Charleston – One of the country’s oldest colleges is turning to one of the world’s newest technologies in an effort to attract more technologically ‘hip’ students. The College of Charleston is currently testing a process that would allow students to complete part of their initial enrollment application via twitter.
Charleston – Continuing a Citadel tradition of hotheaded gun-jumping, a professor in the military college’s physics department, John Richardson, assisted in bombarding the Earth’s moon with a giant shell disguised as a research satellite.
Summerville – A decision to not allow teachers to show Obama’s speech to the nation’s schoolchildren has been hailed as a “blow against tyranny” by Dorchester County’s school board.
Goose Creek – A group of students attacked their teacher Friday after she said her class would view President Obama’s address to the nation’s school children.
Clemson – Moving quickly to avoid a conspicuous opening on the State Board of Education, Governor Mark Sanford has appointed Bridget Keeney to fill out the remainder of Kristin Maguire’s term. Maguire’s premature withdrawal was unexpected but Sanford expressed his belief that Keeney would have no problem assuming the position.
Columbia – Think you need to fork over thousands of dollars a year to get a decent job in the worst economy since the early 1980s? Think again, says Curt LeBlanc of the SC Homeschool League.
Columbia – South Carolina’s tourism industry may get a boost from the Sanford scandal, officials said today. “We envision an opportunity to boost tourism because of the governor’s sex scandal,” said George Upshaw, the state’s tourism director.
Columbia – School administrators are delighted at a new, seemingly less suggestive t-shirt that’s been popping up around campus this summer.