As the afternoon started to fade into night on Jan. 28, 2014, the Thomas Cooper Library was barren. The doors were locked, the sidewalks all but empty, the steps littered with small pellets — of salt, that is.
Harris Pastides had been USC’s president three weeks when the first cut came in 2008.
Men’s basketball coach Frank Martin apologized Friday for the tirade against a player that earned him a one-game suspension, saying he would work to improve his behavior. Martin said at a press conference that he’d been talking to Athletics Director Ray Tanner for the last six months or so about his actions toward players.
A few days ago, someone asked me what it feels like to be in my last week at The Daily Gamecock. Truth is, I don’t know. I probably won’t until well after this column goes to print.
Even before USC closed a parking lot near the Carolina Coliseum, the university had removed more than 2,100 spots in three years, while adding nearly 1,600 students.
USC President Harris Pastides says the NCAA will vote this week to allow universities to give student-athletes stipends and insure them against injuries.
April 12 to April 18 5 — Theft from building 4 — Vandalism/destruction of property 3 — Drug/narcotics violation 2 — Credit card fraud 2 — Harassment 2 — Simple assault 2 — Trespassing 1 — Alcohol/liquor law violation 1 — Bad check 1 — Bike theft 1 — Fake ID 1 — Moped theft 1 — Motor vehicle theft — Selling your phone on Craigslist?
Jennifer Pournelle doubts if crowd funding will replace traditional grants as a way of paying for research, but she’s glad it’s an option.
Police say they aren’t sure when an orange tiger paw was painted on the field at Williams-Brice Stadium, but the vandalism appears to have come a year after someone did the same.
USC alumnus Michael LaForgia won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for his work at the Tampa Bay Times.
A’ja Wilson, the nation’s top women’s basketball recruit, has picked South Carolina.
Facing an uproar from upset students, USC has decided to reserve more commencement tickets for graduates.
Police are not sure who called in a fake bomb threat that cleared the city courthouse for more than two hours Tuesday. Investigators are trying to figure out who called the threat in, city police said on Twitter. No hazards were found after the threat was reported around 10 a.m., and the scene was cleared around 12:30 p.m. The evacuation closed two blocks of Washington Street in the Vista from Park Street to Gadsden Street.
Police are investigating a pair of weekend aggravated assaults at the Woodlands and Copper Beech that hurt two people within two hours. The first incident early Sunday morning involved a group of three or four assailants, a police report said.
What do Gov. Nikki Haley, USC President Harris Pastides and Athletics Director Ray Tanner have in common? They’ve all predicted that South Carolina will beat Notre Dame for the 2014 NCAA women’s basketball championship.
Comic discusses everything from pranks to ‘fear boners’
Members of the Darla Moore School of Business celebrated the No. 1 rankings its undergraduate and graduate international business rankings nabbed this year.
Police patrolling Williams-Brice Stadium over spring break found six TVs and two video game consoles missing from a players’ lounge.
Police say a man delivering pizzas near campus was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning.
Men’s basketball coach apologized Friday for the tirade against a player that earned him a one-game suspension, saying he would work to improve his behavior.