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How A Smash Musical Fueled One College's Gay Rights Debate

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., April 20 (Reuters) - Students at a South Carolina public university are snapping up tickets to the...

These College Budget Cuts Risk Violating The First Amendment

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.19.2014 | College

Ten groups that care about free speech sent a letter Tuesday to South Carolina state senators warning that a bill to cut public college funding based ...

State Legislators Use Budget Cuts To Punish Colleges Assigning LGBT Books

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

South Carolina’s House Ways and Means Committee voted 20-1 on Thursday in favor of a 2014-15 budget that cuts funding from two colleges in the state...

Groundhog Day and Darwin Day: My Favorite Holidays

Herb Silverman | Posted 04.19.2014 | Religion
Herb Silverman

I would not want schools to close for Darwin Day. Instead, I'd like to see it become a day for students to study and explore the great scientific discoveries that spring from Darwin's work.

Full Court Press: College of Charleston Women's Basketball Takes on Cancer

Mikaela Hopkins | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Mikaela Hopkins

As a 20-year-old center on the College of Charleston women's basketball team, I -- like most young adults my age -- thought cancer was something that only affects other people. Not me, not my loved ones. But when a close friend was stricken with leukemia, all of that changed.

25 Reasons Y'all MUST Come To Charleston

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel

There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-s...

'The Governments Had Better Get Out of the Way'

Annelle Sheline | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Annelle Sheline

A video dialogue took place between American students at the College of Charleston, and Egyptian students, primarily from the American University in Cairo. Discussion centered on the students' experiences of the Arab Spring, as well as Egypt's on-going political transition.

South Carolina: An Embarrassment of Riches?

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

During my first semester at the College of Charleston 15 years ago, I was teaching a journalism writing course where I gave weekly current-events quiz...

South Carolina Students Seeking Candidate Who Cares

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

The last week and a half have provided a lesson in politics for College of Charleston students not found in any classroom. Most of the students interviewed say they have been paying attention to the GOP presidential candidates. But while students say they're paying attention to the presidential campaign, they don't know if the candidates are paying attention to them.

The PREPPIEST Schools Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 09.09.2011 | College

Once upon a time, the prep was a variation of a traditionalist, East Coast-born, equestrian-riding, upper class WASP that attended a northeastern priv...