Politics

CUSG Passes Tillman/Calhoun Name Change Resolutions – Zachary Faria

CUSG Passes Tillman/Calhoun Name Change Resolutions – Zachary Faria

March 5, 2019 at 6:39 pm 3 comments

            CUSG voted on Monday night to pass both renaming resolutions introduced last week. Both the resolution to support renaming the Calhoun Honors College and the resolution to support the necessary actions to rename Tillman Hall passed with an overwhelming majority of the body by voice vote. While it isRead More

Op-Ed: Yes, Professor May — Human Extinction WOULD Be a Tragedy – Joseph Lord

Op-Ed: Yes, Professor May — Human Extinction WOULD Be a Tragedy – Joseph Lord

February 27, 2019 at 8:49 pm 3 comments

Recently, Clemson philosophy professor Todd May wrote a piece for the New York Times which is both unremarkable, given national trends, and a tragic glimpse into those same trends. His question: “Would human extinction be a tragedy?”; his answer: “it just might be a good thing.” This self-immolation is unsurprisingRead More

CUSG Resolutions to Rename Tillman and Honors College -Zachary Faria

CUSG Resolutions to Rename Tillman and Honors College -Zachary Faria

February 20, 2019 at 6:51 pm 3 comments

The CUSG senate on Monday introduced two resolutions calling on the university to rename the Calhoun Honors College and to support the necessary actions to rename Tillman Hall. The Calhoun resolution, which was sponsored by the entire Inclusion and Equity Committee, calls on the Executive Leadership Team to begin discussing Read More

CUSG to Vote on Public Bias Incident Resolution -Zachary Faria

CUSG to Vote on Public Bias Incident Resolution -Zachary Faria

February 15, 2019 at 6:31 pm 3 comments

            The CUSG Senate is considering a resolution that would call on the university to “provide a swift and timely response to public bias incidents directed towards Clemson students, faculty, and staff”. The resolution, introduced last Monday, states that Clemson University must “recognize and respond to any and all biasRead More

Op-Ed:Clemson Doesn’t Care -Zach Faria

Op-Ed:Clemson Doesn’t Care -Zach Faria

January 14, 2019 at 5:01 pm 2 comments

As 2019 and the spring semester kicks off, things could not be better in Tigertown. Our football team demolished Alabama to become the first 15-0 team since President McKinley’s administration, Clemson alums dominate the worlds of football and politics, and the Gamecocks down in Columbia continue to be mired inRead More

Op-Ed: Loose Change Exposes Some Loose Screws -Zachary Faria

Op-Ed: Loose Change Exposes Some Loose Screws -Zachary Faria

December 7, 2018 at 2:59 am 19 comments

Downtown restaurant Loose Change posted a repulsive racist sign as advertisement for a sandwich, or at least that’s what you would be made to believe from the overreaction of several people on social media. In actuality, the sign was a relatively benign series of puns using common immigration language. ThisRead More

Op-Ed: The Jon Walsh Campaign and CUSG – Joseph Lord

Op-Ed: The Jon Walsh Campaign and CUSG – Joseph Lord

March 6, 2019 at 8:18 pm 598 comments

            Clemson campus life was recently shaken up by an absurd candidate named Jon Walsh, whose main platform points were cigarettes inside, repaying student loans, and remaking Star Wars Episode VIII. As Jon’s Campaign Manager, I can affirm with certainty that the significance of Jon Walsh’s campaign, and its underlyingRead More

Clemson University’s New Organization Policy Leaks -Zachary Faria

Clemson University’s New Organization Policy Leaks -Zachary Faria

October 25, 2018 at 3:20 pm 2,772 comments

Clemson University will be voting on a new policy for student organizations on Monday, October 29th, according to documents leaked by WeRoar on Facebook. The policy contains a substantial amount of restrictions and creates a tiered system, with higher tiered groups having more privileges, and with all groups surrendering aRead More

SC Vs. NC: University Speech Codes -Zachary Faria

SC Vs. NC: University Speech Codes -Zachary Faria

October 10, 2018 at 11:50 am 113 comments

While universities in South Carolina continue to rank near the bottom with overreaching speech codes, their counterparts in North Carolina offer a model for improvement according to a new report. The Martin Center and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) partnered together to look at the state ofRead More

What to Expect from Today’s Kavanaugh Hearing -Matt Phillips

What to Expect from Today’s Kavanaugh Hearing -Matt Phillips

September 27, 2018 at 1:27 am 10 comments

At 10am, the Senate Judiciary Committee will conduct formal questioning of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Kavanaugh, nominated by President Trump in June to serve on the Court, has been accused by Ford of sexually assaulting her at a party in high school. After almostRead More