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After surveying The Tiger staff to discover the best classes to take at Clemson, I found a wide array of the top-rated General Education and Leisure Skill courses. If you’re ever looking for an extra class to add to your schedule or are a freshman unsure of which classes to take, check out t…

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In a 2020 survey, the American College Health Association[1] found that stress, anxiety, lack of engaging in physical activity and depression are some of the most prevalent health concerns among college students.

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About 2 hours away from Clemson in Fayetteville, Georgia, there is a Hawaiian-themed Chick-Fil-A called Truett’s Luau which adds a tropical twist to the fast food chicken restaurant most students know well. With this “Hawaiian Chick-Fil-A” trending all over the internet, I thought it would b…

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The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center is hosting several virtual and in person events to celebrate Black History Month. I had the opportunity to speak to Larissa Jenkins, who is the co-chair of Black History Month at Clemson, to learn more about these events. 

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After experimenting with charging customers to watch the new “Mulan” movie, Disney+ released their new Pixar movie, “Soul”, to all paying customers. The film, which Disney released on Christmas Day, hosts a star-studded cast and some of the greatest animation of the year. 

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When was the last time you saw a movie that you absolutely loved? For me, it was this past December. The movie “Promising Young Woman”, directed and written by Emerald Fennell premiered on Christmas Day last year. It starred Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie and many more familiar face…

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After writing about my own favorite snacks, I found myself to be really interested in what the rest of the staff loves to eat! I found out that there was a large spread of favorite snacks to be had. I also asked the staff why they love their favorite snack. Without further ado, some of The T…

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From the Black Lives Matter movement to the #SaveClemsonXCTF campaign, this past year has been a long-overdue opportunity for Clemson students — and all United States citizens — to truly pursue an anti-racist lifestyle. While every day of the year should be a moment for you to better your ed…

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For all of the art lovers like me who have been missing the blissful experience of strolling through the halls of art museums admiring the breath-taking artistry, take a look at one of the exhibits at the Greenville County Museum of Art, Impressionism and the South. Although the museum is te…

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As we celebrated the emergence of 2021 with New Years Eve, the entire world was ready to leave 2020 and all its icks in the past. The celebrations, however, were short-lived as students nationwide returned back to their campuses only to resume online classes once more. Clemson University has…

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At the very peak of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs pyramid is "Self-Actualization," or making optimal use of one’s potential. However, reaching this peak is contingent upon the fulfillment of simpler needs placed at lower levels of the pyramid–food being one of those foundational needs. For thi…

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We all enjoy watching shows on popular streaming platforms such as Netflix and Hulu, and we find that some shows are so good we end up binging them in just a few sittings. One thing that can elevate the quality of a binging session is what snack you’re eating. As a frequent snacker, I have a…

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We finally made it to 2021! With the new year comes new expectations and resolutions that we all hope to fulfill. One of my biggest goals is to plan a road trip! Whether you are considering going on a trip in the spring or summer, a road trip is a great, affordable way to spend time with fri…

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Well, if we haven’t all been wormhole’d into some alternate timeline, I have no explanation for what’s happening in our world today. I warned all of my friends to stop posting on why The Year of Our Lord, 2021, would be so much better than 2020. Nevertheless, many of these happenings aren’t …

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As popcorn is always a necessary snack in college, in this week’s edition of College Meal Saga, Zoe McNelis reviews a Microwavable Popcorn Popper from Amazon and explains how best to use it.

 

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As we all know, this winter has seemingly been one of the longest in history, and unfortunately, we have several more months to go. If you’re like me, spending long weekends trapped in your apartment with nowhere to go and nothing exciting to do, I suggest you take advantage of one of the ma…

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The Tiger Talks discusses Mandalorian politics, ranging from prior to Tarre Vizsla all the way to Din Djarin and the Darksaber. Referencing content from "The Mandalorian," "Star Wars Rebels" and more, this episode is a deep dive into Star Wars lore.

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Emily Yarid, a now-graduated mechanical engineering major, spent March of 2020 living a life identical to most of her classmates. Quarantine was monotonous and boring, and when she downloaded TikTok, it was originally just a way to pass the time. However, around four months after first openi…

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Reilly Surdykowski is a junior graphic communications major from Atlanta, Georgia. She has always been inspired by the artistic nature of Atlanta and claims that this inspiration has fueled her passion for art and design. Surdykowski says that her interest in art began when she was young and…

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Yesterday, as my friends and I were cooped up in our small apartment for the third day in a row, my roommate said she needed one of us to take her to the Botanical Gardens to take pictures for her class. At first we reluctantly considered, comfortable in our warm seats on the couch, crowded …

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There is a lot to be thankful for at Clemson University as it gives us opportunities to embrace living in a small college town, cheering on sports teams and meeting friends that last a lifetime. With only one semester of college left before I graduate, I have become increasingly thankful for…

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“The Queen’s Gambit” is a new Netflix original series based on a stand-alone novel by Walter Tevis of the same name. It has been on Netflix’s “Top 10 in the U.S. Today” list since its release on Oct. 23, 2020. The series has seven episodes, each with a runtime between 45 and 70 minutes. This…

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Have you ever gotten an apple from a Clemson dining hall and thought, “I could grow a tree from these seeds”? Me neither, but Kevin Halliday, a senior mechanical engineering student, has. The tree, first planted on a dorm room window in 2018, is now planted on Clemson’s campus, where it will…

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The article contains spoilers for the fourth episode of “The Mandalorian” season two! In fact, these spoilers are almost as big as Cara Dune’s truly impressive biceps. Check out my analysis of episode three here while you’re waiting to get caught up.

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Here we are again with another holiday and another change to normalcy. On the first Thanksgiving, the pilgrims and Indians ate together and gave thanks for the bountiful food that they created. This marked a time of great unity and gathering together to celebrate life and creation. Don’t for…

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With the election of the first woman vice president, Kamala Harris, gender roles in today’s society are rapidly changing. Women today are dedicated to receiving the same treatment as men in schools, workplaces and home, which is changing the way they operate in society. Many women have recen…

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For those of you who may not know, Starbucks has a variety of seasonal drinks and food items. Now that Halloween is over, it is time for the long-awaited holiday drinks to return to Starbucks menus everywhere. One of the things that makes this season so unique is that it gets a special cup. …

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The year 2020 has been a roller coaster shoved into a blender that was set on fire and tossed off a cliff. Whether you’ve spent the past eight months drowning in your own sweat as you strive for the coveted quarantine bod, or you’ve been drowning in pastry recipes you found on TikTok, you’ve…

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One of the best and easiest meals to make as a college student is spaghetti because it doesn’t take much time out of your day and you will have leftovers to eat another time. Most college students don’t have the time to make their own pasta and pasta sauce from scratch, so they buy pre-made …

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It is especially important to keep focusing on the good things during these tough times. Good things are still happening all around us, even if we can’t see all of them. The following list is a collection of good things that have been going on in Clemson.

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Frozen pizza is a staple meal in any college student’s diet, myself included. This is a sensible meal choice for you and your roommates to make; however, if you’re cooking for one, leftovers can be a really big issue. Personally, I do not enjoy frozen pizza leftovers as I find that it is nev…

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356 on Mondays has $3 sushi rolls and discounted drinks that change weekly! The drinks are often priced at $5 and include moscow mules and mojitos. If you’re a sushi lover like me, you know that it’s hard to find affordable, quality sushi in the Clemson area, especially within walking distan…

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On Monday, Sept. 21, classrooms opened their doors, the dining halls opened their tables and alongside of it all, La Madeleine opened its pastry display cases. Located in its new home at the College of Business, La Madeleine is a French bakery and café chain operating out of Dallas. Meant to…

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In an alternative but satisfying fashion, the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts and the talented Clemson Players student ensemble strike while the iron is hot, building their newest production, “LOVE, 1918,” out of the people, locations, stories and letter excerpts of those battling the …

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Here in Tiger Town, game day foods are an essential part of our tailgates. They fuel us for the long day ahead, and even though tailgating isn’t really a thing right now because of the coronavirus pandemic, buffalo chicken dip definitely still lives on. You can take the tailgate out of the f…

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With the dominance of Netflix for the better part of a decade, every big network has rushed to release their own in-house streaming service to compete for that sweet streaming money. With so many streaming services, it can be very easy to be turned around with what each streaming service off…

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This semester, there are a lot of “new normals”  to get used to while here at Clemson. One of the major changes is dining operations. Unlike upperclassmen, freshmen are experiencing an incredibly altered dining experience. All three of the dining halls are operating with a reduced capacity b…

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Have you ever wondered what a cartoon version of a Disney movie would look like in real life? Well, take “Mulan” as an example. 

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I was born in Mount Pleasant, SC but moved around too much to ever enjoy the amazing things tourists would say about local restaurants. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, my family and I would take vacations to Mount Pleasant to visit the areas where my parents grew up. One particular plac…