Cyberbullying Unmasked: How One Survivor Turned Digital Torment Into a Powerful Platform

Cyberbullying Unmasked: How One Survivor Turned Digital Torment Into a Powerful Platform

When Emily Torchiana first came to the College, she didn’t tell anybody about what’d she’d been through: the cyberbullying, the suicide attempts, the hospitalization. It was too personal. Now a mental health advocate speaking at national events and local schools, she’s telling her story to thousands of people at a time – and saving lives while she’s at it.

Meet Gumbo Taylor: Rock Geek, Fashionista and Entrepreneur

Meet Gumbo Taylor: Rock Geek, Fashionista and Entrepreneur

When geologist Gumbo Taylor ’14 launched GARB Designs two years ago, she didn’t mind if her business got off to a rocky start. Actually, that was the point of launching an accessory line featuring mineral-based patterns.

A Student’s Guide to Dining During Orientation

A Student’s Guide to Dining During Orientation

Students new to the College of Charleston can enjoy a number of top-notch restaurants just blocks from campus. Junior Ellie Thomson dishes on the best spots to try for a quick bite or a long lunch.

Professor Helps Devise New Technique to Diagnose Autism

Professor Helps Devise New Technique to Diagnose Autism

In an effort to better diagnose neurological disorders that include autism, computer science professor Brent Munsell has helped develop a new technique for analyzing images of the brain.

Summer Internships Send Students Into Taiwanese Forests, French Caves, and More

Summer Internships Send Students Into Taiwanese Forests, French Caves, and More

From the forests of Taiwan to corporate board rooms in Germany, College of Charleston students are pursuing amazing internships this summer.

John Cusack Battles Zombies to Save Alum in Latest Stephen King Flick

John Cusack Battles Zombies to Save Alum in Latest Stephen King Flick

Alumna Clark Sarullo ’06 appears opposite John Cusack in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s 2006 thriller ‘Cell.’ Sarullo’s path to Hollywood began with appearances in commercials and radio spots filmed and recorded in Charleston.

Martin Scholars Learn the Media Ropes, Hobnob in DC and NY

Martin Scholars Learn the Media Ropes, Hobnob in DC and NY

The new Martin Scholars Program was created to inspire future generations of leaders and mentors among outstanding communication students at the College of Charleston.

Charleston Named ‘World’s Best City’ By ‘Travel + Leisure’

Charleston Named ‘World’s Best City’ By ‘Travel + Leisure’

Polite people, historic landmarks, beautiful architecture, and a thriving arts and restaurant scene all contributed to Charleston’s latest accolade. It doesn’t hurt that Charleston is also home to an incredible downtown college.

8 New Clubs to Join This Fall

8 New Clubs to Join This Fall

With over 220 clubs and student organizations at the College of Charleston, you might think that there’s already something for everybody. However, creative and motivated students start dozens of new clubs every semester, hoping to fill the hours between class and late-night study sessions. Check out these clubs entering their first full year at the College with the Class of 2020.

CofC School of Business Students Do Business with Israel

CofC School of Business Students Do Business with Israel

School of Business students who participated in the spring 2016 “Doing Business with Israel” internship worked with Israeli companies to develop business plans. They also pitched their products to potential investors in a simulated exercise.