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Top 10 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

Top 10 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

John Bruns, director of the College of Charleston’s Film Studies Program, ranks his favorite Top 10 Christmas movies, and explains why they’re so great.

17 December 2014 | 9:23 am Read More →
Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

In need of a steamy page-turner? A number of College alumni and employees are among the hottest romance writers in America.

15 December 2014 | 11:44 am Read More →
First Class of College of Charleston Market Process Scholars Announced

First Class of College of Charleston Market Process Scholars Announced

The College of Charleston announced the first class of Market Process Scholars, three students recognized for exceptional academics and interest in economics.

11 December 2014 | 4:40 pm Read More →
A Live Version of Pac-Man is Now a Reality Thanks to Professors and Local Elementary Students

A Live Version of Pac-Man is Now a Reality Thanks to Professors and Local Elementary Students

The TECHFIT Showcase features exergames created by local elementary students with the help of College of Charleston professors and a $1.2 million NSF grant.

10 December 2014 | 9:25 am Read More →

Athletics

Men’s Tennis Announces 2015 Schedule

Men’s Tennis Announces 2015 Schedule

Schedule includes four teams who finished the 2014 spring season ranked in the top-50 of the ITA rankings.

19 December 2014 | 12:08 pm Read More →
Cougar Trail Kicks Off With Pre-Game Reception at Charlotte

Cougar Trail Kicks Off With Pre-Game Reception at Charlotte

This is a chance to meet local alumni chapter leaders and get an inside look into Boundless, the College of Charleston’s Comprehensive Campaign.

15 December 2014 | 10:58 am Read More →
Cougars Medal at Central American and Caribbean Games

Cougars Medal at Central American and Caribbean Games

Held every four years, the Games are one of the most important sports events in the Central American and Caribbean region.

9 December 2014 | 11:17 am Read More →
Grant To Be Honored at Stall High School With Jersey Retirement Ceremony

Grant To Be Honored at Stall High School With Jersey Retirement Ceremony

Earl Grant was a two-sport athlete in football and basketball for the Warriors from 1992-96.

5 December 2014 | 10:54 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Why Professor Reba Parker Says Peace is a Verb

Why Professor Reba Parker Says Peace is a Verb

The idea of peace on Earth can be just that – an idea you write off among more pressing priorities. But to Professor Reba Parker, peace is something else entirely.

17 December 2014 | 3:30 pm Read More →
Robert Taylor Dishes Out Sound Tradition with His Musical Mastery

Robert Taylor Dishes Out Sound Tradition with His Musical Mastery

Likening pop music to Applebee’s food and folk music to a recipe that’s been passed down from generation to generation, music professor Robert Taylor cooks up delectable performances.

11 December 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
Professor says NCAA Should Rethink Football Playoff System

Professor says NCAA Should Rethink Football Playoff System

Communication professor Vince Benigni says NCAA should look at a six-team playoff to find a true national champion team.

8 December 2014 | 3:09 pm Read More →
Sociologist Discusses Gonzo Journalism, Gardening, and the Name Brittany

Sociologist Discusses Gonzo Journalism, Gardening, and the Name Brittany

No matter what your major is, sociology professor Tracy Burkett says all students should understand the connections between individuals, groups and society.

2 December 2014 | 10:12 am Read More →

Featured Events

Former NCAA President Benjamin Jealous to Speak at the College on Jan. 15, 2015

Former NCAA President Benjamin Jealous to Speak at the College on Jan. 15, 2015

Held in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jealous’ talk takes place at 7 p.m. in Sottile Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

19 December 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
Tenth Annual Chanukah in the Square

Tenth Annual Chanukah in the Square

The College’s Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program partners with community organizations to host the 10th-annual Chanukah in the Square event Dec 21, 2014.

15 December 2014 | 4:30 pm Read More →
Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

The exhibition, “Sweetgrass: A Living Legacy of Family and Community,” features baskets made by various African and African American artists in the 20th and 21st centuries.

11 December 2014 | 4:26 pm Read More →
“A Celtic Christmas” Still Going Strong

“A Celtic Christmas” Still Going Strong

College of Charleston music professor Robert Taylor and his wife, Mary, direct the very popular performance of A Celtic Christmas. This year’s show is a 7:30 p.m. on December 15, 2014.

8 December 2014 | 9:15 am Read More →

IN THE NEWS

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Palmetto Politics: Stephen Colbert’s last show is Thursday

Besides being downright hilarious, Colbert’s exit will leave a vacuum for young people searching for alternative political news, says Jordan Ragusa, a political scientist at the College of Charleston. “Frankly, politics is absurd,” Ragusa said. “And sometimes the best way to combat absurdity is with more absurdity. But also satire has a way of cutting […]

15 December 2014 | 10:42 am Read More →
The State

Scoppe: At McConnell’s College of Charleston, a penny saved is a dollar for scholarships

GLENN McCONNELL, still not that far removed from being arguably the most powerful person in state government, has dropped by to assure me that he is not building a new empire for himself at the College of Charleston. Read more of The State story.

8 December 2014 | 3:12 pm Read More →
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North Charleston manufacturing sector still feeling the Boeing effect

“Boeing, clearly, that’s a big step up in terms of people working in manufacturing,” said Frank Hefner, an economist at the College of Charleston. “It puts the area on the radar in terms of site location.” Read more of the Post and Courier story.

5 December 2014 | 10:56 am Read More →