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Campus safety: A breeze flowing through the cracks

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By Ashley Kreiner Contributor Guns, metal detectors, and bomb threats are just the surface of what Klay Peterson discussed with students on Oct. 5. Leaning back against a table, he smiled and answered… Continue reading

Tuesday’s shooter still at large, students afraid to attend classes

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By Megan Robinson The Carolinian An urgent text to the USC Upstate complex had the entire campus on edge for about 90 minutes Tuesday afternoon. The entire campus was put on lockdown. A… Continue reading

OPINION: Like father, like son

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By Andrew Becker The Carolinian “What is the son but an extension of the father?” –Frank Herbert (“Dune”) Our words say a lot about us – how could they not? – and our… Continue reading

Expect the unexpected, but how does one prepare?

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By Stephanie Sawaked The Carolinian Nothing could possibly prepare you for the moment you hear, “Get back in the classroom, turn the lights off and get low. There is a shooter on campus.”… Continue reading

Students, organizations brought together at Upstate Pride SC March & Festival

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By Katelynn Aldrich The Carolinian Love and joy filled downtown Spartanburg last weekend as friends and families gathered for the Ninth Annual Upstate Pride SC March & Festival celebration at Barnet Park. The… Continue reading

Active shooter reported on campus

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UPDATE 2:00 P.M.:  ALL CLEAR GIVEN ON CAMPUS AT 1:56 P.M. Staff Report The University of South Carolina Upstate campus is in a lockdown for all its facilities, according to campus police. An… Continue reading