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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Opinions expressed in The Daily Gamecock are those of the editors or author and not those of the University of South Carolina. Unsigned editorials represent the majority opinion of the editorial board and are the official opinion of the newspaper.

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 Editor

Madeleine Vath


Mary Ramsey, editor

Emily Barber, editor

Arts and Culture

Rachel Minetti editor

Sarah Nichols, editor

Rachel Pittman, editor


Griffin Hobson, editor

Linden Atelsek, editor


Joe Crevier, editor

Bobby Balboni, editor

Adam Orfinger, editor

Copy Desk

Carolyn Culbertson, chief

Debbie Clark, chief

Larissa Johnson, senior copy editor

Micaela Wendell, senior copy editor


Rachael McGahee, director

Logan Zahner, director

Jessica Blahut, special sections


Adam Collins, editor

Avadh Rana, editor


Anthony R. Deas, online manager

Gabrielle Hilario, blog manager

Christine Childress, creative liaison

Social Media

Gabbi Frasco, editor

Anna Alessi, editor

Student Media Staff

Student Media Director

Sarah Scarborough

Faculty Adviser

Doug Fisher

Creative Director

Edgar Santana

Business Manager

Kristine Capps

Production Manager

Degan Cheek

Creative Services

Wanda Felsenhardt

Student Advertising Manager

Lowman Harley

Amanda Grant

Adrienne Cooper

Josh Davidson 

Drew Thiel