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In Command

Ever since its establishment in 1842, The Citadel has been a male dominated operation. The school flipped upside down in 1995 when a federal court ruling allowed its admissions to accept its first female cadet, which was followed by death threats and sexist slurs. Fast forward 24 years to a slowly growing women’s minority movement,…

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Homelessness in the Holy City

It takes little more than a quick stroll down King or Market Street to see that Charleston has a homelessness problem. Ranked number one U.S. city by Travel + Leisure six years in a row, this charming southern oasis is not immune to the downsides of booming tourism, namely gentrification. As of 2017, Charleston is…

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Progress STEMs From Us

Women scientists have always had to fight to be heard over their male colleagues. For most of history, science was considered a male dominated field plagued with sexism and implicit bias, which  that still persist in some circles. Today, the tides are slowly turning as more and more women are pursuing careers in science, technology,…

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Little Things, Big Meanings

College of Charleston is a hub of unique individuals. Walking down St. Philip Street can feel like a maze of interesting jewelry, funky glasses, shoes and laptop stickers – the real conversation piece of campus. A lot of thought from fellow students goes into choosing these pieces to develop individuality, with typically little care of…

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Know the Age but not the Story

Every student thinks they have a plan for the years ahead. They never realize the degree of change that can happen during the climb towards graduation. Every person, with their chosen path, propels forward in their own unique way. The College is a very diverse place. With thousands of students enrolled, and differences galore, freshman…

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