Assholes have rights: I stand with this racist

If you’re a patriotic American, so should you. Meet Richard Spencer, one of the nation’s best known white supremacists. Actually, he’s most famous for getting the crap kicked out of him. In Charlottesville last month, the 29-year-old Montanan got pepper-sprayed — and then taunted by the likes of the Washingtonian, which ran this headline: “Stop What You’re Doing…

Harvey: A teachable moment for all of us

By David Baxley, SPJ South Carolina member and Assistant Professor of Mass Communications, Francis Marion University The utter devastation along the Texas coast is mind-boggling. Cities and towns lie in ruins. The nation’s fourth largest city is submerged in floodwaters, the likes of which this nation has never seen. Hurricane Harvey’s legacy will be remembered by generations to…

Journoterrorist: Let’s talk about the Cocks

By Michael Koretzky The University of South Carolina’s football team literally kicks off its season Saturday. If you didn’t already know, you might not believe this: USC’s mascot is a rooster known as a gamecock, and its students cheer on their sports teams with chants of GO COCKS. The double entendres are inevitable. Which means whenever USC loses…