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Clemson House officially opened on November 1, 1950. Clemson had a surge of enrollment after WWII thanks to the GI Bill but did not have the housing and accommodations to keep up. This lead to the Board of Trustees creating the Clemson Housing…

The historic Clemson Theater at 364 College Avenue in downtown Clemson, South Carolina has remained an important landmark of the college town for years. Generations of both students and locals look to the brightly painted “Clemson” sign standing…

The Esso Club was originally a gas station built by James A. Stevenson in 1933. It was the first building built on the property, aside from a small fruit stand that used to sit on the side of the road. During the 1930's the road that the Esso Club…

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…

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…

Before the tiger paw became the logo of Clemson University, there was never a consistent logo. Although the bengal tiger was often used, it varied in style and character. This led to an identity crisis within Clemson as it never had a standardized…

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