CofC In the News – Week of Dec. 12, 2016

College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of The College includes:

With Trump’s victory, South Carolina political future upended maybe for the next decade

Politics science professor Kendra Stewart is interviewed by The Post and Courier concerning South Carolina’s political future.

Woman raising shrimp in Greenville, hundreds of miles from the sea

The Greenville News has the story of a College of Charleston graduate who has started a shrimp farm in the South Carolina Upstate.

New grant keeps race initiative going

The Post and Courier has more on a grant awarded to the College’s Race and Social Justice Initiative.

Roof defense ‘frustrated and hamstrung’

History professor Bernard Powers is interviewed by the Asheville Citizen-Times about the Dylann Roof trial.

Step back or bump in road? Michael Slager mistrial a source of scorn for S.C.

The Post and Courier interviews Bernard Powers about the Michael Slager mistrial.

Will airlines bring back free food and Wi-Fi for passengers?

Business professor Kent Gourdin speaks with the Christian Science Monitor about air travel.

Maryland reaps benefits of Virginia ban on casinos

The Richmond Times-Dispatch interviews economics professor Doug Walker about Virginia casinos.

Preparing for Finals Week

Campus recreation director Gene Sessoms is quoted in Campus Recreation Magazine concerning activities for students during finals.

Forever Changed by Massacres

History professor Jon Hale talks about the Emanuel AME murders with The Orlando Sentinel.

Leaders are more powerful when they’re humble, new research shows

The Washington Post quotes a College of Charleston study concerning humility.

Charleston preparing for Dylann Roof trial

College of Charleston student Chavis Tabor is interviewed by WBTV-TV (Charlotte) about the Dylann Roof trial.

College football needs a 6-pack for the holidays

Communication professor Vince Benigni writes an op/ed in the Centre Daily News ( State College, Pa.) about the need for a bigger NCAA football playoff.

Sen. Tim Scott leaning toward not running for South Carolina governor

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts looks at U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s political future.