Jim Phillips ’73 had spent the past 40 years systematically collecting the world’s most important and significant maps and atlases pertaining to the moon – and now an exhibition called From the Moon: Mapping & Exploration was being held right down the road at his alma mater. It seemed like the perfect fit. Mark Sloan,
Charleston is a city of postcard-perfect places, perhaps no locale more so than the city’s historic market, anchored on one end by its replica of the Temple of the Wingless Victory. Each day, tourists line up across Meeting Street, cameras and smart phones in hand, clicking snapshot after snapshot of this iconic Greek-inspired structure, and
Each week, a handful of elite Charleston sommeliers gather in a downtown restaurant for a blind taste test. Each brings a cloaked bottle of wine and, in turn, pours it out of sight of his colleagues. The glasses are then delivered for consumption, and rounds of deductive tasting begin, with noses diving into glasses, palates
The glamorous glitz, the coy coquetry, the sultry suggestions: It’s all there. But when Pelham Spong ’06 emerges from the shadows, coming into the light to unfurl her feather fans, it’s the confidence that she reveals that’s most alluring. “I think it’s important to remind the audience that the sexiest thing a woman can be
Don’t let their smiles fool you. Two very fierce competitors with coaching pedigrees longer than a basketball court are bringing a new energy to TD Arena. Their brand of play may prove different than what we’ve seen in the past, but their goals remain the same: produce student-athletes who achieve success on and off the
Like a liberal arts education, the moon intrigues the scientific spirit and the artistic spirit in all of us. We asked the director and senior curator of the College’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art to talk about this perfect symbol of the “interdisciplinarity” of all knowledge and the inspiration behind one of the Halsey Institute’s
The preferred habitat of cougars may be mountain canyons with dense brush, but who says they can’t have a little fun at the beach? In April, the College competed in the inaugural Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships, held in Gulf Shores, Ala. They finished fourth in the team competition, and – in the individual pairs
For David Weiss '12, a mission to Mars is the ultimate goal.
This column by former CofC President George Benson originally appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of College of Charleston Magazine. Each year, Spoleto Festival USA draws tens of thousands of visitors to Charleston, brings priceless national and international exposure to our region, and provides a substantial boost to our economy. And what’s good for Charleston
For Watkins Little '09, one run and one photo would change everything.