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College announces commencement speaker

Attorney Arlinda Locklear will be the featured speaker at the College of Charleston’s May 12 commencement, the College announced Friday. on May 12, 2012. Locklear will speak at both the morning and afternoon ceremonies. A 1973 graduate of the College, Locklear began her career as an attorney at the Native American Rights Fund. During her...

Transcript of Cremins’ press conference on medical leave

Transcript of Bobby Cremins’ statement as provided by CofC Athletics Communications: “It’s great to be here today. I want to start by thanking our President, Dr. George Benson, Board Chairman, Greg Padgett, and our Athletics Director, Joe Hull, for their understanding of a very difficult situation caused by my personal health issues. I got physically...
Debate offers opportunity for students to evaluate candidates up-close

Debate offers opportunity for students to evaluate candidates up-close

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — More than 100 College of Charleston students were offered the opportunity to attend the debate here this evening, and those who took the opportunity will hear from the four remaining candidates in the Republican primary election as they make their final cases to the voters of South Carolina. Newt Gingrich, Ron...

Event cancelled as Huntsman announces he’s leaving race

Huntsman campaign officials have cancelled the former Utah governor’s scheduled Tuesday event at the College, Bully Pulpit series officials told the George Street Observer late Sunday night. Huntsman was scheduled to appear in a student town hall in the Stern Center Ballroom Tuesday. His appearance would have marked the first time a candidate had appeared...

CofC to host Paul, Huntsman during packed primary week

Congressman Ron Paul and former Governor Jon Huntsman will appear in the College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit series this week, the George Street Observer exclusively confirmed Sunday. Their appearances come just days before the Jan. 21 South Carolina Republican primary. Huntsman, who is trailing in the polls entering South Carolina, will host a town hall...

LIVE: Men’s Basketball v. Elon

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LIVE: Men’s Basketball v. UNC Greensboro

We’ll be adding the best coverage of tonight’s game – from us, other media, the fans, and you – to this page. Want us to see your tweet? Include either #cofc or #uncaged hashtag. Viewing on CisternYard.com? Since this is a live event, refresh this page every so often to see the latest additions. Pro Tip? Most...

LIVE BLOG: Men’s Basketball v. Chattanooga

Riding a three-game winning streak, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team (6-1, 1-0) continues its Southern Conference homestand with preseason North Division favorite Chattanooga (2-5, 0-1) on Saturday, Dec. 3 at TD Arena. Tipoff between the Cougars and Mocs is scheduled for 4 p.m. (ET) and the game will be carried locally on FOX...

Funeral arrangements for Grand announced

Staff reports Funeral arrangements for Ryan Martin Grand were announced in a campus-wide email Wednesday. A funeral service will be held in Atlanta, Ga. on Monday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church. On Sunday, Nov. 20 a visiting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church. In the...

Student, former Greek Life leader found dead Tuesday morning

Staff reports Ryan Martin Grand, a junior pre-business administration major, was found dead in his off-campus home Tuesday morning. The Charleston County Coroner’s office said they were contacted at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, and confirmed the death late Tuesday afternoon. They said the death is under investigation, and an autopsy will be performed, but results will...

LIVE BLOG: Men’s Basketball v. Morehead State

Live Blog: Men’s Basketball v. Holy Cross (Home Opener)

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team hosts Holy Cross in its official 2011-12 season opener Friday at TD Arena. Tipoff between the Cougars and Crusaders is set for 7:30 p.m. CofC went 2-0 in exhibition play averaging 92 points a game and an average margin of victory of 29 points in routs of NCAA...