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    What´s Chucktown Squash?

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    What is Chucktown Squash? Chucktown Squash is an afterschool program that provides a unique blend of physical and educational activities that allows students to excel in the classroom and the world. It all started in 2010 when a group of people in the community became aware of the lack of beneficial afterschool programs in the area. “In Charleston, more than 1700 children lack daily supervision after-school, during the hours of 3:00-6:00pm”(Chucktown Squash). This means all of those children are spending hundreds of hours alone with no attention or engagement in activities. National studies show that the relationship between limited after school supervision include: increased teen pregnancy rates, violence, decreased school attendance, risk…

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    include or integrate the curriculum into their teaching. Perhaps most significant is the change in understanding on how to use the science in afterschool as indicated by the post-reflective survey (going from 2.5 to above a 4 with 5 being strongly agreed). • Growing Up Wild Workshop o All descriptive statistics indicate a strong satisfaction with the workshop content, curriculum and trainer. Participants also favorable indicated that they will integrate the curriculum into their teaching, and…

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    Prom Night in Mississippi Reflection Prom Night in Mississippi is a documentary film about Academy Award-winning actor, Morgan Freeman who offers to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School in Mississippi under the condition that, prom had to be racially integrated. In this film, we view the struggles that are faced and overcome to have a successful integrated prom in 2008. My personal views, emotional connection, previous thoughts, reaction, and what I learned from watching this…

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    The Mambo dance was originated by a Cuban bandleader, Perez Prado, in Havana, Cuba in the 1930s. It is a very sexy Latin style dance along with passionate and flirtatious hip movement that flows forward and backward. Additionally, Mambo dancers dance in sharp and quick steps, side steps, rock steps, kicks, points and flicks of the feet. There are a variety of Mambo rhythms, and they are all based on the clave rhythm that used in Afro-Cuban music. The rhythms are set by a variety of percussion…

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    Hugo was the most costly disasters which were experienced by U.S. in terms of infrastructure damage, local economies, and homes. After Hurricane Hugo made landfall on September 21, 1989, near Charleston, South Carolina, media accounted that there was serious problem in South Carolina’s recovery and response efforts. Lot of damage was done by Hugo each and every place in South Carolina suffered some damages, some lost homes, lives etc. Great devastation was done to forest 80% of the forest was…

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    year. They have differing levels of sponsorship at the race ranging from bronze to platinum with a starting price of 1,000 and the high price going to 5,000. During the race they have many different events going on to get participants in the holiday and running mood. Some of the events they do alongside the race are a costume contest and an event for the kids. They are hoping to get more people interested in terrace and donating. My responsibilities for this project were posting the poster for…

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    thyself" is what the College of Charleston experience is all about. At the college, you'll receive a powerful education in a modern, complex city. In this ever evolving environment, every opportunity will be available to you. How will you evolve? What will you discover about yourself that you'll inevitably impart and share with the world. Essay How will I evolve in a modern, complex city like Charleston? To me, there is no better place for me to go than your campus and your city. Evolving is…

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    Here at the University of Charleston we all strive to meet a mission. The mission at the University of Charleston is to educate each student for a life of productive work, enlightened living, and community involvement is reflected in your life plan. On my very first visit at the University for SOAR, I learned what the mission statement was. When I learned it, I was not sure how it was going to affect me, or play a role during my education. I was kind of surprised to hear the mission statement,…

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    Certainly there were many wondering whether or not Charleston was going to become the next Atlantis; a city submerged completely under water due to some catastrophic event, to forever be lost in history and time. Well, that did not happen, but due to the low pressure system delivered to Charleston via Hurricane Joaquin, the whole peninsula did experience a great deal of flooding that will cost citizens upwards of tens of millions of dollars in damage and even cost several their lives. But the…

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    court districts. However, due to the presence of British forces in South Carolina during this period, no District Ordinaries were to actually be appointed until 1782. With the departure of the last Royal Governor after the implementation of the Federal Constitution in 1788, the South Carolina General Assembly appointed an Ordinary to fulfill the duties of the office in Charleston District. In 1787, duties of the District Ordinaries were transferred to county courts. However, because…

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