Articles by Kate Power


Nourish International’s Catwalk for a Cause: Modeling and Champagne for the Greater Good

Where can you watch models, drink champagne and help to solve world poverty at the same time? Nourish International’s Catwalk for a Cause—that is where. Nourish International, the College’s student-run organization that fights poverty, is putting on its first fashion show. The show is sponsored by Belk and presented by Tabbuli Grill. Student models will…


The 4th Wave: Coffee Culture in Charleston

It’s a movement. Call it hipster, generational, a newfound awareness. Whatever label you choose to apply to the recent surge in independent coffee culture popularity will probably fit. The creative, alternative lifestyles of an inventive and inspired generation have influenced the demand for places that reflect these very attributes. We want modern. We want fresh….


Rucker sings the sun down and pumps the crowd up with his passionate hometown pride

Charleston native and renowned country music phenom Darius Rucker surprised us all with this cryptic tweet on Tuesday afternoon: “Can’t leave y’all hanging any longer. I’m taping a #CMTInstantJam TOMORROW night in Charleston! Want to be there? Details at 9 a.m. tomorrow.” Wait, what? Within 30 hours, Rucker was onstage at The Windjammer on Isle…


Delicious, decadent and divine: Dessert Downtown

As a staff, we decided it was of utmost importance to bring food writing back into our magazine. Everyone loves food. More specifically – everyone loves dessert. What at first seemed like a daunting task, reviewing dessert in downtown Charleston, became significantly more conquerable when each member of the staff submitted their favorite dessert destination,…


Lowcountry Street Grocery: Mobilizing food in a revolutionary way

Kate DeWitt and Lindsey Barrow, two College of Charleston graduates, are taking massive strides in the Charleston community to aid the staggering number of people who lack access to fresh, healthy and affordable food. DeWitt and Barrow asked themselves: “How can we take what is working in our local food system, and use that to address this…

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