Editorials

Editorials

Editorial: Payback that makes us all proud

We’re sure the University of South Carolina, its fans and every South Carolinian would have preferred to never pay back LSU for what that school did after October’s floods here. Unfortunately, we got a chance to repay the favor just this month, and we responded in kind. The payback was heartwarming, bringing tears to more than one Louisianan.

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.

Videos

Game preview: Texas A&M up first in Gamecocks' 5-game homestand

The State's Josh Kendall and David Cloninger preview and predict the Gamecocks' game against Texas A&M, set to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Game preview: Texas A&M up first in Gamecocks' 5-game homestand 2:12

Game preview: Texas A&M up first in Gamecocks' 5-game homestand

911 call for Parris Island Recruit death 1:43

911 call for Parris Island Recruit death

National Drink Beer Day 1:51

National Drink Beer Day

Fork & Goal: Game Day recipe for Gamecock fans: Brisket sliders 7:32

Fork & Goal: Game Day recipe for Gamecock fans: Brisket sliders