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Reported sex offenses on pace to increase at USC

At least 57 University of South Carolina students have reported sexual assaults, relationship violence, sexual harassment or other similar offenses to school officials this year. At that pace, students will report roughly 40 more such offenses than last year.

Education

S.C. State needs culture change, new president says

S.C. State University needed a reality check when state lawmakers replaced the school’s board of trustees a year ago, new school president James Clark says. Clark sat down with The State newspaper this week to discuss his plans for turning around the 120-year-old Orangeburg school.

Education

More sex crimes reported at Clemson, and that's seen as progress

A spike in reported sex offenses at Clemson University is being touted as a positive sign that campus education and awareness efforts are succeeding. The combined number of reported forcible sex offenses and instances of dating violence at Clemson jumped from two in 2012 to 17 in 2014, according to the most recent available figures.

Education

James Clark named S.C. State president

Former S.C. State University trustee James Clark has been named the school’s 12th president. The state’s only historically black public college named Clark president after a short trustees’ meeting Wednesday. Clark will take over for Franklin Evans, who became interim president last July after trustees fired former president Thomas Elzey.

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USC raises student parking fees

University of South Carolina students will pay higher parking fees when they return to Columbia this fall. Students will pay $80 more – up to $800 total – for permits to park in the school’s garages over the next year. The price to park in surface lots on the school’s downtown campus will go up $10 to $110 a year.

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New SC State President hits the ground running

James Clark was serving on the board at the school in Orangeburg before taking the presidency.
New SC State President hits the ground running 1:28

New SC State President hits the ground running

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USC students react to the possibility of the removal of pledging from greek life

Elvan Hanley graduates from Spring Valley despite obstacles due to his autism 1:40

Elvan Hanley graduates from Spring Valley despite obstacles due to his autism

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Palm Sunday Lesson for St. Peter's Catholic school 4k and 5k students