Amanda Coyne

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USC sets limits on graduation ticket numbers

04/14/2014 10:01pm

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.

Weekly rundown: April 7 - 11

04/06/2014 9:50pm

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.

Column: Comprehensive sex ed key in preventing teen pregnancy

03/31/2014 12:47am

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.

Offensive lineman charged after incident in Five Points

03/23/2014 5:41pm

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.

Director of bands accepts new position

03/20/2014 11:12pm

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.

David Leggett: "We need to be the voice of 30,000"

02/17/2014 9:59pm

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.”

City manager announces police chief finalists

02/11/2014 3:23pm

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.

Seven candidates confirmed for SG election

02/02/2014 10:37pm

Student Government elections will take place next Tuesday and Wednesday on, and students will elect new executive officers and several new student senators.

Haley discusses jobs, taxes

01/23/2014 12:04am

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.

Crime Blotter for Jan. 10 to Jan. 17

01/20/2014 9:59pm

This week’s crime blotter includes a possession of marijuana citation in West Quad, a disorderly conduct citation and an altered ID citation.

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