Crawfish Mural by McClellan Douglas

Central to his work, is the idea of fun. He laughed, saying that his work is “the fun part, there’s business too, but we’re going to have fun.” »

Riverwalk Mural by Christine Lutfy

“A lot of the times when I do murals, it’s nice when they know what they want but gibe me the creative style,” Lutfy said, smiling. “It’s creating a blank surface into life.” »

Millwood Mural by Cedric Umoja

For Umoja, art is also about people, and its about advocacy and representation, a sentiment reflected through both his honest, wise words and through his passions. “Art has been made into an elitist thing, but it shouldn’t be. The best art comes from the struggle.” »

Aaron Graves Mural by Lauren Andreu

For Andreu, like many other muralists, it’s all about the people. “Doing art can be very isolating, but community murals bring people out. It’s fun for me. It balances the introversion/extroversion kind of thing.” »

People Who Hate Beer Try Local Brews

Columbia, South Carolina is another city steadily growing their craft brewery population. To put these local beers to the test, we asked beer haters to try IPAs, sours, and kölsch.  *All participants featured are above the legal »

Put Some Prep in Your Step

For years, the preppy style has been associated with high accolades or a certain level of success. Whether you go to an Ivy League school or community college, work a 9-to-5 office job or freelance, clothing is an expression of what you want to express »


The outdoors and natural environment provide so much inspiration for the fashion industry, from patterns, colors, textures and other elements. For this shoot, the focus was on earth tones and wooded areas, drawing inspiration from workwear and hunting »

Celestial Bodies

It’s the determination in her eyes. The sway in her step  Celestial even, Heaven sent  The power of her words  But the grace of her voice.  »

Just a Little Prick

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In this interview with two student volunteers and the campus commander of the COVID-19 emergency response teams, one can explore the various opinions and processes surrounding COVID-19 vaccination both locally and on campus. »