Articles by Kimbermarie Faircloth

KimberMarie Faircloth is a sophomore Archaeology and Anthropology major. Originally from North Carolina, KimberMarie found her way into the Lowcountry on a leap of faith and one she has not regretted since. From watching copious amounts of old shows and movies to studying about digging holes to aimlessly walking around Charleston for hours, she loves learning and trying new things. KimberMarie also has interests in forensic/medical Anthropology, bioarchaeology and the proper method to making the perfect cup of coffee.


Stephen Lesage: power-lifting astronaut

“So is it safe to say you don’t have a fear of heights?” “Not really—kind of…I’m more scared of going underwater.” Stephen Lesage, a senior here at the College, has been spotlighted recently in multiple articles about his impressive accomplishments with powerlifting. In 2015, a friend of Lesage’s became curious in powerlifting, Lesage joined along…


The invisible man: Just because you don’t have a home doesn’t mean you don’t have a place

New Environments, New Tools They are everywhere. Standing on the corners of streets. Lying on park benches. Sitting on the stoops of steps. Having a homeless community is not strange to urban cities—overpopulation in areas with skyrocketing housing prices can leave hundreds of people without a roof over their heads. Charleston is not immune to…


One80 Place launches Homeless Justice Project

Trespassing, drinking in public, shoplifting. Minor charges that for most just result in a fine. For some, however, the issue becomes much more than the fine; it is their reasons for trespassing, what led them to drinking in public, what they needed—and thus had to steal—that is the true issue. For many people experiencing homelessness, accumulated…


Martial Arts and MMA: Not all bloody knuckles and black eyes

Ronda Rousey, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women’s Bantamweight Champion, was born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck, depriving her of oxygen; she could not speak intelligibly until she was six. Holly Holm, daughter of a preacher and another former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, began her love of boxing during an Aerobics class,…


Prejudice: looking into the darker windows of our souls

Prejudice Noun An unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, sex, religion etc. A feeling of like or dislike for someone or something especially when it is not reasonable or logical Until the year 313 A.D., Christians were persecuted for being Christian. It was illegal to openly worship until the…

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