The Daily Gamecock

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In Our Opinion: Early education deserving recipient of investment

The General Assembly hasn’t exactly been generous with spending on education since the Recession started, but there’s still a considerable need to invest in South Carolina’s future. A bill in the state Senate could mark a step in that direction by aiming to improve education in South Carolina by investing in students’ education early on.

In our opinion: Five Points crime conversation must be ongoing

After months of relative calm, Five Points is back in the news again for all the wrong reasons. A man was shot in the popular hospitality district just past midnight Saturday. Members of the Columbia community, ­including USC, are left with a question: How can we solve the issue of violent crime in a neighborhood so popular with students?

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