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Bree Newsome speaks with CisternYard News

Bree Newsome speaks with CisternYard News

Confederate flags contrasted the clear blue sky over Charleston this weekend, raised to protest the upcoming visit of activist Bree Newsome. Newsome, who gained fame in 2015 for removing the Confederate flag in front of the statehouse, will speak at the College on Wednesday. Her lecture Tearing Hatred From the Sky will start at 7...
Man faces attempted murder charges of two Summerville police officers

Man faces attempted murder charges of two Summerville police officers

23-year-old Taylor Robert Johnson of Summerville has been charged with two accounts of attempted murder, the result of an ordeal that transpired on Feb. 1. Johnson also faces additional charges, according to Summerville Police Lt. Nick Santanna. According to the Post and Courier, Santanna testified in court that Johnson provided false information at a traffic stop at...
Trump bans entrance from seven majority-Muslim countries

Trump bans entrance from seven majority-Muslim countries

On Jan. 27, President Trump temporarily banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries via executive order. The order prevents Syrian refugees from entering the United States for 120 days and blocks entrance from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Refugees, students, visitors and green card holders were detained at airports across the country. Trump claimed that...
South Carolina falls in top 10 most dangerous states for online dating

South Carolina falls in top 10 most dangerous states for online dating

According to a new study by SafeWise and highspeedinternet.com published on Jan. 24, South Carolina ranks as the 6th most dangerous state in the country for online dating. The study determined which states were safest and most dangerous for online daters based on the FBI’s crime rates by state and the CDC’s reports of STD...
Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

On Tuesday, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. During the hearing, Haley announced her official position on the all-important issue of Russia, as she declared the Russians to be guilty of war crimes in Syria. In the hearing, Haley stated “Russia is trying...
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...
Update: Michael Slager and Dylann Roof trials

Update: Michael Slager and Dylann Roof trials

Michael Slager Slager is being tried for murder in the case of the death of Walter Scott. Last week, the prosecution recreated the crime scene for the jurors. On Thursday, the prosecution called one of its final witnesses Bill Williams, a crime-scene recreation expert, to testify. Williams used a tape measure to illustrate the distance between...
Stuck in traffic? Help is on the way

Stuck in traffic? Help is on the way

In a referendum question on their ballot, Charleston County voters approved a half cent increase in sales tax that will generate revenue to reduce traffic on major roads, improve public transportation and preserve more green space. Charleston is expanding rapidly. It has been called a “millennial magnet” because of the startling number of young adults that...
The one where they all get evacuated

The one where they all get evacuated

Where were you for the “Hurri-cation?” After devastating Haiti, Hurricane Matthew swept through the Southeast a week and a half ago. By the time the storm had arrived in the United States, it was a Category 3 hurricane, dropping in strength as time went on. We do not wish to make light of the very real...
ISIS Hacks CisternYard Radio Twitter Account

ISIS Hacks CisternYard Radio Twitter Account

Over the College’s spring break in March, CisternYard Radio’s own General Manager Meredith Wohl was shocked to discover that ISIS had hacked an inactive Twitter account associated with CYR. The cyber attack by the extreme Islamist group consisted of tweeting, at least once every minute, with ISIS propaganda and screenshots of a database listing U.S. Marine names,...
Boeing to Eliminate 4,000 Jobs by June

Boeing to Eliminate 4,000 Jobs by June

Boeing Commercial Airplanes has begun making large cuts to their workforce, as CEO Ray Conner announced a few weeks ago. According to Conner, Boeing plans on eliminating 4,000 jobs by June, which may only be half of the total cuts intended for this year. By the end of this down-scaling, the company expects to lay...

Left behind: South Carolina’s Corridor of Shame

A few days ago, I was waiting for my Political Science 101 class to start when a fellow student entered the room wearing a shirt that read:  “School sucks.” Our professor was appalled — and so was I. I am disappointed with the educational system of this country. Students don’t want to learn. Students don’t...
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