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About


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 and Twitter 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 13th Best Student Newspaper in the U.S. in the 2014 Princeton Review rankings.

Read The Daily Gamecock's policies here.

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

Spring 2015 Staff


Editor-in-Chief

Hannah Jeffrey


Co-Managing Editors

Belvin Olasov
Emily Ready


Online Editor

Katie Cole


Copy Desk Chiefs

Drew Mueller
Mary Kate Garmire


Design Director

Brittany Wilt


Special Sections Director

Kelly Villwock


Assistant Design Director

Bianca Correa


Senior Designers

Grey Klein
Rachael McGahee


News Editor

Lauren Shirley


Assistant News Editor

Vacant


Opinion Editor

Ben Crawford


Assistant Opinion Editor

Ben Turner


Arts & Culture Editors

Lauren Galida
Kylie Tokar


Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

Vacant


Features Editor

Kirby Knowlton


Sports Editor

Brennan Doherty


Assistant Sports Editors

Kelli Caldwell 
Will Helms


Photo Editor

Kamila Melko
Hannah Cleaveland


Assistant Photo Editor

Cody Scoggins


Social Media Editor

Matt McBreen


Student Media Director

Sarah Scarborough


Faculty Adviser

Doug Fisher


Creative Director

Edgar Santana


Advertising Manager - Interim Director

Sarah Scarborough


Business Manager

Kristine Capps


Production Manager

Degan Cheek


Creative Services

Ashley Crompton
Rannah Derrick
Lina LeGare
Kody Kratzer


Student Advertising Manager

Amber Grant 


Advertising Representatives

David Cheetham (Five Points)
Josh Davidson (Cayce, Irmo, West Columbia) 
Michele Dressler (On-Campus) 
Cole Haltom (New Business)
Loman Harley (New Business)
Drew Hart (Vista, Main Street) 
Holly Heaton (Five Points)
Erin O'Connell (Vista, Main Street) 
Ian Peacock (Rosewood, Garners Ferry)
Maryam Tehranie (New Business)
Nick Vogt (New Business)