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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 →
College Celebrates Native Americans and Their Histories

College Celebrates Native Americans and Their Histories

The College of Charleston’s Office of Multicultural Student Services & Programs celebrates Native American heritage for Cultural Recognition Week 2014.

12 November 2014 | 12:59 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 →
Berlin Wall Expert Reflects on 25th Anniversary of the Fall

Berlin Wall Expert Reflects on 25th Anniversary of the Fall

Senior German instructor Stephen Della Lana reflects on his experiences in Germany before, during and after the Wall fell 25 years ago on November 9, 1989.

6 November 2014 | 1:51 pm Read More →
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 →
“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 →
Blood Thirsty: Are Vampires Past Their Prime?

Blood Thirsty: Are Vampires Past Their Prime?

History professor Scott Poole just published the first biography on Vampira (Malia Nurmi). He explains vampires in pop culture and whether they have staying power.

8 September 2014 | 9:39 am Read More →
6 Fun Ways to Fill General Education Requirements This Fall

6 Fun Ways to Fill General Education Requirements This Fall

The College of Charleston offers many exciting options for students to fulfill their general education requirements in the fall 2014 semester!

21 August 2014 | 3:22 pm Read More →
Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Poetry Readings to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI

Beginning Aug. 21, 2014, and continuing each Thursday during class change from 12:05 p.m. to 12:15 p.m., faculty and staff will read a poem to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

18 August 2014 | 4:50 pm Read More →
Grade of Thrones: Monsters in Popular Culture and Academia with Scott Poole

Grade of Thrones: Monsters in Popular Culture and Academia with Scott Poole

Associate Professor of History Scott Poole speculates on Game of Thrones and monsters in popular culture.

12 June 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →