It is easy to #LoveWhereYouLive when you call Clemson home. The city has so much charm and the spirit of a college town. Not to mention, there are tons of amazing small businesses to support, knowing your money is going right back into the community and helping your fellow neighbors. Here are eleven options for local businesses worth supporting in downtown Clemson, SC.… Continue reading
In the midst of many challenges during the previous year, it’s been the people around us—family, friends, fellow students and teachers—who’ve shown us how to make a difference. As we look ahead to the future, we challenge our residents to “leave it better.” In other words, strive to make the world a kinder, healthier and better place through your presence and support.… Continue reading
Just recently, the Oxford English Dictionary announced its 2020 Words of the Year, and to the surprise of almost nobody with a smartphone, “doomscrolling” made the list. This refers to the overconsumption of bleak, alarming news on social media—and since it’s 2020, there’s no shortage of this content. But how do you stop doomscrolling through the bad and depressing news?… Continue reading
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “have an attitude of gratitude” before—and while it may seem cliché, it’s actually an effective method of improving your general happiness and mental wellbeing. Especially for college students, it’s important to practice gratitude to reduce stress levels throughout the day (we know those exams aren’t easy). If you’d like to learn how to practice gratitude, try the following tips to embrace a new outlook.… Continue reading
Your college years are all about expanding your horizon, using education to explore the topics and fields that interest you, as well as evolving into an adult. Part of that journey is related to setting the right goals. Goal-setting in college helps you enjoy short-term success as well as learn how to determine and accomplish the right goals in your post-grad life—a useful skill to have!… Continue reading
Starting college is one of the most exciting times of your life. Between new friends, a new campus, and adjusting to your new social life, there’s plenty of things to sink your teeth into. However, you might be nervous and ready for a few tips for freshmen year.
Clemson has one of the most unique campuses in South Carolina. With mountains, the lakes, and down-home southern culture right on your doorstep, it’s full of new experiences.
So, where should you get started? From hiking trips and hangouts to Zoom office hours and part-time jobs, we’ve got you covered when it comes to TigerTown. Take a look at our best tips for freshmen below.… Continue reading
College football in the south is kind of a big deal. From a three-time, national title-winning team to all-day tailgates, Saturdays in Clemson are hard to beat. While football games and tailgating can be loads of fun, a little planning is necessary to ensure your day is a success. We’ve chatted with upperclassmen and Tiger Alumni to get the best insider Clemson Tailgating Tips.… Continue reading
Besides earning extra cash, a part-time job or side hustle provides opportunities to develop work-related skills for your future. A working student also learns to manage their time effectively and gains knowledge to guide career choices. Part-time jobs for college students are available in a variety of areas to accommodate both your schedule and interests. Search for a setting that best fits your academic schedule and provides valuable work skills. Consider working in the following six areas for your part-time job or side hustle.… Continue reading
Is it just us, or is summer is flying by? Take a moment to pause and reflect on how your college summer break has gone so far. Did you imagine you would be more productive, or alternatively, get more time to relax? If you had different expectations, or just feel like time is getting away from you, try out these ten tips to make the most of your summer vacay.… Continue reading
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Clemson University is well-known for its National Championship football team (Go Tigers!), world-class educational programs—but also it’s beauty. Our campus is nestled between two lakes, with plenty of southern charm, as well as unique buildings, architecture, and tradition.
In the age where people do “everything for the ‘gram,” we set out to find some of the most “instagrammable” spots in and around Tiger Town. Check them out if you’re looking for great backgrounds for pics or if you just want to put down your phone and enjoy the view.