Editorials

Editorials

Editorial: Act now to keep merit in SC merit scholarships

SC Board of Education changed from 7-point to 10-point high school grade scale to level playing field with out-of-state students

13,000 more students a year will receive state-funded scholarships they don’t qualify for today, at a cost of $50 million per year

Legislature needs to raise criteria for LIFE, HOPE, Palmetto Fellowship, so they stay the same as they’ve always been

Editorials

Editorial: Bad as it is, SC anti-refugee bill represents far worse

Worse than the Senate’s anti-refugee bill itself is what it represents: the latest effort to kick aside any pretense of writing laws in the best interest of our state and instead throw red meat at legislators’ political base. The latest effort not to act like leaders — people who calm irrational fears — but to play the demagogues who fan the flames, or set them to begin with.

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Editorial: Despite loss, Clemson has given SC much to celebrate

CLEMSON’S COACHES, players and fans are understandably hurting after the Tigers’ close loss Monday night in the national college football championship game. But in their disappointment, they should still burst with pride for how the Tigers played in college football’s brightest spotlight — and all year long.

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VIDEO: Former Gamecocks Shon Carson, T.J. Gurley train for Pro Day <span class='title-duration'>01:55</span> 01:55

VIDEO: Former Gamecocks Shon Carson, T.J. Gurley train for Pro Day 01:55

Pharoh Cooper celebrates NFL Draft selection by LA Rams <span class='title-duration'>00:38</span> 00:38

Pharoh Cooper celebrates NFL Draft selection by LA Rams 00:38

Marcus Lattimore's new team: "I never did that in football" <span class='title-duration'>01:51</span> 01:51

Marcus Lattimore's new team: "I never did that in football" 01:51

Will Muschamp, Gamecocks have satellite camp plan <span class='title-duration'>05:12</span> 05:12

Will Muschamp, Gamecocks have satellite camp plan 05:12

Will Muschamp talks spiritual development, Lattimore decision <span class='title-duration'>04:28</span> 04:28

Will Muschamp talks spiritual development, Lattimore decision 04:28

Will Muschamp, South Carolina reveal Boom Bus <span class='title-duration'>01:44</span> 01:44

Will Muschamp, South Carolina reveal Boom Bus 01:44

USC student-athletes walk the garnet carpet for Gamecock Gala <span class='title-duration'>01:41</span> 01:41

USC student-athletes walk the garnet carpet for Gamecock Gala 01:41

Will Muschamp lists positional concerns heading into USC offseason <span class='title-duration'>01:22</span> 01:22

Will Muschamp lists positional concerns heading into USC offseason 01:22

VIDEO: Inside look as Gamecocks equipment staff packs for road games <span class='title-duration'>01:12</span> 01:12

VIDEO: Inside look as Gamecocks equipment staff packs for road games 01:12

VIDEO: Bryan McClendon on decision to join South Carolina <span class='title-duration'>01:14</span> 01:14

VIDEO: Bryan McClendon on decision to join South Carolina 01:14

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Will Muschamp talks Upstate talent, versatile freshman

South Carolina's head football coach heads to Greenwood to meet fans and talked about plans for the program.
bbreiner@thestate.com
Will Muschamp talks Upstate talent, versatile freshman 04:01

Will Muschamp talks Upstate talent, versatile freshman

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin talks new assistant, new point guard 05:36

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin talks new assistant, new point guard

Columbia fire, police investigate report of suspicious package 00:26

Columbia fire, police investigate report of suspicious package

Community leaders pitch to raise money for Midlands Gives 00:56

Community leaders pitch to raise money for Midlands Gives