Hearts & Plugs “Summer Essentials” for a Shindig

Hearts & Plugs “Summer Essentials” for a Shindig

Hearts & Plugs, our friendly neighborhood record label, has done it again. Founder Dan McCurry carefully curated some of the …

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Moogfest 2016 Remembered

Moogfest 2016 Remembered

Moogfest 2016 brought artists, thinkers and musicians alike to Durham, NC last weekend, focusing all festival goers on its themes …

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Big Gigantic at the Music Farm – A Show Review

Big Gigantic at the Music Farm – A Show Review

Another night at the Music Farm filled with debauchery and showgirls was exactly what happened during the Big Gigantic concert. …

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#CYRTakesHangout: An Interview with The Revivalists’ Michael Girardot

We are beyond excited to hit the road for the Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival this weekend. Between the killer …

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#CYRTakesMoogfest: A Lesson in Moogfest History

#CYRTakesMoogfest: A Lesson in Moogfest History

The annual Moogfest (rhymes with “rogue-fest”) celebrates this synthesizer’s storied tradition not only in the mainstream of synth-driven pop music …

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“We just want you to love us again,” says Charleston PD

“We just want you to love us again,” says Charleston PD

There are changes coming to the city of Charleston. In the wake of a long year of police brutality and …

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Nourish yourself at Huriyali Gardens

Nourish yourself at Huriyali Gardens

The word Huriyali, translated from Hindi, is used to describe a lush green space – think rainforests or botanical gardens. …

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Martial Arts and MMA: Not all bloody knuckles and black eyes

Martial Arts and MMA: Not all bloody knuckles and black eyes

Ronda Rousey, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women’s Bantamweight Champion, was born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck, …

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Must you continuously steal my expressions?: A discussion on cultural appropriation

Must you continuously steal my expressions?: A discussion on cultural appropriation

Cultural appropriation: a term that can have several definitions. According to Urban Dictionary, cultural appropriation is “the ridiculous notion that …

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Pedal for the paycheck

Pedal for the paycheck

Peddicabbers sculpt their calves one tourist at a time. It is late enough for the streets to be empty. Wedged …

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College of Charleston biology professors face ongoing litigation, history of lawsuits

College of Charleston biology professors face ongoing litigation, history of lawsuits

On Oct. 19, 2015, a lawsuit for assault was filed in the Charleston County Public Index against Dr. D. Reid …

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A tale of two cities: Life under I-26

A tale of two cities: Life under I-26

This story is one of brokenness, of failed opportunity and of sadness. It is a vast, pertinent story, but one …

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More than Mannequins

More than Mannequins

One minute she is dyeing an old wedding dress blue for “The Secret Garden,” the next, she is sifting through …

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Pitching from one Helvey to the next

Pitching from one Helvey to the next

According to the NCAA, there is a 6.1 percent chance that a baseball player in high school will make it …

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Boundaries: Locking diversity out of the College of Charleston

Boundaries: Locking diversity out of the College of Charleston

1967: The first black students enroll at the College of Charleston. Diversity, as Google defines it, is “a range of …

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Which TV character would win in a fight?

Which TV character would win in a fight?

The week before finals never fails to deliver some type of existential dread and self reflection. I have been in this …

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Don’t ruck with Rugby

Don’t ruck with Rugby

College of Charleston’s Women’s Rugby team, affectionately referred to across the club rugby nation as ‘Sexiest Team in the South,’ …

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The art of being human

The art of being human

Is everything broken? Many might answer ‘yes.’ It is difficult not to, when day after day the news is riddled …

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The Yard explores the avant-garde: 10 years of Fashion Week in the Holy City

The Yard explores the avant-garde: 10 years of Fashion Week in the Holy City

Five nights of authentic, avant-garde fashion: the 10th anniversary of Charleston Fashion Week was nothing but impressive. There were a …

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Flying disk jocks: The ultimate athletes

Flying disk jocks: The ultimate athletes

There is no activity more synonymous with the college experience than throwing a Frisbee around the quad. Some more gifted …

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Student Voices: Time isn’t money, Value is

Student Voices: Time isn’t money, Value is

Imagine you’re an entrepreneur with the goal of making and selling tons of paper. Luckily, you own a tree farm …

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Chi Omega presents Work it For Wishes

Chi Omega presents Work it For Wishes

As junior Haley Royer stood up to start the show, she took a moment to examine the crowd. After six …

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Tearing down the “Empire”

Tearing down the “Empire”

What happens when you combine a Shakespearean play with a soap opera, and sprinkle in a few musical numbers that …

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The Yard April Issue Letter from the Editor

The Yard April Issue Letter from the Editor

This past winter break, I spent two weeks backpacking in Guatemala. I met a variety of people from a variety …

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Katherine Schofield aims to top off her remarkable college career

Katherine Schofield aims to top off her remarkable college career

Katherine Schofield remembers how it all started, dating back to January 2013. “I was already training here with the coach, …

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Summer 2016 in Music Festivals

Summer 2016 in Music Festivals

  Everyone has seen or heard of Coachella, the spring music festival that invades social media for a week every year. Photos …

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The College’s Fire and EMS Chief Arrested For Domestic Violence

The College’s Fire and EMS Chief Arrested For Domestic Violence

Richard Krantz Jr., the Fire and EMS Chief at the College of Charleston, was arrested Saturday, April 9 and charged …

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Honors Engaged: Introduction

Honors Engaged: Introduction

CisternYard Video took a look at the Honors Engaged FYE this semester. This video spotlights Senior Ellie Flock, an Honors …

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YADDA MAN.

YADDA MAN.

With a rapper name that good, it has to stand alone as the title. “Who is Yadda Man?” you may ask, …

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Student Voices: Donald Trump is Destroying the Republican Party

Student Voices: Donald Trump is Destroying the Republican Party

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has created quite a debacle for the upcoming election, much less for the future of the …

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ISIS Hacks CisternYard Radio Twitter Account

ISIS Hacks CisternYard Radio Twitter Account

Over the College’s spring break in March, CisternYard Radio’s own General Manager Meredith Wohl was shocked to discover that ISIS had …

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The College signs Coach Lundy to a Four Year Extension

The College signs Coach Lundy to a Four Year Extension

College of Charleston Director of Athletics Joe Hull announced on Tuesday that head coach of men’s soccer Ralph Lundy has …

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Boeing to Eliminate 4,000 Jobs by June

Boeing to Eliminate 4,000 Jobs by June

Boeing Commercial Airplanes has begun making large cuts to their workforce, as CEO Ray Conner announced a few weeks ago. …

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Cougars Split Series With UCSB in an Unpredictable Way

Cougars Split Series With UCSB in an Unpredictable Way

The No. 24 ranked College of Charleston baseball team faced the No. 12 University of California, Santa Barbara in a series that …

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Sanders, Cruz Triumph in Last Week’s Primaries

Sanders, Cruz Triumph in Last Week’s Primaries

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican candidate Ted Cruz emerged victorious from the Wisconsin primaries last Tuesday, blocking Hillary Clinton and  Donald Trump …

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Finding your “Gay Card” at the College: The World Premiere

Finding your “Gay Card” at the College: The World Premiere

Rainbow posters advertising the world premiere were seen across campus for weeks. The name on the poster itself was enough of …

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Backpacking San Francisco

Backpacking San Francisco

For spring break, some people go home and relax on the couch while others will do a short study abroad …

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