Category Archives: News

Want to get involved with Student Government? Here’s what you need to know!

Filing for both Senate and Executive positions will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Wednesday, Jan. 18, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the Leadership and Service Center (Russell House 227). No experience is necessary to apply for a position! Continue reading

New Year, New Funding Process Timeline

As a new semester begins, so does a new bill passed by the Student Senate. Before winter break began, a new bill titled SBL 108(74) was initiated to cut the university funding process from five weeks to two weeks. Now all fund allocations for student organizations are immediately presented for a vote. Continue reading

Make sure your college is a priority!

Have you considered running for a Senate seat? The 50-member Student Senate is divided into districts, represented by academic colleges. Candidates campaign to represent a particular college and only run against others within the same college. Continue reading

Important meetings and deadlines for Student Body Elections

Election season is right around the corner! If you want to run for a 2017-2018 Executive Office position, here are some important dates to remember! Continue reading

Call for submissions: Mental Health Art Exhibit

In January 2017, Student Government will be hosting a Mental Health Art Exhibit. Through this art exhibit we encourage students to express their struggles in a creative and unique way, and engage in discussion revolving mental health. Every kind of art is accepted. Continue reading

Students are given a voice in million-dollar appropriation for classroom improvements

The survey is live and will be open until Oct. 12. To be a voice for our students, provide your input through the following link: Continue reading

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

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

Apply for the Elections Commission

The Elections Commission consists of a group of motivated and passionate students that strive to promote elections on campus. From our annual Student Government Elections to our National Elections every four years, these students work hard to encourage voter turnout and inform fellow students about the importance of voting. Continue reading

First month recap from the Student Body VP

As your Student Body Vice President, I am happy to report that after our first full month in office my staff and I are well underway in setting the groundwork for an amazing term. Continue reading

Distinguished students receive Leadership Pins

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, The University of South Carolina honored 30 of its most distinguished student leaders by awarding each person recognized a Leadership Pin. Continue reading

Student Government looks forward after inaugurating new members

With the 108th session of Student Government officially beginning after the inauguration of its new members, the executives are focused on the future and the fulfillment of their campaign promises. Continue reading

Survey: What classes would you like to see offered?

Student Government’s Course Wishlist is a method for students to suggest classes they would like to see offered at the University of South Carolina. Continue reading

Program collects professional attire for students

Donations are currently being taken from faculty, staff, students and businesses in the area. A variety of styles and sizes of gently used professional business attire and accessories are needed. Continue reading

Gamecock Pantry accepting volunteer applications

The Gamecock Pantry serves the USC campus community by providing food aid and resources to enhance the community’s overall well-being. Volunteer for the following shifts: Tuesdays 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays 5-7 p.m., and/or Thursdays 4-6 p.m. Continue reading

For Student Government, a familiar challenge: connect students to university

The heads of the SG’s executive, judicial and legislative branches plan to improve how students connect with the organizations’ various offices, the university itself and each other. Continue reading