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The Clemson Experimental Forest is 17,500 acres of Clemson land dedicated to conservation, preservation, and recreation. As America was in the throes of the Great Depression, Dr. George H. Aull, a Clemson College agricultural economist, found that…

Sarah Reese grew up in rural Pelzer, South Carolina, where she first started singing. When she went to Furman University in the late 1960’s she was one of its first black students. Reese overcame the racism and aggression inflicted by her white peers…

In 1891 the first building on Clemson’s campus finished being constructed. The new Chemistry Building that would eventually be named after Col. Mark B. Hardin in 1954. Col. Hardin served as the first chemistry professor. From there he would serve…

Built by mostly African American convicted laborers in the 1890s, Old Mainl is one of the oldest buildings on the Clemson University campus. This also happens to be a site where instances of resistance have occurred. Resistance actually started in…

In response to the Student League for Black Identity’s efforts to have the Confederate flag and the playing of “Dixie” removed from Clemson athletics, a petition boasting over three-thousand student signatures made it to the floor of the student…

The South Carolina Botanical Garden is located on the campus of Clemson University. It is made up of a 295-acre garden of natural and manicured landscapes within the South Carolina Piedmont ecosystem. Together with a nationally recognized…

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