Before South Carolina can keep it beautiful, we ought to try to at least keep it clean. A litter scorecard released by the American Society for Public Administration has the Palmetto State ranked dead last in the country for “public space cleanliness” — i.e.
South Carolina’s General Assembly is again mulling over establishing a system to expunge minor, non-violent crimes from public record, a notion vetoed by Gov.
A life might have been saved Tuesday night thanks to the immediacy and perhaps even anonymity that the flourishing smartphone application Yik Yak advertises.
Last week, we were giddy over the prospect of having Vice President Joe Biden deliver a commencement address.
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.
The one-mile pedestrian path could have been a contender: The crown jewel of the oh-so-topical Bull Street baseball stadium.
Although efforts to forcibly merge the Medical University of South Carolina and College of Charleston were effectively quashed, a state House panel has shown no signs of hesitating to strike while the iron is hot.
Can you hear that? It’s the groan of thousands of students learning that the surface parking lot behind the Carolina Coliseum will be closed next week to accommodate the construction of new student housing.
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?
As Gamecocks, we’re obligated to follow the Carolinian Creed to create a more welcoming school environment.