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DJ Spotlight -- Flagship JP DeGross aka LiveFire

DJ Spotlight — Flagship JP DeGross aka LiveFire

As our only live-mixing Flagship DJ, JP has offered a whole new perspective to our station. His show, “The Electronic Hour,” showcases his sick DJing skills as he creates in-studio, exclusively for CisternYard Radio. We sat down with him for a few questions about himself and his thoughts on being a DJ. Say your name, where...
The Sottile tree ignites the College's Christmas spirit

The Sottile tree ignites the College’s Christmas spirit

Attention College of Charleston students: Christmas time is officially here. Let the sleigh bells ring, the “Elf” quotes commence, the “Rudolph” choruses grow stronger and the plethora of lights brighten your evenings. Lovers of Christmas come out into the open, for it is finally acceptable to start celebrating full force. The College has officially kicked...
Dec. 1: The Heat Miser rallies for the lead, but Snow Miser still battling

Dec. 1: The Heat Miser rallies for the lead, but Snow Miser still battling

It is December at last, that means the battles between the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser are officially underway. The two Misers duke it out every year, fighting during the weeks before Dec. 25 to try and claim the title belt on Christmas Day itself. Their’s is a battle to get the upper hand in...
Offensive woes cost Cougars

Offensive woes cost Cougars

The College of Charleston women’s basketball team fell to North Florida on Wednesday (Nov. 30) 60-47. North Florida got off to a quick start leading the Cougars 16-4, but the Cougars fought back and closed the deficit to four. However, the Cougars only managed to seven points in the second quarter and trailed North Florida...
Safe in the streets: the College's first SlutWalk

Safe in the streets: the College’s first SlutWalk

Students gathered in the Cistern Yard, making signs out of poster board and their own bodies as they prepared for the College of Charleston’s first “SlutWalk.” Phrases like “It’s a dress, not a yes” and “My tits, my choice” were written above bras and across cardboard as participants waited for the walk to commence. The...
The potential presidential cabinet

The potential presidential cabinet

Although president-elect Donald Trump’s political experience is hardly extensive, there’s no denying that his unorthodox approach has brought him success. In January he will be sworn in as the oldest president ever, and the second born in New York City. And while his policies have caused an uproar, perhaps his most controversial action yet has been his executive Cabinet...
The Trippintones' 10th anniversary performance: a ballad of friendship

The Trippintones’ 10th anniversary performance: a ballad of friendship

On Nov. 19,  past and current voices of College of Charleston’s A Capella group the Chucktown Trippintones echoed throughout Memminger Auditorium. The group blended voices from both current Trippintone members and alumni to perform an event showcasing the evolution of the group over the years. Being the first A Cappella group to find its way...
Special Spectators brings smiles to ill children

Special Spectators brings smiles to ill children

Pity—to feel sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering and misfortunes of others. Simply the sound of the word molds an ache in the pit of the stomach. Unsurprisingly, those who tend to be pitied have no desire to be associated with such an unsettling word. Take children for example. A child wants nothing more...
Honduran heritage in Charleston

Honduran heritage in Charleston

The incessant sound of chopping cuts through the quiet morning air. The aromas of tangy, spicy and sweet all mix together to form an array of savory, desirable sensations. This wonderment is coming from the most unlikely source: a small, weathered trailer situated in the abyss of grass and dirt. Its operator; a 17 year...
Facebook announces steps to fight fake news

Facebook announces steps to fight fake news

False information has been a reality of the Internet for as long as people have been logging online. With hoaxes like lonelygirl15 and Illuminati conspiracy theories, the web has fooled thousands across the globe. The problem persists to this day, plaguing social media sites with bots and conspiracy theories disguised as news. Facebook, in particular, fell...
Gnome Cafe: a tasty, animal-free option for all types of eaters

Gnome Cafe: a tasty, animal-free option for all types of eaters

Usually in cafes there is a sense of hustle and bustle that you attribute to background noise as you sit and drink your latte and enjoy a scone. Gnome Cafe has mastered the technique of creating an environment that is calm and relaxing, making any urgency created by other customers hardly noticeable. As soon as each...