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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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How to thrive in college: CSU edition

Maybe it is your first semester of college, and you are knee-deep in studying and starting to become overwhelmed. Maybe it is your fifth semester of college and you are starting to realize you never quite figured out the best way to excel in classes and not feel like you are drowning in school. Or maybe you […]

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Look out for Frisbee Friday

Charleston Southern University students have formed an unofficial event based around frisbee, friendship and forming bonds with the community around CSU.   Frisbee Friday meets on Friday evening each week for a massive game of ultimate frisbee, where attendance above 80 people is common. This makes Frisbee Friday one of the largest group events on campus, […]

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Know Safe Shelter Areas

It’s the time of year for thunderstorms and potential tornado outbreaks. Familiarize yourself with the safe shelter areas in the buildings you frequent on campus. Prepare now, so you can act quickly in the case of dangerous weather. Storm Shelter Areas Art Building: Interior rooms, restrooms. Ashby Hall: First floor restrooms, interior walls crouch and cover. Athletic […]

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Represent CSU on the Road!

Did you know that you can purchase a CSU specialty license plate in the state of South Carolina? Purchasing a CSU car tag supports student scholarships at CSU! To purchase your car tag today, go to scdmvonline.com/vehicle-owners/license-plates/plate-gallery and search for Charleston Southern University. Confidentiality laws prevent the SCDMV from releasing the names of car tag owners. Please contact Brittani Watkins at […]

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Our Day with Dondi

Before the semester ended, Anna Menendez ’19 and Sarah Parris ’20, communication studies interns in the Office of Marketing & Communication, spent a day with President Dondi Costin. Costin takes his busy schedule in stride and said, “There’s nothing I don’t like. The challenge is what makes it fun to tell you the truth, so […]

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