After missing several days of classes due to Hurricane Florence, Richland School District Two has decided on which days to make up. Students will be required to attend classes on Oct. 18 and 19 and Dec. 21 to make up for days.
Drinking Ticket, a Twitter account that caters to the University of South Carolina’s party scene in Five Points, will not sue parody account French Drinking Ticket, despite earlier threats, said an attorney for Alex Waelde.
Two University of South Carolina students lost thousands of dollars after scammers posed as USC professors and job recruiters and asked them to send iTunes, Amazon or other types of gift cards as a condition of accepting a job.
The University of South Carolina will resume classes on Monday, instead of Tuesday, as originally planned. The decision upset some students, who are scrambling to get back to campus as Florence crawls over S.C.
All Midlands school districts will reopen on Monday after being closed since Tuesday on Gov. Henry McMaster’s orders. The districts were closed as then-Hurricane Floyd threatened the South Carolina coast.
A fleet of charter buses that normally transport the Clemson Tigers college football team are being used to give rides to evacuees looking to flee areas that are forecast to be impacted by Hurricane Florence.
The Richland One school district and Lexington District one are offering free meals to children throughout the area. Eight schools will be opening their cafeterias to serve lunch to anyone under the age of 18.
The University of South Carolina and Clemson University are housing students from the College of Charleston and Coastal Carolina as Hurricane Florence prepares to pummel Lowcountry with rain, storm surges and Category 4 winds.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the evacuation of schools across the Midlands and Low Country starting Tuesday. McMaster announced the closures of schools in 26 counties, echoing warning tweets from Palmetto State lawmakers hours before.
The University of South Carolina has canceled Tuesday classes as Hurricane Florence approaches. USC cannot cancel classes on its own, but rather must wait for Richland County to close or delay government services.
Wilmington, NC is forecast by many computer models as the center of Hurricane Florence’s landfall and UNC Wilmington issued a voluntary evacuation for students and classes are canceled, as the weather worsens.
University of South Carolina student voters are more worried about tuition and free speech than Donald Trump as they prepare to cast ballots for the 2018 election, according to a poll conducted this week by The State.
More students in the Midlands are getting religious exemptions from vaccinations, according to numbers from the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. That follows a statewide trend of more religious exemptions.
Pete Souza, the former White House photographer for Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan, will speak at the University of South Carolina later this month. Souza has been in the news recently for his criticisms of President Donald Trump.
Furman University, Wofford College, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina all made the Wall Street Journal’s list of best colleges and universities in the country. The most important factors were salary and student debt.
After a Facebook video captured Confederate flag supporters waving flags near Clemson University, the Undergraduate Student Government issued a resolution denouncing the public display of Confederate flags on campus.