CofC in the News: Week of July 2, 2018

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: 

 This Life with Gracie: Does an apology for slavery matter to you?

Cultural anthropologist Patricia Williams Lessane and sociology professor Anthony Greene are quoted in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution column about race.

Here’s how much President Trump’s 27-year-old assistant makes

CNBC-TV has the story of a College of Charleston graduate who now has a job in the White House.

Lightning blasts from hurricane another scary worry

 Atmospheric physics professor Gabriel Williams talks to The Post and Courier about lightning strikes in a hurricane.

‘Sonar anomaly’ off NC’s coast teeming with life, NOAA says

Geologist Leslie Sautter speaks with WNCN-TV ( Raleigh) about an exploration off the coast of North Carolina.

Retiring CofC president McConnell tweets thanks as he prepares to step down

WCSC-TV talks about President Glenn McConnell’s retirement.

College of Charleston’s big new block letter sign is getting mixed reviews, but it’ll definitely be a selfie landmark

The City Paper looks at something new in Rivers Green.

Supreme Court Decision Expected to Help South Carolina Retailers

Economist Frank Hefner talks about sales tax to Charleston CEO.

Sitting down with CofC grad and photographer Dontre Major

The City Paper profiles CofC graduate Dontre Major.

 Warren’s rise in runoff suggests bright future in SC politics; next up, Graham?

The State talks to Gibbs Knotts about John Warner.

 Why Charleston’s slavery apology barely passed City Council

Race and Social Justice Initiative coordinator Daron Lee Calhoun is quoted in The Post and Courier concerning a recent city council vote.

When appointing a U.S. senator, governors act responsibly

Gibbs Knotts and Jordan Ragusa write an op/ed in The Raleigh News and Observer.

The new US car factory exposing the contradictions and perils of Trump’s kamikaze trade war

The Independent (UK) talks to Frank Hefner about Volvo.