Loch’s having a birthday party

— Clayton State University’s long-time mascot, Loch, is having a birthday at the end of the month. Clayton State will be celebrating Loch’s birthday from Nov. 26 through Dec. 1, and the following celebratory events are planned:

• Nov. 26 to Nov. 29 - Signing Loch’s birthday card on Main Street in the James M. Baker University Center.

Monday, Nov. 26 to Thursday, Nov. 29 - there will be a 25 percent discount on all Clayton State logo apparel at The Loch Shop.

• Friday, Nov. 30 - will see Loch’s actual birthday party, held at 12:15 p.m., in the Commons area on the first floor of the Baker Center. Loch’s cake will be provided by Dining Services and there’ll be the always-popular photo ops with Loch.

• Saturday, Dec. 1 - there will be a basketball doubleheader; Clayton State vs. Chowan in the 5:30 p.m., women’s game, and Clayton State vs. Clark Atlanta in the 7:30 p.m., men’s game. There will be special birthday celebration events at the games, including a half-court shot wherein one lucky Clayton State fan will get a chance to make their dreams come real be winning a $500 gift card to The Loch Shop.