Kara Robertson ’16

Articles by Kara Robertson ’16

Light of hope for beating cancer: Brittany Anne Avin ’15

With the Capitol building as a backdrop, Brittany Avin and hundreds of volunteers placed 20,000 lights in paper bags — each representing a loved one who has battled cancer — and arranged them to spell out two words: “HOPE” and “CURE.” The most important words, though, were the handwritten messages of compassion and support that […]

Connecting fans, rivals and brands: Meredith L. Starkey ’99

During her undergraduate years at Clemson, Meredith Starkey couldn’t escape sports — not that she wanted to. She didn’t simply attend athletic events, she owned them — dancing in the east endzone with the Rally Cats and tossing orange T-shirts to fans in Littlejohn Coliseum. Whenever she wasn’t on the field, she excelled in her […]

Southern hospitality in Southern California: Karen Mohr Sunshine M ’94

The first day of the year is a particularly special day in Pasadena. For more than a century, floats constructed of rainbow rose petals and other natural materials have been paraded through the streets in celebration of New Year’s Day. Last year alone, 28 million Americans tuned in to ESPN’s coverage of the Rose Bowl […]

Headed off to New Challenges and Opportunities

In May, almost 3,000 Clemson students received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Littlejohn Coliseum and joined the ranks of 137,000 alumni. President Clements voiced his hope that the graduates’ time at Clemson helped make them better all-around people. “I hope that your Clemson experience has been everything that you hoped it would be and […]