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23 08, 2010

A path to self-discovery – The Post and Courier

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"I thought I would find something spiritual or essential in India, or that I would become a bohemian or live someone else's mystical dream. But to paraphrase (American author David Foster Wallace), 'Of course, you always end up becoming yourself,' " said Mwekali, who began her freshman year at the College of Charleston shortly after

23 08, 2010

S.C. jobless rate rises for first time in ’10 – The State

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"It means things are weaker than they appear," said Mark Witte, an economics professor at the College of Charleston. http://www.thestate.com/2010/08/21/1427118/sc-jobless-rate-rises-for-first.html#ixzz0xR5OXV46

23 08, 2010

Best Small State Schools- Parade Magazine

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CHARLESTON, S.C. -- “College of Charleston is very hot right now for good reason. Beautiful and in a chic setting, it offers good academics and is easier to get into than it ought to be.” “The campus itself is a piece of history located in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, and students studying historic

23 08, 2010

SC campus stages Georgestock for students – The State

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — It might not be three days of love and music, but it is a night where new students at one South Carolina campus can get accustomed to college life and returning students can see old friends. The College of Charleston stages its third annual Georgestock on Sunday evening. Thousands of students mingle

23 08, 2010

Journalist to teach at C of C – The Post and Courier

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Linda Gradstein, a journalist who reports for Public Radio International's The World, AOL News and Slate magazine, has been named the first Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston. She will join the Jewish Studies faculty for the fall semester. The visiting chair is meant to

17 08, 2010

Myrtle Beach area loans lumped into spiraling mortgage backed securities – The Sun News

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"Every time you think you've turned the corner, there's another risk factor looming out there," said Frank Hefner, director of the office of economic analysis at the College of Charleston. Buyers cash in on Grand Strand real estate A s the Grand Strand real estate market recovers from its collapse, what used to be the

17 08, 2010

Don’t let the bedbugs bite – The Post and Courier

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Some other protective measures, like the ones taken at the College of Charleston, make it harder for the bugs to get a foothold. Randy Beaver, the College of Charleston's director of environmental health and safety, says his office investigates a room whenever a student thinks he has bedbugs. In the three years he's been in

17 08, 2010

Looking for strong consumer spending? – The Press Of Atlantic City

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To put that in perspective, one's odds of winning the big prize are not much improved by actually buying a ticket, economist Doug Walker said. He is an associate professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Walker said some, but not all, state lotteries are faring better than other forms of gambling in

13 08, 2010

Does language matter? – The Post and Courier

By |2015-03-25T10:33:47-04:00August 13, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Does language matter? – The Post and Courier

This week, the National Council of Churches was scheduled to hold a symposium called "Language Matters" in Chicago. The meeting was inspired at least in part by the perception that "the use of gender-inclusive language throughout our NCC member communion churches has declined," the council noted in a news release last week. The news was

13 08, 2010

Variety of needs caused C of C’s tuition hike (op/ed) – The Post and Courier

By |2015-03-25T10:33:47-04:00August 13, 2010|Campus Life|Comments Off on Variety of needs caused C of C’s tuition hike (op/ed) – The Post and Courier

In recent days, there have been several media reports on the increase in tuition at South Carolina public universities, including the College of Charleston. We welcome public scrutiny and careful examination of our tuition policies. However, because some recent articles about the College have been incomplete, I am writing to set the record straight. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/aug/13/variety-of-needs-caused-c-of-cs-tuition-hike/