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Most pictures in this Photo Archive were taken by Russ Pace, The Citadel's official photographer. The Citadel Photography web site (http://photo.citadel.edu/) contains Russ's digital photography dating back to January 2003. (More info...)
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This Photo Archive contains all photos that were posted to The Citadel's home page (http://www.citadel.edu/) dating back to October 2002. The archived photos can be browsed by month or by academic year using the links on this page (below).

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Academic Year 02-03

Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 01:00 pm EDT

Life at The Citadel
Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2003 07:00 pm EDT

Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2003 04:50 pm EDT
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Life at The Citadel
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Summer studies at The Citadel
Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2003 03:00 pm EDT
Graduate student Matt Lareau browses through books in the Instructional Materials Center for the School of Education.

In memory of Strom Thurmond
Posted: Friday, June 27, 2003 09:00 am EDT
U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond was a political legend in his home state and in the nation. He died Thursday at the age of 100. This March 17, 2000 photo shows Sen. Thurmond taking review at the military college.

Channel 5 honors George Ellington
Posted: Sunday, June 22, 2003 11:00 am EDT
The cadet activities employee was presented with the Channel 5 Hall of Fame award for good deeds on June 20. Watch George be surprised with the award from news anchor Bill Sharpe on Monday's 5 p.m. newscast.

PT taking shape
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2003 08:00 pm EDT
Construction on the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks is moving ahead as a crew works inside on what will eventually become the signature red and white checkerboard quad. The barracks are scheduled to open for the 2004-2005 school year.

Change of leadership
Posted: Monday, June 9, 2003 01:00 pm EDT
03 Regimental Commander Richard Neikirk (right) faces 04 Regimental Commander Keane Phillips in a change of command ceremony during the graduation parade.

Yard sale reaches enormous proportions
Posted: Friday, May 30, 2003 12:00 pm EDT
A stadium sale might be a more appropriate name for the annual Citadel Women's Club Yard Sale. Now in its eighth year, the event features clothes, furniture, electronics, appliances, linens, plants, books, and much more. Employees flocked to a sneak peek on Friday. The sale is open to the public from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 31, in Johnson Hagood Stadium. Proceeds go to support Citadel scholarships.

School's 'in' for summer
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2003 04:00 pm EDT
Students take advantage of some quiet time to study in the Daniel Library. Summer session I is under way. Summer II begins June 30 for evening students and July 7 for day students.

Summertime break
Posted: Friday, May 23, 2003 08:41 am EDT
The South Carolina Corps of Cadets is on summer furlough until August. The Class of 2007 is scheduled to arrive on campus on Saturday, Aug. 16.

Long Gray Line
Posted: Monday, May 19, 2003 11:00 am EDT
The Long Gray Line grew by nearly 400 people this month with the graduation of the Class of 2003. Cadets are on summer furlough until early August. For more graduation news click here.

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2003 03:00 pm EDT
With their diplomas in hand, the Class of 2003 celebrates its graduation Saturday, May 10, 2003 in McAlister Field House with the traditional hat toss. About 370 cadets and active duty military students took part in commencement activities. For complete graduation news click here.

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 09:00 am EDT
The Krause Foundation of Los Altos Hills, California has committed to giving $2 million dollars to The Citadel Foundation to support, advance, and endow leadership activities conducted by The Citadel. Bill Krause (pictured here with wife Gay) is a 1963 Citadel graduate.

Posted: Friday, May 9, 2003 05:00 pm EDT
Seniors march across Summerall Field Friday in their final parade as cadets. Graduation begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in McAlister Field House. Joining cadets was Boo, an English Bulldog, frequent mascot and proud papa of a Bulldog puppy that will move to campus this summer to take on mascot duties with the Corps of Cadets.

Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2003 05:00 pm EDT
Classmates along with the parents of Marine Capt. Benjamin Sammis paid tribute Thursday to the 1996 Citadel graduate who was killed in action in Iraq. Steve and Beth Sammis presented the "Captain Benjamin W. Sammis Class of ’96 Semper Fidelis Sword" to Cadet Robert C. Fiorille.

Fourth class assembles at Marion Square
Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2003 09:00 am EDT
Members of the fourth class began Recognition Day with a march down to Marion Square at 5 a.m. to listen to Charleston Mayor Joe Riley '64 talk about the historic significance of Marion Square and this day.

Graduation Week under way
Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2003 04:00 pm EDT
Miss Kimberly Johnson looks on adoringly at her uncle Rick Johnson after he received his master’s degree in business administration at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies commencement on Sunday. (See additional photos.) Next is graduation for the Corps of Cadets on Saturday, May 10. (For more graduation information.)

Morning mist
Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2003 05:06 am EDT
A blanket of fog casts a veil over campus as a cadet makes his way past Summerall Chapel.

Final exams under way
Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2003 06:00 am EDT
A cadet peruses The Brigadier while he takes a break from studying. With graduation just around the corner, cadets are studying overtime to prepare and to finish semester projects.

Getting ready for inspection
Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 08:00 am EDT
The end of the school year may be just around the corner, but these First Battalion knobs got together recently to shine their brass, shoes and other pieces of their uniforms before an inspection.

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2003 12:00 pm EDT
Marine Capt. Benjamin Sammis died in combat in central Iraq on April 5. He was a member of the Class of 1996.

Rising from ruins
Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2003 12:00 am EST
Construction crews are hard at work on the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks. The new dorm and learning laboratory is scheduled to open in summer 2004.

Back to the books
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2003 12:00 am EST
It's back to the classroom on Monday for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Spring break is officially over Sunday. For knobs like Delta Company's Patrick Bacue (left) and Sean Tynan that means more time spent studying their knob knowlege.

Citadel family loses member in Iraq war
Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2003 12:00 am EST
The Military College of South Carolina mourns the death of a Marine from the Class of 2001 who was killed Friday morning in combat in Iraq.

Spring showers hit campus hard
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2003 12:00 am EST
Two cadets are distracted from a game of frisbee when strong thundershowers pounded the campus this week, causing Summerall Field to flood in many places. More rain is expected today as the Corps of Cadets heads out for a week-long spring break. Cadets will return March 30.

Changing of the guard
Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2003 12:00 am EST
The Bond Volunteers became the Summerall Guards for 2004 during a ceremony on Corps Day Saturday morning. Joe Mosser (left), commander of the 2003 SG, passes the commander's sword to Philip Schneider, the 2004 SG commander.

Corps celebrates its birthday
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2003 12:00 am EST
Frank Ford, 98, of Charleston, the oldest living alumni, and Michael Roberts, 17, of Echo Company and the youngest cadet, cut a cake marking the 160th birthday of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets on Thursday as Regimental Executive Officer Ashley Garry, right, looks on. Corps Day activities continue today and Saturday on campus.

WWII memorial returns
Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 12:00 am EST
The M-4 Sherman tank has returned to campus after a six-month absence. The tank was taken away in September 2002 to be refurbished by the S.C. National Guard. With its new look, the tank was hoisted back into position at the northwest corner of Summerall Field on Tuesday.

Former governors discuss civil rights
Posted: Saturday, March 8, 2003 12:00 am EST
Former Governor John West and Senator Fritz Hollings, both members of the Class of 1942, discussed state issues relating to civil rights in the 1960s during the civil rights conference recently held on campus. The State newspaper has full coverage of the conference.

Weather forces cancellation of weekly parade
Posted: Friday, March 7, 2003 12:00 am EST
The Citadel's weekly parade of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets has been canceled today due to inclement weather.

Piper silhouettes
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2003 12:00 am EST
Afternoon sun backlights the pipe band as they prepare for Friday afternoon parade.

Dancing Dawgs
Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 12:00 am EST
Which Spike is the one with real rhythm? Fans at the VMI game had to decide in a halftime dance competition.

Dancin' Dog
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2003 12:00 am EST
Spike, The Citadel mascot, has become a crowd favorite, sparking applause, cheers and laughter at sporting events because of his unique dancing ability.

And the band plays on
Posted: Friday, February 21, 2003 12:00 am EST
The drumline of The Citadel's Regimental Band keeps the beat during a recent performance at parade.

Tuesday morning drill
Posted: Monday, February 17, 2003 12:00 am EST
Cadets proceed to Summerall Field during a Tuesday morning drill period.

A sign of spring
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 12:00 am EST
Infielder Kevin Loudermilk signs a poster for a young Bulldog fan at last Sunday's Meet the Bulldogs day at Riley Park.

A tradition continues
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2003 12:00 am EST
A member of the 2003 Summerall Guards drills Bond Volunteer aspirants. The 2004 Bond Volunteers recently were named and have begun to learn the silent drill verbally passed down through generations of cadets. The 2004 Bond Volunteers become the 2004 Summerall Guards during Corps Day weekend in March.

Cadets receive gold stars
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2003 12:00 am EST
Cadets were awarded gold stars at the Friday afternoon dress parade. Gold stars, which signify academic excellence, are presented to cadets who earned a 3.7 or higher grade point average for the fall semester. The parade is known as the gold star review.

Winter sunset at The Citadel
Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2003 12:00 am EST
Photographer Russ Pace captured the silhouettes of cadets doing PT on a chilly January afternoon.

Winter weather hits Charleston
Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2003 12:00 am EST
Life continued as normal for the Corps of Cadets despite a little snow that blasted into Charleston Thursday morning.

The Corps gives blood
Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 12:00 am EST
Cadets showed up in droves for the blood drive on January 21. The Red Cross collected 276 units, a significant increase over last year's 197.

A duty of every cadet
Posted: Monday, December 30, 2002 12:00 am EST
This cadet polishing the Robert E. Lee plaque is one of several snapshots Photographer Russ Pace captured of life on campus during the fall semester.

Singing knobs
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 12:00 am EST
Freshmen cadets got into the spirit of the Christmas season when they sang carols in the barracks. You can get into the spirit of Christmas by listening to the candlelight Christmas service. (Dialup users with 56K or slower modems please note that the movies will take awhile to download.)

Santa visits The Citadel
Posted: Friday, December 13, 2002 12:00 am EST
Regimental Human Affairs Sgt. Cadet John Hyatt found himself enormously popular among the Bullpups when he donned his Santa suit for the annual Bulldog/Bullpup Christmas party Dec. 5. Bulldog/Bullpup is a mentoring program sponsored by the department of cadet activities.

The Corps prepares for Christmas
Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2002 12:00 am EST
With the candlelight Christmas service over, cadets are focusing on exams and preparing to go home for the holiday break.

The Corps celebrates Thanksgiving
Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 12:00 am EST
Palmetto Battery Company Commander Cadet Paul Swaim shows off his headdress. Before Thanksgiving dinner at The Citadel, freshmen cadets fashion unique headdresses for the seniors. Click here to see more photos.

The Corps of Cadets presents a twilight parade
Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 12:00 am EST
In honor of homecoming, the normal afternoon parade on Nov. 8 was delayed until 5:00 p.m. Luminaries lined the Avenue of Remembrance side of Summerall Field for a special twilight parade. Click here to see more photos.

Schedule for Homecoming 2002
Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2002 12:00 am EST
The main events for Homecoming 2002 take place from November 7th to the 10th.

Parents' Weekend
Posted: Sunday, October 20, 2002 12:00 am EDT
Parents' Weekend (Oct. 11-13) did not come too soon for the class of 2003, who received their rings on the 11th. Almost every feature of the ring is symbolic of an attainment of past members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. (More photos.)

Remembering September 11th
Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 12:00 am EDT
Cadets paused for a moment of reflection at The Citadel on Sept. 11, 2002 to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 tragedies. Members of the Corps of Cadets met at the flagpole on Summerall Field for a memorial service at 7:30, while faculty and staff gathered at 8:30 for a community service in Summerall Chapel.

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