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  • USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over plays and books which they believe promote homosexuality are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

  • Artworks by USC faculty, students at auction

    Artworks by faculty and students at the University of South Carolina are being auctioned for a good cause.

  • USC celebration of desegregation at Koger Center

    The University of South Carolina is wrapping up its yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of its desegregation with music, dance and gospel tunes.

  • Andrew Kispert, a 27-year-old Marine veteran who is now attending The Citadel, poses on the campus of the military college in Charleston, S.C., on Friday, April 4, 2014. Over the next few years thousands of veterans are expected to attend college as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down and the military downsizes.  (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

    Many returning military vets bound for college

    After five years in the Marines, including a tour in Afghanistan in which he saw buddies die in combat, Andrew Kispert found going back to college as a new veteran one of his biggest challenges yet. For starters, there was the strangeness of resuming civilian life.

  • SC court: Donor need not pay seat license fee

    A University of South Carolina donor who became entitled to preferred seating at sporting events when he agreed to support USC cannot be forced to pay a seat license fee that was established years later, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday.

  • SC chefs offer their cuisines for USC scholarship

    Chefs from around South Carolina are offering tastes of their cooking on the University of South Carolina's historic Horseshoe to support scholarships.

  • SC House refuses to restore college cuts for books

    The South Carolina House refused Monday to back down from plans to punish two public colleges in the budget for assigning freshmen to read books dealing with homosexuality.

  • Actress talks at USC on beauty, eating disorders

    A Broadway actress is slated to give an address about positive body images to help young men and women avoid eating disorders.

  • Pastides: Year of Constitution classes not needed

    Instead of cracking down on requirements that university students spend one year learning about the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers, lawmakers should instead tweak the state law about the classes, a university president said.

  • Accused Columbia shooter pleads to federal charge

    A 21-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding a University of South Carolina student has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

  • Black alumni discuss USC desegregation

    Black alumni of the University of South Carolina are scheduled to meet for the 50th anniversary of the school's desegregation.

  • A theology book, dating to 1471 and the earliest printed book owned by the University of South Carolina, is seen on display at the university in Columbia, S.C., on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. The university is, for the first time in one exhibit, displaying its collection of early printed books that provide a glimpse of the era when printed books were replacing hand-copied manuscripts. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

    Rare early printed books displayed in SC

    Before the 80,000-seat football stadium, before the sprawling campus and even before the first building at the University of South Carolina, there were the books. And now the university has, for the first time, put on display at once the earliest printed books in its collection.

  • 11th annual Carolina Day set for SC Statehouse

    Alumni from all eight campuses of the University of South Carolina are slated to gather at the Statehouse in Columbia to speak with lawmakers about the school.

  • In this photo provided by the University of South Carolina, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, Elizabeth Suddeth, director of the Irvin Department of Rare Books & Special Collections in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, and Mike Duguid, former president of the Robert Burns World Federation, discuss paperwork that accompanies the Burns poem "Afton Braes" at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/University of South Carolina, Megan Sexton)

    USC unveils handwritten copy of Burns 'Afton' poem

    Students of Scottish literature and lovers of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns may view a rare, handwritten copy of his famous verse, "Afton Braes," unveiled Wednesday at the University of South Carolina.

  • ** FILE ** A Hindu holy man takes a dip at "Sangam," the confluence of Hindu holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the Maha Kumbh festival at Allahabad, India, Feb. 10, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Hindu encyclopedia completed after 25 years

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world's major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort.

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