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The Calm Within the Storm

After my second exam this week, a friend of mine suggested that we get some work done on the Horseshoe just to change up the scenery a little bit. It was a beautiful day, unlike the scorching heat that had seemed to be taking over Columbia. Looking up from my books and up at the sky, I could see clear blue on a cloudless day and the light shining wonderfully through the trees. And for a moment, it felt as if the calm had returned.

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Bedtime Stories with Dean Lynn: an experiment

Being an Honors College Student, I quickly figured that it’s the bedtime story that makes the difference. No matter whether it is a soothing story, a quick poem, a riveting adventure, or an extremely cheesy romance—there’s something calming nonetheless about living vicariously for a moment through other characters and letting your own worries float away. This way, there is no need to count sheep. As a fellow honors student, perhaps you would like to conduct your own experiment? No problem. How about this? On Monday, September 12th at 9pm in the Honors Dorm, I’ll provide the cookies and milk, our very own Dean Lynn will read the story, and all you need to do is come and discover the validity of my hypothesis.

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The First Week

I’ve seen my first Palmetto, eaten my first bites of pimento cheese and fried pickles, heard my first southern drawl. I’ve had my first college lecture, went to my first office hours, passed my first college exam. I’ve tripped on my first Horseshoe brick, rocked a black dress at my first Gamecock football game.

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New Yorker: The Wandelweiser collective makes music between sound and silence

Catch the concert at 701 Center for Contemporary Art on September 20, featuring SCHC students led by Greg Stuart at the end of their six-performance tour through PA, NYC, DE, MD, and NC.

08.09.16

SC High School Writing Contest winners announced

The South Carolina Honors College and University of South Carolina Press have announced the winners of the third annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest. Grand Judge Mary Alice Monroe judged the writings of the semi-finalists, 50 juniors and seniors, each of whom submitted two pieces of writing.

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