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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Rachelle from Beaufort, SC
  • Aug-11-2015 I am a past student here

    It's in the middle of a big city so there are many different things to do. There are clubs, museums, galleries, dance performances, musical events, etc. There are also many different extracurricular groups to join and plenty of sports games to watch.

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  • Ashley from Ninety Six, SC
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Between all of the great sporting events, city festivals and fairs, school events and shows, there's always something fun to do.

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  • Adia from Conway, SC
  • May-03-2015 I am a current student here

    There are parties, Greek life, 5 Points, the Vista, events sponsored by the University and student clubs, movies in the theater in Russell House, and many more. There is always something going on both on-campus and around campus.

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  • Olivia from IN
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    There are almost always events happening on campus. The university plans lots of activities for students to attend and almost all of them are free. This past semester they brought in a comedian from SNL, a hypnotist, and an illusionist just to name a few. Getting involved also helps to provide a lot of fun opportunities. Joining different clubs, a fraternity or sorority, and meeting new people will definitely keep you busy. Of course Carolina football is one of the most highly anticipated events on campus. Around football season there are always tailgates and lots of other fun events happening. The Strom is an amazing workout facility that has top notch exercise equipment, a giant rock wall and a beautiful outdoor pool. The Vista, 5 Points, and downtown Columbia are all within walking distance to the campus and offer great places to go out, eat and shop.

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  • Julia from South Carolina
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    The SEC party scene is one of a kind. Tailgating before games has been taken to new heights by USC, the university that bought the state fairgrounds simply for tailgating purposes. Williams Brice Stadium seats 80,000 and the Carolina-Clemson rivalry gets more intense than the Yankee-Red Sox one up on the other side of the Mason Dixon. In addition to the football games and pre/after parties, the popular places to be are the Vista and Five Points. Located on opposite sides of campus from each other, the Vista caters to higher tastes and higher budgets. Five points isn't where you'd take your Mama for parents' weekend, but they have much better deals for the bars, which makes it a popular spot. The Vista has nice restaurants and more upscale bars, where you'll find adults out of college hanging out.

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  • Alexis from Easley, SC
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    There is never ending fun at USC! A game is always going on that all students can go to for free. Whether it's football, soccer, or baseball there is never a dull weekend. Columbia also offers so many great activities like parades, festivals, and markets.

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  • An out of state freshman
  • Nov-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Football games are absolutely amazing, and tailgating is just as fun as the game itself. We are in a city, so there is pretty much always something to do and it is usually in walking distance.

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  • Lauren from Gahanna, OH
  • Nov-07-2014 I am a current student here

    A lot of people party, but you can also go to many of the restaurants around Columbia as well as see movies for free every weekend at Russell House. One of the absolute best things to do for fun on this campus is watch the football team play in Williams-Brice. It is something you absolutely do not want to miss.

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  • Scott from NC
  • Nov-07-2014 I am a current student here

    USC is located in the heart of downtown Columbia with many shops and restaurants within walking distance. Five Points is great for nightlife. During the Fall, football gameday is a big deal with tailgating bringing together students and alumni for an awesome experience. Carolina Productions brings tons of free entertainment to campus each week, which is very popular for students. The Strom Thurmond Fitness Center is an incredible facility with a resort-style outdoor pool and sand volleyball court, which is also very popular for students during the warmer months. Also, there are plenty of ways to get involved with student organizations and have fun on campus.

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