Top 6 benefits of Zumba

Zumba fitness is a dance group fitness class that targets the entire body. The popular fitness craze was started by Beto Perez, an aerobics instructor who forgot his cassette tape for class. Instead of canceling class, he improvised by using his Latin music cassettes and eventually “Zumba” was born. Zumba incorporates numerous world music and […]

16 things only students with a puppy in college will understand

The euphoric feeling of driving home for the first time with your very own puppy and future best friend.   Those first couple of play-filled happy hours upon getting your puppy home are some of the most cherished memories you’ll ever have.   The realization dawns on you that this puppy is the epitome of […]

Best tips for grocery shopping on a college budget

College students are typically known for being broke. For those who struggle with grocery store budgets, here are a few tips to keep money from escaping your wallet.  1. Plan ahead Everyone knows going to the grocery store hungry is a bad idea. Have a small snack, such as an apple or a granola bar […]

CofC brings new platform for student expression with ‘The Rival’

by Meredith Wohl & Donovan Taylor

Students like to work out but not necessarily live healthy

by Josh Cronin, Emily Van Law & John Ward

5 best albums for practicing yoga

  by Mara Fields I am constantly searching for great music for practicing yoga because music is an integral part of my practice, as it is for many in the yoga community. In fact, yoga and music festivals have become popular in the United States over the past two decades. One of the most popular yoga festivals, […]

11 reasons you should get a dog while in college

by Gabby Fabbri Having a furry companion by your side is one of the best choices you can make during college. Dogs are known to be man’s best friend, but they are also the best companion for college kids. Students are not known as the most responsible people, but getting a dog while in college […]

How well do you know your American history?

Do you know who wrote the Declaration of Independence? (hint: it wasn’t just one author). What about the meaning of suffrage? Or what the Emancipation Proclamation did? If you have no idea, you’re not alone. These CofC students didn’t really either. by Alice Bultitude, Jordan Jenkins and Kaylee Wolfe

In college. Will travel.

There’s no time like the present for young adults to travel the world. Student travel rates usually make it the easiest and cheapest time to expand your horizons beyond the campus classroom and learn some valuable life lessons along the way. So grab that passport and prepare for these  7 life lessons you’ll get for free. by […]

From ‘Southern Charm’ to Holy City ghosts, Charleston makes for great video

Whether it’s the on-going cruise ship controversy or the easy-to-ridicule ‘Southern Charm’ reality TV show, Charleston has a few blemishes. But mostly, this city and its downtown school, College of Charleston, have a lot to offer students and residents alike. (Word of caution, though – you may want to build your own bomb shelter if you […]

Street kayaking fun? Yes, but Charleston must solve downtown flooding problems

College of Charleston professors and students would agree that attending class is crucial to a successful academic experience. In downtown Charleston, however, this is easier to say than do after a big rain, according to many CofC students. The College of Charleston is centrally located in downtown Charleston, a city with a long history of flooding. This […]

15 ways to survive your freshman year

College is the time of your life. Right? It is four years unlike anything else you have ever experienced. For someone just 18 years old and away from home for the very first time, it can be both thrilling and exhilarating, while also frightening and even a bit daunting. Freshman year means learning to juggle […]

10 reasons we love College of Charleston

We’ve got history, cobblestone, Spanish Moss, unbelievable food (pricey, but still unbelievable), great nightlife and the beach. Are you kidding me…why go anywhere else? See the Storify by Nicole Lubel.