Several weeks ago, a physically fit mom by the name of Maria Kang took heat for posting a picture of herself and her three children with a caption that read, “What’s your excuse?” This picture captured national attention and 20,000 comments, sparking a debate as to the message it sends women and young girls.
In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, the city of Columbia hosted a parade down Sumter Street to honor those among us who have served in the military. USC, on the other hand, did not plan or put on any Veterans Day events.
Students are not protected enough from disciplinary violence
There’s good and bad news in USC’s annual community service report. The good: The university community raised more money and volunteered more hours last year than ever before.
In a rather bizarre news conference held yesterday, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott accused one particular club — The Library — of being the epicenter of Five Points’ gang problems. Suggesting that a single establishment propagates the entirety of Five Points’ gang activity seems outlandish to us.
“We will work on finding you.” This isn’t the opening to Taken, this is a threat made by Interim Columbia Police Chief Ruben Santiago, via the official Columbia Police Department Facebook page, to a marijuana legalization advocate. Over the weekend, the Columbia Police Department completed a drug bust in which eight pounds of marijuana were seized.
Columbia residents clearly support Mayor Steve Benjamin and the rest of the city’s leadership, considering they all won convincing re-election bids Tuesday.
If you didn’t catch the paper yesterday, here’s the big headline: USC is a top nationally ranked university in health and fitness. As someone who regularly takes advantage of the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center and the tennis courts and soccer fields on campus, this didn’t surprise me.
Ubiquity of technology can deter in-person interaction
Restrictions on driving repressive, unnecessary