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About the Daily Gamecock


The Daily Gamecock is the editorially independent student newspaper at the University of South Carolina. The print version is published Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters and nine times 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 (The Daily Gamecock) and Twitter (@thegamecock) for news updates around the clock.

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 about 12,000, The Daily Gamecock is South Carolina's 15th largest newspaper, according to the South Carolina Press Association, and has been publishing since 1908.

The Daily Gamecock was named the 14th Best Student Newspaper in the U.S. in the 2012 Princeton Review rankings.

Subscribe to The Daily Gamecock newspaper! To have the newspaper mailed to your home for $60/year, call 803-777-3888.


Spring 2014 Staff


Editor-in-Chief

Thad Moore

Print Managing Editor

Amanda Coyne

Web Managing Editor

Austin Price

Training Coordinator

Sydney Patterson

Copy Desk Chiefs

Richard Lipkin
Emily Ready

Assistant Copy Desk Chief

Samantha Lockwood

Design Directors

Kristmar Muldrow
Annie Parham

Senior Designer

Erin Burke

News Editor

Hannah Jeffrey

Assistant News Editors

Sarah Martin
Natalie Pita

Viewpoints Editor

Max Stolarczyk

Assistant Viewpoints Editor

Ben Crawford

Mix Editors

Alex Buscemi
Belvin Olasov

Assistant Mix Editor

Erika Ryan

Sports Editor

Danny Garrison

Assistant Sports Editor

David Roberts

Photo Editor

Jeremy Marshall Harkness

Assistant Photo Editor

Kamila Melko

Senior Photographer

Hannah Cleaveland

Blog Editors

Katie Cole
Rixon Lane

Copy Editors

Kevin Keating
Drew Mueller
Mary Kate Garmire
Ben Crawford
Kathleen Schipano

Designers

Brittany Wilt
Grey Klein
Bianca Correa
Kelly Villwock
Alden Earl
Forrest Holloman
Andy Levine

Photographers

Leah Grubb
Alexa Angelus
Kendra Little
Andy Levine
Morgan Simpson
Olivia Barthel
Jeffrey Davis

Graduate Assistant

Rachel Grimes
Chris Winkler

Student Media Director

Scott Lindenberg

Faculty Adviser

Erik Collins

Creative Director

Edgar Santana

Advertising Manager

Sarah Scarborough

Business Manager

Kristine Capps

Production Manager

Degan Cheek

Creative Services

George Hinchliffe
Carly Keith
Lina LaGare
Spencer Weeks
Evan Wu

Student Advertising Manager

Claire Potts

Advertising Representatives

Trevor Begley
Bianca Correa
Michele Dressler
Amber Grant
Drew Hart
Kelly McAlindin
Ian Peacock
Frank Pisco
Jake Rose