Student Government
University of South Carolina



Progress report from VP Ross Lordo

A preview of projects coming down the line leaves the student body with much to look forward to. Continue reading


Apply for Pillars Student Director before Sept. 21!

A student director will be selected to direct the Pillars for Carolina Extended Orientation Program. Continue reading

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Uber agreement offers 25 percent discount to University of South Carolina students

Starting Sept. 8, users will be able to receive a 25 percent discount on Uber Safe Rides Thursday through Saturday from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Students can request a Safe Ride to their destination within the designated geographic Uber pickup zone. Continue reading


The Daily Gamecock: Student Government looks forward to productive semester

Emily Barber interviews Michael Parks and Ross Lordo about their plans for the semester. Continue reading


Sitting down with the student body president

“I think that this year’s student government is going to be the most engaging, the most impactful and the most visible student government that this campus has seen in over a decade,” says Michael Parks. Continue reading


Apply to serve on the It’s On Us committee

It’s On Us is a new and exciting edition to our Gamecock Community. We need active, eager committee members that want to better the cause and our community. Continue reading


Officers pledge to bring Step Show and Spurs and Struts back to Homecoming

This past weekend, we learned that two events were omitted from this year’s lineup: Spurs and Struts and the Step Show. Since that announcement, we have heard the desires to continue these events for our students. After listening carefully to your input, we are committed to seeing these events become reality. Continue reading


Apply for a University Committee position!

The University of South Carolina has a variety of university committees that monitor, review and guide decision-making on campus and facilitate collaboration with faculty, staff and students for programs and initiatives. Continue reading


Two months in office recap from the Student Body President

After two months as your Student Body President, I am thrilled to announce that my staff and I have made major progress on many of our initiatives. Continue reading