Weekly Briefing: You win some, you lose some

Weekly Briefing: You win some, you lose some

With the third full week of classes underway, students are starting to become more acclimated to their classes. However, this also means that professors have started assigning heavier workloads and the weekends seem to get shorter.

News Editor Noelle Kriegel wrote a column for our opinions section on her professor’s unique absence policy, which has allowed her and other students access to much-needed mental health days. She said that though only one of her professors has formally adopted the policy, others should consider implementing it.

The men’s soccer game was a bust for the Pacers, with Newberry overtaking them. Sports Editor Michael Kuras got quotes from the head coach, who warned fans that despite their considerable loss, the season is not over yet. Remember to follow Kuras on Twitter for live-tweets at the games he attends.

If the Spin scooters are not your cup of tea, check out this short article about other modes of on-campus transportation you may be missing out on.

Emma Watts, our new Arts and Entertainment editor, wrote an article detailing the NPC sorority rush week, which culminated yesterday in the quad for the famed fountain run.

Finally, USC Aiken’s marketing department announced that the university ranked No. 2 out of over 500 universities in the Regional College-South category, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 “Best Colleges Guide.”

That’s it for this briefing, Pacers. We’ll see you next week.


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Pacers fight, fall against Saint Leo in Sunday game

Pacers fight, fall against Saint Leo in Sunday game

Column: The absence policy that all professors should adopt

Column: The absence policy that all professors should adopt