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Column: Toll of online vs. in-person classes

There are many pros and cons for both online and in-person classes. The most significant factors in favor of in-person classes, however, is the burnout and lack of focus and motivation associated with online learning.


Column: Why SEC expansion won't work

While the idea of the SEC expanding may seem like a good idea at first, doing so would actually take away from college football as a whole. It could especially hurt the chances for teams such as South Carolina to ever win a conference championship. 


Column: Wait to buy an iPhone

Apple is one of the most valuable and omnipresent companies on the planet, and consumers are, without a doubt, buying its products constantly. In order to be an informed consumer, you must be aware of the right and wrong time to purchase these products.


A couple stands before the National September 11 Memorial, marking the site of the south tower at the World Trade Center in New York, on September 8, 2021. (Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Column: Why we must never forget

With the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, people are able to reflect and understand how that tragic day continues to impact us to this day. With various opportunities to commemorate the day in Columbia, those within the community should strive to honor those whose lives were lost and to never forget.


An aerial view of the USC campus. The university displaced lower-income residents in areas such as Wheeler Hill and what once was the Ward One neighborhood in order to expand the campus.

Column: USC is gentrifying Columbia

USC needs to continue and further its efforts in reversing its gentrification on Columbia. The gentrification problem the university has created has had detrimental effects on city neighborhoods.