The Daily Gamecock is the editorially independent student newspaper at the University of South Carolina. The print version is published Monday and Thursday during the fall and spring semesters and weekly during the summer, with the exception of university holidays and exam periods. Dailygamecock.com is your online source for The Daily Gamecock's coverage of all things USC. Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news updates around the clock.

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With a circulation of 6,000, The Daily Gamecock is one of South Carolina's largest newspapers, according to the South Carolina Press Association, and has been publishing since 1908.

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The Daily Gamecock Editorial Staff

Editor in Chief

Kamila Melko

Managing Editors

Larissa Johnson


Logan Zahner, director

Greer Schneider, special sections director

Stephanie Orr, senior designer

Copy Desk

Debbie Clark, chief

Micaela Wendell, chief

Erin Metcalf, assistant chief


Adam Collins, editor

Victoria Richman, assistant editor

Yangxing Ding, assistant editor


Mary Ramsey, editor

T. Michael Boddie, editor

Brittany Franceschina, senior writer

Arts and Culture

Darby Hallman, editor

Olivia Reszczynski, editor

Hailey Covell, editor


Adam Orfinger, editor

Bobby Balboni, editor

Abe Danaher, assistant editor

Drew Mueller, senior writer

Sarah Stone, senior writer

Griffin Hobson, editor

Linden Atelsek, editor

Dan Nelson, senior writer


Emily Barber, editor


Gabrielle Hilario, blog manager and online editor

Christine Childress, media coordinator

Student Media Staff

Student Media Director

Sarah Scarborough

Faculty Adviser

Doug Fisher

Creative Director

Edgar Santana

Business Manager

Kristine Capps

Production Manager

Degan Cheek

Student Lead Designer 

Charlotte Price

Creative Services

Wanda Felsenhardt, Elizabeth Jennings, Emily Lor 

Student Advertising Manager

Lowman Harley 

Amanda Grant 
Campus Account Representative

Andrew Snight 

Perry West 

Drew Thiel 

Kait Nieman