Politics

CUSG: Primary Elections Results -Zachary Faria

CUSG: Primary Elections Results -Zachary Faria

March 5, 2018 at 6:52 pm 1 comment

The CUSG presidential election is set, as Mason Foley and Logan Young will face off against Carey Turner and Connor McCormick. The primary results were incredibly competitive. Mason and Logan came out ahead with 2,078 votes (37.76%). Carey and Connor received 1,723 votes (31.31%), while Mikey Summers and Shreya ShankarRead More

Op Ed: The NCAA, Amateurism, and Money -Zachary Faria

Op Ed: The NCAA, Amateurism, and Money -Zachary Faria

February 26, 2018 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

According to the Greenville News, Clemson is among the universities caught up in a federal investigation into college basketball, with former Tiger Jaren Blossomgame having received $1,100 in impermissible benefits. Clemson and USC joined NCAA royalty with schools such as Texas, Kentucky, Duke, Alabama, UNC, and many other universities acrossRead More

CUSG Senate Concerned Over “Illegal” Media Contact -Zachary Faria

CUSG Senate Concerned Over “Illegal” Media Contact -Zachary Faria

February 12, 2018 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

Amid questions of CUSG’s relationship with the media, one student senator suggested that other senators were reaching out to media outlets illegally to express their opinions on the state of CUSG. Screenshots of the senate’s GroupMe chat show the senator, who will remain anonymous for the protection of his/her identity,Read More

Clemson’s IFC Suspends All Social Events- Stone Washington

Clemson’s IFC Suspends All Social Events- Stone Washington

February 5, 2018 at 10:56 pm 2 comments

With the emergence of the New Year and fresh start for American schools and colleges, 2018 begins with a sexual assault crisis among the fraternities at Clemson University. As of Saturday, January 28th, a male member of an on-campus fraternity has been accused of sexually abusing a female student atRead More

The Third Annual See the Stripes Festival -Cadeshia Benjamin

The Third Annual See the Stripes Festival -Cadeshia Benjamin

January 29, 2018 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

One of the most ferocious, exotic, and yet graceful animals in the jungle: the tiger. What makes the tiger so interesting one might ask, and the answer that most individuals might give you is, “The stripes”. In the most recent years here at Clemson, there has been a lot ofRead More

Student Government Senators Forced to Sign NDA -Alexander Cullen

Student Government Senators Forced to Sign NDA -Alexander Cullen

January 23, 2018 at 2:18 am 1 comment

On Monday November 2017 Clemson Undergraduate Student Senate assembled for the impeachment hearing of Student Body Vice President Jaren Stewart who was accused of having acted improperly towards freshmen female residents as a Resident Assistant(RA). The trial was to be held in executive session and would be closed to theRead More

Op-ed: Whose To Blame for the Shut Down? -Christian Costa

Op-ed: Whose To Blame for the Shut Down? -Christian Costa

January 22, 2018 at 2:18 am 1 comment

The United States Senate failed to meet a midnight deadline for a temporary government-spending bill last Friday night and sent the federal government into its first shutdown since 2013. In October of 2013 the government shut down and it lasted 16 days affecting various services, such as national parks, asRead More

Op-Ed: Preserving MLK’s Lesson -Zachary Faria

Op-Ed: Preserving MLK’s Lesson -Zachary Faria

January 15, 2018 at 11:32 pm 1 comment

50 years ago this upcoming April, civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated and, while Dr. King is responsible for helping push the country to a new era, it would seem that his lessons have been forgotten by many in recent years. Polls of Americans, both whiteRead More

Op-Ed: The Operation of Progressivism -Alexander Cullen

Op-Ed: The Operation of Progressivism -Alexander Cullen

January 4, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

            In today’s politics, those on the left can generally be sorted into two categories: Liberals and Progressives. The former describes Bill Clinton era Democrats who support tax increases and increased investment in public goods, while the latter describes new era Democrats such as Bernie Sanders supporters who seek theRead More

Uncle Sam’s Next Target: Bitcoin? -Miller Hoffman

Uncle Sam’s Next Target: Bitcoin? -Miller Hoffman

December 26, 2017 at 7:34 pm 0 comments

Governmental structures and the private sector have often conflicted in the modern history of the United States. There are still remnants from the “Robber baron” days and, as a result the Sherman Antitrust Act along with other key pieces of legislation, this struggle hasn’t disappeared. It doesn’t show signs ofRead More