Randy Covington, instructor and director of Newsplex, was detained in Russia last
month while teaching an investigative journalism workshop. In his column this month,
Dean Charles Bierbauer explains what happened and relates it to a similar experience
he had 30 years ago. Also in this issue: ESPN/SEC Network executive to deliver Buchheit
Lecture Nov. 19; Cocky's Reading Express launches its tenth year; Gavigan receives
distinguished service award; and photos and video from the SJMC Alumni Awards and
Gamecocks on the Green.