Articles by Laurie Fogleman

Laurie Fogleman, a Freshman Communications major calls Norwood, North Carolina home. Aside from writing for CisternYard, Laurie is also on the Cross-Country and Track team for The College.

Guest Speakers Discuss Climate Change

Last Tuesday, February 12th, the Sustainability Literacy Institute held an event on campus entitled “Faith, Justice, and Global Warming: Discussing the Climate of Our Times.” Professor Todd LeVasseur welcomed and moderated the discussion between guest speakers Peterson Toscano and Corina Newsome. Toscano described himself as a “queer and quirky” individual from rural Pennsylvania, where evidence…


Are “YOU” a fan?

The new Lifetime show, or I guess I should say Netflix phenomenon, that everyone seems to be either raving about or hating on: You. You aired on Lifetime in early September of last year but just hit the streaming world at the end of Dec. 2018. Shortly after, Netflix subscribers were taking to Twitter, either consuming…


Ozark: a review

Season two of the Emmy-nominated, Netflix Original, Ozark, offered viewers an even closer look into the lives of the Byrde family. This new batch of ten episodes was released on Netflix at the end of August, but the craze and talk surrounding the show is still continuing. I personally just began watching season one just…


Fall Pickin’

  The word “fall” does not really register with many College of Charleston students. Eighty degree weather with high humidity levels in mid-October does not really scream “fall.” However, the city and surrounding areas are chalked full with fun, fall-festivities that students make sure to take advantage of each season. One of the most popular…


What’s your Tattoo Story?

Tattoo: an indelible mark or figure fixed upon the body by insertion of pigment under the skin or by production of scars– that is according to Merriam-Webster. But what does the word tattoo mean to you? Tattoos have entirely different meanings to every single individual. To those that actually made the chose to become “imprinted,”…


Folly Beach Sand and Sea Festival

Folly Beach hosted their annual Sand and Sea Festival last weekend, September 21-23. The weekend began with the traditional Miss Sea and Sand Pageant on Friday evening. The contest was based on age group, evening attire, hobbies, awards, extracurriculars and volunteer experiences. Females ages four and older and males ages seven and younger could enter…


Pups, Produce and People: A Day at the Charleston Farmers Market

Brewed coffee. Blended juices. Fresh produce. Handmade crafts. Friendly faces. And dogs — lots and lots of dogs. The hub of the city on a Saturday morning: the Charleston Farmers Market. Marion Square is centered between King and Meeting Streets. From April to November, each Saturday, the beautiful, six-acre green space becomes flooded with vendors and…

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