Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." opens discussion of the racial, political and religious issues in today’s society while contrasting this with his air of self-confidence and superiority.
Dating apps like Bumble, Tinder, Plenty of Fish, Meet Me and more may be forever changing the way we communicate with potential partners.
Carolina Productions celebrated National Something on a Stick Day on Greene St. with fun and crafts on sticks.
With 22 songs, Drake gives us a deeper look into his personal life in "More Life."
Small businesses within Columbia have been facing an increasingly difficult time economically according to Dave Shaw, owner of the local restaurant SakiTumi and Columbia advertising agency Flying Napkins.
At a loss for spring break plans? Never fear, The Daily Gamecock is here with awesome ideas you won’t regret.
Many popular bands tend to bypass South Carolina. An A&C staff writer lists a few bands that don't frequent the South and argues why they should should perform in Columbia.
Carolina Productions brought a free, pop-up concert to Greene Street Thursday afternoon. The featured band was Ocean Park Standoff, an up-and-coming alternative indie group.
The Weeknd's "Starboy" provides a refreshing take on pop hip-hop with throwback rhythms and questions about life and love.
Looking for a quiet relaxing getaway to the mountains? Meadows of Dan, a quaint town in Virginia, might be exactly what you are searching for.
As Thanksgiving approaches, many students are planning trips home to their families, but what does that mean for those who stay in Columbia? Here are The Daily Gamecock's suggestions to having a successful Thanksgiving in Columbia with your friends or just by yourself.
Alicia Keys' latest album, "Here," is a highly personal and emotional piece that combines R&B, blues and jazz to make one of the most iconic albums of the year.
Kenny Chesney fulfills fans' expectations and supersedes others’ with his influential new album Cosmic Hallelujah, which is packed with reminders of how to live life and what it means to truly live.
Are you in need of a costume this Halloween but you don't have any ideas? Here is a list of some unique costume ideas that are simple and easy to recreate.
Green Day goes back to their punk-rock roots in their newest album, "Revolution Radio." Although catchy, the album is excessively dark with themes of suicide and death and harsh punk instrumentals.
Columbia offers diverse options for activities and entertainment that are sure to please this Parents Weekend.
Inspecting the value of both youthful love and the wisdom of older age, Passenger’s new album allows listeners to sympathize with the journey of life and love that we all experience.
When the study blues have you down, where do you turn to refresh your mind and trudge through the busywork of school? Try these tips to put your brain to work after a quick refresher.
Released Sept. 2, “Poets & Saints” by All Sons and Daughters breathes new life and depth into traditional, historic Christian worship.
Small in size but not in character, the historic city of Mount Airy offers a reprieve from the busy pace of today’s world with its retrospective landmarks.
Student involvement in academics, organizations and social activities is imperative to a well-rounded and beneficial college experience.
Stop using the word “retard” if you haven’t already.
In today’s society, many churches are considered irrelevant by millennials. Why is this, and how can we solve it?
Young adults should advocate a mandatory life skills class to be fully prepared for the future.
Canines provide real benefits to their humans.
The prevalence of sexual content in entertainment is degrading to women and an insult to our species' intelligence.
The numbers suggest Chipotle is better than Moe's.
Find refuge in the quiet beach town of Pawleys Island in South Carolina with calming beaches and shops with a small town feel.
Although college has often been viewed as a time to experiment with alcohol, we are actually learning dangerous habits.
Summer is quickly approaching all college students. To get in the free-spirited mindset of summer, listen to some of these great songs.
While many rally behind the new fad of "eating clean," a more realistic approach involves being flexible and simply thinking before you eat.
Synthpop band M83 gives fans a blast to the past in their new album "Junk" — an eclectic arrangement of tracks featuring an '80s theme and overall sleepy sound.
Augusta, GA, is the perfect town for fine dining, music and getting outdoors. Here are some ideas for exploring this city that is the epitome of Southern charm.
There are clear steps that could make campus dining tastier and healthier.
There are few movie sequels that have risen above decent. "Mean Girls 2," with an unoriginal plot, poor acting and a disappointing ending, is not one of them.
The charming city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a great choice for a road trip getaway filled with good food, coffee and sightseeing.
Resurfacing from a 10 year silence, Gwen Stefani brings us an album of love and heartbreak with an upbeat, racy and electro feel.
As a small, slow-paced beach town, Hilton Head, South Carolina, offers its visitors a chance to unwind and enjoy the simple things in life without the bustle of a big beach.
Loopholes in background check laws must be closed to prevent guns from falling into the hands of potential mass shooters.
What better way to avoid responsibilities than to curl up in a blanket or spread out in an ENO hammock and watch a horrible movie? Of all the brilliant movies out in the world, the arts and culture staff picked out four movies that you will love to hate.
If you're sad and single, don't be. Being single doesn't have to be a letdown. Jam to these five songs to remember how fun it can be outside of a relationship.
Two beautiful and quaint small towns, Pinehurst, NC, and its neighbor Southern Pines, offer visitors a reprieve from busy life and a lovely atmosphere to explore and enjoy delicious cuisine and good company.
In the U.S., unhealthy, fattening foods are our favorites because of our materialistic values, our high-income culture, the happiness these foods bring us and the patriotism they represent.
"This Unruly Mess I've Made," the newest album by hip-hop artists Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, contrasts societal exposes, humorous tracks and party hip-hop songs, creating an intriguing mix of music that prompts the listener to contemplate the artists' creative purpose.
One of the reason relationships fail consistently is that we don't actually get to know our significant others by dating them.
Boone, North Carolina, is the perfect secluded mountain getaway for a relaxing weekend of hiking, dining and rest.
Perfectly located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, the festive city of Asheville offers a variety of unique shops, great skiing, delicious food and distinctive culture. With a little bit of something for everyone, Asheville is a constantly growing city that is a great place for a weekend adventure.
Situated just an hour away from Columbia, the small town of Chester is sure to enchant you with its slow-paced atmosphere, historic buildings and kind culture.