Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Student Government executive officers and senators were inaugurated over Zoom.
On Friday, USC announced that students were no longer allowed to live in on-campus residence halls until at least April 5 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. These closures complicated housing arrangements for students, leaving them "frustrated" and "upset."
USC continues to adapt its response to COVID-19.
Now facing the reality of the pandemic, the health and safety of The Daily Gamecock staff is our highest priority.
Student Government candidates talk about their platform points, including changes to the shuttle system, mental health and attendance policy.
Breaking from tradition, The Daily Gamecock will not be endorsing any Student Government candidates for the 2020 election.
Discrepancies in student senate records show a possible lack of accountability and highlight confusion in the Student Government codes.
Mental health will be a central focus of our reporting this semester. Join us in continuing the conversation.
The Daily Gamecock editor-in-chief Erin Slowey answers some of her most asked questions.