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7:52 am on Tuesday June 18, 2013

A red cup signals fewer police near bars, more in neighborhoods

Chris Haire has no love for plans that would leave bars enforcing the rules on King Street so more police could enforce rules in downtown neighborhoods.
3:44 am on Tuesday September 4, 2012

Tackling the use of fake IDs by underage drinkers in Charleston

Image by Flickr user ishatterIt's not a new phenomenon: College students — along with virtually anyone over the age of 16 and under the age of 21 — often love the idea of getting a fake ID. However thanks to high quality "novelty" license production...
4:43 am on Thursday August 16, 2012

USC Beaufort's first downtown student housing to open soon

(Updates at the bottom.) For the first time, the historic Beaufort campus of the University of South Carolina Beaufort will have student housing. First announced in February 2011, 802 Carteret Street in the Old Commons Neighborhood will be previewed...
5:33 am on Saturday May 26, 2012

College of Charleston strikes back against move-out trash piles with a thrift sale

Image by Andra WatkinsIt used to be that at the end of every semester, area residents were up in arms over the unsightly and wasteful roadside trash piles left of cloths, furniture, and many still usable items by the mass of evacuating College of...
10:00 am on Wednesday March 14, 2012

Butterfly's exclusive March 15th event for local college students

Image by Flickr user JSmith PhotoButterfly Consignment Boutiques in downtown Charleston is hosting a Collegiate Spring Shop and Save event Thursday, March 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the 482 King Street storefront. All of Charleston’s female students...
3:45 am on Monday August 2, 2010

Sounding off on Charleston's teetering trash piles left by college move outs

Image by Andra Watkins If you've lived in downtown Charleston for at least one August you'll be familiar with the college move out phenomenon where every street within a six block radius of the College of Charleston becomes sprinkled with soiled...
5:12 am on Sunday August 9, 2009

You lucky college kids: Watch flicks at the Terrace Hippodrome for just $5

Image by TheDigitelImage by 20090809-terrace.jpg Downtown Charleston's newest and only theater has got a pretty solid discount for college kids. Read more stories on this subject in our movie theaters topic page.They recently tweeted: SEPTEMBER and...
5:19 am on Tuesday August 5, 2008

College move-outs cause trash troubles

Image by Flickr user striaticImage by 20080805trash.jpg Moving out can be a pain for everyone. But if you can't wait until the night before pickup, why not take some stuff to the recycling center? When college classes end, that means moving for a...