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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 different things, a mixture, an assortment, a mélange and a difference.” Enter human beings. This basic notion of diversity suddenly develops into something a little more serious and a little more deserving than Google’s “assortment.”...
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 College student employee managing the Honors Engaged Program. She explains the background and purpose of the program. Look out for our follow-up video, which highlights one of the Community Partners.
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. According to Conner, Boeing plans on eliminating 4,000 jobs by June, which may only be half of the total cuts intended for this year. By the end of this down-scaling, the company expects to lay...
Around The Yard, April 8th, 2016

Around The Yard, April 8th, 2016

The Directional Disjunction

The Directional Disjunction

The exceedingly uncomfortable feeling you get when you’re new to a college campus and can’t find your way around! Starring: Donovan Taylor Harrison Tucker Jesse Kieve Alessandro Fabrizio Di Marzio Matt Gordner Directed by Harrison Tucker Written by Harrison Tucker Photography by Matt Gordner Edited by Matt Gordner
Around The Yard, April 1st, 2016

Around The Yard, April 1st, 2016

Heath, Cougars win two of three to open the season

Heath, Cougars win two of three to open the season

Friday marked the long awaited start to the college baseball season. Opening day at the College introduced the Matt Heath era, with the Cougars playing host to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a three game series.  After an opening day setback, the Cougars won the closing two games of the three. Friday’s game featured a pitchers duel...
Jeb Bush outlines plans for military dominance at Citadel Republican Society event

Jeb Bush outlines plans for military dominance at Citadel Republican Society event

Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush addressed a standing-room-only crowd at the Citadel on Wednesday as part of a series of presidential nominees speaking to the Citadel Republican Society. Bush framed his speech within the tragedy of the recent attacks in Paris, addressing his plan to combat global terrorism if elected President....
Ted Cruz comes to the College

Ted Cruz comes to the College

On Monday evening, presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke to students and residents at an informal town hall in Stern Center Gardens. Cruz highlighted the ways in which Democratic policies have harmed young people in recent years and pitched his strongly Conservative solutions for creating economic opportunity and strengthening national security. Cruz came to...
Marco Rubio presents platform in North Charleston

Marco Rubio presents platform in North Charleston

Monday evening at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, Presidential candidate Marco Rubio (R-FL) laid out his campaign platform with an emphasis on globally competitive economics, improved higher education and national security. The event was part of the “First in the South” Republican Primary Presidential Town Hall Series, hosted by Rubio’s Senate colleague Tim Scott (R-SC). The...
Feeling the Bern in Charleston - The Bernie Sanders Rally

Feeling the Bern in Charleston – The Bernie Sanders Rally

Aug. 22, 2015, 7 p.m., Charleston Convention Center. Rock music blared from speakers. Crowds cheered and waved signs. Couples danced together, laughing and smiling. What would appear to be a summer music festival was quite the opposite – this was the Bernie Sanders rally. Over 3,150 South Carolinians journeyed to North Charleston to get a...
Jet skis and basketball: A year in review with President McConnell

Jet skis and basketball: A year in review with President McConnell

  President Glenn McConnell jet skis in his free time and sees a bright future for the College of Charleston. Cistern Yard Media sat down with President McConnell to discuss his first year in office. CYM: You are an alum of the College of Charleston, how does it feel being back on campus? GM: Well...