Claflin University will operate under its normal schedule on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
The Orangeburg Office of Emergency Services has advised that no winter weather is forecasted for Orangeburg/Calhoun Counties. Temperatures will begin to drop to freezing around 7 p.m. The low temperature will be 21 degrees. Please exercise caution while driving.
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News appears throughout the site, including the homepage, the news landing page and as individual news stories. A feed of recent news stories can be placed on pages.

Adding and Editing

From the Content drop down at the top, select News. To create a new news story, select the Create a news item button. To edit an existing one, click on the news item from the list.

Field Definitions

  • Title: the title of the news story
  • Content: the full news story
  • Summary: a short summary of the news story
  • Categories: categories associated with the news story
  • Tags: tags associated with the news story
  • Author: author of the news story
  • Source name: source for a news story
  • Source URL: link to the source of a news story
  • Image: image of the news story that displays on featured news items


  • News - list w/ title: template to show a list of recent news items with title
  • News - detail (custom): template to show the news detail page
  • News - feature: template to show a featured news item
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