Author Archive for: ‘Olivia Cohen’

Rucker rocks the Cistern (like a wagon wheel) with free tickets

Rucker rocks the Cistern (like a wagon wheel) with free tickets

Hundreds of students snaked around the Cistern this morning, not for any CofC festivities gracing the first week of class, …

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Board of Trustees endorses removal of Confederate flag despite McConnell’s standing opinion

Board of Trustees endorses removal of Confederate flag despite McConnell’s standing opinion

In a statement issued today, the Board of Trustees officially announced their support for the removal of the Confederate flag …

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College of Charleston student activists fight racism in wake of Emanuel shooting

College of Charleston student activists fight racism in wake of Emanuel shooting

Destiny Dahl knew the melody by heart. Like most of us, she had heard the song hundreds of times. But …

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Banjo-B-Que show preview: Top picks

Banjo-B-Que show preview: Top picks

You might not have heard of Banjo-B-Que before, but if not, that’s about to change. The Augusta-based music festival that …

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Ritzy Recycling and Classy Compostables: A Charleston Affair goes zero waste

Ritzy Recycling and Classy Compostables: A Charleston Affair goes zero waste

A Charleston Affair creates a sense of glamour, a chance to celebrate success, an excuse for friends to party one …

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Breaking Boundaries with Upward Bound

Breaking Boundaries with Upward Bound

Raven Ware intends to join the FBI. Standing a tall five-foot-five, she seems modest for her accomplishments and wise for …

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Bomb threat on campus raises alarm and concerns about emergency procedures

Bomb threat on campus raises alarm and concerns about emergency procedures

Tuesday morning, students at the College of Charleston were sent a Cougar Alert stating that there was a bomb found …

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Blog from Abroad: A few of my favorite things

Blog from Abroad: A few of my favorite things

My blog post last week dumped on Ghana a little bit. So to balance that, my blog post this week is …

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Blog from abroad: Homesickness and the little things

Blog from abroad: Homesickness and the little things

Lately, I’ve found myself counting down the days until I can go home. It’s not that I don’t like it …

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Blog from Abroad: Musings from a crossroads

Blog from Abroad: Musings from a crossroads

Last week marked the halfway point of my time in Ghana. Nine weeks down, nine more to go. Yet it …

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Blog from Abroad: Colonial education in a neocolonial world

Blog from Abroad: Colonial education in a neocolonial world

During my initial six weeks in Ghana, the 15 international students and I were the only undergraduates on campus. The …

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Blog from abroad: Reconceptuatlizing the third-world

Blog from abroad: Reconceptuatlizing the third-world

*Pardon the slight delay of this week’s blog; Olivia was after all, without internet for a while. Today, for the …

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