1 Million Cups

By Will Davidson, Richland Northeast HS (Columbia, South Carolina) 1 Million Cups is a national organization that promotes entrepreneurs to educate, connect, and engage with other entrepreneurs. They meet every Wednesday morning. Meeting are open to the public to come in and listen to the entrepreneurs talk and sell their company for 6 minutes. After … Continue reading 1 Million Cups


Built for a new generation

By Aaliyah Outler, South Florence HS (Florence, South Carolina) In a blink of an eye, life changes. Buildings crumble, and new ones replace them, social norms buried in the sawdust of what was once the past. What was once outdated becomes outplayed, and history alters in the hands of new generations. Richland Library embraced this … Continue reading Built for a new generation

Everybody is an artist in the eyes of Richland Library

By Kinsley Thurston, South Pointe HS (Rock Hill, South Carolina) The Richland Library's main branch on Assembly St. plans to create a mural using bookmarks covered in doodles from members of the community. The plan is to use bookmarks submitted from the community along with bookmarks submitted from the project director and Richland Libraries resident … Continue reading Everybody is an artist in the eyes of Richland Library

Mast General Store – Columbia, S.C.

By Kelly Fulford, Clarke Central HS (Athens, Georgia) New Thursdays The First Thursdays on Main event is a long standing tradition that Jeremy Becraft and One Columbia made possible to continue for the City and community of Columbia, South Carolina. One Columbia is a non-profit organization with a focus on the art history scene in … Continue reading Mast General Store – Columbia, S.C.

First Thursday on Main Street

By Shailin Tisdale, Richland Northeast HS (Columbia, South Carolina) One Columbia is an organization within Columbia that promotes art and events for Main Street and the Columbia area. It hosts many events such as One Book, One Community, Anastasia’s Fund, Fall Lines and even things as important as designing the new Columbia Flag. One event … Continue reading First Thursday on Main Street

Sculpting Columbia

By Mari Pressley, Blythewood HS (Columbia, South Carolina) One Columbia is the knot tying all of the arts and historical events of downtown Columbia. Specifically, the murals and sculptures of Columbia are what give downtown Columbia its character. The streets of columbia are lined with  beautiful murals like those at the Vista Greenway tunnel. The … Continue reading Sculpting Columbia