Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for November, 2011

A plan. A ring. And a sidewalk chalk proposal.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
Just as Clemson was a huge part of Ali Roberson and Andrew Wall

Clemson senior Andrew Wall had been plotting for weeks, making a plan, telling friends and family, trying to figure out how he could propose to a woman he describes as “the happiest, most joyful person I know.”

Clemson alums Michael Cain and Chris Carlsten have been working in Nicaragua to implement a clean water source for a local community

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
Michael Cain and Chris Carlsten are part of the Charleston Engineers Without Borders chapter in Charleston. In September 2011, the two traveled to Limon, Nicaragua, to begin working on a clean-water project in the local community.

The specific project Cain and Carlsten are a part of involves providing clean, safe-to-drink water to the community, including the Roberto Clemente Health Clinic. The clinic provides health services for 26 communities with over 9,000 patients coming through each year.

Time to give thanks

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Clemson students have a lot to be thankful for: a winning football team, a friendly student body, hard-working and caring professors, orange and purple sunsets … the list goes on. As Thanksgiving Day approaches, we are reminded of why we are lucky to be at Clemson. So we polled our fellow Tigers and asked what they are thankful for here at Clemson.

Make plans now to travel and tailgate with fellow Tigers in Charlotte for the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Join us in Charlotte and help cheer our Tigers on to victory!

From birth defects to technology, one Clemson student is educating the state and making his own dreams come true

Monday, November 14th, 2011
As a production assistant, Clemson senior Will Hall, right, works closely with <i>Your Day</i> Production Manager Eric Rodgers on the daily radio program.

Clemson senior Will Hall uses the radio to create a difference in others’ lives by educating them on important topics, whether they are local or global. He hopes that this education will positively increase listeners’ understanding of the world around them.

A behind-the-scenes look at the Clemson Players: What does it take to put on a spectacular performance?

Monday, November 14th, 2011
What happens on opening night is more magical than what happens in rehearsal: The play comes to life. Come see <i>The Children

Clemson students who endeavor to receive a degree in the performing arts department have chosen to take on a life of long rehearsals, hours of set painting and tedious nights of sleeping with their scripts in hand. They hope to soak in their characters. There is no such thing as being too dedicated.

Dedicated to the Dream: Kenyatta Shamburger helps Clemson, nation honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, November 11th, 2011
For years, Clemson

The man responsible for Clemson University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration played a role in helping the nation celebrate King with the opening and dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Clemson is home even when you’re far away from home

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
International students from left: (partially pictured) Michael Yaulden, Australia; Gianluca Raucci, Scotland; Lilla Fordos, Hungary; Alejandro Segura, Spain; and Yvon Bertin, France.

Young minds from all over the world come to our college town in South Carolina through Clemson’s international studies program. Most of them don’t have cars, some have never been to the United States and others still don’t quite understand the concept of tailgating. But if you sit down with international students and ask how they feel on Clemson’s campus, you will find that they might be calling it “home.”

Pick a card, any card

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Clemson freshman Nathan Goodroe has never lost his magic. His tricks amaze, but he knows there is more to magic than the paranormal.

Forget the trash, bring your recyclables

Friday, November 4th, 2011
Students received water bottles for signing a pledge to live a more sustainable life during America Recycles Day 2010.

Drop off old e-waste (unwanted electronics) along with other recyclable goods like paper, plastic, cans and cardboard at Byrnes Mall area on Nov. 15 during America Recycles Day.