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Applications for Carolina Productions’ Poetry Slam now online

Do you have what it takes to win USC’s Poetry Slam Competition? Step up to the mic! Applications are due November 7, 4 p.m. Continue reading


Trick or Treat at the President’s house

President Pastides invites all students to dress in their Halloween best and stop between 8 and 9:30 p.m. this Friday! 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


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


Applications for Student Media leadership positions due Nov. 5, 4 p.m.

Applications are now being accepted for key leadership positions in Student Media. Click here to download the job descriptions and application. Continue reading


Carolina Cares: Oct. 13-Dec. 1

We believe that the holidays should be a happy time for all! Through Carolina Cares, we make the holidays happen for families in need. Continue reading


In the news: Students on Alternative Break brighten the City of Woodruff

While most students had a relaxing fall break, 10 students, including trip leader Tina Maurer and trip advisor Luis Sierra, spent vacation in Spartanburg, South Carolina, serving with Christmas in Action.

Also: Students travel to Johns Island to work with Sea Island Habitat for Humanity | Sign up for a Winter Alternative Break! Continue reading


Hunger and Homelessness Week: Nov. 15-23

Organizations and individuals on the Hunger & Homelessness Week Student Planning Committee will be hosting a week of awareness panels, donation drives, and service projects in hopes to impact hunger and homelessness on campus and in Columbia. Continue reading


Now accepting airport shuttle reservations for Thanksgiving break

The Student Government airport shuttle will take students to the airport November 25 and 26 and return students to campus November 30. Reservations must be made by November 21 at noon. Continue reading


State of the Student Body address: Nov. 12, 5 p.m.

Save the date for Student Body President Lindsay Richardson’s address on the state of the USC student body.
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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


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


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


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


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