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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…

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…

If you visit Clemson, chances are that a sweet smell in Hendrix Student Center will lead you to the campus ice cream shop, '55 Exchange. '55 Exchange is a Clemson-only student-run ice cream shop that opened publicly in 2007 to the public and its…

The 1920’s saw the rise of John T. Woodside as one of the wealthiest men in the state of South Carolina. His success in cotton mills, banking, investments, and the hospitality industry within Greenville meant he was financially secure enough to…

In 1969, Joseph Grant led the Student League for Black Identity as President. In a detailed Letter to President R. C. Edwards, he explains how “the majority of white students are restrained from abusing black students only by the…

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…

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