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:


Approaching Normalcy?

Inside Higher Ed reports that as vaccinations continue, CofC and other universities announce plans for more in-person instruction this fall.


South Carolina could get spot as first presidential primary

WJXY-TV talks to political science professor Gibbs Knotts about the possibility of South Carolina hosting the first presidential primary.


The Jewish Daily Forward

For some Haredi Jews, donating money to Covid victims is easier than social distancing

Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes is interviewed by Forward about fundraising for coronavirus campaigns.


Commentary: Trump lit the match, but the kindling had been lain for decades

Political science professor Claire Wofford writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about the recent impeachment trial.


Charleston’s Spoleto Festival again postpones highly anticipated new opera ‘Omar’

The Post and Courier reports on a Spoleto ETC program called Justice for Omar.  Tamara Butler, executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, will be the  moderator.


Commentary: Why are women underrepresented in South Carolina?

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier concerning women in politics.


College of Charleston planning to resume full-time, in-person classes in the fall

WCSC-TV reports that College of Charleston is continuing to see a decline in active COVID-19 cases.


SC colleges hoping for ‘normal’ Fall 2021 semester

WCBD-TV reports that CofC plans to have mostly in-person classes for the fall semester.


Hicks: The SC GOP’s rocky horror — step to the left, then jump to the right

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The Post and Courier about disagreements in the Republican party.