CofC in the News: Week of Dec. 4, 2017

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

Hotels offer perks if you book direct. But should you?

Tourism professor Daniel Guttentag speaks with USA TODAY about hotel travel.

Fed Report Generally Positive about Economy, South Carolina Analysis

Business professor Frank Hefner is quoted in a Metro Columbia CEO story concerning the state’s economy.

Palmetto Politics: When a drinking game becomes an election issue

The Post and Courier interviews political scientist Gibbs Knotts about the impact of a video in a local political race.

Racial Disparities: Economic Inequities Persist Despite Documentation

The Charleston Chronicle writes an editorial about The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston’s recent report concerning racial disparities in Charleston County.

WCBD-TV, Lowcountry Biz and Holy City Sinner report on the City of Charleston declaration of Edie Cusack Day.

Will all the candidates for SC’s lieutenant governor be women? Some experts think so

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks with The State about South Carolina politics.

Credit Reporting Agencies: Big 3 & Alternative Bureaus

Real estate professor Elaine Worzala is interviewed by WalletHub about credit.

 Saving Christmas

 Charleston Magazine writes about the Sottile Christmas tree.

CofC panel on King Street brainstorms how to save local businesses

The City Paper reports on a panel discussion concerning Charleston businesses.

Earliest sunsets for South Carolina here, due to wobbly, eccentric Earth

 The Post and Courier interviews astronomy professor Jon Hakkila about the earth’s rotation.