USC is renewing its traditional Tigerburn pep rally, held during the week before the annual football game with Clemson.
USC and Clemson held alternate celebrations last year as a result of the N.C. beach house fire that killed seven students -- six from USC and one from Clemson.
It wasn't known Thursday whether Clemson would resume its annual Big Thursday event in which a mock funeral is held after Cocky, the USC mascot, is burned.
According to USC, Tigerburn will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the gravel lot at Greene and Gadsden streets, near the Colonial Life Arena.
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The event, free and open to the public, will feature Cocky and the Gamecock cheerleaders, the marching band, the burning of the tiger and more.
This year's nearly 20-foot tiger was designed and built by a team of students under the direction of Dr. Abdel Bayoumi, professor of mechanical engineering.