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Local comedy: Theatre 99 on Thursdays

Local comedy: Theatre 99 on Thursdays

  The midweek stress levels are skyrocketing as Thursday evening arrives. As the sun sinks into the skyline on your way home from class, potential for the evening is only beginning to rise. If you want to take a different spin on the night, try Theatre 99 for an improvisation show. Theatre 99 hosts improv...
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...
Rhapsody in Black: a celebration of black culture

Rhapsody in Black: a celebration of black culture

Black History Month originated as a week-long February event designed to encompass both Fredrick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays. Since then, the nation has declared the month of February as “Black History Month.” The idea came from historian Carter Woodsen in order to give African Americans the recognition they deserve. It has evolved into a celebration...
What's your position? Spirituality and sexuality

What’s your position? Spirituality and sexuality

Religion and sexuality– two topics that may not seem like they mesh very smoothly. However, at the College many religious organizations find ways to embrace those whose sexual differences may otherwise feel unwelcome. Every religious organization on campus, about 15, were contacted in hopes of talking to them about their stance on sexuality and same-sex...
Sustainable energy at the College in wake of the QEP

Sustainable energy at the College in wake of the QEP

Over the past year, the College of Charleston drafted, submitted and introduced a new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) centered around sustainability literacy. The QEP’s purpose is to solidify the College’s stance as an accredited institution. Now, in the latter stages of approval but before the program officially starts, the slow introduction into everyday life begins....
Charleston: there's an emoji for that

Charleston: there’s an emoji for that

You wake up with a pit in your stomach. With a jolt, you sit up as you remember it is Cougar game day. You grab your phone and try to find the right words to send to your friends. Luckily, the College has given you a way to express your emotion and pass on your...
I wanna dance with somebody: Dance Alliance offers former dancers an outlet for their passion

I wanna dance with somebody: Dance Alliance offers former dancers an outlet for their passion

Have you been dancing your whole life and now missing that creative outlet? Are you looking for a community to dance with? Do you want to express yourself in a new, different way? Dance Alliance, the College’s on-campus dance club caters to all these desires. Dance Alliance wants to facilitate a community of dancers who...
The Worn Wear College Tour: Patagonia and PLAN visit campus

The Worn Wear College Tour: Patagonia and PLAN visit campus

  This spring, Patagonia is packing up and heading on tour. Over the last few years Worn Wear has gone on several different national tours, however this year Patagonia’s mobile clothing repair shop is making stops exclusively at college campuses. The Worn Wear College Tour made its first of 21 stops at College of Charleston...
Heart bombing baby bucks: students spread the historic love

Heart bombing baby bucks: students spread the historic love

Older College of Charleston alumnae do not know 168 Calhoun St. to be the Starbucks, affectionately coined “baby bucks”, that current students have come to know. Those alumnae would know the building as the Goodie House, a once 24 hour, comfort food diner and student hot spot. In 1998 the building made the switch to...
Homecoming round up: a recap of the College's most spirited week

Homecoming round up: a recap of the College’s most spirited week

Homecoming is not a word usually associated with schools that have no football team. But with a basketball game and week of spirited events, the College’s annual Homecoming Week proved to be equal to any other university’s. The week kicked off Jan. 30 with an air hockey competition. The high energy continued the next day with a pep rally...
¡Relajarse! Tertulia es divertido.

¡Relajarse! Tertulia es divertido.

Spanish speakers only: Tertulia is in progress. With its wide selection of accredited teachers and versatile application to most career paths, Spanish has become one of the most popular second languages to take. College of Charleston has embraced this popularity, encouraging students to indulge in the language experience outside of the classroom. Tertulia offers an...
Tattoo Tuesday: heart on her sleeve

Tattoo Tuesday: heart on her sleeve

Tattoo culture is becoming more prominent each day at the College. Sometimes the freedom of adulthood, away from the eyes of watchful parents, inspires the ink. Other times, people permanently mark their bodies as a representations of the people or events that permanently marked their own lives. Whether it be the adrenaline or something more,...
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