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The Wicked, Woeful Time

The Wicked, Woeful Time

The girl with the green skin will forever be Elphaba in the hearts of many around the world. I, myself, …

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CIA Changes Are Due

CIA Changes Are Due

m4s0n501 Last week CIA Director John Brennan announced one of the largest sets of changes in the agency’s 67 year …

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From the US to the UK: Mickey Mouse and a Night of Nicotine

From the US to the UK: Mickey Mouse and a Night of Nicotine

“Oh, that’s Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse is everywhere in Paris,” the waiter explained to my boyfriend, Tyler, who came to …

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Abroad in Jordan: Place and Identity

Abroad in Jordan: Place and Identity

Palestine is everywhere in Jordan. The first ways it manifests itself to a newcomer are in the small, tangible things: …

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Summertime in the Chuck: A guide on surviving a summer in Charleston

Ah, it’s that wonderful time of the year again. Good ol’ summertime. For one reason or another, you’re staying in …

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How to catch your dream girl

A girl who knows she’s got it going on isn’t going to be easily moved by just another set of …

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Behind the Scenes: A day in the life of the Physical Plant and Grounds

Behind the Scenes: A day in the life of the Physical Plant and Grounds

The Physical Plant and Grounds Department at the College of Charleston are responsible for the maintenance of all non-Residence Buildings …

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A guide to music festivals

A guide to music festivals

When summer season approaches, all of my attention is directed toward music festivals. Anticipating the performances, saving up some money …

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25 Years of Charleston Crew

25 Years of Charleston Crew

With the city of Charleston still asleep, the College of Charleston crew team takes to its boats, launching them by …

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Starting from the bottom: Brett Gardner’s rise to stardom

Starting from the bottom: Brett Gardner’s rise to stardom

It was a tie ballgame in extra innings on a warm July night. Fifty-seven thousand fans were on their feet …

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

I started writing for CisternYard a little over three years ago. Some news stories here and there, but nothing too …

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Human Trafficking in the Lowcountry

Human Trafficking in the Lowcountry

What comes to mind when you hear the word “slavery?” If it’s an image of a dark skinned man plowing …

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