File photo of cigarettes. (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

College Of Charleston Going Tobacco-Free In July

The College of Charleston will start a tobacco-free policy July 1.


File photo of Howard University graduation. (Credit :Allison Shelley,Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan Introducing Bill To Help Historically Black Colleges

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is introducing a bill to strengthen the nation’s historically black colleges and universities.


Authorities now say a dead bear left on a bench in a popular area on the N.C. State campus had been hit by a car, not shot. (Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

Dead Bear Dumped On North Carolina State University Campus

Authorities say someone likely killed the animal somewhere else then brought the body to the school campus.


20-year-old Brandon Robinson was shot dead outside a campus dorm. (Getty Images)

Student Shot To Death Outside South Carolina State Dorm

Police have a suspect in custody.


File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SC State Holding Active Shooter Drill

South Carolina State University is testing how it would respond to an active shooter on campus.


File photo of crime scene tape. (Photo by: John Li/Getty Images)

Women Sexually Assaulted At Lander Sue School

Two women who were sexually assaulted on the campus of Lander University are suing the school for failing to keep them safe.


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A Freshman’s Guide To The First Day Of College

Coming out of high school and diving right into college two months later is like doing a cannonball into cold lake water after soaking in the hot tub for hours. If you don’t regulate your temperature and prepare yourself, you could potentially send your body into shock for a while. We’ve all been there, so we want to help you prevent that! Check out our guide for college freshman to ensure you don’t look like a lost, cold, shocked puppy on the first day of your college classes.

CBS Charlotte–08/01/2013


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