Alpha Chi Omega’s fall philanthropy event is a paint war to raise money for an organization supporting domestic violence survivors.
The SC Moon Fest, hosted by East Point Academy at the West Columbia Riverwalk, was a cultural event full of performances, foods, games and crafts nodding to the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival
The recent Fingerreisen art exhibition in the McMaster Gallery creates a mental adventure and displays new perspectives of the physical world we live in.
Those who are stuck in Columbia over Labor Day weekend need not worry because the city is offering a variety of exciting events to let students make the most of their time away from class.
Hispanic Heritage Month lasts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, but Columbia started their celebration early with the annual Main Street Latin Festival.
SNL actor Kenan Thompson performed a stand up comedy act at the Koger Center on Thursday, drawing a large crowd of students.
The New Brookland Tavern hosted a two-day music event called Hoechella on Aug. 26 and 27 that was designed to raise awareness about problems regarding sexuality and body shaming.
The Columbia Museum of Art hosted its quarterly event, Arts and Draughts, despite heavy rain, drawing an immense crowd.
A derivative of the popular music festival Coachella, Hoechella is an original local music festival which aims to speak out against slut shaming and body shaming while providing inspiration and support to underrepresented individuals and female difficulties.
In its 32nd season, the Trustus Theatre has scheduled classic performances and original plays sure to entertain all audiences in the upcoming months.
On Monday, one of the most popular Christian bands in the world performed at the Colonial Life Arena, serving as a reminder of the love that is present despite the terrifying and confusing events occurring worldwide.
"I Alone," a prize-winning short film created by USC students, shows the struggles everyday Muslims face after terrorist attacks.
This article chronicles what one our staff writers learned on her recent visit to Poland, the nation where her family originated.
The "Daufuskie Memories" photography exhibit at the Columbia Museum of Art depicts a longstanding Gullah heritage on one of South Carolina’s most guarded islands from the changes of the mainland.
Botany Bay, an old plantation-turned-wildlife preserve opened to the public in 2008, is a breathtaking representation of the splendor of the South Carolina coast.
Although summer isn't over yet, there are some ways you can get a head-start for the fall semester so that you aren't as stressed out the last week before school starts.
Harambe Ethiopian Restaurant serves traditional Ethiopian food for a culinary adventure that takes customers all the way to Eastern Africa.
The 10th annual Indie Grits festival highlighted film, art and music from Columbia and the Southeast through a Waterlines theme, aiming to commemorate the flood.
Columbia residents were able to explore and foster an open-minded respect toward different cultures this weekend at the State Fairgrounds.
Neon Indian, a prominent electric indie rock band, graced Columbia's Music Farm on Saturday with smooth, pulsing music — the perfect getaway for students looking to relieve stress about finals.
Renowned ballet dancers of New York City will be performing at the Koger Center alongside USC dance students, as well as attending a gala afterwards to raise money for USC dance program scholarships.
Hosted by USC's dance program, the Student Choreography Showcase on Thursday will be an opportunity for dance students to display their own choreographed dances and the stories behind them.
Project Condom, a free event featuring a fashion show of clothes made from condoms, a "sexpert" panel, prizes and food will be held Thursday in the Russell House Ballroom to spark a conversation about sexual health.
Carolina Productions will be hosting SpringFest, a festival promoting student performers at USC, with special guests Theron and Timothy Thomas of R. City.
The Nickelodeon theater started off their Science on Screen series with a speech from a USC computer science professor and a screening of "Short Circuit," a movie that entertains the concept of artificial intelligence while questioning what makes us human.
As part of USC’s ninth annual fashion week, student designers, photographers, artists and models will gather to share and present their original fashion pieces.
The 2016 World Night on Thursday was a celebration of the culture and diversity on the USC campus.
The renowned St. Pat’s in Five Points will be a day full of food, live entertainment and lots of fun.
The Silent Voices Benefit for Homeless Helping Homeless at the Tapp’s Art Center gave homeless people a voice and an avenue to express themselves.
Guest violinist Vadim Gluzman joined the USC Symphony Orchestra for a breathtaking and beautiful night of Beethoven.
Molly Barker, creator of the Girls on the Run program and the lesser-known Red Boot Coalition, shares her thoughts on life's obstacles, how to overcome them and a desire for human connection.
Although they may be tough, long-distance relationships prove to be a great long-term investment for many.
"Appropriate" is the first play written by Branden Jacob-Jenkins to be performed in the South. The play promotes thought about the history of race, encouraging those in the audience to think about the past and to be a bit disturbed by some of the prejudice experienced by African Americans.
After Jillian's abrupt close, frequenters were aching to find another place where they could bust a move. On Thursday night, USC students gathered for a night to keep the spirit of shagging alive.
Across from the Food Lion in Five Points sits a quaint restaurant, complete with outdoor seating adorned with blue umbrellas.
The break between the fall and spring semester is an excellent time to make some cash, build a resume and still have time to spend with family, friends and those delicious holiday cookies. Here are a few ideas to make some money to fund spring break trips, fun nights out and maybe a book or two.
High ceilings, exposed brick, recently finished wood and intricate lighting make the coffee shop arguably one of the newest and most visually appealing locations in Columbia.
After a catastrophic flood hit our Carolina home, the annual State Fair opened in Columbia with fundraising efforts for flood relief.
Despite the Columbia's flood in the fall, Drip refused to stop pouring coffee for the community.
On Saturday, Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Mansion Historic Grounds will be transformed into a corner of Italian culture.
Born and raised in Irmo, South Carolina, Andy Spreeuwers knows Columbia, and he knows tattoos. A local tattoo legend and owner of 8 Sins Tattoo, Spreeuwers has inked up some of USC’s finest athletes, such as Jadeveon Clowney, Mike Davis and Connor Shaw. The Daily Gamecock caught up with Spreeuwers to ask him some not so skin deep questions.
Published this summer, #JustaChicken is a book for children of all ages, written by USC alumni Preston Thorne and Langston Moore. Through this book, the former football players hope to instill the Gamecock spirit — a spirit of positive self-esteem and belief in oneself no matter the odds — within all those who read it.