Articles by Bridget Snydstrup


Collegiate Recovery Program welcomes students struggling with addiction

For students in recovery seeking a sense of support and community on campus, The College of Charleston has recently established a campus recovery program. The Collegiate Recovery Program’s mission is “to offer a director-led, student-organized, support-based program for students in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction.” The program has been in the works for a…


South Carolina falls in top 10 most dangerous states for online dating

According to a new study by SafeWise and published on Jan. 24, South Carolina ranks as the 6th most dangerous state in the country for online dating. The study determined which states were safest and most dangerous for online daters based on the FBI’s crime rates by state and the CDC’s reports of STD…


Inauguration of President Trump provokes protests and controversy

On Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America, commencing the peaceful transition of power from the Obama administration to his own. Trump’s inaugural address opened with  an attempt at unity while discussing the new agenda of America – to rebuild the divided nation, declaring “We the…


Seven College of Charleston students work with new fundraising app

Seven current College of Charleston students are working on the launch of a new fundraising app called Booster, which combines live streaming with monetary transactions, creating endless opportunities for individuals or organizations looking to raise money. Non-profit organizations, up and coming artists or musicians and individuals selling products are all potential users that can go…


Update: Michael Slager and Dylann Roof trials

Michael Slager Slager is being tried for murder in the case of the death of Walter Scott. Last week, the prosecution recreated the crime scene for the jurors. On Thursday, the prosecution called one of its final witnesses Bill Williams, a crime-scene recreation expert, to testify. Williams used a tape measure to illustrate the distance between…


Stuck in traffic? Help is on the way

In a referendum question on their ballot, Charleston County voters approved a half cent increase in sales tax that will generate revenue to reduce traffic on major roads, improve public transportation and preserve more green space. Charleston is expanding rapidly. It has been called a “millennial magnet” because of the startling number of young adults that…

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