A tradition abandoned in 1969, the oratorical contest is back at the College of Charleston due to the efforts of junior Tanner Crunnelle. Crunnelle was inspired by a speech said by Francis “Frank” Sturcken in 1951 called the “The Liquid South.” At that time, the College became a private institution in order to avoid desegregation….
You think society’s expectations of women and men are unfair and misguided, but you shrink away and cringe when I say I am a feminist. This f-word, I have found, has come to be a monster under the bed for many. People are afraid to use the very word that represents the ideals they value….