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Brazil had a huge summer and it had nothing to do with the Olympics

Brazil had a huge summer and it had nothing to do with the Olympics

In 2009, Brazil was riding high. It was the newly selected site of the 2016 Olympic Games and its economy …

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Student Voices: Donald Trump is Destroying the Republican Party

Student Voices: Donald Trump is Destroying the Republican Party

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has created quite a debacle for the upcoming election, much less for the future of the …

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Sanders, Cruz Triumph in Last Week’s Primaries

Sanders, Cruz Triumph in Last Week’s Primaries

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican candidate Ted Cruz emerged victorious from the Wisconsin primaries last Tuesday, blocking Hillary Clinton and  Donald Trump …

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Off to the races!

Off to the races!

From magazine rankings to movies, most portrayals of Charleston seek to capture the city’s secluded gardens, flavorful cuisine and charming …

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Neo-Nazi Group Tramples Memorials in Brussels

Neo-Nazi Group Tramples Memorials in Brussels

On Sunday, a group of self-proclaimed fascists stampeded a memorial for the victims of the Brussels attacks. The far-right group invaded …

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South Carolina Senate passes refugee bill

South Carolina Senate passes refugee bill

On March 23, South Carolina’s state Senate passed a bill that sets limits for refugees coming into the state. The …

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This Week in Politics

This Week in Politics

Five key states (Ohio, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina and Missouri), hit the polls on Tuesday. Pres. Obama made a significant Supreme …

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Who Will Get the Nomination? The Answer is in the Math

Who Will Get the Nomination? The Answer is in the Math

The frenzy of town halls, panels and debates make it seem as if the general election is tomorrow, not eight …

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Congress Fights Closing of Gitmo

Congress Fights Closing of Gitmo

Mar. 3 – Last week, some members of Congress expressed vehement opposition to Pres. Obama’s proposal to close Guantanamo Bay and relocate …

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Shooting in Kansas Leaves Three Dead

Shooting in Kansas Leaves Three Dead

On Thursday evening, Cedric Larry Ford went on a shooting spree in Hesston, Kansas that left three dead and 14 …

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Clinton wins landslide victory in South Carolina

Clinton wins landslide victory in South Carolina

Hillary Clinton won South Carolina’s primary on Saturday with about 73 percent of the vote.

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Clinton responds to criminal justice criticism at Town Hall

Clinton responds to criminal justice criticism at Town Hall

“We are ready, we are ready, we are ready for Hillary,” the audience sung as they awaited Hillary Clinton’s appearance …

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Primary Breakdown: What Happened to Jeb?

Primary Breakdown: What Happened to Jeb?

Here, in late February, a quick Google search of almost anything related to American politics will yield a flood of …

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“Que Vivia Bernie”: Sanders Rallies Supporters Ahead of Primary

“Que Vivia Bernie”: Sanders Rallies Supporters Ahead of Primary

The minutes leading up to Bernie Sanders’ Town Hall meeting at Memminger Auditorium last Tuesday—the event that the Post and …

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Primary Breakdown: Trump Wins Big in South Carolina, Nevada Caucus Today

Primary Breakdown: Trump Wins Big in South Carolina, Nevada Caucus Today

Donald Trump emerged victorious from the South Carolina Republican Primary on Saturday by a large margin, edging out other GOP …

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Primary Breakdown: Ted Cruz Finishes 3rd, Endorsed by Mark Sanford

Primary Breakdown: Ted Cruz Finishes 3rd, Endorsed by Mark Sanford

Sen. Ted Cruz finished third in Saturday’s primary by a slim margin: less than one percent. Trump carried first place and Sen. …

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Trump Wins South Carolina; Bush Drops Out

Trump Wins South Carolina; Bush Drops Out

2/22/2016, 1:58 p.m. UPDATE: At the time of publication, the reported results placed Sen. Ted Cruz in second place and …

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Gov. Haley To Endorse Rubio Ahead of Saturday’s Primary

Gov. Haley To Endorse Rubio Ahead of Saturday’s Primary

The State reported earlier this afternoon that Gov. Haley will endorse Sen. Marco Rubio this evening ahead of Saturday’s Republican …

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George W. Bush boosts brother Jeb’s campaign in S.C.

George W. Bush boosts brother Jeb’s campaign in S.C.

On Monday night, George W. Bush returned to the site of his 2000 victory over John McCain in the South …

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Experts Examine the Economy at Campus Politico Forums

Experts Examine the Economy at Campus Politico Forums

On Thursday evening, The Bully Pulpit Series hosted two Politico Caucus forums in Alumni Hall. Coproduced by the Departments of …

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Downtown Charleston Gets Berned

Downtown Charleston Gets Berned

Supporters of Bernie Sanders took to the streets of downtown Charleston on Saturday afternoon to march and rally support ahead …

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Scalia’s Death Triggers Political Battle

Scalia’s Death Triggers Political Battle

Saturday, 7:05 p.m. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a resort in West Texas on Saturday. San Antonio …

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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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Poverty Playing a Role in Flint Water Scandal?

Poverty Playing a Role in Flint Water Scandal?

On Jan. 20 the College sent out an email to all students, warning them of “temporary steam power outage affecting a …

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Why Students Are Yearnin’ for a Bernin’

Why Students Are Yearnin’ for a Bernin’

With the beginning of the election cycle nearing, political analysts are beginning to predict who will win the early primaries. …

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The College Hosts S.C. Democratic Women’s Council Round Table

The College Hosts S.C. Democratic Women’s Council Round Table

Last Saturday afternoon, the day before the Democratic presidential debate, members of the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council, College of Charleston …

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Bully Pulpit Series Brings Mike Huckabee to Campus

Bully Pulpit Series Brings Mike Huckabee to Campus

The Bully Pulpit Series—a collaboration between the Communication and Political Science Departments—had its debut at the College of Charleston in …

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In Democratic Debate Sanders and Clinton Spar; O’Malley Gets No Airtime

In Democratic Debate Sanders and Clinton Spar; O’Malley Gets No Airtime

With about two weeks until voting begins in Iowa, Democratic presidential candidates Sec. Hillary Clinton, Gov. Bernie Sanders and Gov. …

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Clinton, Sanders and O’Malley Pitch Their Message to Southern Democrats

Clinton, Sanders and O’Malley Pitch Their Message to Southern Democrats

Saturday night, on the eve of the DNC debate, Democratic Party leaders from all levels of government gathered in Charleston, …

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Trump, Cruz Clash in Thursday’s GOP Debate

Trump, Cruz Clash in Thursday’s GOP Debate

It was another wild night for the GOP at Thursday’s debate in North Charleston, South Carolina. Candidates Donald Trump and …

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Fiorina, Santorum and Huckabee Debate Security, Leadership and Morality

Fiorina, Santorum and Huckabee Debate Security, Leadership and Morality

At 6:00 on Thursday evening, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, former Sen. Rick Santorum and former Gov. Mike Huckabee debated …

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Charleston Awaits Obama’s Last State of the Union and Candidate Invasion

Charleston Awaits Obama’s Last State of the Union and Candidate Invasion

As the nation prepares to hear President Obama deliver his final State of the Union address tonight at 9:00 p.m., …

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Charles Koch Foundation requests personal contact information of students at the College

Charles Koch Foundation requests personal contact information of students at the College

Recently, the Charles Koch Foundation requested College of Charleston student email addresses “preferably not ending in .edu” — of students …

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CNN campaign camper gives voice to we the students

CNN campaign camper gives voice to we the students

On Monday, the CNN campaign camper kicked off its second national tour as it parked outside of the College of …

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Marco Rubio speaks to the College about his 21st Century Strategy

Marco Rubio speaks to the College about his 21st Century Strategy

Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio spoke to a crowd of students and Charlestonians on Tuesday morning at Stern Center …

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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 …

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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 …

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In anticipated runoff, John Tecklenburg elected mayor

In anticipated runoff, John Tecklenburg elected mayor

On Tuesday, John Tecklenburg was elected Charleston’s next mayor. Tecklenburg trumped opponent Leon Stravrinakis in the runoff election with 57.5 …

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Berkeley County Council says no to Syrian refugees

Berkeley County Council says no to Syrian refugees

On Monday, the Berkeley County Council officially refused to admit Syrian refugees into their county under the Refugee Resettlement Program, …

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How is Trump a serious contender?

How is Trump a serious contender?

Let’s face it. Donald Trump is a serious contender to be the next President of the United States of America. …

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