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“Even today, you can still go through the South, down little country roads and see mobile homes with mailboxes that say ‘Tara’ on them,” said Harlan Greene, the head of special collections at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library, in reference to the sprawling, idealized plantation the O’Hara family calls home in the film. Read […]
Worse, its fluffy “fur” is almost irresistible for young children to touch, and the fur is actually bristles of stinging spines. The bristles are so distinct the larva also is called the woolly slug. The sting is severe enough to have caused rashes and swelling among several children in Eastern states this month, according to […]
Ask College of Charleston students what it was about their campus visit that drew them to the school, and you might hear something like, “They had me at the Cistern.” Hollywood couldn’t conjure a more storybook backdrop for a Southern college than this grand grassy yard (named for the oval cistern at its center), shaded […]
“Political campaigns are incredibly organized,” said College of Charleston political scientist Jordan Ragusa. “I don’t think it’s an accident that Christie’s first stop is in Charleston, where he’s likely to find a higher volume of moderate Republicans.” Read more of the Post and Courier article
To hear Barney Holt tell it, the once isolated Dixie Plantation is poised to “explode” with students wandering the 881-acre Hollywood property. That follows a concerted effort by the College of Charleston to improve the plantation so that college and grade-school students can experience what Holt, director of property management for the College of Charleston […]
“Does he understand the consequences of his actions? That is a huge part of what we’re talking about,” said Denis Keyes, a College of Charleston special education professor who studies mental competency of suspects; he isn’t involved in the Hernandez case. If Hernandez behaves and thinks more like a child than an adult, Keyes said, […]
For decades, doctors have developed methods to diagnose how different types of cells and systems in the body are functioning. Now scientists have adapted an emerging biomedical technique to study the vast body of the ocean. In a paper published this week in the journal Science, scientists demonstrate that they can identify and measure proteins […]
Hosted by and benefitting the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Jones will return to the Emmett Robinson stage, where he once performed as a student. Read more of the Post and Courier story.
College of Charleston looks to admit top ten percent of local high schools to gain more diverse students
“We are hoping this initiative will provide greater access to all students but especially those who are traditionally disadvantaged,” said John Bello-Ogunu, Chief Diversity Officer at the College of Charleston. Read more of the WCBD story.
“Dogs are more a part of our culture than in the past and using a dog in an ad kind of humanizes and lets the voter into the family a little bit more,” said Gibbs Knotts, a political scientist at College of Charleston. Read more of the Associated Press story.