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SC BBQ: Next generation balances history and foodies

Barbecue traditions run deep in South Carolina, but a new wave of meat connoisseurs has emerged over the past decade as part of the larger foodie revolution. For more, see our special section, People of Pork. More>>

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  • Childress to return to campus in fall after six months away

    Childress to return to campus in fall after six months away

    First-year business student Martha Childress was hit by a stray bullet in Five Points last October and paralyzed from the waist down. Now, after months of rehabilitation and getting used to life in a wheelchair, the 18-year-old will return to campus in the fall for her sophomore year.
    First-year business student Martha Childress was hit by a stray bullet in Five Points last October and paralyzed from the waist down. Now, after months of rehabilitation and getting used to life in a wheelchair, the 18-year-old will return to campus in the fall for her sophomore year.  Includes Video
  • The secret life of Cocky

    The secret life of Cocky

    By: Catherine Ramirez
    Cocky, the University of South Carolina's mascot, is well known throughout the state. Three students play the role of Cocky. The one senior of the group is graduating in May,

    Cocky, the mascot for the University of South Carolina, is well known throughout the state. One of the students who gets to be inside the suit shares his unique perspective on what it means to be Cocky as he prepares to graduate. Includes Video

  • Leap of Faith: Former USC track star hoping for NFL opportunity

    Leap of Faith: Former Track Star Hoping for NFL Opportunity

    By: Rixon Lane When South Carolina held its annual Pro Day earlier this month, scouts were buzzing over several former Gamecocks working out at Williams-Brice Stadium. David Wilkins wasn't one of them. Wilkins
    Hundreds of college football players have dreams of making it to the National Football League. For one former Gamecock, the path to the NFL Draft has been longer and more complicated than most.   Includes Video
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  • Gamecocks aim to wrap up undefeated season at home with strong turnout

    Gamecocks aim to wrap up undefeated season at home with strong turnout

    Coach Dawn Staley hopes to see 13,000 fans fill the stands at Thursday's game against Georgia. Photo by Kyle Heck.Coach Dawn Staley hopes to see 13,000 fans fill the stands at Thursday's game against Georgia. Photo by Kyle Heck.
    By Harrison Cahill The University of South Carolina women's basketball team goes into its final home game undefeated against Georgia Thursday accompanied by what the team hopes will be 13,000 fans. As
    The University of South Carolina women's basketball team is undefeated at home, and fans have taken notice. Attendance has climbed this season, and the team hopes 13,000 fans will fill the arena at its final home game this Thursday. 
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    USC's Boo Major makes the sports world notice equestrian

    Boo Major fights for equestrian as sport

    USC equestrian rider Sydney Smith practices jumping over fences.USC equestrian rider Sydney Smith practices jumping over fences.
    USC coach Frances "Boo" Major has made the SEC, and much of the rest of college sports, take notice of equestrian.
    USC equestrian coach Frances "Boo" Major's first love was horses - and she's making the collegiate sports world love them too.
  • Leap of Faith: Former USC track star hoping for NFL opportunity

    Leap of Faith: Former Track Star Hoping for NFL Opportunity

    By: Rixon Lane When South Carolina held its annual Pro Day earlier this month, scouts were buzzing over several former Gamecocks working out at Williams-Brice Stadium. David Wilkins wasn't one of them. Wilkins
    Hundreds of college football players have dreams of making it to the National Football League. For one former Gamecock, the path to the NFL Draft has been longer and more complicated than most.   Includes Video
  • Students share their views

    Students share their views

    Members of the USC community have a lot to say, so the Carolina Reporter & News enlisted the help of our fellow reporters in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications to capture some of their opinions.
    Members of the University of South Carolina community have a lot to say, so the Carolina Reporter & News enlisted the help of our fellow reporters in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications to capture some of their opinions.
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  • Thousands come to campus on Post-9/11 GI Bill, creating a burgeoning student experience that 'no one really knows'

    Putting down arms and packing their bookbags

    More veterans than ever before are returning from war and heading to college, in large part due to the GI Bill. We set out to find some answers by speaking to student veterans and bringing their stories to you.
    More veterans than ever are returning from war and heading to college, largely because of the  Post-9/11 GI Bill. In three years, it has helped 860,000 vets go to school, and USC enrollment mirrors the national trend. (See full story.) Senior journalism students at USC spoke to student veterans to tell their stories.


     
  • Frank Jordan

    Frank Jordan

    Sailor in the sky, scholar in the classroomBy Erin ShawOn the University of South Carolina campus, Frank Jordan blends in. He is quiet and keeps to himself, and on the surface, he is indistinguishable
    Frank Jordan is a Navy sailor who never saw a ship. Instead, the Columbia native flew in planes in the Middle East for Operation Iraqi Freedom. Five years later, he's back on the University of South Carolina campus pursuing a biology degree.
  • Krysten Kasprzyk

    Krysten Kasprzyk

    Veterans put down arms, pack their bookbagsBy Haley WillardAfter 5 a.m. wake-up calls of "reveille, reveille, reveille" and "fire, fire, fire" at Coast Guard boot camp, Krysten Kasprzyk can't sleep past
    Krysten Kasprzyk can fire a .40-caliber automatic pistol. She can survive stranded in an ocean. She can save a bleeding arm with a tourniquet. At 18, she was in the Coast Guard, stationed in Puerto Rico for 10 months. Now, almost three years later, the Columbia native is pursuing a bachelor's degree in science criminal justice at USC.
  • Students share their views

    Students share their views

    Members of the USC community have a lot to say, so the Carolina Reporter & News enlisted the help of our fellow reporters in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications to capture some of their opinions.
    Members of the University of South Carolina community have a lot to say, so the Carolina Reporter & News enlisted the help of our fellow reporters in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications to capture some of their opinions.
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