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4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, Roebuck, SC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Huffington Post

University of South Carolina-Upstate Chancellor, Defends School's LGBT Curriculum, Comedy Act

The chancellor of University of South Carolina-Upstate fired back at the political uproar which erupted over his school's use of gay-themed reading materials and a lesbian comedy act.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, Transgender, Family, Kids

GwdToday.com

D50 names new principal for Brewer

Corey Collington, currently serving in his second year as an assistant principal at Greenwood High School, was named the successor to Chad Evans.

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Related Topix: Furman University, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Advocate

S.C. Pols Continue Critique of College Over LGBT 'Recruitment'

Officials at the University of South Carolina Upstate are still defending the school against criticism from politicians who object to LGBT-themed programs, but other politicos have joined the homophobic chorus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Spartanburg, SC, Gay/Lesbian, College of Charleston

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Controversy over gay-themed materials prompts response from USC Upstate chancellor

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Greenville, SC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Performer accused of trying to "recruit" lesbians defends herself

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, Transgender

Rock Hill Herald

S.C. lawmakers punish university again

South Carolina lawmakers are back to meddling in the curricula of state universities again, and once more gay themes have sparked the intrusion.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, College of Charleston

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: USC Upstate cancels 'How to be a Lesbian'; Drunk-driving...

USC Upstate, the other school dinged by state legislators over gay-themed school programming, has canceled a planned comedy act entitled, "How to Be a Lesbian," after pols, namely Republican state Sen. Mike Fair, said he was worried it was a gay recruitment program.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Biden, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WTLV

#SB Prevails 2-1 in 12 Innings at Bethune-Cookman

It was UNF's longest game inning-wise since a 14-inning contest at Mercer on Apr. 2, 2006 during Game One of a doubleheader.

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Related Topix: University of North Florida

Free Times

Uproar Continues Over Gay Content at S.C. Universities

The S.C. House of Representatives made budget cuts for the cost of copies of Out Loud: The Best of Rainbow Radio.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Rainbow, Hard-Rock, Ravenel, SC, College of Charleston

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Republic

SC Lawmakers Upset With University's Gay-Themed Programs

South Carolina lawmakers are once again looking critically at University of South Carolina Upstate for gay themed programs on campus.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina

WIS-TV Columbia

Lawmakers threaten to cut USC Upstate funds after gay lifestyle seminar

A flier on the campus of USC Upstate in Spartanburg shows the dates and times for the Bodies of Knowledge Symposium which starts Thursday, but it's the subject surrounding it that has students talking.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Spartanburg, SC, Greenville County, SC, Spartanburg County, SC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Salon

South Carolina Republican accuses state university of "recruiting" lesbians

The South Carolina House of Representatives voted last month to cut $70,000 from the budgets of two state universities in order to punish these schools for teaching students about LGTBQ rights and history.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, College of Charleston, Rainbow, Hard-Rock

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Tea party whiffing on Graham challenge?; CofC debates...

While reporting from Wonderfest on Friday, WCBD's Rob Fowler was bitten by Audrey the Colombian red-tailed boa , but after getting patched up, went on to do a live shot from the event with Audrey draped around his neck.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Controversy continues over gay-themed material at Upstate university

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Rainbow, Hard-Rock

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Island Packet

USC Upstate facing more cuts over gay-themed programming

The school is hosting a symposium on gay topics that at one point included a lecture titled, "How to be a lesbian in 10 days or less."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, Spartanburg, SC, College of Charleston

Publishers' Weekly

Booksellers, Publishers React to Defunding of S.C. Universities

South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee recently voted to cut close to $70,000 in funding to the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, and the College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, College of Charleston, Gay/Lesbian, Rainbow, Hard-Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Palmetto College Chancellor tells Rotary about new online plan

There's an online program through the University of South Carolina offering an affordable option for a college degree without leaving job, family or community.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Georgetown County, SC, Williamsburg County, SC, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Apr 01, 2014

FITSNews

More USC-Upstate Fun

FITS wrote earlier this week about the latest developments at the University of South Carolina-Upstate - a taxpayer-funded school in Spartanburg, S.C. which continues to aggressively pursue a pro-homosexual agenda against the wishes of its benefactors in the S.C. General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Spartanburg, SC

Pam's House Blend

SC Controversy Over Colleges' Gay-themed Books Has To Do With LGBTs Issues, Not Obscenity

"Based upon emails, blog posts, and statements from conservative figures in the state, it wouldn't be far fetched to say that a plan to attack the College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina-Upstate via the legislature was in the works ever since last year after a failed attempt to generate an outcry over the books .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, College of Charleston, South Carolina

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