The Daily Gamecock

Camdyn Bruce

News Writer


Site tester Bradford Christopher administers a COVID-19 test in Parker, Colorado, the closest testing site to Ebert County where the first positive test for a new highly contagious variant was detected.

COVID-19 testing will detect coronavirus variants at USC

The university will be able to detect different variants of the COVID-19 virus on campus by testing saliva samples. New technology will go into production "in a couple of weeks," Carolyn Banister, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, said. 

USC improves recycling efforts on campus

Recycling has become a central focus at USC as the university pushes to become more sustainable, and the Residence Hall Association is working to introduce more recycling options to off-campus housing. 

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. 

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