Archive | September, 2010

Hispanic Heritage- Charleston Post and Courier

For the sixth consecutive year, the College of Charleston’s department of hispanic studies is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) with numerous activities. The School of Languages Cultures and World Affairs will host the showing of Hispanic movies Oct. 6 in Addlestone, Room 227. Tertulias, informal gatherings to practice conversational Spanish, will be held […]

Piano Series- Charleston Post and Courier

The School of the Arts at the College of Charleston has announced the 21st season of the International Piano Series. Season tickets for all five concerts are $80, and individual tickets are $20. Credit-card reservations can be obtained by calling 953-6575 or at College of Charleston students and those under 18 are admitted free. […]

College Fair- Charleton Post and Courier

Colleges from across the country will be represented at a college fair on Sept. 30 at the College of Charleston’s Carolina First Arena, 301 Meeting St., downtown. The S.C. Educational Opportunity Program will be open to all families and students at 8 p.m. Sept. 30. In addition to meeting representatives from universities, attendees will be […]

Haley well ahead in latest poll- The State

Mike Lee, a political scientist at the College of Charleston, said Sheheen has at least one reason to be worried. Sheheen had 40 percent support in a June Rasmussen survey, Lee points out, and he has dropped to 33 percent support at a time when an underdog candidate wants to see improvement.

Haley’s time fundraising for Lexington Medical Center raises questions- The State

Mike Lee, a political science and communications professor at the College of Charleston, said Haley does risk undermining her anti-establishment pitch. “Her ‘sweep out the bums’ message is potentially contradicted,” Lee said. But, he added, whether voters care depends on their view of Haley and who is accusing her of hypocrisy, and whether they are […]

Redistricting sure to protect GOP, black officials- Charleston Post and Courier

Erin McAdams, assistant political science professor at the College of Charleston, said Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature will fight to retain power but laws exist to protect minorities, specifically black lawmakers who are most often Democrats in South Carolina.

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