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8 06, 2010

Forums to focus on role of CSO – The Post and Courier

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To further that goal, the foundation, the College of Charleston and the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts announced Friday a series of public forums to "address the future of symphonic music in Charleston." A steering committee will be co-chaired by College of Charleston President George Benson and Blackbaud President Marc Chardon. The forums will

8 06, 2010

Call and Response – The Post and Courier

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The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston is showing the work of dancer-turned-artist Nick Cave and photographer Phyllis Galembo in a show titled "Call and Response." Galembo' is interested in ritual masquerade. Cave's "soundsuits" are derived from African traditions, but incorporate aspects of American culture. http://www.postandcourier.com/photos/galleries/2010/jun/06/call-and-response/

8 06, 2010

Senator Refers to Nikki Haley as ‘Raghead’ – WCIV

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College of Charleston School of Communications Professor and self proclaimed political junkie, Dr. Brian McGee says the mudslinging is surprising, especially during a primary. "It is really astonishing,” McGee said.  “This is a new low in this campaign. This elected official knows better than anybody who listened to what he said, knows that it is

8 06, 2010

SO INCLINED – Runner’s World

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Why does hill running hurt so much? In part, because it takes more work. "You have to recruit more muscle fibers to get yourself up the hill, which causes those muscles to fatigue faster," says Carwyn Sharp, Ph.D., assistant professor of exercise science at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Plus, when you're running

3 06, 2010

Off shore drilling in South Carolina shouldn’t be up for debate – Florence Morning News

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According to a Sept. 16, 2008 article in the Post and Courier, state legislators where discussing the prospect of off shore drilling. However, Mitchell Colgan, College of Charleston geology professor, who formerly worked in exploration research for Shell Oil Co. said “One of the best ways to think about it is this: There’s no onshore

1 06, 2010

‘Rhapsody in Blue’ – The Post and Courier

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The Charleston Jazz Orchestra knocked the roof off the Charleston Music Hall last week as pianist Tommy Gill's reconceptualization of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" received its world premiere, taking the en- tire second half of the concert. Conductor Charlton Singleton knew of Gill's fondness for this opus and that in 2002 he had performed

1 06, 2010

Ready to give back – The Post and Courier

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Welsh applied over a year ago, before she graduated in 2009 from the College of Charleston with degrees in English and anthropology. Her interest in joining the Peace Corps was piqued during an African studies course, her minor, when her professor invited a Peace Corps recruiter to speak to her class. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/may/31/ready-to-give-back/

1 06, 2010

Jewish arts fest turns 13 – The Post and Courier

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"A World of Jewish Culture at Piccolo Spoleto" reaches its bar mitzvah year. Launched in 1998 to honor the Jewish community's contributions to the arts, the annual celebration is hosted by the Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program at the College of Charleston in conjunction with the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the Office of Cultural Affairs and the

1 06, 2010

Tragedy still evident to return visitors – The Post and Courier

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Editor's Note: The Post and Courier has invited Julie R. Grier, a graduate of the College of Charleston Honors College and mental health worker with ties to Haiti, to write an occasional essay about her experiences there in the aftermath of January's earthquake. This is the second installment. Flying into Port-au-Prince last month, I was