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

 “We Don’t Protest”: Borough Park’s Mask-Burning Demonstrators

 Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes is quoted in The New Yorker in a story about protesting.

I’d Celebrate Two Black Senators in South Carolina. But I’d Worry About What Comes Next.

Politico talks to political science professor Kendra Stewart about the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.

Creators of dystopian sci-fi are as shocked by the events of 2020 as you are

Political science professor Claire Curtis discusses dystopian science fiction books with NBC News.

Edgar Allan Poe’s NYC

English professor Scott Peeples is interviewed by WNYC Radio about Edgar Allan Poe.

‘It’s really just devastating’: Young adults face logistical hurdles to voting

CofC student Zara Johnson talks to CNN about voting.

The Final Stretch for the First Congressional District Race

SC Public Radio talks to political scientist Gibbs Knotts about the changing demographics of the Lowcountry.

Analysis: Key data show Cunningham as a moderate in Congress

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa writes an op-ed in The City Paper about Congressman Joe Cunningham.

What is hidden inside the base of the John C. Calhoun statue?

History professor Adam Domby is interviewed by WCIV-TV about a time capsule.

Report suggests political media spending could reach $6.7 billion

WCSC-TV talks to political science professor Karyn Amira about money and politics.

2 full moons this month means a ‘blue moon’ will fall on Halloween

Astronomy professor Joseph Carson is quoted in The Post and Courier about a blue moon.

The Post and Courier, City Paper and WCSC-TV report that CofC will change the name of some scholar awards.

SC’s record-breaking voter turnout nears 900,000 with a week until Election Day

The Post and Courier talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about voter turnout.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education, The Post and Courier and WTAT-TV report that about 46 members of the College of Charleston faculty released a letter asking the city to rethink its approach to public safety.