Tagged glenn mcconnell


Charleston Implements New Parking Ordinance

Several College of Charleston students were alarmed over winter break when the Charleston City Council proposed to bolster parking restrictions downtown. The new ordinance originally proposed that those seeking parking passes would require a valid S.C. driver’s license with an address that matched their rented property, and that their vehicle be registered in S.C. This…


Glenn McConnell responds to Charlottesville Rally and local “flagging” event

Following the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 11-12, College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell sent out two emails to the student body addressing the issue and the College’s future stance. What did the first email say? McConnell condemned the beliefs of neo-Nazi hate groups and white supremacists The College offered condolences to victims…


Where was President McConnell during the Ta-Nehisi Coates lecture?

Last evening, Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke to a sold-out crowd in TD Arena about the criticality of race in America’s history and identity as a nation. Coates, one of America’s foremost intellectuals, has written several critically-acclaimed books about the Black experience in the United States. His essays for The Atlantic magazine, such as “My President Was…


New Fraternity Delta Tau Delta Colonizes Amid Greek Life Controversy

Note: Originally published on Sept. 20. Greek life has been in the hot seat since the first week of school when President McConnell stated in an email that the College has “suspended all alcohol-related social activities for its fraternities and sororities effective immediately.” In the same email, McConnell clearly said “this is not a knee-jerk…


Provost McGee: “Alcohol is never an excuse for misconduct by anyone”

To say that the semester is off to an eventful start would be an understatement. On Aug. 30, the College community was stunned when Pres. McConnell announced a suspension of “all alcohol-related social activities for its fraternities and sororities” effective immediately. The very next week on Sept. 8,  The Post and Courier broke the shocking…

Images are for demo purposes only and are properties of their respective owners. Old Paper by ThunderThemes.net