CofC In the News- Week of Feb. 27, 2017

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

American attitudes toward Jews and Muslims have improved, study says, despite reports of hate crimes and threats

The Post and Courier interviews religious studies professor Elijah Siegler about religious attitudes.

U.S. attorney pick

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks with The Post and Courier about the the search for a U.S. attorney for South Carolina.

Queen of Carnival 2017, Anna Huger, carries on a family tradition

The New Orleans Advocate writes about College of Charleston student Anna Huger and her new role as the Queen of Carnival.

Trump’s news fight a national menace

Communication professor Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann writes an op/ed in The Post and Courier about the fight between President Trump and the news media.

Three Rabbi Panel addresses understanding of Torah

The Post and Courier previews the upcoming Three Rabbi Panel program sponsored by the College’s Jewish Studies Program.

What young conservatives think of the media in the age of Trump

CNN talks with CofC students Coleman Theodore about President Trump’s fight against the media.

CofC professor nominated for prestigious Bram Stoker Award

The City Paper has the news about a writing award nomination for Scott Poole.

Free Speech and Black Speech in Charleston, South Carolina

 Scott Poole writes an op/ed in the Huffington Post about free speech.

African Art Exhibit Opens in College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library

The Charleston Chronicle writes about a new exhibit.

Confederate flag supporters and protesters clash outside activist Bree Newsome’s lecture at College of Charleston

The Post and Courier has the story of Bree Newsome’s visit to the College.

College of Charleston Among Top Fulbright Producers

Charleston CEO has the story of Fulbright winners at the College.