Articles by Carson Schafer

Following in the footsteps of many great authors before her, Carson chose to begin her writing career with journalism. She's been writing news stories since high school and now writes for CisternYard News. She came to Charleston as a transfer after a two-year sojourn in the icy mountains of Utah and never looked back. She keeps busy by reading, playing video games and working at the Children's Museum as an expert in cardboard swords, dragons and pirate adventures. After graduation she will be setting off on her own pirate adventure, conquering the globe in her trusty VW van.


Run for SGA

All week long the Student Government Association is holding information sessions for students interested in running for office for the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates are required to attend one of the information sessions, held 7-8 p.m. in Stern 201 from Feb. 22 to Feb. 25 and on Feb. 29. Student Government representatives have the opportunity…


Art Matters Exhibit Explores Science and the Arts

For the eighth year in a row, the office of Academic Advising and Planning is celebrating the newest installment of “Art Matters” on the second floor of the Lightsey Center. This year, students from all departments submitted their art on the theme “Transcending the Ordinary: Exploring the Mysteries of Nature.” All 32 sculptures, paintings, drawings…

The College Cuts Back

In a late October meeting, the College of Charleston Board of Trustees approved a budget readjustment that will resolve a $1.25 million shortage caused by low registration numbers from students paying out-of-state tuition. “While our incoming freshman class represents the most South Carolina students in school history and our total number of undergraduate students is…


Record-breaking rainfall hits the state

In what Governor Nikki Haley called a “1000-year flood,” homes were destroyed and people left stranded by record-breaking floods. Heavy rain over the weekend forced 1,000 families to evacuate and killed 11 people across the state in the worst floods in a thousand years. On Friday, students rejoiced when classes were canceled, most remained untouched…

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