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2 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

A map of Charleston's gay history

For a town obsessed with its own history, Charleston has been slow to acknowledge its gay past.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, SC, Libraries, Home Gardening, Home

2 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Transgender CofC student Ansley Pope on inclusion, coming out, and 'top surgery'

Ansley Pope is a lot of things. He's a rising junior, a women's and gender studies major, and an orientation intern who greets incoming freshmen at the College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Charleston, SC, Aiken, SC, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina panel approves compromise on teaching evolution

A proposed change in South Carolina's biology standards for teaching evolution is designed to encourage discussion in the classroom.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

Alabama Live

Meet Birmingham magazine Special Projects and Weddings Editor Laura McAlister

Laura McAlister's career has carried her to a number of publications and allowed her to work in a variety of positions.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Alexander City, AL

Chattanoogan.com

Amor Low Pro In PGA Pro-Am

Doug Amor shot 72 Monday and earned low pro honors in the Chattanooga Chapter TN PGA at the Black Creek Club.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Post and Courier

Public gets Legislature's number

State legislators who can get tangled up in creationism during a debate over naming the woolly mastodon the state's official fossil probably shouldn't expect much more than a 22 percent public approval rating.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Cary News

Hometown heroes: men's and women's tennis

While competing for Army, Roman Cacha had a 10-1 record during singles play and finished the season with a seven-match win streak.

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The Moultrie News

Business kudos

The board of directors of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority announced its selection of the agency's new executive director.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, North Charleston, SC

Charleston Business Journal

Board wants CofC to become research institution

When Glenn McConnell visited the College of Charleston as a candidate for president in the spring, one of the suggestions he made over and over was changing the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: No Stone in S.C.; No 'Southern Charm' before...

Probably a foregone conclusion since they haven't been seen filming here yet, but while Bravo hasn't yet set an air date for the new season of "Southern Charm," but producers say the new season of the show, which T-Rav has already committed to, won't air before the November general election.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chronicle.com

Howard U., Oakland U., and Texas A&M's Cyclotron Institute Name New Leaders

Wayne A.I. Frederick, who became Howard University's interim president last October, was appointed to the post permanently in July.

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Related Topix: Howard University, Australia, World News, Oakland University, Kalamazoo College, Texas A&M University

The Greenville News

Wedding: Christy Altman & Brandon Spencer

The ceremony was held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 5 o'clock in the evening at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Charlotte, NC, Greenville (Charlotte, NC), University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Post and Courier

Familiar names lead 2016 presidential race in South Carolina poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading the Democratic pack among this state's voters, according to a new Palmetto Politics poll, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is receiving the most love here on the GOP side.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

Post and Courier

Glenn McConnell doles out $260K to charities including some at C of C

Funding scholarship programs is one of the best ways to increase diversity at the College of Charleston and other schools, and new president Glenn McConnell said he wanted to lead by example.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Charleston, SC, University of South Carolina

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Post and Courier

Palmetto Politics Poll issues: online gambling, taxes and marijuana

A poll of 1,000 of the state's likely voters asked if they supported or opposed three issues that have been raised by the legislature in Columbia: the legalization of online gambling and medical marijuana, and increasing the sales tax in favor of eliminating the income tax.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Carolina Beaches

CofC Riley Center Helps with Conference to Change Mindset About College in S.C.

The College of Charleston Riley Center for Livable Communities is helping to change the mindset in South Carolina about going to college.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

94.3 WSC

New mission statement for College of Charleston

From our News Partners at WCBD-TV : After the college's Board of Trustees meeting went into executive session Wednesday, the new president of the College of Charleston, Glenn McConnell, sent an email to the alumni of the school, outlining changes to the way the college will approach education.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Post and Courier

Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design

This office building at Calhoun and East Bay streets was one of the city's first buildings to use metal louvers to limit the direct sun on the windows.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Clemson University, Charleston County, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Post and Courier

College of Charleston takes first step on path to university status

College of Charleston officials will continue the push to form a research university in the Lowcountry, despite a bill that failed in the waning days of the last legislative session.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of Charleston, University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina Beaufort

University Business

George W. Hynd named the sixth president of Oakland University

George W. Hynd has been named the sixth president of Oakland University , succeeding Betty J. Youngblood, interim president since July 2013.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, African-American, Champlain College, Washington College, University of Southern Maine

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