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17 06, 2010

Reflections on family, festivals and farewells – The Post and Courier

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One of the jazziest things I've seen in a while is an exhibition at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston, "Call and Response: Africa to America/The Art of Nick Cave and Phyllis Galembo." In partnership with the Spoleto Festival, curator Mark Sloan has mounted an eye-popping spectacle that goes to

17 06, 2010

Local energy experts give Obama high marks – The Post and Courier

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Mitchell Colgan, chairman of the Geology Department at the College of Charleston, said the president was right to change leadership at the Minerals Management Services, which oversees the oil industry's drilling efforts. For far too long, Colgan said, the MMS has been "too cozy" with the industry. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jun/16/local-energy-experts-give-obama-high-marks/  

17 06, 2010

Weddings – The Washington Post

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It was one of those nights that seemed somehow electrified. Even when she talks about it now, almost a decade later, Angele Douglas's face is overtaken by a faraway smile and her sentences become punctuated with contented sighs. In January 2001, the second semester of her freshman year at the College of Charleston, Douglas got

17 06, 2010

Caribbean culture –The Post and Courier

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The College of Charleston marks Caribbean-American Heritage Month with a program called "Synagogues and Solidarity: Jewish Connections Between the Caribbean and South Carolina," the first event in Charleston Carifest. The symposium will be held 6-9 p.m.Thursday at the college's Jewish Studies Center, 96 Wentworth St. The event is free and open to the public. The

17 06, 2010

Teachers from Southeast learn computing in SC – The State

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Teachers from across the Southeast are in South Carolina to learn about creative computing. About 40 high school teachers begin a three-day course Sunday at the College of Charleston. The program in the college's computer science department is supported by Google and provides teachers with relevant and fun ways to introduce students to computer science.

17 06, 2010

House Race Pits Black Republican Against Son of Strom Thurmond – Bloomberg Businessweek

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The district, which stretches along South Carolina’s coast, “is a Republican seat,” said Brian McGee, a professor with an expertise in political communication at the College of Charleston. No Democrat has held the seat since 1981. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-12/house-race-pits-black-republican-against-son-of-strom-thurmond.html  

17 06, 2010

Let it rain — on cistern – The Post and Courier

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When it rains, the College of Charleston hopes it pours -- right into its new cistern. The college unveiled an 1,100-gallon rainwater collection system Friday. David Joyner, of the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium, said the system is in part a throwback to the cistern that once occupied the school's main yard. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/jun/12/let-it-rain-on-cistern/  

17 06, 2010

Leading ladies – The Post and Courier

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Joy Vandervort-Cobb Joy Vandervort-Cobb, 49, can tell you the exact moment she realized that she wanted to be an actor. It occurred in the fourth grade. "I played Heidi," said Vandervort-Cobb, adding with a laugh, "yes, that one! I was on the Alps picking flowers for my grandfather, and I loved it. I did this

17 06, 2010

Pomp and Circumstance- Slate

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There's at least one college in the United States, the College of Charleston, that has never required robes at graduation. Instead, female students wear white dresses, and male students wear white dinner jackets during commencement. http://www.slate.com/id/2256753/  

17 06, 2010

Charleston: The Boston of the South – Blast Magazine

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Charleston also gives the Boston intellectuals a run for their money. Home to The College of Charleston (the 13th oldest university in the country), Charleston School of Law, Medical University of South Carolina, The Citadel (a military institution) and more, you’ll fit right in with that Harvard sweatshirt — even if it’s tied around your