UPDATE: North Dakota Access Pipeline developers predict completion after Trump victory

President-elect Donald Trump’s victory has had a large impact on the future of the U.S. – the latest prediction for the country being the imminent completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline, despite the protest of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. In a statement issued Tuesday, Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas has confirmed that the work…


#Notmypresident protest in the Cistern

College of Charleston students gathered in the Cistern on Friday afternoon to voice their reactions to the results of Tuesday’s election. Protests against president-elect Donald Trump have flared up across the country in almost a dozen major cities. The #notmypresident movement has been criticized for episodes of violence and riot-like behavior.  The event on Friday, however, was peaceful and…


New sustainability literacy program for fall 2017

Every ten years, the College of Charleston submits a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commision on Colleges (SACSCOC) for reaccreditation. This organization assesses the educational quality of member institutions, before crediting them as a degree-granting establishment. Submissions for reaccreditation must include a QEP detailing their strategy to prove…


It’s not easy being green: The Office of Sustainability gets down to earth

Do you ever wonder where the apple you are eating came from? Or what would happen if you tried to go a week without producing any waste? The Office of Sustainability Internship Program’s mission for students is to improve sustainability at the College, develop skills and gain experience as a student and as a professional….


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…


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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