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12:24 pm on Monday September 9, 2013

CCU to host 'Why Syria Matters' lecture tonight

You can't get away from the topic of US involvement in Syria, but not everyone fully understands the topic. Here is your opportunity to learn. Coastal Carolina University's Suheirr Daoud, a lecturer of politics, will lead a discussion of "Why Syria...
8:54 am on Friday September 7, 2012

Jack knows the Constitution, do you?

Flickr member kjd In celebration of Constitution Day, CCU associate professor, Jack Riley will present a lecture about interpreting the US Constitution on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 6 p.m. With everyone swearing to abandon their Facebook accounts...
8:17 am on Sunday May 20, 2012

Media round-up: Mixed reports on spring bike rallies

Flickr user Mike After months of commotion and anticipation, another spring rally is behind us. Was all the time we spent preparing (or dreading in some locals' cases) worth it? A couple of different reports and perspectives give us the impression...
2:54 am on Thursday April 26, 2012

S.C. Hospitality Association President commits suicide (Update: Duncan charged, relationship unclear)

Update April 26th, 2012: Rachel Duncan gave an exclusive interview with The State that goes into detail about why she did not come forward during the investigation. The State also reports that Sponseller had photos of Duncan on his computer that...
12:17 pm on Tuesday March 27, 2012

Race for the 7th: Bauer leading in polls (update: Wilkes drops out, endorses Bauer)

Photo Courtesy: MySpace Bauer being sworn in as LT. Governor, photo taken from his abandoned MySpace.com page. Update at the bottom: According to FITS News, former Lieutenant Governor, Andre Bauer is leading internal polls that were recently...
9:21 am on Tuesday March 27, 2012

Essay contest for young registered voters awards $1000

photo by flickr user donkeyhotey Update 3/27/12:  The deadline has been extended to April 10, 2012.  Read more about why here. The prize is considerable, so don't miss this opportunity to help with your college education. First report:  The...
8:25 am on Friday March 23, 2012

Conservative local radio host, blogger offends and issues half-hearted apology

photo by flickr user AleBonvini "Hot Talk Morning Show" host Tara Servatius resigned as a blogger for the John Locke foundation, a NC-focused, right-wing think tank, after posting a homophobic and racist photo of President Obama. If there's one...
4:38 am on Monday October 10, 2011

Women Running for Political Office 101

photo by flickr user Joe Shlabotnik If you're a woman interested in learning how to run a successful political campaign, the Coastal Carolina University's Women in Philanthropy and Leadership is hosting a one-day workshop called "Take your seat" on...
3:30 am on Wednesday October 5, 2011

Meet the Candidate: Mike Chestnut, Myrtle Beach

Mike Chestnut on Twitter Councilman Mike Chestnut is seeking re-election to Myrtle Beach City Council in November 2011.  About Mike Chestnut: Now in my 4th term (11 years) as a member of Myrtle Beach City Council, I continue to work tirelessly to...
4:00 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Meet the Candidate: David Bodle, Myrtle Beach

David Bodle has officially filed as a candidate for the Myrtle Beach City Council and feels it’s time for a change. Bodle is the former owner/ publisher of “The Carolina Explorer” and “The Virginia Explorer” magazines. Today, he is a consultant to a...

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