Meagan Blakesley

Recent Articles

Open Studios draw in Columbia art community

04/03/2016 11:07pm

Columbia Open Studios, set in various locations throughout the city, opened its doors this weekend to the community, fostering a sense of unity and an appreciation for local art.

Road Trip Towns: Greenville, SC

03/30/2016 10:39pm

Whether you like to shop till you drop or spend an afternoon with Mother Nature, Greenville, South Carolina, is the place for you. Read on to learn more about what this beautiful city — only two hours away from Columbia — has to offer.

Dress Like an Icon: Don Draper

03/13/2016 11:51pm

For all fans who wish to achieve the "Mad Men" level of professionalism and poise, read on and learn how to dress dapper like Draper.

Dress Like an Icon: Ryan Gosling

02/21/2016 11:37pm

Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling uses classic pieces with a modern twist to set apart his style in the celebrity crowd. To achieve his casual and dashing look, read some of these tips.

'How to be Single' entertains with fresh take

02/15/2016 12:02pm

Starring several of 2016’s hottest celebs, "How to Be Single" serves as a guide on how to love your friends and family, your significant other and yourself.

Arts & Draughts merges artistry, adventure

02/07/2016 11:34pm

Arts & Draughts was a huge success at the Columbia Museum of Art on Friday night. The event merged some of the best elements of Columbia's artistry, culture and adventure.

Six posters you'll have in college

02/07/2016 11:28pm

With the widely successful poster sale decking the tables of Russell House every semester, students are able to find inspiration to revamp their dated dorm rooms and show off their personal style. Here are the staples of every college residence hall.

​5 bands to put you in the mood for warmer weather

02/03/2016 10:01pm

It’s a sunny day. You’re driving in your car with the windows down and the gloom of winter behind you. Obviously, you need some tunes to match the mood of summer. Here are five bands to give you that happy-go-lucky feeling and let you know that “every little thing gonna be alright.”

Publico fuses tacos with fun

11/30/2015 11:44pm

There’s no doubt that Columbia has seen a lot of changes in the past year from record breaking rainfall to new businesses opening — one change stands out in marquee letters and represents a whole new world of cuisine for the city.

Vista Lights festival delights community

11/23/2015 1:33am

On Thursday, citizens of Columbia got a taste of just about everything The Vista has to offer during the 30th annual Vista Lights festival.

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

11/22/2015 10:02pm

Like their predecessors, the producers of the “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” movies, the makers of “The Hunger Games” trilogy successfully produced an adequate second film adapted from a single novel.

The British Bulldog Pub hosts first comedian, Krish Mohan

11/10/2015 10:15pm

The British Bulldog Pub is hosting their first comedy show this Thursday, Nov. 12. The headliner, Krish Mohan, aims to give a fresh look on culture from the perspective of a modern-day immigrant from India and seems to be worth the 20-minute drive.