Stand Up Carolina course offered July 17

Space is available in the new course, Stand-Up Carolina. This program is a Bystander Accountability initiative through the Office of Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention. By-stander accountability is used to train bystanders to take action to prevent sexual violence and interpersonal violence. One of the main ways that this is accomplished at the University…

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Packing a healthy summer picnic

by Whitney Smith Outdoor picnics are a quintessential part of summer, whether it be while camping, grilling out with friends or enjoying a midday break on USC’s historic Horseshoe. Campus Wellness Director Marguerite O’Brien and Registered Dietitian Sarah Walsh offer some advice on what to eat and how to pack it.  How to build a healthy picnic  Before packing your…

Staff Notes

Please note a staffing change in the Department of Student Life. Katie Spell Hambrick is now the coordinator of parents programs. Her office is in the Russell House West Wing, suite 115 and her new extension is 777-5780. For questions about sorority recruitment, Greek leadership programs or other fraternity and sorority areas, please contact the…

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What’s Dennis Reading? – 7/2/2014

Making the Economic Case for More Than the Minimum Wage by Peter Coy, Bloomberg Businessweek Social justice demands a minimum wage of more than $20 an hour, however economics won’t allow for one much higher than $10. The way out of the dilemma is to acknowledge that the minimum wage is being called on to…

Nickelodeon Theater to host free documentary viewing

Where: Nickelodeon Theater When: 5:30 p.m. on July 7 Cost: FREE admission Winner of the award for Best Human Rights Documentary at the Festival of Human Rights Films of South America (2013), “When Home Is the Street” documents the lives of street children in Mexico and Brazil and the healing power of love and forgiveness.…

New undergraduate students required to take AlcoholEdu and Haven

All new undergraduate students will now be required to take both AlcoholEdu (online alcohol education/prevention assessment) and Haven (sexual assault prevention education/training assessment). Last year, Haven was a component of AlcoholEdu and students didn’t have to complete two separate courses. This year (and as recently as the last 2 weeks) these programs have been split…