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Nourish yourself at Huriyali Gardens

Nourish yourself at Huriyali Gardens

The word Huriyali, translated from Hindi, is used to describe a lush green space – think rainforests or botanical gardens. …

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Pedal for the paycheck

Pedal for the paycheck

Peddicabbers sculpt their calves one tourist at a time. It is late enough for the streets to be empty. Wedged …

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More than Mannequins

More than Mannequins

One minute she is dyeing an old wedding dress blue for “The Secret Garden,” the next, she is sifting through …

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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 …

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Chi Omega presents Work it For Wishes

Chi Omega presents Work it For Wishes

As junior Haley Royer stood up to start the show, she took a moment to examine the crowd. After six …

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Summer 2016 in Music Festivals

Summer 2016 in Music Festivals

  Everyone has seen or heard of Coachella, the spring music festival that invades social media for a week every year. Photos …

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Finding your “Gay Card” at the College: The World Premiere

Finding your “Gay Card” at the College: The World Premiere

Rainbow posters advertising the world premiere were seen across campus for weeks. The name on the poster itself was enough of …

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Big Gigantic at Music Farm: A Show Review

Big Gigantic at Music Farm: A Show Review

Walking into the Big Gigantic concert blind, I was greeted by a sold out venue with a collection of glow …

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Nourish International’s Catwalk for a Cause: Modeling and Champagne for the Greater Good

Nourish International’s Catwalk for a Cause: Modeling and Champagne for the Greater Good

Where can you watch models, drink champagne and help to solve world poverty at the same time? Nourish International’s Catwalk …

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Sustainability: Conserving Energy and Culture

Sustainability: Conserving Energy and Culture

Society draws a thick line between nature and humans, separating two entities that are one and the same. This line should …

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Waka Flocka at the Music Farm: A Show Review

Waka Flocka at the Music Farm: A Show Review

Tickets sold out, venue packed, Waka Flocka made his appearance at Music Farm around three hours after the concert began. Running …

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The art of soul searching: Where to discover yourself in Charleston

The art of soul searching: Where to discover yourself in Charleston

“But as the days go by, in this gray world outside, days grow on colorful trees…in my secret place. In …

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Prejudice: looking into the darker windows of our souls

Prejudice: looking into the darker windows of our souls

Prejudice Noun An unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, sex, religion etc. A feeling …

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Storytellling through craft

Storytellling through craft

Charleston is a particularly creative, art-focused city and for some students at the College, crafting is a way of life. CisternYard …

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Finding their own beat

Finding their own beat

Charleston abounds with local artists of all sorts: visual, decorative, performing. You name it and the odds are Charleston has …

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A Collaboration of Cultures at the College’s World Cultures Fair

A Collaboration of Cultures at the College’s World Cultures Fair

From Arabic dancers to belly dancers, over 45 different booths will come together March 31 at the eighth annual World …

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Sailing full STEAM ahead

Sailing full STEAM ahead

Nothing beats the sound of the waves breaking, the wind howling and the water flowing peacefully as it skims off …

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“Crazyhorse”: Fifteen years of life at the College

“Crazyhorse”: Fifteen years of life at the College

You have seen the crazy cover. Or perhaps you have heard the title thrown around the English department. Or just …

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From the soil up: How one man is changing the landscape of Park Circle

From the soil up: How one man is changing the landscape of Park Circle

“You can just follow me around while I work and we can talk, if that’s okay,” Chris Miller said, between …

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In the Mix presents musical revolutionary Vlado Meller

In the Mix presents musical revolutionary Vlado Meller

Mark Bryan, the lead guitarist for Hootie and the Blowfish, adjunct professor at the College and moderator of the In …

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Savannah Stopover Superlatives

Savannah Stopover Superlatives

The sixth annual Savannah Stopover Music Festival took place in Savannah, Ga. on March 10-12, 2016. With Savannah Stopover wrapped …

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Charleston Music Hall presents George Winston: World famous solo pianist

Charleston Music Hall presents George Winston: World famous solo pianist

George Winston is one of the most recognized solo pianists in the world. This Saturday, he will perform at Charleston …

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Challenging greek life stereotypes on campus: Kappa Alpha blood drive

Challenging greek life stereotypes on campus: Kappa Alpha blood drive

In a freshly born, new annual partnership, the Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Alpha teamed up with the American Red Cross …

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Buku Music & Arts Festival Preview: Crescendo & DJ Slothbox Weigh In

Buku Music & Arts Festival Preview: Crescendo & DJ Slothbox Weigh In

New Orleans is no stranger to colorful festivals and districts full of sound. This lively environment provides the perfect backdrop …

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Get to know Update Collective and their desire to change Charleston’s music scene

Get to know Update Collective and their desire to change Charleston’s music scene

You may have read about rapper and College of Charleston student Julian Harrell, in the Oct. 2014 issue of The …

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Savannah Stopover Preview: Beside the Point’s Most Anticipated Acts

Savannah Stopover Preview: Beside the Point’s Most Anticipated Acts

Savannah Stopover, often thought of as a springboard or a pit stop for artists on their way south for spring …

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The Theatre and Music Departments team up for a classic: The Secret Garden

The Theatre and Music Departments team up for a classic: The Secret Garden

The lights illuminate spirits in blue 1900-era dresses and jackets swaying to the haunting melody of Laura Owen. She sings to …

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Junior Jackson Hamilton shares his journey through autism

Junior Jackson Hamilton shares his journey through autism

In his senior year at Wando High school, William Jackson Hamilton VI was nominated for homecoming king. Hamilton wondered why he, …

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‘You pick two’ lovers rejoice: Panera is officially open downtown

‘You pick two’ lovers rejoice: Panera is officially open downtown

Rumors of Panera coming downtown began to fly as soon as the empty space on Calhoun was purchased. Everyone walking down …

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Tattoo Tuesday: The Razor and the Rose

Tattoo Tuesday: The Razor and the Rose

Kids here in Charleston are itching to get inked. Sophomore Liam Hodges hit the tattoo parlor recently, scratching his itch …

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Students learn suffering, self-sufficiency

Students learn suffering, self-sufficiency

Do you know the struggle? Sources say it can be real. Across the United States, there is a group of …

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Marty’s Place Introduces Diversity to On-Campus Dining

Marty’s Place Introduces Diversity to On-Campus Dining

As I bite into my Napoleon Burger, only one word comes to mind: satisfaction. The portabella mushroom-quinoa combo replaces what …

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Keep an eye out for the College’s newest (and oldest) student: Bucky the T. Rex

Keep an eye out for the College’s newest (and oldest) student: Bucky the T. Rex

We have a new transfer student this semester at the College. He spends the majority of his time in the School …

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The 12 Days of … Nothing Special, Really

The 12 Days of … Nothing Special, Really

The holidays are approaching again and every year they seem to come earlier. Christmas decorations emerge before Halloween even rears …

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No Place Like Home: Bringing awareness to hunger and homelessness

No Place Like Home: Bringing awareness to hunger and homelessness

’Tis the beginning of that magical time of the year: the holiday season. The season of spending time with loved …

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The College Cuts Back

In a late October meeting, the College of Charleston Board of Trustees approved a budget readjustment that will resolve a …

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Turkey Alternatives: Thanksgiving across the country

Every year it’s the same routine. For most of us, we crowd around a table decked out with a Butterball …

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Hey, Ms. Judy!

Hey, Ms. Judy!

Judith Riser sits at the front desk of Liberty Dining Hall every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:45 a.m. …

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Charleston’s Pop-up Art Scene

Charleston’s Pop-up Art Scene

On the Waiting Room Facebook page, Charleston’s pop-up art gallery is described simply as “an informal pop up gallery for …

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