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Bowling Alley during "Cosmic Bowling." (photo courtesy of Clemson University)
The Union Underground pool hall (photo courtesy of Clemson University)

Edgar's is a bowling and pool lounge in the old Edgar A. Brown University Union below the McCabe and Holmes dorms.

General Info

Edgar's was originally the only bar located directly on campus. In years past it was open almost every night, presenting small bands, open mic nights, karaoke, etc. But due to low popularity and attendence, Edgar's bar area is now closed most nights with the exception of special occasions such as concerts.

The rest of the area, referred to as the Union Underground houses a 10-lane bowling alley, an Xbox Arena, ping-pong tables, TVs, a projection TV (mainly for big sporting events) and 10 full-size pool tables. They hold both 9 and 8 ball tournaments regularly and have recently begun to hold poker tournaments.

Xbox Arena

On January 11, 2006 Edgar's replaced the arcade room with an Xbox Arena. The barstools have been replaced with couches and the arcade machines have been replaced with four Xbox consoles each paired with a TV. For $2 an hour per controller gamers can choose from a growing list of games to play on. The Xboxes are also networked together for the potential of hosting sixteen players simultaneously in one game.

List of Xbox games

  • Forza Motorsport
  • Fusion Frenzy
  • Ghost Recon 2
  • Halo 2
  • Madden '06
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2
  • Mortal Kombat: Deception
  • Namco Museum
  • NBA Live '06
  • NCAA Football '06
  • Need for Speed: Underground 2
  • Pump It Up: Exceed SE (with official game pad)