Sarah Ellis

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Holiday-themed fair takes Main

12/06/2013 1:04pm

The sounds of holiday music mingled with the smells of local food vendors along Main Street at last night’s First Thursday celebration.

Main Street mainstay S&S Art Supply to close

12/03/2013 12:10am

There’s not much day-to-day bustle at S&S Art Supply on Main Street. Rows of colorful art supplies line the walls below local artists’ paintings. But there are gaps on the shelves left by many of the store’s last remaining items that have been sold at deep discounts in preparation for the store’s closing this month.

Revised Student Government election codes passed by senate

11/21/2013 12:06am

Student Government election campaigns will now include a two-week period of “soft” campaigning followed by a one-week period of “hard” campaigning after student senate passed a much-debated, amendment-filled bill restructuring the election codes Wednesday night.

In Brief: November 19, 2013

11/18/2013 10:39pm

A man faces two drug charges after passing out in his car, the Army says it didn’t cover up pollution findings at Fort Jackson, and Columbia and the region set record-high temperatures Monday.

Gamecock Pantry officially opens

11/18/2013 10:36pm

The Gamecock Pantry officially opened Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its McBryde Quadrangle A location. The student-run pantry, a Student Government initiative, provides food for in-need students and also offers services like counseling, legal assistance and help paying rent. Canned food donations for the pantry can be dropped off at the Campus Life Center.

Blood-stained rivalry: Annual Carolina-Clemson blood drive kicks off

11/18/2013 10:40pm

While USC hopes to extend its winning streak to five straight against Clemson at Williams-Brice Stadium next Saturday, it’s looking to continue a longer winning streak in the rivalry this week. The 29th annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Drive kicked off Monday and will run through the end of the week.

Mayer named next Carolina Productions president

11/17/2013 11:14pm

A small role of distributing event posters as a freshman has given way to major leadership opportunities for Adam Mayer, who will take over as president of Carolina Productions in January.

In Brief: November 12, 2013

11/11/2013 11:38pm

The renovated Woodrow Wilson home will reopen in February, Clemson taps WVU’s president as its new university leader, and a gang member is charged in connection with a weekend shooting.

USC Development Foundation has large footprint in Columbia

11/07/2013 12:13am

Some tennis courts on Blossom Street. An empty field near USC’s baseball stadium. A portion of a downtown condominium project. A child development center. They’re among the tens of millions of dollars in investments by the USC Development Foundation.

Richland Co. Sheriff Lott points fingers at Library for gang problem

11/07/2013 12:03am

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott called for the closure of The Library bar in Five Points Wednesday after accusing the bar of harboring and catering to members of a particular gang. The bar’s owners refuted the notion that their business is dangerous and criticized law enforcement for knowing about gang activity and not taking enough efforts to remove it.

Visiting scholar discusses how technology and aging intersect

11/04/2013 11:45pm

Video gaming skills didn’t come easily for James Fozard. After all, as a product of the 1930s, the technology available to him during his formative years was no more advanced than the rotary telephone. He watched his first television program at the age of 1.

Carolina Productions will not host fall concert

11/01/2013 4:17pm

Carolina Productions will not host its traditional fall concert after failing to book an act within time constraints for artists’ tour scheduling and campus venue availability.

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