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2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

2014 Legislative session: What's next?

State lawmakers are back in their districts in the coming week, as both bodies take a break from this year's session.

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

6 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

We're having to fight our asses off to protect academic freedom

Alison Bechdel's award-winning book Fun Home has been made into an award-winning musical, one of two nominees for this year's Pulitzer Prize.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Whitmire, SC

11 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Looks like rain; Senator waiting for call from Haley; Cigar Factory sold

The P&C is invoking the downtown flooding of 2013 in its forecast for this weekend, as strong winds and driving rains make their way toward Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, The Citadel, US Military, US Air Force, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

15 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Amazon distribution centers boosting job recruitment

South Carolina is in a good spot when it comes to supply chain management and operations, according to David Clayton, director of research at the S.C. Department of Commerce .

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Related Topix: Summit, SC, Lexington County, SC, Spartanburg County, SC

19 hrs ago | Broadway

Odds & Ends: Fun Home's Cast Reunites for a Cause, Valerie Harper...

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. The Cast of Fun Home Journeys South for a Cause The cast of recent off-Broadway hit and Pulitzer-Prize finalist Fun Home will reunite at the College of Charleston in South Carolina next week.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Post and Courier

College of Charleston student EMS team lands national award

College of Charleston EMS volunteer Lisa Petruncio wasn't sure what she would find when she responded to a recent call about an accident in a campus laboratory.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Clemson University

Playbill

Controversy Inspires Original Cast and Creators of Fun Home to Stage...

The original cast and creative team of Fun Home , a 2014 Pulitzer Prize finalist based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, will reunite for two special concert stagings at the College of Charleston next week after South Carolina lawmakers attempted to withdraw funding from the school for including the source material in its curriculum.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Gay/Lesbian

WIS-TV Columbia

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Upstate, Charleston, SC, Roebuck, SC

BroadwayWorld.com

Lowcountry Punch by Boo Walker is Available Now

If you're sick of winter weather, take a trip to Charleston, SC, rated #1 city in the US for three years running by the Cond Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Drug Enforcement Administration

BroadwayWorld.com

Following Fun Home Controversy at College of Charleston, Original...

The cast and creative team of The Public Theater 's FUN HOME will soon be bringing the Bechtel Funeral Home to College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Post and Courier

College of Charleston's Abdur-Rahim takes assistant coaching position at Texas A&M

College of Charleston assistant basketball coach Amir Abdur-Rahim, 32, has accepted an assistant coaching position at Texas A&M.

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Post and Courier

Cameron Johnson signs with College of Charleston

As the College of Charleston went through the Colonial Athletic Association schedule for the first time this season, head coach Doug Wojcik realized something pretty quickly - the Cougars needed to recruit bigger, stronger, more athletic guards.

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Related Topix: Missouri

The Moultrie News

Jeremy's Gala April 17

The Chuck and Sara Calhoun Davis Foundation and the College of Charleston's School of Education, Health and Human Performance will host the seventh annual Jeremy's Gala to benefit aspiring teachers on April 17, from 6-10 p.m. at the Lighthouse on the Creek located on historic Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Education Etc., Charleston, SC

Charleston City Paper

The McConnell Question

Much of the commentary on Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell's selection as the next president of the College of Charleston has focused on whether his pro-Confederate past should have disqualified him from the position.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, African-American, Ravenel, SC

Post and Courier

Things to Do Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League will host tours and refreshments in an antebellum home featuring modern interior design trends.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC

Charleston City Paper

Patrick Harwood uncovers Magnolia Cemetery's stories in a new book

Many a Civil War buff, ghost chaser, and bird watcher have fallen under the spell of Magnolia Cemetery.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Charleston City Paper

A public thank you to Hugh Howey

Way back in October 2012, the City Paper wrote about sci-fi author Hugh Howey and his surprising emergence as one of the most important figures in the publishing world.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Documents reveal angst over College of Charleston presidential search process

Some members of the College of Charleston's presidential search committee warned that the consequences could be dire if the Board of Trustees veered from a list of recommended candidates for the school's top post.

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Advocate

S.C. Pols Continue Critique of College Over LGBT 'Recruitment'

Officials at the University of South Carolina Upstate are still defending the school against criticism from politicians who object to LGBT-themed programs, but other politicos have joined the homophobic chorus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC, Gay/Lesbian

The Island Packet

'Mr. Write,' next novel by Lisa Clark O'Neill, based in town inspired by Bluffton

"Nemesis," by Lisa Clark O'Neill, is shown. O'Neill's newest novel, "Mr. Write," is based in a town she fashioned after her love for Bluffton.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Interior Design, Arts, Hilton Head Island, SC

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