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The Clemson Downtown has served as the social center for students and locals since the opening of the university. One of the most historical and well-known establishments located downtown is Judge Keller’s. Established in 1899, the store has gone…

Though originally called the Main Building it was renamed in 1946 to Tillman Hall after Benjamin R. Tillman. Tillman was a former South Carolina governor and United States senator. He helped push for different education changes during his time as…

The 1960's and 1970's were a tumultuous period of social change in America. Especially on college campuses, there was a great movement by young people to change the injustices they saw in society and live more freely. For many, this meant a staunch…

Harvey Gantt was the first African American student to enroll at Clemson, entering the University in January 1963. Harvey Gantt’s enrollment itself was a difficult situation, led by civil rights lawyer Matthew Perry. Anti-black feeling in South…

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