Many students graduating May 9 are upset that family members who planned to attend commencement ceremonies months in advance may not get the chance to after it was announced that graduates are only guaranteed up to four tickets.
Students who will graduate during the ceremony at which Vice President Joe Biden will speak will be limited to four tickets, the USC Registrar’s office confirmed.
A group of men, one with a gun, attempted to rob a man walking on Pickens Street at 1 a.m. Sunday, according to police.
Vice President Joe Biden and Boeing President W. James McNerny will address graduates at commencement ceremonies May 9 and 10.
At 4 p.m. on a warm, sunny Wednesday, Haley Guyton is raking the sand at USC’s new sand volleyball facility along with her teammates.
Opera is in Mandy Fang’s family. Her father, sister and brother-in-law are all professional opera singers, but Fang has stayed on the composition side of the centuries-old art.
What: NBT New Music Night: Slone’s Agenda / Silver Screen Orchestra / Incredibly Tall People / Oneforall / Unsettled When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 over 21, $8 under 21 This showcase of local talent is so brand spankin’ new that the headliners, Slone’s Agenda, doesn’t even have music available for listening online (the website just shows a monkey smoking a cigar next to the words “Coming Soon”). Think of the concert as a blind date, except with music instead of forced small talk. What: About Face Drawing Session, Columbia Museum of Art When: Portrait Drawing: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Figure Drawing: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Cost: $5 for students, $8 for members and $10 for non-members Whether a budding Picasso or an amateur artist, all are welcome to sharpen their portrait and figure drawing skills at About Face, hosted by the Columbia Museum of Art.
Growing up in a suburb of New York City, I was privileged to live in a community that was open about sex education. I had my first sex ed class in eighth grade — we had a contest once to name the most STDs — and I cannot remember ever seeing one pregnant girl in my high school.
What started out as a cold for second-year business student Colton Beasley turned into something neither he nor his family and friends could anticipate.
Starting out with no name recognition and no money, Atlanta-based indie rockers Manchester Orchestra used to play shows in Columbia about 20 times a year.
South Carolina offensive lineman Na’Ty Rodgers was charged with disorderly conduct and consuming alcohol underage just past midnight on Sunday. The redshirt freshman has been suspended from the football team.
Three years ago, when Rebecca Phillips took the helm of the Mighty Sound of the Southeast, the band’s sound wasn’t all that mighty.
Interim Police Chief Ruben Santiago has resigned from the Columbia Police Department, City Manager Theresa Wilson announced in a statement Thursday evening.
If Lindsay Richardson had followed her plans from senior year in high school, she wouldn’t be running for student body president right now.
David Leggett likes being in the background. So, when a friend of his approached him about running for student body vice president over winter break, Leggett “completely blew him off.”
An hour after the city had closed for the day due to winter weather, Columbia City Manager Theresa Wilson announced the five finalists for the job of Columbia Police Chief.
Student Government elections will take place next Tuesday and Wednesday on my.sc.edu, and students will elect new executive officers and several new student senators.
Shots were fired in the Copper Beech apartment complex late Saturday night, but a day later, little else was known.
While Gov. Nikki Haley touted big plans for K-12 education across the state, South Carolina’s public colleges and universities went unmentioned in her 2014 State of the State address Wednesday night.
This week’s crime blotter includes a possession of marijuana citation in West Quad, a disorderly conduct citation and an altered ID citation.