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Third-year political science student Patton Byars and second-year public health and political science student Courtney Tkacs pose for a photo with their team following the announcement of the Student Government election results on Feb. 21, 2024. Tkacs and Byars campaigned together as running mates for the election.

Patton Byars will become next student body president

The official results of the 2024 Student Government elections were announced by the elections commissioner on Feb. 21. Patton Byars will become the next student body president, Coutney Tkacs the next student body vice president, Maura Hamilton the next speaker of the student senate and Jacob Vaught the next student body treasurer.


Humanities Collaborative supports interdisciplinary research, collaboration at USC

The Humanities Collaborative is finding new ways to encourage interdisciplinary research and support the humanities at USC. Last semester, the collaborative was awarded a Mellon grant to sponsor research and support the university's founding documents requirement. President Amiridis said that, despite budget cuts faced at other institutions, USC will remain committed to its liberal arts.


Innovation hub to advance work in energy distribution with federal recognition

South Carolina's Nexus for Advanced Resilient Energy was recognized as an innovation hub in October, giving it an opportunity to recieve more funding from the federal government. The entity works in creating more effecient ways to store and distribute energy. The hope is that through phase two of its application process, it will be able to recieve money that can help SC Nexus explore new projects.


Meet the 2024 Student Government executive candidates

The Daily Gamecock and SGTV sat down with each of the candidates for Student Government executive positions to get a look into their campaigns. Some are looking to improve infrastructure and Wi-Fi, while others want to increase Student Government's communication with the student body. Students will have from 9 a.m. on Feb. 20 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 21 to cast their votes.