Post Tagged with: "USC"

MYSTERY PHOTO:  What is this old building?

MYSTERY PHOTO:  What is this old building?

This old building seems to be on stilts.  What is it and where is it?  Send your best guess to:  feedback@statehousereport.com and make sure to include your name and hometown.  If possible, write “Mystery Photo” in the subject line.

HISTORY:  South Caroliniana Library

HISTORY: South Caroliniana Library

S.C. Encyclopedia | The South Caroliniana Library building was completed in 1840 as the central library building for South Carolina College (later the University of South Carolina). It was the first freestanding college library building in the United States, predating those of Harvard (1841), Yale (1846), and Princeton (1873).

LETTER:  Mixed emotions about animal cruelty case

LETTER: Mixed emotions about animal cruelty case

St. Claire Nettles, Landrum, S.C.: “Mr. Williams should be removed from this position. He represents all that is wrong with people who feel entitled to break the rules of a civilized society. I hope someone will find out who put him on the board and how do the citizens of this state and graduates of the university hasten his removal?”

by · 08/19/2016 · Commentary, Feedback
Pastides

NEWS BRIEFS: Legislature full of activity in recent days; Pastides’ retirement

This week’s News Briefs includes updates on the so-called “bathroom bill” by Sen. Lee Bright, ethics reform, a shorter legislative session and road funding. Also: USC President Harris Pastides’ “looming” retirement.

by · 04/15/2016 · News briefs, Politics
HISTORY: Public health

HISTORY: Public health

S.C. Encyclopedia | The historian Edward H. Beardsley concluded that the story of public health in South Carolina is a “history of neglect.” Indeed, since 1914, when data on vital statistics in South Carolina were first collected, the state’s residents have been significantly less healthy than most Americans.

TOP FIVE: Roads, taxes, health, nukes and MLK

TOP FIVE: Roads, taxes, health, nukes and MLK

This week’s must-read stories and opinions showcase information on roads, tax refunds, USC’s medical campus, the SRS MOX facility and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Take a look.

by · 01/22/2016 · Top Five
BRIEF: New civil rights center at USC

BRIEF: New civil rights center at USC

The University of South Carolina had two big, related announcements this week:

Creation of the Center for Civil Rights History and Research at the Hollings Special Collections Library, and
News that U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, the first African American from South Carolina elected to the U.S. House of Representatives since Reconstruction, would donate his congressional papers to USC.

by · 11/27/2015 · News, News briefs
SCORECARD:  Lourie, Boeing to tax holiday, Wilson

SCORECARD: Lourie, Boeing to tax holiday, Wilson

On the scorecard: Sen. Joel Lourie, the Rev. Norvell Goff, Boeing, USC, Bobby Harrell, Alan Wilson, Sandy Island

by · 08/07/2015 · Features, Scorecard