Researchers at the Institute of Labor Economics found that having a black teacher at the elementary level makes it more likely for a poor black student to pursue college. The problem is, South Carolina doesn’t have enough black teachers to go around. Enter Roy Jones and Clemson’s Call Me MISTER program.
One University of South Carolina student hopes President Donald Trump will propose a new immigration policy that will both protect young immigrants like her and provide security to the United States. Her future rests with a new program for immigrant “Dreamers,” children brought to this country illegally while they were young.
Businesses of all sizes are vying to be featured in the wildly popular Soda City Market. The event takes over Main Street in Columbia each Saturday and looks to be a mainstay thanks to its wide array of shopping and entertainment options.
Charleston is South Carolina’s fastest growing city, but while this historic port town is attracting more tourists than ever, a multitude of problems have risen from increased development and construction, alarming thousands of residents who feel like they no longer have control over the changing face of the city they call home. By Kristina Rackley November… Read More Amid Charleston’s population boom, locals voice concerns over development
Rudy Mancke has inspired many to care about the environment, through his television programs and podcasts. He’s lived his life exploring the natural world and bringing his experiences to anyone interested in listening to him.
South Carolina schools need more teachers of color to influence students of color to go on to graduate high school and even go to college. The lack of diversity currently contributes to lesser achievement from students. As the problem grows, our job force shrinks and the gap in economic mobility increases.
In an age of perpetual scrolling, where users are constantly refreshing their feeds to reveal trending topics or an influencer’s newest Instagram, social media can become overwhelming. But, just how much does this social-sharing app affect users?
The decision to admit girls into Boy Scout programs drew support and criticism. One Girl Scout leader explains why she thinks Girl Scouts is an invaluable experience for girls.
Months after the August total solar eclipse, residents of Columbia, South Carolina, still share their experiences of being in the path of totality and their thoughts on the universe now.
A John Hopkins economist found that low income black students black students thrive when they have a black teacher in elementary school.