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Tanner Crunelle

Tanner Crunelle 

"Clearly, the implications [of Intersectionality] are endless; intersectional thought allows us to challenge the idea that a single identity label could lead to a totalizing representation of any experience—as a black person, as someone in the upper class, and even as a Charlestonian. It has become a powerful tool to understand the way our society is structured, and the things we think we know about humans created by the “facts” we assume apply to everyone in the same ways."

student garden
student garden

Suzanna Ellison

"While I realize that our entire CofC community probably won't take a up a shovel of social justice and start a food revolution, I do believe that more engagement and use of the four student gardens on campus can gradually improve the quality of life for all students and plant the seeds of staying involved in community gardening post-graduation." 

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Drew Lanham
Letitia Carpenter 
"I was already fan-girling about getting the opportunity to speak to a fellow science nerd who was going to combine my two favorite topics – biology and sustainable planning, but the conversation I had with Dr. Lanham last week made me even more interested..."

Meatless Monday
Jessica Morris
"Each aspect of our daily lives is affected by water. Whether this interaction is as intimate as taking a warm, relaxing shower at the end of the day, as playful as splashing around in the salty ocean, or as casual as pouring yourself a glass of water when you wake up in the morning, water plays an intricate and vital role throughout each day that we live here on Earth..."

Melody Jue