The eyes of the world were upon the College of Charleston and the Holy City this week, with a visit from former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in the lead up to a presidential debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center less than a mile from campus. But it wasn’t all politics. From students learning about making sustainable chocolate to Spirit Week, there’s been no shortage of Cougar pride!

A part of Spirit Week, students made stuffed animals at the Build A Friend Workshop at the Stern Center on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Photos by Mike Ledford

On January 15, 2021 Bernie Powers visited the International African American Museum building during it’s construction.  Photos by Mike Ledford

Jamie Harrison, a South Carolina candidate for the U.S. Senate, visited the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for a town hall event on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Photos by Heather Moran