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Campus Chick-fil-a reopens after rat infestation

Campus Chick-fil-a reopens after rat infestation

Campus-wide email states issue is fixed, while Twitter tells a different story On Monday morning, The College of Charleston sent out a campus-wide email to inform the student body that the campus Chick-fil-a located under Joe E. Berry, Jr. Residence Hall would be reopening after closing last week due to issues with a rat infestation....
Where was President McConnell during the Ta-Nehisi Coates lecture?

Where was President McConnell during the Ta-Nehisi Coates lecture?

Last evening, Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke to a sold-out crowd in TD Arena about the criticality of race in America’s history and identity as a nation. Coates, one of America’s foremost intellectuals, has written several critically-acclaimed books about the Black experience in the United States. His essays for The Atlantic magazine, such as “My President Was...
BANGS Shoes: An entrepreneurial dream come true

BANGS Shoes: An entrepreneurial dream come true

BANGS is an interesting business concept, both in design and professional model. Modeled after the basic canvas sneaker of a Chinese worker, BANGS Shoes was created by Hannah Davis to aid entrepreneurs in over 60 countries. BANGS supports a range of businesses, from a mobile coffee shop in California that employs young minority women and...
Attention to prevention

Attention to prevention

Photos and design by Jaquan Leonard. Some women pop a tiny pill every day. Others go through a five minute procedure in a doctor’s office. Still more wear a patch, a ring, a diaphragm, or get a shot or implant. Each of these technologies aims to sidestep one of the most basic elements of human...
Let's talk about sex, baby

Let’s talk about sex, baby

LGBTQ: Misinformation and Misintpretation

LGBTQ: Misinformation and Misintpretation

The acronym of sexual identities continues to grow, but our understanding frequently lags far behind. Sexual orientation and gender identity are often conflated in popular representations. But those five short letters encompass a vast diversity of experiences, and the people who lived them are ready to speak. Sexual identities have never been constant. Since ancient...
Millennial monogamy: wrecked by the web?

Millennial monogamy: wrecked by the web?

In 1998, during the very first episode of HBO’s hit television show “Sex and the City,” Carrie Bradshaw opened with the declaration “Welcome to the age of un-innocence!” Her reference to Edith Wharton’s classic novel about love, scandal and infidelity, “The Age of Innocence”, made a clear statement about how much life and love had...
Pheromones: Myths uncovered

Pheromones: Myths uncovered

Photos by Jaquan Leonard and Natalie Sealover. Pheromones. We all have them. You have probably heard of them. But what are they? Can humans smell them? Do they affect us when we are talking to someone we find attractive? Are they the culprit behind your spontaneous hook-up last weekend? Pheromones have been discussed and speculated...
What does sexuality look like?

What does sexuality look like?

Society often avoids talking about issues that make us feel uncomfortable, especially sex. Although it is such a huge part of our lives, human sexuality is rarely discussed because it has the ability to cause controversy. Our opinions can often divide us from our friends, family and community at large. It can be simpler to...
Slut shaming or woman taming?

Slut shaming or woman taming?

When Teja Vyavahare approaches the table at Starbucks, there is just one thing to notice: her big-lettered “I Love Consensual Sex” T-shirt. Confidently, she sits down, unphased by the attention that accompanied her on the walk from Stern Center. This same attention accompanies her now, as people steal quick glances toward our table. It is...
Curb your appetite

Curb your appetite

Twenty years ago, admitting you met your significant other in a bar was taboo. Now, most couples who meet each other on dating apps seem embarrassed that they met with the superficial swipe of a finger.  The Pew Research Center found that 23 percent of Americans agree with the statement “people who use online dating...
Don't be a drag, just be a queen

Don’t be a drag, just be a queen

Imagine being able to be exactly who you wanted to be – to realize the alter ego inside, to succeed where you failed, to do exactly what you have always wanted. Doesn’t that world sound perfect? Such a reality seems purely fantasy – breaking the mold in the face of societal pressures to maintain face...
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