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Clemson Daybook

November 23-30, 2015

Thursday – Friday

The university will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

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At 3 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Jeannie Brown of Piedmont is in scrubs. By 4 p.m. she’s in her practice clothes and on the Tiger Band practice field. Playing in Clemson University’s Tiger Band is a 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 at GHS — get in the way. “I knew if I didn’t do this now, I’d spend the rest of my life wishing I had.” Brown is a student in Clemson’s RN to Bachelor of Science in nursing program. Read more about her here: Contact her at

Wild, heirloom and modern poinsettias in full flower are gracing the lobby of Clemson University’s Cooper Library through Nov. 29. Banners and historical documents will accompany the display to help guide visitors along the implausible route the humble poinsettia traveled from gangly Mexican shrub to iconic Christmas flower. For more information, contact Maggie Mason Smith (, 864-656-5180).

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