Author Archive for: ‘Sarah Sheafer’

SGA to discuss tobacco-free policy next Senate

SGA to discuss tobacco-free policy next Senate

At last week’s Senate, SGA did more than just welcome newly elected members. To kick off the year, SGA Vice …

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CofC student dies in car crash, another faces possible charges

CofC student dies in car crash, another faces possible charges

Last Friday afternoon, College of Charleston student Franklin “Barker” West died in a car accident while traveling to UVA for …

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Kathie Lee and Hoda come to the College for the ‘Today’ Show

Kathie Lee and Hoda come to the College for the ‘Today’ Show

Peeling Shrimp. Watching birds of prey. Eating coconut cake. What do these three activities have in common? On Thursday, May …

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Incivility erupts at controversial lecture

Incivility erupts at controversial lecture

The room was packed. There weren’t enough chairs to accomodate everyone in one of the building’s larger rooms, so people …

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Academic Freedom or Hate Speech?

Academic Freedom or Hate Speech?

When senior David Lappin heard about an alleged anti-Semite coming to campus, he immediately took action. Asking to speak with …

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SGA appoints its third vice president

SGA appoints its third vice president

After former SGA Vice President Corey Maran announced last semester that he would graduate in December, the organization lost its …

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Split decision with regard to a tobacco-free campus

Split decision with regard to a tobacco-free campus

While upset student smokers filled the gallery in the Stern Center Ballroom, SGA passed a resolution in favor of a …

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SGA loses its second vice president

SGA loses its second vice president

After today’s Senate meeting, SGA Vice President Cory Maran announced that he will be graduating early this December. As a …

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Deep-rooted Tension and the Media’s Bias

Deep-rooted Tension and the Media’s Bias

In light of the upcoming presidential election, Jon Meacham addressed an audience behind Addlestone Library on Oct. 30. He presented …

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Election 2012: A Third Choice

Election 2012: A Third Choice

As Nov. 6 approaches, students at the College continue to discuss whether President Barack Obama or Gov. Mitt Romney should …

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SGA passes resolution in support of CAA transition

SGA passes resolution in support of CAA transition

After much debate in yesterday’s Senate, SGA passed a resolution in favor of the College switching athletic conferences. Senator Sarah …

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CofC student found dead in apartment

Sophomore Christopher Wells was found dead in his apartment early Friday morning. While details of his death are still unknown, …

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Students participate in Democrat, Republican Debate

Students participate in Democrat, Republican Debate

The Political Science Club hosted a debate last night with two prominent members of the Democratic and Republican Parties. Cindy …

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New SGA vice president appointed

New SGA vice president appointed

At SGA’s first Senate meeting, senators voted to appoint Cory Maran as SGA vice president. In light of Alex Henderson’s …

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SGA Vice President Alex Henderson resigns

SGA Vice President Alex Henderson resigns

SGA Vice President Alex Henderson handed in a letter of resignation last Tuesday. A new vice president must take office …

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SGA focuses on senator retention as elections approach

SGA focuses on senator retention as elections approach

As SGA elections approach, the issue of senator retention comes back into the spotlight. This year, there are a total …

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Blogging from Israel: Jerusalem Day

Blogging from Israel: Jerusalem Day

Until two days ago, I thought I had seen it all. I’ve explored Israel from north to south and literally …

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The Picture Aramark Paints

The Picture Aramark Paints

Green Fees. The Office of Sustainability. Green CofC. Sustainable practices are the new focus of student groups and the administration, …

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The College’s new record label, Seventeen70 Records, puts on its first concert Dec. 5

The College’s new record label, Seventeen70 Records, puts on its first concert Dec. 5

When junior Matt Zutell was in the process of trying to create a student organization dealing with music production, he …

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Gingrich speaks at the College, focuses on a campaign against Obama

Gingrich speaks at the College, focuses on a campaign against Obama

Walking to the front of the stage, Congressman Tim Scott shouted out, “Good evening.” A weak response from the audience. …

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Jon Huntsman calls himself an underdog during his visit to the College

Jon Huntsman calls himself an underdog during his visit to the College

As students and faculty packed into Randolph Hall yesterday, Nov. 2, Jon Huntsman could be seen waiting in the doorway …

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Benson speaks at Student Town Hall Meeting, acknowledges obstacles to recent initiatives

Benson speaks at Student Town Hall Meeting, acknowledges obstacles to recent initiatives

During the Student Town Hall Meeting on Oct. 25, students gathered in the Stern Ballroom to listen and ask questions …

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Always Another Vote

Always Another Vote

As the Nov. 8 municipal election approaches, Youth Outreach Coordinator Isaiah Nelson vamps up efforts in trying to get students …

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Public Safety’s enforcement powers altered, students fight for skateboarding rights

Public Safety’s enforcement powers altered, students fight for skateboarding rights

At the corner of St. Philip St. and George St., he was pulled over. A Public Safety officer on a …

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University Books of Charleston’s parent bookstore company bankrupt

University Books of Charleston’s parent bookstore company bankrupt

The parent company of University Books of Charleston, Nebraska Book Company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in May 2011. …

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College intends for physical changes to be made on campus

College intends for physical changes to be made on campus

A student forum was held in the Stern Student Center Ballroom last night on Feb. 20 with the intention of …

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Administration creates Office of Sustainability, Green Fee funds projects on campus

Administration creates Office of Sustainability, Green Fee funds projects on campus

When they brought their proposal to the finance committee on the Board of Trustees back in Spring 2010, they never …

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Slew of suspicious house fires keep students and City on edge

Slew of suspicious house fires keep students and City on edge

It started at the foot of the staircase leading up to the second floor. A neighbor noticed the fire growing …

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