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:

Inside Edgar Allan Poe’s hellish — and relatable — NYC housing hunt

The New York Post quotes English professor Scott Peeples in a story about Edgar Allan Poe.

The Daily Beast

Coupon Book Spread Conspiracies—and Sparked Furious Backlash

The Daily Beast talks to sociologist David Morris about misinformation.

With augmented reality, Molson Coors finds new frontier to connect with consumers

Marketing professor Jennifer Barhorst is interviewed by Market Screener about augmented reality.  

Sixth earthquake rattles earth alongside Lake Monticello, Jenkinsville

Geologist Steven Jaumé  talks to WLTX-TV about earthquakes.

Letters from London: An English tragedy shows how much more unites us than divides us

History professor Richard Bodek writes a commentary in The Post and Courier about life in London.

Arts ahead: Concerts, presentations all in store in the week to come

The Post and Courier previews the “Reflections on Contemporary Art and Faith: An inspiring, poetic and discursive evening” program. 

College of Charleston announces plans to improve Patriots Point athletic facilities

WCBD-TV reports on upgrades to the baseball and tennis facilities.


‘Black Carolinians Speak: Portrait of a Pandemic’ to depict disparities during pandemic

WCIV-TV reports on a panel discussion that will feature Bernard Powers, professor emeritus of History at the College of Charleston and director of its Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston.

Dig South returns to Charleston roots for 10th anniversary

Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit is returning to the College of Charleston in May.

College of Charleston alumnus stars in newest ‘Halloween’ movie

WCSC-TV reports that CofC alumnus Michael Smallwood is one of the stars of Halloween Kills, the latest movie in the famous Halloween franchise.

Black Food Truck Festival coming to Mount Pleasant in November

The Post and Courier writes about former CofC basketball player Marcus Hammond‘s food truck festival.

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