Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Why humans need the humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities funds scholars, documentary filmmakers, universities, libraries, museums and archeological sites, all with 0.003 percent of the federal budget — the equivalent of someone who makes $50,000 a year spending $10. The endowment also helps support state-affiliated humanities councils, which in 2016 put on more than 55,000 programs and conferences across the country.

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Don’t skip colon cancer screening test

The death rate from colon cancer has been decreasing over the past several decades, but colon cancer is still the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States and in South Carolina, where there are about 2,100 new cases and 800 deaths per year. The main reason for the drop is increased screening with colonoscopy.

Videos

What A'ja Wilson expected from Florida State

What South Carolina's A'ja Wilson expected from Florida State in the Elite Eight.
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What A'ja Wilson expected from Florida State 1:11

What A'ja Wilson expected from Florida State

Kelly Family eulogized during funeral at Trinity Baptist Church 1:29

Kelly Family eulogized during funeral at Trinity Baptist Church

Maik Kotsar describes one of his big baskets in win over Florida 1:07

Maik Kotsar describes one of his big baskets in win over Florida

Jake Bentley talks football, hoops 1:19

Jake Bentley talks football, hoops