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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 →
Palmetto Politics: Stephen Colbert’s last show is Thursday

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 Truthiness Concerning “The Colbert Report” and Young Voters

The Truthiness Concerning “The Colbert Report” and Young Voters

“The Colbert Report” ends it’s run on Thursday. See photos and video from Stephen Colbert’s campaign rally on campus, plus a political science professor explains the show’s impact.

15 December 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
More than 350 Students Receive Degrees in Winter Commencement Ceremony

More than 350 Students Receive Degrees in Winter Commencement Ceremony

Commencement speaker James McLawhorn urges graduates to “stay positive.”

13 December 2014 | 3:31 pm 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 →
Scoppe: At McConnell’s College of Charleston, a penny saved is a dollar for scholarships

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 →
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 →
North Charleston manufacturing sector still feeling the Boeing effect

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 →
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 →