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Clemson Daybook

Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2014

Tuesday Event

Students are off for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday-Friday Events

University offices are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Story Sources

Professor Hugh Spitler can speak to public health issues related to the Ebola virus outbreak. He has taught epidemiology at Clemson for 18 years and did a post-doctoral fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control. Contact him at 864-656-7434 or or Melanie Kieve (864-656-1051,

Psychology professor Thomas Britt attributes the publicized beheadings of Westerners by ISIS to be part of a recruitment process. Britt believes these beheadings were publicized on social media to display the group’s power and attract potential recruits. As a first step of indoctrination, these videos show prospective members the power they, too, could have and also what power could be wielded against them. Contact Britt at 864-656-4979 or

For many folks, Thanksgiving leftovers are not the best part of the holiday. What can make them worse, though, is if they make you sick because you let them sit out too long or don’t reheat them properly. For information about how to keep holiday leftovers safe to eat, go to the Home & Garden Information Center or contact Adair Hoover (864-656-9999,

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