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Though there had been a Jewish population within Greenville dating back to 1790s, they did not congregate together for worship in great numbers until 1910. This was the result of the rise of working-class Jewish immigrants to the Greenville area, and…

Ever wondered why on your drives to the Clemson Memorial Stadium you pass by a gigantic field of sunflowers? Well, thank the Clemson University Organic Farm! Started in 2001 as a project under the Sustainable Agriculture program, the founding…

Fike Recreation was originally named the "Clemson Field House" opened in 1930. The Facility was renamed after Rupert Fike, a renowned doctor and Clemson Alumnus, in 1966. The name was then officially changed to Fike Recreation Center in 1971. Fike…

Published on July 31, 1970, an issue of The Tiger newspaper focused on student's reactions to Kent State and the liberal campus movements pushing social change. It reflected on Clemson's past as a military school and its future as a new kind of…

Riggs Hall was built in 1928 and named after Walter Meritt Riggs who was a professor of engineering and President of Clemson University from 1910 to 1924 when he died. It has served as a home for the Department of Electrical and Computer…

The ROTC, or reserve officer training corps, trains students to be officers in the United States military. The students go to school like a normal college student, but they have extra responsibilities. Certain days of the week the cadets must wear…

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