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Lack of Carolina Alert after October homicide 'troubling' to lawyers

After a USC student committed a homicide within walking distance of campus, USCPD considered him to be “armed and dangerous" yet did not send out a Carolina Alert because those are not required in situations that have “already occurred, and that we don't believe is currently a risk,” according to university spokesperson Jeff Stensland. An attorney said he believes the university might have violated the U.S. Department of Education's Clery Act in doing so.


Design contest held in place of Tiger Burn

Instead of the annual Tiger Burn that takes place every year before USC’s rivalry game with Clemson, this year there will be a design contest open to all majors to continue the tradition even though the Gamecocks won’t be playing Clemson in football this fall. 


In his home, graduate student Pete Tereszkiewicz observes seeds he planted as part of his research.

Researchers navigate challenges posed by COVID-19

Faculty and graduate students at USC have had to navigate new research complications because of the coronavirus. While some departments' research was largely able to continue when school shut down in March, other departments have had progress delayed entirely.