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Tiger Town Observer Receives “William F. Buckley” Award for “Outstanding Campus Reporting” -Zach Talley

Tiger Town Observer Receives “William F. Buckley” Award for “Outstanding Campus Reporting” -Zach Talley

July 26, 2017 at 9:06 pm 0 comments

The Tiger Town Observer would not exist without the Collegiate Network. The CN has consistently assisted the TTO with resources, advice, and connections which have allowed it not only to continue surviving but to thrive as well. Founded by William F. Buckley, The Collegiate Network was conceived as an organizationRead More

See the Stripes Wants Defamatory Speech Prosecuted: A Reminder that Free Speech is Moral -Alexander Cullen

See the Stripes Wants Defamatory Speech Prosecuted: A Reminder that Free Speech is Moral -Alexander Cullen

July 12, 2017 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

“Additionally, we want a public commitment from the Clemson University Administration to prosecute criminally predatory behaviors and defamatory speech committed by members of the Clemson University community (including, but not limited to, those facilitated by usage of social media)” – “List of Student Demands” from See the Stripes’ Website TheRead More

Protecting “The Thought That We Hate” -Matt Phillips

Protecting “The Thought That We Hate” -Matt Phillips

July 3, 2017 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

As July 4 approaches, people all over the country prepare to celebrate the victory of our forefathers in establishing independence.  But there is a greater contest unfolding in America these days: a competition over the extent to which free expression should be permitted. In this vital conflict, a major victoryRead More

Social “Justice” at Evergreen College -Jack Timmerman

Social “Justice” at Evergreen College -Jack Timmerman

June 15, 2017 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

The state of “social justice” on college campuses has reached a boiling point. Professors encouraging students to take to the streets and protest the very institution that facilitates their ability to do so has hindered social progress. The result is the creation of the very thing they are claiming toRead More

“Against Democracy” A Review -Alexander Cullen

“Against Democracy” A Review -Alexander Cullen

June 9, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Political scientist, American Philosopher, and associate professor at George Town University, Jason Brennan recently released his newest work: Against Democracy. Maybe it’s only coincidence the release of the book coincided with the turmoil of the election of 2016(and the election of President Trump), but the book is a 245 pageRead More

Hypatia, Rachel Dolezal, and Transracialism

Hypatia, Rachel Dolezal, and Transracialism

May 29, 2017 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

On April 30th, 2017, a Facebook post, authored by Cressida Hayes, was submitted as a public apology for an essay posted on Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. The article was written by Rebecca Tuvel, an assistant professor of philosophy at Rhodes College in Memphis. The apology addressed uproar fromRead More

Honors College Releases Survey, Dump Calhoun? – Alexander Cullen

Honors College Releases Survey, Dump Calhoun? – Alexander Cullen

May 1, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

The Calhoun Honors College hosted a public event this last Monday, April the 24th, with the topic of discussion being, “Considering Calhoun: An Open Conversation.” The event invited members of the community to come for a “candid” discussion regarding the history revolving around Calhoun and likely reconsideration for naming ofRead More

Clemson Scrambles Over Statements Made By Director –Alexander Cullen

Clemson Scrambles Over Statements Made By Director –Alexander Cullen

April 28, 2017 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Clemson Undergraduate Student Government Senate hosted Gantt Multicultural Center Director, Altheia Richardson, as their weekly speaker two Monday nights ago, where the University representative then made controversial statements later that night. During her presentation, where she was asked to provide a perspective of CUSG from outside of the organization, sheRead More

Clemson’s Diversity Training Costs Students and Taxpayers More Than Just a Lot of Money  -Zach Talley

Clemson’s Diversity Training Costs Students and Taxpayers More Than Just a Lot of Money -Zach Talley

April 10, 2017 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Following up on a promise after last year’s Sikes Sit In, Clemson University has unveiled a new employee diversity and inclusivity training program.  Last Spring Clemson University experienced a nine day Sit In which took place on the steps of the main administrative building on Clemson’s Campus- Sikes Hall.  ThisRead More

Dave Zirin: Dabo Swinney Represents the Best of College Football, Not the Worst

Dave Zirin: Dabo Swinney Represents the Best of College Football, Not the Worst

January 13, 2017 at 3:52 am 7,716 comments

On Monday night, millions of Americans cheered as one of the greatest College Championship games resulted in a last minute comeback by the Clemson Tigers. The game is being hailed as an instant classic and many are ecstatic that the Tigers, led by coach Dabo Swinney, made it to theRead More