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: 


Rare “Slave Badge” Unearthed in South Carolina

Archaeology Magazine reports that a slave badge was discovered on the College of Charleston campus.


This Rare Copper Badge Tells a Story of Slavery in 19th-Century Charleston

Smithsonian Magazine writes about a rare discovery on the College of Charleston campus.



Revealed: neo-Confederate group includes military officers and politicians

History professor Adam Domby talks to The Guardian about the Sons of Confederate Veterans.


‘Targeted as a Palestinian and a Woman’: Israel’s Gendered Intimidation Campaign

Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes writes an article in Haaretz concerning threats to Palestinian women.


Metal badge found at College of Charleston illuminates history of urban slavery

The Post and Courier reports on the discovery of a slave badge on campus.


Coastal Carolina University helps start organization focused on attracting more international students

WBTW-TV (Myrtle Beach)  quotes Tina MacDonald, director of international admissions, in a story about international students.


2021’s Best- & Worst-Run Cities in America

WalletHub interviews Kendra Stewart, director of the Riley Center for Livable Communities, about the best-run cities in the United States.


Data shows Americans are quitting their jobs at record rates

Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to WCBD-TV about employment numbers.


Personal Loan Rates

Finance professor James Malm talks to WalletHub about personal loans.


Families can begin receiving child tax credit checks in July

Accounting instructor Thomas Spade talks with WCSC-TV about child tax credits.