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  • College of Charleston alum Glenn McConnell—formerly one of the state’s most powerful politicians—talks about taking the helm of his alma mater amidst controversy last summer, as... Read More
  • Whitney Powers crowd-sources ideas with website If You Were Mayor
  • Life on the water with “Clammer Dave” Belanger, who’s been cultivating and harvesting his specialized, nationally sought-after bivalves—Caper’s Clams, Caper’s... Read More
  • In fields just south of Charleston, Dr. Brian Ward is resurrecting the Carolina African runner peanut
  • Sculptor Matt Wilson welds found objects into whimsical creations
  • As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it
  • Catching up with Holy City Beard & Moustache Society commander Paul Roof on the Follicle Brown fallout
  • This month, YA fiction writer Ryan Graudin appears at YALLFest days after releasing a buzzed-about new book 
  • On the water (and in the air) with Chucktown’s own pro kiteboarder, Davey Blair
  • Meet Cherie Blackburn, the 52-year-old attorney scaling crags around the country
  • Colour of Music festival founder Lee Pringle works to awaken the nation to black classical music
  • When professor Marc Regnier isn’t training the next generation of classical guitarists, he’s recording with the greats 
  • From “grown-to-sewn” to big vats of moody blues, Donna Hardy is dyeing to reclaim history
  • Checking in with Park Circle Film Society cofounder Nicholai Burton before this month’s Lowcountry Shorts Festival
  • Karl Beckwith Smith creates murals on canvas for homes and businesses all over town
  • WINGS for Kids CEO Bridget Laird is taking the locally based nonprofit—which focuses on developing social and emotional intelligence in underserved children—to new heights
  • Marine scientist Dr. Peter Kingsley-Smith talks artificial oyster reefs, invasive shrimp, and miraculous crabs
  • PURE Theatre’s Sharon Graci preps for another season of pushing the envelope
  • Andy McCarthy, ruler of King of Pops’ Charleston empire, fills us in on his cool job
  • Bette Mueller-Roemer puts decades of ceramics study to work in her vibrant raku pottery