are many positives to take away from the unique experience of virtual learning and there are definitely many negatives. While there are many negative factors, procrastination is…

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Here’s an understatement: Quarantining is not fun. For those of us who regularly experience FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), it’s a nightmare. I am definitely one of those people scared of not being there when something happens. 

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As Halloween rolls around the corner and everyone is getting excited about decorating their dorms and houses and finding costumes for themselves…and of course their pets, Spirit Halloween seems to be at the forefront of all of the excitement. Whether you are in the market for fake cobwebs to…