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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 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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It’s Not Rocket Science

Most earthlings never get the chance to rub elbows with a real-life rocket scientist. What those brainiacs do seems so complex that we assume only a space cadet could ever understand it. More often than not, our grasp of the galactic is limited to exposing the relative simplicity of every other task with this backhanded bow to […]

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Free & cheap for our Bucs: Pitt Street Bridge

Pitt Street Bridge, located in Mount Pleasant only a few miles from Sullivan’s Island Beach, is the perfect place for a picnic or night away from campus for Charleston Southern University students. Formerly a trolley bridge, Pitt Street Bridge was redone to provide locals a place for relaxation. The bridge has benches, fishing spots and […]

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Dyer shares study abroad experience

Charleston Southern students have the opportunity to study abroad for summers, semesters and yearlong programs. The university partners with well-known study abroad organizations. David Dyer, senior Christian studies major, spent the fall 2018 semester studying abroad with Best Semester in Jordan. “For years I have always wanted to spend life in another country. My hope […]

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Checklist for Seniors

Seniors! You are almost there. You can see the finish line. But are you ready to cross it? Are you sure you have done everything you can to prepare for life beyond graduation? The Career Center’s Checklist for Success: Take the Graduation survey on BucCareer Network. The survey only takes a few minutes. We want […]

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