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Baseball Adds 15-Member Signing Class

Baseball Adds 15-Member Signing Class

Coach Monte Lee says new baseball class will make an immediate impact and build upon the program’s already-rich success.

25 November 2014 | 12:36 pm Read More →
Thousands of SC immigrants could benefit from immigration overhaul

Thousands of SC immigrants could benefit from immigration overhaul

“Diversity is something that works both ways,” said Dr. Andrew Sobiesuo, Associate Provost for College of Charleston Center for International Education. Sobiesuo says these children could help diversify schools. Read more of the WCSC-TV story.

24 November 2014 | 11:17 am Read More →
The Journey Ends: Volleyball Falls to Hofstra in CAA Title Match

The Journey Ends: Volleyball Falls to Hofstra in CAA Title Match

Cougars finish the season with a 23-10 overall record.

24 November 2014 | 10:54 am Read More →
Where in the World Is the Berlin Wall?

Where in the World Is the Berlin Wall?

Stephen Della Lana, an instructor at the College of Charleston’s Department of German and Slavic Studies who lived in Germany from 1989 until 1994, says he has chunks of the wall as well. “In 1990 when I went,” Della Lana tellsNewsweek, “there were holes in the wall. It was like Swiss cheese.” Read more of […]

21 November 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

The exhibit “Evolution of Whales” chronicles how whales and their cousins, including dolphins and porpoises, descended from land-dwelling creatures. It opened this weekend at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History at the College of Charleston. Read more of the Associated Press story.

21 November 2014 | 2:37 pm Read More →
Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

The exhibit likely contains the highest density of fossil cetaceans on display anywhere in the world. The museum is free and open to the public.

12 November 2014 | 8:55 am Read More →
Peschiera Crowned ICSA Singlehanded National Champion

Peschiera Crowned ICSA Singlehanded National Champion

Stefano Peschiera is one of three current College of Charleston sailors currently campaigning for an Olympic bid for The Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil in 2016.

11 November 2014 | 12:58 pm Read More →
Controversial racial exit polling question used in Charleston

Controversial racial exit polling question used in Charleston

College of Charleston history professor Bernard Powers, who is African-American, said there is a legitimacy in data collection that goes with asking the same type of question over long periods of time, since it helps in comparing attitudes. Read more of the Post and Courier story.

10 November 2014 | 11:06 am Read More →
Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

College opens the regular-season at Furman on Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.

10 November 2014 | 11:03 am Read More →
C of C launches $125 million campaign

C of C launches $125 million campaign

The College of Charleston launched the public phase of its comprehensive campaign, BOUNDLESS: The Campaign for the College of Charleston. Read more of The State story.

10 November 2014 | 10:53 am Read More →