CofC In the News: Week of July 30, 2018

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:

Commentary: On slavery, yes, Charleston has something to apologize for

History professor Bernard Powers co-writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about the City of Charleston issuing an apology for slavery.

Forgotten ‘Dinosaur’ Fossil Actually Belongs to a Weird, Hippo-Like Beast

Geology professor Robert Boessenecker talks to Live Science about a new discovery.

Even if Roe stands, abortion rights could be cut

The Los Angeles Times publishes an op-ed from political science professor Claire Wofford.

College of Charleston alumna reflects on being Charleston County’s first female administrator

Lowcountry Biz writes about CofC alumna Jennifer Miller and her job as county administrator.

West Ashley’s round Holiday Inn is apparently SC’s ugliest building, per Business Insider

The Post and Courier reports that Randolph Hall is named as the most beautiful building in the state.

Discovering the dead: Gullah Society takes on preservation of black burial grounds in Charleston

Anthropology professors Ade Ofunniyin and Joanna Gilmore are featured in a Post and Courier story about preservation of African and African-American burial grounds.

Experts say possible sonic boom heard, felt by some in Lowcountry

Geology professor Erin Beutel is interviewed by WCSC-TV for a story about sonic booms.

Airline seat standards may be coming; here’s how to cope while you wait | Travel Wise

The Seattle Times quotes business professor Kent Gourdin in a story about airline seats.