As the afternoon started to fade into night on Jan. 28, 2014, the Thomas Cooper Library was barren. The doors were locked, the sidewalks all but empty, the steps littered with small pellets — of salt, that is.
Harris Pastides had been USC’s president three weeks when the first cut came in 2008.
Men’s basketball coach Frank Martin apologized Friday for the tirade against a player that earned him a one-game suspension, saying he would work to improve his behavior. Martin said at a press conference that he’d been talking to Athletics Director Ray Tanner for the last six months or so about his actions toward players.
A few days ago, someone asked me what it feels like to be in my last week at The Daily Gamecock. Truth is, I don’t know. I probably won’t until well after this column goes to print.
Even before USC closed a parking lot near the Carolina Coliseum, the university had removed more than 2,100 spots in three years, while adding nearly 1,600 students.
USC President Harris Pastides says the NCAA will vote this week to allow universities to give student-athletes stipends and insure them against injuries.
April 12 to April 18 5 — Theft from building 4 — Vandalism/destruction of property 3 — Drug/narcotics violation 2 — Credit card fraud 2 — Harassment 2 — Simple assault 2 — Trespassing 1 — Alcohol/liquor law violation 1 — Bad check 1 — Bike theft 1 — Fake ID 1 — Moped theft 1 — Motor vehicle theft — Selling your phone on Craigslist?
Jennifer Pournelle doubts if crowd funding will replace traditional grants as a way of paying for research, but she’s glad it’s an option.
Police say they aren’t sure when an orange tiger paw was painted on the field at Williams-Brice Stadium, but the vandalism appears to have come a year after someone did the same.
USC alumnus Michael LaForgia won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for his work at the Tampa Bay Times.