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Road trip warrior

November 15, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

Last year, if you had asked UofSC junior Jasmine Johnson what she would be doing with the rest of her life, she probably would have said she was staying in South Carolina to teach. But after a spontaneous click on the ad, a video application and a week full of interviews, the education student was chosen to be one of four students to take part in College Board and Road Trip Nation’s cross-country excursion, and now her possibilities are endless

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Five Questions with Andrew Mohs

November 09, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

UofSC student Andrew Mohs spent four years in the Marine Corps and spent four month deployed in Afghanistan as an Amphibious Assault Vehicle mechanic. Now a full-time college student, Mohs has another important role: he serves as the president of UofSC's Student Veteran Association.

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International students rock the Reclaimed Runway

November 02, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

For the third year, two opposites will meet together for one of the most interest fashion shows the University of South Carolina has seen. Sustainable Carolina has teamed up with UofSC’s Fashion Board and BGLSA to bring Reclaimed Runway, challenging students to make an outfit completely out of recycled goods in hopes to promote a more sustainable lifestyle. Everything from tin foil to newspapers can be seen completely transformed into a style to be strut down the runway- just like the design create by Valeria Salas and Francisca Toro, two exchange students from the Universidad de Chile. The two international business students and Sustainable Carolina interns have combined their design talents with their passion for the environment to make a dress out of a garbage bag, paper, and chip bags.

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A president with pride

October 17, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

Devon Sherrell knows he is one of the lucky ones when it comes to his “story.” The junior political science student said he knew from a very young age that he was gay, so when he came out his friends and family in high school, he was relieved that no one seemed to have a problem. Knowing that is not the case for everyone, the now president of the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance organization has dedicated his time to supporting the the LGBT community.

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Students remember their time with the National Student Exchange

September 19, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

Ever wonder what life would be like if you didn’t choose to go to University South Carolina? Thanks to the National Student Exchange, students can spend a summer, semester or year at one of nearly 200 institutions in the U.S. Not only does the program expose students to different places, people and courses, but students pay their normal UofSC tuition. With the extensive list of schools that participate, no two students have the same experience.

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Students go green for Gamecocks football

September 05, 2014, Caitlyn McGuire

Football season to most University of South Carolina students means tailgating, face decals and cheering on their favorite players. Senior Public Relations and Environmental Studies student Haley Rabic has something else on her mind during the games, though, and she hopes more students will start to as well.