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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…

The presence of Clemson University can be felt all over the upstate and in the almost 130 years the school has been open it has collected its fair share of folklore. One of the most common themes for superstitions and traditions comes from…

The Counterculture of the 1960's and 1970's often focused on antiwar sentiments and was directed at U.S. military action in Vietnam. However, a niche aspect of Clemson's culture that was affected by the social change was the concept of the Rat…

Cooper Library was named after Robert Muldrow Cooper. Cooper served on Clemson’s Board of Trustees starting in 1922 and then in 1951 he became President of the Board of Trustees and had the position until his death in 1966. After his death the board…

During the events of 1969’s SLBI walk-out, The Tiger, Clemson’s student-run newspaper since 1907 covered that and many connected events on and around campus. While The Tiger was criticized by local news sources as being liberally biased and…

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