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Esports emerging at CSU

Esports is a growing phenomenon in our society, and Charleston Southern University is jumping onto the bandwagon by providing more esports options; such as Fortnite, Madden, NBA 2K and Rocket League. What started as a couple of small tournaments in NBA 2k and Madden has turned into a full-on push to create a full college esports experience. “Esports would allow for more […]

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How to relax: real skills for real change

Many people don’t know how to relax. Others may tell you “just relax,” but that is easier said than done. Relaxation is a skill, actually a series of skills uniting your body, attitude and emotions. This handout explains seven separate relaxation skills and places them in a sequence that capitalizes on the strengths of each […]

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How to deal with anxiety, worry and fear

Many people struggle with overwhelming feelings of anxiety, worry and fear. They often talk about being trapped by these feelings. They just can’t think of anything else or don’t know what to do to make them not so overwhelming. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, as of 2018, “Anxiety disorders are […]

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Adapting to virtual campus life

Since going completely online last Monday, Charleston Southern University has worked tirelessly to make sure students retain as much of a college experience as they possibly can while keeping safety a top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students can now access various student services from the comfort of their own homes. The following is a […]

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Bass Fishing Club formed

One of the newest clubs at Charleston Southern has aspirations for greatness, as the CSU Bass Fishing Club and Team looks forward to future challenges and competition.  Founded this fall, the club has already started to gather attention in the Charleston area, as they hosted their own fishing tournament in November. While the club may […]

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Largest sorority on campus places emphasis on sisterhood, faith

Alpha Delta Pi sorority has formed a community based in sisterhood, service and leadership.  Alpha Delta Pi, commonly known as ADPi, is the oldest secret society for women in the world, and the Theta Chi chapter at CSU is a small part of the national sorority. The CSU chapter started in 2014 and has grown […]

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Cyberbullying has long-term effects

Technology is a large part of on-campus life. Not only is it used to research assignments or stay connected with professors, but to socialize with friends and family. Although platforms like social media and texting allow us to interact easily and spread support and love, it also allows individuals an outlet to be rude, insult […]

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Campus packs record-breaking Operation Christmas Child boxes

For eight years, Charleston Southern University students have packed boxes for Operation Christmas Child, which are distributed around the world to needy children. That first year, CSU packed 300 boxes. This year, CSU students, faculty and staff packed a record-breaking 5,248 boxes. Laurie Diel, assistant to the dean of students, prompted the campus to dream […]

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Outdoor Adventure Club gains momentum on campus

Students seeking opportunities to connect with others in the context of outdoor activities will find a fantastic community in CSU’s Outdoor Adventure Club, or OAC.   The OAC boasts over 60 members and has grown rapidly since its foundation in 2017. The club holds a strong emphasis on forming community with other students. “The main purpose […]

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Club connects students from around the world

Students from around the globe have gathered at CSU to form a community based in culture, diversity and connection.  The International Club was founded in 2017 and has grown into a place for students to meet with others from their own cultures and to broaden their horizons through meaningful interactions with students from other cultures. […]

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