5 things to do in the Lowcountry before the holidays are over 

The end of the year is a busy time for everyone. It is a time for vacationing and taking breaks from work or school to reduce stress. The holidays are for reuniting with family, friends, or both. Whether you are willing to spend no money or go all out, here are five things to do […]

Five must-haves to survive colder weather

As winter finally begins to appear in the Lowcountry, you have to get prepared for such a shift. And while this shift means packing away the crop tops and bringing out the turtleneck sweaters, bracing for the chill requires effort. Colder weather has its many pros. The opportunity to bury yourself in multiple blankets and […]

5 ways to know you grew up in the Lowcountry   

The Lowcountry has become a bustling tourist destination, but to some of us it’s just home. It is the place where the smell over the Don Holt Bridge and pluff mud welcome us in. Where you go anywhere and see everyone. It’s the place where you went on elementary school field trips along the Intercoastal […]

7 ways to combine love of children with a desire to serve Charleston

If you have a heart for serving your local community – or at least some community service hours to complete – in addition to a love for children, this list is for you. Whether you are an education major with a passion for teaching kids to read and write, an artist with a knack for […]

Productive things to do when the next hurricane strikes

Living in the Lowcountry means “hurricane season” should not be taken lightly. And thankfully, the College of Charleston never does, often canceling classes if the storm threat is too great. But rarely is that threat carried out (looking at you Hurricane Matthew), leaving college students a lot of free time while classes are canceled. So […]

7 reasons why Charleston needs ashtrays

Watching tourists toss their cigarette butts onto the beautiful streets of Charleston used to infuriate me. It took me nearly five years of living here to realize that it’s only half their fault. Charleston’s lack of public ashtrays is hurting the Lowcountry, and people need to know. Here are seven reasons why ashtrays in the Holy […]