16 11, 2010

Film celebrates architect – The Post and Courier

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As part of the continuing Bluesphere environmental art initiative, the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston will present a free screening of the documentary feature "Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Cannon Park, Rutledge and Calhoun streets. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/nov/14/film-celebrates-architect/

16 11, 2010

College of Charleston team attends Quidditch Cup – AP

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A Quidditch team from the College of Charleston is joining teams from around the country at the International Quidditch Association World Cup. The event begins Saturday in New York City. Quidditch is the fictional game from the Harry Potter novels but teams of muggles - nonmagic folk - play a version at over 150 colleges

16 11, 2010

Author touts education – The Post and Courier

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Best-selling author Greg Mortenson emphasized on Thursday the importance of listening to elders, doing community service and educating children. Those were among the key points during his speech to thousands of local students, teachers and residents who packed the College of Charleston's Carolina First Arena. Read full article.

16 11, 2010

Why Do Pro Kickers Opt for Soccer Style? – Scientific American

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"The angled approach allows for greater use of hip momentum, which creates more rotational momentum—more angular momentum—in the foot," says William Barfield, a specialist in biomechanics and orthopedic science at the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina. More angular momentum creates greater foot speed, which delivers more force to the ball.

16 11, 2010

A Magical Sport – The Post and Courier

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College of Charleston student Keegan Smith and his roommate didn't have anything to do on a Wednesday night a few weeks ago, so they grabbed some broomsticks and joined other students in a Harry Potter-inspired game of Quidditch. "It was kind of a joke," the freshman said, "but it ended up being pretty awesome. I

16 11, 2010

Dems’ party ‘on life support’ – The Post and Courier

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Political research shows a lack of party competition can lead to decreased feelings by voters that their actions will influence government. And that can lead to lower participation and turnout, said Erin McAdams, an assistant political science professor at the College of Charleston. "Having a one-party state can become a cyclical process -- the more

16 11, 2010

SC Indian-Americans enthusiastic over Haley’s win – AP

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"While I'm sure people who are of Indian descent are very proud ... that doesn't translate to the interests of minorities in general," said College of Charleston professor Von Bakanic. http://www.thestate.com/2010/11/05/1547655/sc-indian-americans-enthusiastic.html#ixzz14hdBk4Ld