Feature Stories From Clemson University
Once forgotten in the evolution of martial arts, longsword dueling is making a comeback in these hills. Clemson Longsword is situated in a larger, worldwide resurgence of medieval martial arts.
Playing in Tiger Band is Jeannie Brown's life-long dream, and there was no way she was going to let her age — she’s 41 — or her job — she’s a full-time RN — get in the way.
When Moore Patton graduated with a business degree from Clemson in 1982, he set off on pursuing a career and started raising a family with his wife of 28 years, Jean. Moore never looked back, until the death of one his closest friends, former Tiger golf teammate, Steve Bond, in 2013. It was that life-changing […]
Longboarding and Clemson go together like football and tailgating – perfectly.
One of Clemson sophomore Steven Kasay’s biggest fears is being in a career that would have him working behind a desk. Given a sedentary workday doesn’t sit well with the mechanical engineering major, Steven is in the start-up phase of a business that will have others sitting well. The 20-year-old Charlotte, N.C., resident said his […]
A group of Clemson students and professors have spent the last two years designing and building a three-bedroom, low-environmental-impact, net-zero, solar home — called Indigo Pine — that is put together like a jigsaw puzzle. And it has a very distinctive Southern feel — front porch included.
While at Clemson, each student can make it possible for four families to have a home of their own.
Clemson alums Javis Austin and Richie Parker live by this manta, and they recently encouraged Clemson students to do the same. But it’s not just about giving someone an opportunity; it’s also about preparing yourself for an opportunity, expecting one and then making the most of it.
Broadly defined, social entrepreneurs are ambitious and persistent people who apply innovative solutions to solve a societal problem. Clemson University has a social entrepreneur in Katie Mruz, a freshman general engineering major and art minor from Greenville, S.C. In Katie’s case, though, you can add “creative” to “ambitious” and “persistent” when describing her approach to […]
After four years as a Tiger Dancer, Clemson senior Caroline Anderson has the inside scoop on all things Tiger Band, including Clemson’s legendary Tiger Band Camp. We asked Caroline – a seasoned blogger – to share with us the ins-and-outs, ups-and-downs of the band’s opening moves as they roar onto the field. Caroline is majoring […]
The sense of home so often associated with phrases like “Clemson Family” and “Solid Orange” isn’t always automatic. Just five years ago, Leah was more quiet than confident, more reserved than rowdy and more inclined to avoid competition than embrace it.
They are recognized by everyone on game day, but known by no one. They’re the biggest fans on the field, but they’ve got nothing to say.
Matt Brown will be the first to tell you he’s no visionary. But he is an entrepreneur, and has been for some time. The Florence, S.C., native caught the entrepreneurial bug at an early age, growing up in the southeastern part of the state. His father, an assistant superintendent of Florence School District One, and […]
Emily Clarke, administrative assistant in the Department of English, recently received the Greenville News 2015 award for “Best Local Visual Artist.” Clarke’s award is part of the newspaper’s annual “Best of the Upstate” series, which gives readers an opportunity to vote for their favorites in categories such as food, services and the arts. Clarke, who […]
Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. They say the best way to learn a language is through immersion, but I would argue that it’s an even better way to learn about the world.