Throwback Thursday: USC Libraries is now home to a collection of more than 5,000 images, plus correspondence, sketchbooks, and even early elementary-school artwork by The State newspaper’s first staff artist, Oscar Jackson “Jak” Smyrl. This is his depiction of the Big Thursday showdown as it appeared on the cover of The State Magazine on October 15, 1950. Click to read more about the Smyrl collection.
Studying, sunning and chilling in ENO hammocks take place every day amid the Horseshoe’s trees. The care of those and all of the 7,700 trees on campus has earned the University of South Carolina the designation as a Tree Campus USA for a fourth consecutive year.