Politics

Statements & Responses to CUSG Senate Resolution -Zachary Faria

Statements & Responses to CUSG Senate Resolution -Zachary Faria

September 10, 2018 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

The South Carolina Secessionist Party and the executive branch of CUSG have both issued statements on the heels of the CUSG Senate’s resolution condemning the display of the confederate flag. Early Wednesday morning the Secessionist Party released their statement, signed by chairman James Bessenger, claiming that they viewed the senateRead More

CUSG Senate Condemns the Display of the Confederate Flag -Zachary Faria

CUSG Senate Condemns the Display of the Confederate Flag -Zachary Faria

September 5, 2018 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

On Monday, after a 40-minute period of pro-con debate, the CUSG Senate passed a resolution to condemn the public display of the Confederate flag by student and community groups on and around campus after suspending the rules to vote on the resolution the night it was introduced. Senators Dahvier AlstonRead More

From the Editor’s Desk: The Future of CUSG’s Resolutions -Alexander Cullen

From the Editor’s Desk: The Future of CUSG’s Resolutions -Alexander Cullen

September 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Tonight, in the Undergraduate Student Government Senate Chambers, the first two resolutions of the year will likely be passed. This marks the potential first resolution to be passed by the current Senate, and potentially sets the tone and pace for CUSG Senate’s semester. A review of last year’s resolutions trailingRead More

Pocket Knives At Clemson -Aubrey Steele

Pocket Knives At Clemson -Aubrey Steele

August 27, 2018 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Riding in the pocket of Firefighters, Police Officers, Desk jockeys, Farmers, and countless others every day is what many consider to be the greatest general-use tool ever conceived, the simple pocket knife. The pocket knife has been a staple of American tradition for decades, serving as the working individuals go-toRead More

Op-Ed: Lay Off Uber…or They’ll Lay Me Off… -Joseph Lord

Op-Ed: Lay Off Uber…or They’ll Lay Me Off… -Joseph Lord

August 3, 2018 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

          Since its inception, the widely popular and remarkably efficient ridesharing and food delivery service, Uber, has been subject to various critiques on the basis of so-called “ethical issues” regarding its threats to expensive taxi companies and its dealings with employees. While taxis, replete with over-priced fares and poor service,Read More

The State of the Economy -Miller Hoffman

The State of the Economy -Miller Hoffman

July 27, 2018 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

With hundreds of media outlets, both locally and nationally, craving attention from audiences across America, it can be incredibly difficult to determine the authenticity of just about anything nowadays. From social issues to the latest political bombshell, Americans subscribe to a variety of news outlets for partisan updates. This articleRead More

Clemson’s College of Science Considered Racial Quotas Future Hiring -Zachary Faria

Clemson’s College of Science Considered Racial Quotas Future Hiring -Zachary Faria

June 17, 2018 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

A document leaked on May 25th showed that Clemson’s College of Science was considering mandated racial quotas in its future hiring processes. The document, acquired by FITSNews, mandates that 1/3 of tenured positions in the College of Science be filled with underrepresented minorities (URMs). The document also mandates that URMsRead More

Hosting Colonel Allen B West -Alexander Cullen

Hosting Colonel Allen B West -Alexander Cullen

April 13, 2018 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

  Clemson Young American’s for Freedom (YAF), in partnership with the Young America’s Foundation and the Tiger Town Observer, hosted Lieutenant Colonel Allan B. West at the Class of 1944 Visitors Center on April 10th at 6pm. LTC. West served as an officer in both Operation Desert Shield and OperationRead More

Doe V. Clemson University -Zachary Faria

Doe V. Clemson University -Zachary Faria

April 6, 2018 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

Clemson University will be settling a federal lawsuit from June of 2016 filed by a student who was suspended for a sexual encounter he claimed was consensual, according to the Anderson Independent Mail. The student, who is identified as John Doe in court documents, was suspended for six months andRead More

In Defense of Gun Rights -Aubrey Steele

In Defense of Gun Rights -Aubrey Steele

April 2, 2018 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

Most people are under the misconception that our 1st amendment rights of free speech, religion, and the right to express ourselves are protected exclusively by the constitution. While it is true that these things are provided for by the Constitution, they are ultimately guaranteed by the 2nd amendment. The basicRead More