“It has the largest concentrated Confederate burial ground in the area, but I don’t consider it a Confederate cemetery because 33,000 people are buried here over 160-plus years,” Beverly Donald, Magnolia Cemetery’s superintendent, said in an interview with Patrick Harwood, a communication professor at the College of Charleston. (Harwood posted the interview on his CofCMultimediareporting […]
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Darius Rucker, Cary Ann Hearst, Mark Bryan talk nuts and bolts of music industry at seminar
Three of those musicians – Darius Rucker and Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish fame, and Cary Ann Hearst of Shovels & Rope – took the stage at the College of Charleston’s Emmett Robinson Theater on Monday to talk about the songwriter’s craft and the nature of the music business.
Back to school without worrying about tuition
At the C of C, Dorinda Q. Harmon, director for Admissions for Special Enrollments, said you can actually earn a degree under the program if you like. However, most people are interested in taking a class or two. About 200-250 people take classes each semester at the college, so you will be in good company.
CofC sophomore establishes non-profit, collects 1500 presents for kids
When she was in high school, Emily Hoisington wanted to adopt a classroom, so the senior and some of her classmates adopted two. “I just really felt it in my heart that I just wanted to show these kids some love, and I thought what a better way to do it than at Christmas time.” […]
25 Reasons You Must Visit Charleston, South Carolina Immediately
There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This ain’t a resort town either, ya’ll– the city’s got a history as rich as a biscuit covered in gravy. After the summer crowds ebb, late fall is […]
Billion-year-old artifacts displayed at SC museum
Charleston has long been known for its history from colonial days to being besieged by the British during the Revolution and as the site where the Civil War began. Now visitors can glimpse much farther into the past.
Italian film festival to offer 13 movies, seminars, Q&A sessions
“Like past editions of the festival, this seventh one is open to everyone, not only students and faculty,” Giovanna De Luca, festival director and professor of Italian studies and cinema at the College of Charleston, said in a statement. “This year we selected movies that tackle specific social and ethical topics, such as the function […]
College of Charleston will help meet East Cooper’s needs
An article published in The Post and Courier on September 19th reported that officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant have made overtures to Francis Marion University in Florence to open a satellite campus east of the Cooper. This proposal is surprising to those of us who know that the College of Charleston — a […]
Artist Jonathan Green presents new rice culture series at Avery Research Center
Artist Jonathan Green will show new works at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, 125 Bull St., beginning Thursday. The series is called “Unenslaved: Rice Culture Painting by Jonathan Green,” and will remain on view in the Cox Gallery through Dec. 15. An opening reception is planned for […]
Jubilee Project celebrates freedom with variety of events
The Jubilee Project is an ongoing collaborative enterprise that celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of public education in South Carolina and other key events, both of 1863 and of the civil rights movement in 1963. The project spun off of the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World […]