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This Week at Clemson

August 30-September 7, 2014

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Saturday (Aug. 30)

Fans will be able to watch the season-opening football game against Georgia free on the video boards at Death Valley. Gates on the west side of the stadium open at 4:30 p.m., one hour before kickoff. For information, contact Joe Galbraith (864-656-9227,

Tuesday (Sept. 2)

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Clemson University will host its Back to OLLI Fall Reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Charles K. Cheezem Education Center, 100 Thomas Green Boulevard, Clemson. It offers lectures, courses, excursions and social events to adults age 50 and older, as well as access to Clemson events and resources. For more, contact Julie Vidotto (, 864-633-5244).

Friday (Sept. 5)

PHOTO OP: The annual First Friday Parade on S.C. 93 is set to kick off the home football season at 6 p.m. Immediately following the parade there will be a pep rally on Bowman Field at which the winners of the Miss First Friday and float competitions will be announced. Central Spirit is coordinating the parade. For information, contact Callie Hahn (, 864-569-9899).

Saturday (Sept. 6)

Students and faculty in the department of history will demonstrate the process used to hand-mold raw clay into bricks for the early buildings of Clemson College. It’s part of the “Race and the University: A Campus Conversation” project that will run throughout the academic year with a series of events, exhibitions and discussions. The demonstration will be 8 a.m.-noon on the Military Heritage Plaza near Tillman Hall. For information, contact Lance Howard (, 864-656-2004).


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