Something “Off” About This Offer: My Conversation With a Serial Harasser

I got a phone call last Thursday from a serial harasser who targets female journalists.

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Things I Ate On Breaking News Part 1: A Bag of Mixed Nuts Meant for Pigs

Last summer, I stood in front of the biggest fire I've ever seen in my life and talked about it on live television. The first part of my series "Things I Ate on Breaking News". Each piece is a look back at some of the most impactful stories I covered, and how I remember them through food.

An Interview with CU-REPRO + A Blog Update

Replacements like knee and hip implants are important for many people- but these orthopedic implants often wear out or react negatively when implanted. Dr. John DesJardins is trying to change this with his creative inquiry program. I sat down with him to discuss the science of making implants stronger and last longer. This is part of … Continue reading An Interview with CU-REPRO + A Blog Update

Clemson Students Host Memorial for Walter Scott

Students hosted a short memorial in the Student Union on Monday in remembrance of Walter Scott. Scott, a North Charleston man, was fatally shot while running from police officer Michael T. Slager. Slager has been charged with murder. A link to a news story can be found here. When I arrived at the memorial, Black Student Union president … Continue reading Clemson Students Host Memorial for Walter Scott

Clemson Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Getting Help and Giving Help

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month for Clemson University. Megan R. Fallon, Clemson's Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator, has partnered with the April Sexual Assault Prevention team (ASAP) to bring Sexual Assault Awareness month to Clemson. ASAP consists of multiple organizations, which are listed in full at the bottom of this article. The organizers planned several … Continue reading Clemson Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Getting Help and Giving Help

Hipps Parents File Lawsuits for Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

The parents of deceased Clemson student Tucker Hipps filed a lawsuit for wrongful death on Monday, March 30th. The Hipps parents are filing against Clemson University; Hipps' former fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon; and three students. These students are Thomas Carter King, Campbell T. Starr and Samuel Quillen Carney. Hipps' parents filed both a lawsuit for wrongful death … Continue reading Hipps Parents File Lawsuits for Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

Interview with President Clements

Several student journalists sat down with Clemson University President Jim Clements on Friday, March 27th, to discuss campus issues, ways to improve Clemson, and brunch with Beyonce. The Tiger Newspaper has a full transcription up on their website. I asked questions relating to the off-campus graduations; the Tillman hall debate; and the state of Greek … Continue reading Interview with President Clements

Ask President Clements

I want to hear your questions for President Clements. I was invited to attend a "Student Media Open Forum" with President Clements this Friday. I and several other student journalists will ask President Clements questions. Comment on this blog, tweet at me, or use the hashtag #AskClemsonPrez to tweet your question. I also plan to … Continue reading Ask President Clements

Ben Tillman Teach-in and Tillman Hall Debate

Two events are happening on Tuesday night in relation to Ben Tillman and the Tillman Hall name debate. The Tillman Teach-in is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m in Academic Success Center 118. Professors Todd May and Chenjerai Kumanyika are the main coordinators. Although they mentioned that the teach-in has no official name, they suggested the … Continue reading Ben Tillman Teach-in and Tillman Hall Debate