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Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

As the the reporter who broke the story about New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison’s investigation into the JFK assassination, Rosemary Powell James ’59 remembers some scary times in the Big Easy.

21 November 2014 | 10:58 am Read More →
Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

The College’s Architecture & Art History Club brings subjects to life in Charleston. Currently, they’re developing an educational curriculum for use in Charleston County schools.

20 November 2014 | 10:01 am Read More →
Find Out How a College Alumna’s Jeopardy! Appearance Went Viral

Find Out How a College Alumna’s Jeopardy! Appearance Went Viral

Alumna Elizabeth Williams ’01 credits the liberal arts education she received at the College of Charleston for helping her make it on to Jeopardy!

17 November 2014 | 10:05 am 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 →
The College Celebrates its Veterans

The College Celebrates its Veterans

There are many veterans among the College community, including Marine sniper Andrew Smith ’14. Smith left the College to join the Marines, then returned to school following a deployment in Afghanistan and a life-threatening injury.

11 November 2014 | 12:50 pm Read More →
Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Dave Owens, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of Biology, is closely involved with the South Carolina Aquarium’s work to rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles.

11 November 2014 | 11:15 am Read More →
Chucktown Squash Guest Speaker Defied Taliban to Play Squash in Pakistan

Chucktown Squash Guest Speaker Defied Taliban to Play Squash in Pakistan

Maria Toorpakai-Wazir spent much of her childhood in Pakistan disguised as a boy so she could pursue her passion for playing squash. She is the guest speaker for the inaugural Chucktown Talks on Nov. 12, 2014.

10 November 2014 | 5:02 pm Read More →
5 Things You Must Do at the College of Charleston Before You Graduate

5 Things You Must Do at the College of Charleston Before You Graduate

In honor of the release of the College of Charleston Traditions Book, here are 5 traditions and events you must uphold before graduation to call yourself a Cougar.

10 November 2014 | 3:09 pm Read More →