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5 Reasons Now is a Good Time to be a Horror Fan

5 Reasons Now is a Good Time to be a Horror Fan

History professor Scott Poole has written extensively on monsters, he’s appeared on the History Channel and just published a biography of Vampira. He explains why now is a good time to be a horror fan.

17 October 2014 | 12:36 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job: Director of Soccer Operations

I Want Your Job: Director of Soccer Operations

Erin Smith ’09 was a soccer standout at the College of Charleston and prospective professional. Now she gets players on the field for a U.S. Soccer Development Academy affiliated with the Colorado Rapids.

15 October 2014 | 12:54 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Students Explain the Importance of #BlackLivesMatter

College of Charleston Students Explain the Importance of #BlackLivesMatter

Students want their voice to be part of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. They’ve organized a discussion and film screening on campus that they hope will start a dialogue.

15 October 2014 | 9:32 am Read More →
“Jumaadi” and “Unknown Picassos” on View at Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

“Jumaadi” and “Unknown Picassos” on View at Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

“Jumaadi: forgive me not to miss you not” and “Unknown Picassos: Diurnes” will be on view at the Halsey Institute from October 18 – December 6, 2014.

14 October 2014 | 9:07 am Read More →
“The Good Soldiers” Author David Finkel to Speak on Campus as Part of The College Reads!

“The Good Soldiers” Author David Finkel to Speak on Campus as Part of The College Reads!

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter and author David Finkel will speak at the College of Charleston on October 14, 2014 at 7 p.m.

8 October 2014 | 9:50 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: Data Scientist

I Want Your Job: Data Scientist

In the year since Matt Mazzarell ’13 graduated from the College, he has helped to increase the effectiveness of MRI machines and developed a way to predict the failure of computer hard drives. Not a bad year.

8 October 2014 | 8:47 am Read More →
Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →
College to Offer South Carolina’s First Major in Supply Chain Management

College to Offer South Carolina’s First Major in Supply Chain Management

The goal with of new major is to develop the knowledge, skills, and industry partnerships to meet the needs of expanding manufacturing and information services companies in our region and across the U.S.

6 October 2014 | 9:09 am Read More →
Diversity Week Focuses on “Making Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice a Reality”

Diversity Week Focuses on “Making Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice a Reality”

The annual Diversity Week celebration is from now through October 10 and includes events with social journalist Sonia Nazario and activist Kevin Powell.

6 October 2014 | 9:03 am Read More →