Volunteer Opportunity

The Graduate Education Organization invites you to volunteer with their next outreach opportunity: On Saturday, April 27th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, the Graduate Education Organization (GEO) will be volunteering with Charleston Miracle League, a baseball league for adults and youth with mental or physical challenges.  Those interested should email cofc.geo@gmail.com or whitwortha@g.cofc.edu if they are planning on attending for more…

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Alumni Updates

Did you notice these Graduate Student Alumni updates in the Spring 2013 volume of the “College of Charleston Magazine”? Tricia Ory (M.S. ’97) is on the national board of directors for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She has completed six years of board service to Komen Charlotte and is the immediate past president…

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Weekend Wrap-Up Part 4

So how was your weekend? Did you spend it studying, enjoying a hobby, or snoozing in the rain? Personally, I did a little bit of each. Overall, it was a low-key weekend. I spend Friday night doing some housework and assignments for my graduate classes. On Saturday, I made the trek downtown, in the rain,…

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Weekend Wrap-Up Part 3

Just because it’s Tuesday, that doesn’t mean I forgot about the weekend wrap-up – it was just such a busy weekend! Have you done anything with Charleston Fashion Week? Officially, it starts today, but Marion Square was filled with tents and pre-event festivies this weekend. If you’ve done anything with it (or if you will…

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Weekend Wrap-Up Part 1

As promised, I’m posting a weekend wrap-up – a special segment for March. I guess it’s partially in honor of spring break and partially because March is that middle month of the semester. Around My House My weekend was filled with fun and excitement. That is, if you consider things like oil changes, taxes, and…

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Friday Art Walk

Ever wanted to participate in one of the French Quarter Art Walks? If you do, you are in luck. These are walks take place on the first Friday in March, May, October, and December. The first Friday in March just so happens to be this Friday, March 1st. Here’s what you need to know: Description:…

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Opening Tonight!

“On the Bum, Or the Next Train Through” The Basic Information Beginning tonight, the Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the quirky comedy “On the Bum, Or the Next Train Through,” by Neal Bell. The production will run Thursday, February 21st through Tuesday, February 26th. Curtain times are at 7:30 p.m.,…

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The Other V-Day

Valentine’s day might be on Thursday, but there’s another V-Day that seems more important to mention. What is the other V-Day? V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day promotes creative events (such as the Vagina Monologues, discussed below) to increase awareness, raise money and motivate existing anti-violence organizations. The fight to…

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Celebrate SEWE

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition Visit Marion Square (at the intersection of King Street and Calhoun Street) in Charleston, February 15th through the 17th, for some of the SEWE activities. Established in 1982, SEWE held the first event in 1983 which means that this is the 30th year that individuals have had the opportunity to visit SEWE. It…

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