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Fall break hours for Russell House

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m.-midnight Continue reading


Fall break hours for Campus Recreation facilities

Catch up on your exercise and fitness while you’re on break! Here are the hours for Strom, Blatt and the pools for Oct. 23-26. Continue reading


Campus dining hours during break

Wondering where to eat and when? Check here for the Carolina Dining options available on campus during the break. Continue reading


Applications available for Outstanding Senior award

The University of South Carolina’s Honors and Awards Commission is accepting applications for the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges award. Students who apply will be considered for the honor of Outstanding Senior at UofSC. Continue reading


Earn double loyalty points at Sunday’s basketball exhibition!

The men’s basketball exhibition contest against Benedict College tips this Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. The meeting marks the first-ever between the two schools on the hardwood. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a free T-shirt and students will receive double loyalty points for attending. Continue reading


Sunday, Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m.: Open climb

Have you got what it takes to get to the top of Alpine Tower? Come let our Outdoor Recreation leaders show you the ropes for the Challenge Course this Sunday. Continue reading


In the news: Learning to love the great outdoors

Blaine Foley, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, has actually hiked the entire Appalachian Trail and now introduces University of South Carolina students to the great outdoors – many for the first time. Continue reading


Winter Alternative Break opportunities announced

Applications are due Oct. 31 for this year’s Winter Alt Breaks. From Monday Dec. 15 to Saturday Dec. 20, students can travel to Pittsboro, NC or Kissimmee, Fla. for $150 to participate in service projects. Meals, transportation and lodging are all included. Continue reading


Sign up for the next Service Saturday – Nov. 15th!

Simply register, pick your site during sign ups on the morning of the event, and serve! We provide the transportation to your service site and lunch. Serving in the Columbia community has never been easier or more FUN! Continue reading


The Daily Gamecock finalist for seven national awards

The Daily Gamecock has been named a finalist in six categories of the College Media Association (CMA) 2014 Pinnacle Awards. Page designer Kristmar Muldrowe has been nominated for Designer of the Year by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP). Continue reading


Apply for Carolina Productions Executive Board, President positions

The Executive Board position offers the opportunity to contribute your talents to the team while simultaneously teaching you the skills necessary to be an effective leader. Continue reading


Pick up the latest G&B Magazine!

Don’t miss the fall issue of Garnet & Black Magazine featuring Medal of Honor recipient and USC student Kyle Carpenter. Continue reading


Carve pumpkins in the RHUU Ballroom on Wed., Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Come relax and have fun while painting and carving pumpkins for your room! FREE FOOD. Halloween costumes are encouraged! Continue reading


Costumes & Canvas event Fri., Oct. 31, 9 p.m.

Join us on Halloween for a night of custom canvas painting and crafts. Free food and fun for all participants! Prizes to the best costumes! Continue reading


In the news: A president with pride

Devon Sherrell, BGLSA president, has come far in his short time as the organizations leader, making this year’s LGBT History Month one of the most successful and exciting UofSC has ever seen. Continue reading


Photos: Homecoming Parade

Photos of the Homecoming Parade in front of the Russell House Friday. What was your favorite float? Continue reading


Photos: The Main Event, Royalty Crowning

Candidates competed in a pageant showcasing their presentation, talent, and interview skills for a chance to be crowned Homecoming King, Queen, Prince or Princess. Continue reading


Photos: Cocky’s Creations

Students created structures out of cans to represent the Homecoming theme “Under the Carolina Big Top.” At the end of the service event, all cans are collected and donated to Gamecock Pantry and to Harvest Hope Food Bank. Continue reading


Photos: Spurs and Struts in RHUU Ballroom

Were you part of the packed ballroom at this year’s Spurs and Struts competition? Photos of the performers inside. Continue reading


Photos: Homecoming Stroll Off on RHUU Patio

Did you enjoy the addition of a Stroll Off event this Homecoming? Take a look at the photos from Monday. Continue reading


Photos: Homecoming 2014 Kickoff on Greene St.

Were you spotted #UndertheBigTop on Monday? Check out these photos. Continue reading


Check out these events for LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ History Month kicked off on the Russell House patio October 1 with Seeds of Change. Check out the great events planned for the month of October. Continue reading