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28 06, 2010

Spirituality vs. religion – The Post and Courier

By |2015-03-25T10:36:00-04:00June 28, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Spirituality vs. religion – The Post and Courier

Worldview often defines individual's spirituality (op/ed) One of the great challenges in the study of world religions is the problem of terminology and basic concepts. It is far easier to define fundamental concepts within a single tradition, such as "religion" as defined within Christianity, as compared with defining that concept across multiple traditio Lee Irwin

25 06, 2010

Mortgage rates fall to historic lows – The Post and Courier

By |2015-03-25T10:36:00-04:00June 25, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Mortgage rates fall to historic lows – The Post and Courier

"Conceivably, there are a lot of good buying opportunities right now, but there's uncertainty and risk and a lot of reasons why people aren't jumping in," said College of Charleston economist Frank Hefner, who called the current interest rates "a lifetime opportunity." http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jun/25/mortgage-rates-fall-to-historic-lows/  

23 06, 2010

CofC analyst, professor weighs in on SC political climate, runoff races – WCSC

By |2015-03-25T10:36:00-04:00June 23, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on CofC analyst, professor weighs in on SC political climate, runoff races – WCSC

Election cycles rife with ambiguous, difficult-to-prove claims and damning personal attacks may make for good entertainment, but it fails to inform the voters, says a communications professor and political analyst from the College of Charleston. "I've never seen a primary season quite like this one where all the candidates are talking about marital infidelity with

23 06, 2010

Tim Scott, Black Republican, Nominated for House Seat – Bloomberg Businessweek

By |2015-03-25T10:36:00-04:00June 23, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Tim Scott, Black Republican, Nominated for House Seat – Bloomberg Businessweek

The district -- which stretches along South Carolina’s Coast and includes Fort Sumter, the site of the first military clash of the Civil War -- “is a Republican seat,” said Brian McGee, a professor at the College of Charleston with an expertise in political communication. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-22/tim-scott-black-republican-nominated-for-house-seat.html  

23 06, 2010

Supporters drafting Ketner to challenge DeMint and Alvin Greene – Charleston City Paper

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 23, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Supporters drafting Ketner to challenge DeMint and Alvin Greene – Charleston City Paper

"She did a very good job showing herself as an independent decision maker," says College of Charleston political science professor Jeri Cabot. "But it's such an uphill battle against DeMint." http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/supporters-drafting-ketner-to-challenge-demint-and-alvine-greene/Content?oid=2087340

22 06, 2010

Nikki Haley Withstands Whisper Campaign in S.C. – CBS News

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 22, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Nikki Haley Withstands Whisper Campaign in S.C. – CBS News

"I think the 49 1/2 -percent figure that Nikki Haley garnered is a pretty clear indication that the people of South Carolina want to focus on the key issues," said Romney, appearing with Haley at the College of Charleston Friday, a few feet from a marble plaque celebrating the education of the "sons and daughters"

22 06, 2010

Nikki Haley Poised To Be GOP Pick For S.C. Governor – NPR

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 22, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Nikki Haley Poised To Be GOP Pick For S.C. Governor – NPR

Cash says she's still undecided. But 53-year-old Mickey McGuire has no such worries. She had just seen Haley speak at the College of Charleston. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127940927

21 06, 2010

Despite obstacles, SC gov candidate’s star rises – AP

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 21, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Despite obstacles, SC gov candidate’s star rises – AP

"She has what people had hoped Sarah Palin had had," said Kendra Stewart, a College of Charleston political scientist. "I think people felt like Sarah Palin was lacking the substance but Nikki Haley actually has that substance." http://www.thestate.com/2010/06/17/1337551/despite-obstacles-sc-gov-candidates.html#ixzz0rE2dlD2S    

21 06, 2010

Haley campaigns with big GOP names – AP

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 21, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Haley campaigns with big GOP names – AP

About 100 people turned out at the College of Charleston as Haley appeared with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann, popular former first lady Jenny Sanford and primary opponent Henry McMaster, who this week endorsed Haley. One of the tricky things in a runoff is trying to determine where votes for the

21 06, 2010

Romney campaigns with gubernatorial hopeful Haley – WCSC

By |2015-03-25T10:36:01-04:00June 21, 2010|Campus Life, CofC In the News|Comments Off on Romney campaigns with gubernatorial hopeful Haley – WCSC

Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney came to the Holy City, supporting candidate for Governor Nikki Haley. They kicked off the last weekend of runoff election campaigning at the College of Charleston. http://www.live5news.com/Global/story.asp?S=12673336