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 5,000, The Daily Gamecock is one of South Carolina's largest non-daily newspapers, according to the South Carolina Press Association. It has been publishing since 1908.

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The Daily Gamecock Editorial Staff

Editor in Chief

Adam Orfinger


Logan Zahner, director

Maggie Neal, senior designer

Copy Desk

Erin Metcalf, chief

Joy Branton, assistant chief

Athena Marousis, assistant chief

Maddie Compton, senior copy editor


Victoria Richman, editor

Sara Yang, assistant editor


Mary Ramsey, editor

T. Michael Boddie, assistant editor

Mike Woodel, assistant editor

Larissa Johnson, senior writer

Arts and Culture

Mattie Hibbs, editor

Shayla Nidever, assistant editor

Brad Dountz, assistant editor


Carson Mason, editor


Linden Atelsek, editor

Dan Nelson, editor

Student Media Staff

Student Media Director

Sarah Scarborough

Faculty Adviser

Doug Fisher

Creative Director

Edgar Santana

Social Media Manager

Sydney Patterson

Creative Services

Wanda Felsenhardt, Elizabeth Jennings, Emily Lor, Ashlyn Murphy 

Advertising Representatives

Drew Thiel 
Student Ad Manager

Jolie Delia  

Caitlin Dingler

Erin Lee 
Campus Account Representative

Spencer Lee

Foster Snipes 

Cameron White