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:


Colleges Add More In-Person Classes For Spring, Amid High Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

NPR reports that CofC is concerned about some students not following COVID-19 safety protocols.


Charleston rents highest in the Carolinas, data shows

Real estate professor Kenneth Soyeh talks to The Post and Courier about the cost of rent in Charleston.


Cops linked 1972 death of teen girl to possible Satanic ritual. Newly revealed cold case photos show otherwise.

The Star Ledger talks to history professor Jason Coy about an old murder case in New Jersey.


Commentary: SC should focus on new ‘percent positive’ COVID-19 data

Public health professor Olivia Thompson writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about changes in the way the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control looks at COVID-19 numbers.


Exhibit inspired by ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ coming to CofC Library

The City Paper looks at a new exhibit coming to Addlestone Library.


Pup Bowl, ‘Porgy and Bess’ and Black history for your Charleston weekend

The Post and Courier announces a list of programs scheduled to celebrate Black History Month at CofC.


CPD investigating monument vandalism, city continuing work on racial inclusion

History professor Adam Domby talks to WCBD-TV about recent vandalism of a confederate monument.


US Rep. Tom Rice’s SC GOP colleagues offer limited support after impeachment vote

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa talks to The Post and Courier about a recent vote by Congressman Tom Rice.


CofC community mourns loss of trailblazing activist, educator

WCIV-TV reports the death of James E. Campbell, a longtime civil rights activist, global educator and friend of the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.