The Summer 2019 issue of College of Charleston Magazine is just arriving in homes across the country, around the globe and throughout campus. The diverse collection of stories includes an in-depth profile on new CofC President Andrew T. Hsu; profiles of interesting students, faculty and alumni; and three compelling “Points of View.” All of the current stories and stories from past issues are also available online.

Here are the feature stories from the new issue:

Journalism Under Fire
The Fourth Estate is the only profession protected by the Constitution, but it has come under increasing attack lately, both figuratively and literally. Six alumni on the front lines of journalism talk about what it’s like to work in the industry in these increasingly fraught times.

All Creatures Great and Small
What’s it like to be one of the top zoological vets in the world? Find out as Dr. Jenessa Tookey Gjeltema ’04 takes you behind the scenes at the Sacramento Zoo, where she performs exams on an endangered red panda and two-toed sloth, and treats a number of other animals, including a giraffe and lion.

Taking Command
The first female line company commander in her National Guard battalion, Natalie Byrom ’13 thrives on challenges, whether it’s flying an Apache helicopter in combat or navigating the competitive world of medical sales.