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Apply for the Outstanding Senior award

The University of South Carolina's Honors and Awards Commission is accepting applications for the Outstanding Senior award. he deadline for students to submit their application online is 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23.

Serve community through Service Saturday

UofSC Columbia students, faculty and staff can easily serve the community through Service Saturdays. Participants register, pick a site during sign-ups on the morning of the event and serve. Transportation to the site and lunch are provided.

Register for Stroll Out Stigma

Part of Carolina BeYOUtiful week, Stroll Out Stigma involves members of a group lining up and dancing uniformly in a forward movement. The forward progression of strolling exemplifies solidarity and pride, which makes it a great way to promote respect and kindness for self and others and stroll out the negative impact of body shame and stigma. The deadline to register is Monday, Feb. 9.

Celebrate Black History Month at UofSC

UofSC will celebrate Black History Month 2015 with numerous events for students, faculty and staff throughout February.

Apply for Diversity Retreat

This weekend-long retreat will focus on diversity and leadership and will allow participants to examine the meaning of social change and develop an action plan to bring back to their community. This multi-institutional, free retreat is open to all students and will take place Feb. 27-March 1. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 6.

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Stories for Students

Call him Dr. Boombox Guy

What started as a silly idea between two good friends, turned into a character that has been famous on the University of South Carolina Columbia campus for more than 10 years: Boombox Guy.

Seeing America, 26.2 miles at a time

Seeing America, 26.2 miles at a time

Civil engineering graduate student Sally Bartelmo works full time at the Savannah River Site but spends her weekends on the run. Inspired by her father and a lifelong love of travel, the 23-year-old plans to run 50 marathons in 50 states before the age of 30.

Finding the most super ad of all

Finding the most super ad of all

If you work in advertising, this Sunday is ... well, it's the Super Bowl, and that is about as big as it gets for football, live television viewership and advertising. Advertising alumna Jennifer Hammond discusses her company's Super Bowl ad for Kia Motors and how ads are judged.

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