March 15, 2019 RSS feed / Society

Where are all the female college presidents?

In the next few months, a new president will be appointed to lead the University of South Carolina. Considering the school’s 218-year history, odds are another white man will succeed President Harris Pastides in the top job. More...

The Tidying Tide—hold it, thank it, and take it to Goodwill

Don’t tell Marie Kondo, but I had 57 sweaters in my closet.  If you have read Kondo’s book or seen her new Netflix series, Tidying Up, you know she believes we should only keep items that give us joy. More...

“Attention is the Beginning of Devotion” —Mary Oliver

I fell in love with the poetry of Mary Oliver over 20 years ago through her carefully chosen words, thought-provoking questions, and creative imagery brimming with possibility. More...

Columbia Green announces 2019 Festival of Gardens

Forest Lake neighborhood private gardens to be on tour

The Forest Lake neighborhood will be featured as the location for Columbia Green’s 27th Annual Festival of Gardens on Friday, May 3 and Saturday May 4. The tour will showcase eight private gardens in the neighborhood. More...

Miss Clark and Mr. Quattlebaum exchange wedding vows March 9

Jeani Rae Clark of Columbia and Jeremy Lovic Timmerman Quattlebaum, of Saluda, S.C., were united in marriage March 9, 2019, at Sardis Baptist Church in Saluda. The Rev. Michael Bell officiated the 5 o’clock ceremony.  More...