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The Citadel in the News: Archive

November 2003

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Sunday
November 30, 2003
Secluded isles turn exclusive; OUR CHANGING COAST (scroll dodwn)
...A PRISTINE PAST In the late 1960s, a young Citadel graduate named Pat Conroy took a job teaching at a little schoolhouse on Daufuskie Island, the southernmost barrier island on the South Carolina coast...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,6-7
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Saturday
November 29, 2003
' The First to Die' in Iraq War
NPR's Scott Simon talks with reporter Hampton Sides about his article "The First to Die" in the December issue of Men's Journal. Sides tells the story of Second Lt. Shane Childers, who led a platoon of U.S. Marines into southern Iraq on the first day of the war and was the first member of the U.S. armed forces to die in the conflict...
Published in: NPR - National Public Radio - (You need an audio player to hear this.)

Saturday
November 29, 2003
AP Exclusive: In new tactic first used in Iraq, U.S. Marines at sea bring with them more Navy firepower
...In the Iraq operation, the Marines went ashore on the al-Arab peninsula and searched for smugglers' hideouts as crews on Navy ships exchanged intelligence with the Marines on the ground, resulting in both teams capturing smugglers at sea and on land, said Col. Michael Regner ('76), commander of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit based near San Diego...
Published in: The Associated Press - International News

Saturday
November 29, 2003
Colleges' ties with parent groups growing
...Like other educators and college administrators, she sees parents taking an increasingly activist role on campuses across the country. One nonprofit group, College Parents of America, is in the early stages of a membership campaign aimed at mimicking the growth and lobbying success of AARP...
Published in: The Boston Globe

Saturday
November 29, 2003
Health officials fear harsh flu season
...At least five cases have been recorded at a single school that health officials would not identify Friday, at the request of the school...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Friday
November 28, 2003
Central Florida Defeats The Citadel, 74-60
Charleston - Senior center Roberto Morentin posted 19 points and five rebounds to help Central Florida defeat The Citadel, 74-60, in intercollegiate basketball action Friday evening in McAlister Field House...
Published in: WCIV - Channel 4 - web site

Thursday
November 27, 2003
Isaac named to state school board (This article contains several news items)
Joe Isaac of Pawleys Island, a retired Georgetown County educator, has been appointed to the S.C. Board of Education...
Published in: The State

Wednesday
November 26, 2003
ATYPICAL
The coach has no ego, the school’s average SAT is higher than enrollment and football is priority No. 3 for the players ... but at Wofford, it’s working..
Published in: The State - Page C1,5

Wednesday
November 26, 2003
Generals surrender to Citadel
THE CITADEL 62, WASHINGTON & LEE 44
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
November 26, 2003
Seven Dogs named All-SoCon
Quarterback Willie Simmons led seven Citadel football players named to the coaches' All-Southern Conference team, three of them to the first team. Simmons, tight end Ross Armstrong and tackle Lew Dawson were named to the first team, announced Tuesday. Receiver Scooter Johnson, center Kevin Olecki, running back Nehemiah Broughton and strong safety T.J. Rose were named to the second team...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Wednesday
November 26, 2003
Simmons, 10 Terriers named All-SoCon (not web accessible)
Citadel quarterback Willie Simmons was named first-team All-Southern Conference, one of three Bulldogs to make the offensive first-team, league officials said Tuesday.
Published in: The State - Page C5

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
Citadel student dies in wreck
LUMBERTON - A college student died early Sunday when his car struck a tree off Interstate 95...
Published in: Fayetteville Online

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
WASHINGTON AND LEE AT THE CITADEL
When/Where: Today, 7 p.m./ McAlister Field House
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
CAMPUS NOTES (News from other S. C. colleges and universities).
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2 - School Plus section

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
Carter interested in Army job
Kenny Carter played and coached at The Citadel, so he takes it as a compliment when folks say he mentors Penn State's wide receivers with the hardnosed approach of a drill sergeant...
Published in: Pittsburgh LIVE.com

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Log onto citadel.edu to biew the spring schedule. Call 953-5089 to inquire and apply. Classes start January 5th.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
Slower growth projected for student enrollment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- School enrollment, which soared during the 1990s, will grow at a much slower pace during the next 10 years and even decline in the Northeast, an Education Department estimate shows...
Published in: CNN.com - Education

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
USC, S.C. State collaborate on nuclear engineering degree
COLUMBIA--The University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University are working together to train engineers for the growing nuclear power industry...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
November 25, 2003
Youth Wrestling - Citadel Wrestling Club ad (not web accessible)
Boys & Girls; Ages 4 & up; First Practice 6pm, Dec. 2; Citadel Wrestling Room; For Information call 766-7394 or 953-4865 or email to: elcidman85@aol.com
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D5

Monday
November 24, 2003
32 students named Rhodes Scholars
BOSTON--The newest class of Rhodes Scholars includes a soldier on his way to Iraq, a political science major who has worked with refugees in the Balkans and Afghanistan, and a national Frisbee champion who was a contributing scientist on a NASA Mars mission...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A4

Monday
November 24, 2003
CGPS ad (not web accessible)
Log onto citadel.edu o view the spring schedule. Call 953-5089 to inquire and apply. Classes start January 5th.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Monday
November 24, 2003
ON THE ROAD
..."This is going to be a comprehensive plan to weave areas together," said Jeff Davis, a civil engineer professor with The Citadel, who worked with the council on the grant proposal. "We want to connect all the neighborhoods, not just the exclusive ones..."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Monday
November 24, 2003
Sending the troops a vital message
More than 400 Citadel graduates have served their country by performing dangerous post-9/11 duties in Iraq or Afghanistan. Four of them have been killed since the start of the war in Iraq. Now a Citadel cadet is serving our troops in Iraq by sending them "care packages" containing candy, playing cards, footballs, paperback books, CDs of holiday songs and other items that deliver not just welcome diversions, but welcome reminders of support from the home front...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Monday
November 24, 2003
Student, 19, dies in wreck
Gregory Forrest Pope, a 19 year old college student from Pikeville, died in a car wreck Sunday in Lumberton...
Published in: Goldsboro News-Argus

Sunday
November 23, 2003
Citadel sends care packages to U.S. troops
CHARLESTON — In an operation conducted with military precision, dozens of gray-clad Citadel cadets stood at two long tables Wednesday filling holiday care packages for U.S. troops with everything from pens and hard candy to CDs of Christmas music...
Published in: The State - Page B2

Sunday
November 23, 2003
Dante on fire in Citadel win
THE CITADEL 79, WEBBER INT'L 75
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5,7

Sunday
November 23, 2003
Disappointing 'View' (Letter to the editor)
...Probably two minutes was shown of Rainbow Row. Nothing was mentioned of the marvelous progress the College of Charleston has made over the past 20 years. There was never a reference to The Citadel. The Battery with its beautiful homes and terrific view were totally ignored...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Sunday
November 23, 2003
It's a Dream Ending for ETSU
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Nov. 22 -- Jonathan Godfrey had an improbable dream that the final game of East Tennessee State's final season would come down to him...
Published in: Washington Post

Sunday
November 23, 2003
The Citadel faces 2nd abuse suit
Two months after being served with a sexual assault lawsuit, The Citadel and a former Marine Corps officer are facing a second lawsuit in which a new plaintiff alleges that the Marine, who once worked at the school as a summer athletic camp counselor, fondled him...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Sunday
November 23, 2003
Winning field goal closes book on Bucs
ETSU 16, CITADEL 13
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,13

Saturday
November 22, 2003
Citadel graduate remembers honor of serving during Kennedy's funeral
MOUNT PLEASANT--Bobby Crouch remembers John F. Kennedy's funeral with somber pride. Crouch was one of two Citadel graduates who were members of the Army's elite Old Guard marching the caisson to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia after the president's assassination Nov. 22, 1963 -- 40 years ago today...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,5

Saturday
November 22, 2003
Kenny Carter '90 seeking Army vacancy (from the alumni BBS)
...The report also said PSU receivers coach Kenny Carter is interested in the job but has not yet been interviewed. "I'm very interested," Carter told the Herald-Record. "West Point would be my dream job." Carter, 36, a PSU assistant since 2001, has a military background. He graduated from the Citadel in 1990 and coached at his alma mater for six years. Neither Vanderlinden nor Carter could be reached for comment last night...
Published in: Alumni BBS

Saturday
November 22, 2003
Last game for Citadel seniors, too
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Seeking an open date to break up a 12-game season, Citadel football coach Ellis Johnson asked East Tennessee State's Paul Hamilton if he would like to move the teams' game to the end of the season...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
November 22, 2003
Soldiers seek to win over Kenyan Muslims
..."When we reach out, both sides see the human angle," said Maj. Ralph Engeler ('85) of the 478th, speaking from Camp Lemonier in Djibouti...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A15

Friday
November 21, 2003
Democratic long shots lobby youth
Sharpton, Moseley Braun urge USC students to vote, be active in community...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Friday
November 21, 2003
For Bucs, it's fourth and gone; ETSU underclassmen will be 'free agents' after football is dropped
...That was the day last spring when East Tennessee State football players found out they would not have a team after this season. Six months later, as the Buccaneers prepare for the school's final game against The Citadel on Saturday, the shock has worn off and uncertainty is setting in...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Friday
November 21, 2003
Lawmakers Move to Halt Cuts in Aid for College
A change in the government's financial aid formula that would force millions of students to pay more for their college educations will probably be suspended while lawmakers look for other options, Congressional leaders said yesterday...
Published in: The New York Times

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Bake sale at A&M puts heat on affirmative action policy
COLLEGE STATION -- The frank and somewhat heated conversation that Texas A&M University student Samantha Fichtenbaum had Wednesday afternoon with a fellow student was prompted by the most unlikely of topics: the price of some cookies...
Published in: The Houston Chronicle

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Cadets send U.S. troops in Mideast care packages
Packages moved quickly down an assembly line at The Citadel Wednesday afternoon, as cadets filled them with candy, playing cards, footballs and other items bound for soldiers stationed in the Middle East...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Dawson starts to look ahead
...But the Bulldog who seems most likely to continue playing after Saturday's game is Lew Dawson, the 6-6, 265-pound left tackle. Pro scouts have shown up at Citadel practices all season to check out Dawson. And as his college career winds down, the fifth-year senior is beginning to contemplate the next phase of his life...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Gov. Kulcsar today; President Kulcsar tomorrow?
From the time she was a small child, Socastee resident Mandy Kulcsar had a career goal: president of the United States...State Rep. Thad Viers, R-Myrtle Beach, was a member of the SCSL when he was a student at The Citadel...
Published in: The Sun News

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Man tackles government one lawsuit at a time; Greenville retiree who initiated Sanford suit has about 30 others pending
Some retirees go fishing or hunting. Others play golf. Eward Sloan Jr. ('50) sues government officials...
Published in: The State - Page B5

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Presents for U.S. soldiers in Iraq (the photo is not web accessible)
Photo(s), Cadets at The Citadel in South Carolina fill holiday packages for soldiers serving in Iraq and sailors aboard the USS Enterprise. Yesterday's assembly line, involving 50 cadets, packed items including paper and pens, disposable cameras and CDs of holiday songs by the school's singing group.; ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published in: The Baltimore Sun

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Reagan associate counsel to visit Citadel (not web accessible)
Wendell L. Wilkie II, associate counsel for former President Ronald Reagan, will visit The Citadel as part of the West Chair Speakers Series. Wilkie will speak at 10 a.m. Friday in Bond Hall Room 166. The talk is free.
Published in: Charleston City Paper - Downtown Peninsular section

Thursday
November 20, 2003
Uniform changes designed to push ssales, influence recruits
..."It's excitement, it's marketing and it's just a sign of the times," said Citadel athletic director Les Robinson, who has been a head basketball coach at The Citadel, East Tennessee State and N.C. State and an athletic director at N.C. State. "Madison Avenue started it with advertising and trends and it carries over to sports"...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
ad - Citadel Wrestling Club (not web accessible)
Boys & Girls; Ages 4 & up; Frist Practice 6pm, Dec.2; Citadel Wrestling Room; For Information call 766-7394 or 953-4865 or email to: elcidman85@aol.com
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
Charleston police inspection open to public
...Many of the department's 380 sworn officers will be on hand for the inspection at 10:30 a.m. at McAllister Field House at The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - ?Page B3

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
Citadel cadets sending care packages to US troops in the Middle East
(Charleston-AP) Nov. 19, 2003 - Dozens of Citadel cadets stood at two long tables Wednesday filling hundreds of holiday care packages for US troops serving in the Middle East...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV (Columbia, SC)

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
Dozens of cadets pack care packages for U.S. troops
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - In an operation conducted with military precision, dozens of gray-clad Citadel cadets stood at two long tables Wednesday filling holiday care packages for U.S. troops with everything from pens and hard candy to CDs of Christmas music...
Published in: Beaufort Gazette and The Sun News

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
Dozens of cadets pack care packages for U.S. troops
In an operation conducted with military precision, dozens of gray-clad Citadel cadets stood at two long tables Wednesday filling holiday care packages for U.S. troops with everything from pens and hard candy to CDs of Christmas music...
Published in: Associated Press - via LexisNexis

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
GOOD MORNING LOWCOUNTRY
...REMEMBERING THE TROOPS: Today at 1:30 p.m., Citadel cadets will form an assembly line on the quad of 4th Battalion and pack more than 500 holiday care packages to send off to military units and troops in the Middle East. The units they've adopted have Citadel grads among those serving...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
James Winfred Elrod, IV, and Henry Thomas Elrod (obit)
...twins of 1LT James Winfred Elrod, III, and Dena Nicole Abrash Elrod (both Class of 2001)...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4 (scroll down)

Wednesday
November 19, 2003
Note to Phoenix good SoCon coach needs new home
SOCON NOTES
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
A Sea of Uniforms and Tears; At Arlington, JAG Officer and Military Strategist Are Praised for Dedication
One of the highest-ranking casualties of the Iraq war, Lt. Col. Charles H. "Chad" Buehring, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery yesterday, in a somber conclusion to the Oct. 26 rocket attack on the al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad.
Published in: Washington Post

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Attorney's record of drug possession may be erased
A circuit judge is expected to sign an order in about two weeks removing from court and police records a cocaine possession charge against Charleston attorney Dennis Rhoad, his attorney said Monday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Calculate the time (Letter to the Editor by Ann Ronayne, Protocol Office)
Robert Ford has infuriated me once again with his ill-conceived logic. While he may not technically be breaking the law -- the law allows legislators to speed without penalty when they are traveling to Columbia for business -- the people he represents cannot claim the same...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Citadel's Summer Camp Accused of Abuse
(You can view the streaming video that aired also.) JACKSONVILLE, FL- A First Coast family is alleging a Marine Captain at the Citadel sexually abused their son at summer camp. The alleged incident happened two years ago when a local 10-year-old spent three weeks at the camp in Charleston, South Carolina...
Published in: First Coast News - Jacksonville, FL - WJXX 25 TV (ABC)
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Dogs' Mills shares SoCon weekly award with Varner
The Citadel tailback Ern Mills was named the Southern Conference's co-offensive player of the week Monday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Orange Park mother to sue Citadel
Woman claims camp counselor abused her 10-year-old son; suspect received 15 months...
Published in: The Florida Times Union (Jacksonville)
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Pauline Hanckel Weston (obituary)
(wife of former board member of The Citadel Foundation, Dr. C. Tucker Weston)In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the C. Tucker Weston Memorial fund at The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, S.C. 29409, or the Paula Weston Scholarship Fund at Carolina Children s Home, P.O. Box 4465, Columbia, S.C. 29240.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
Six Bulldogs honored (This article contains several news items.)
The Citadel placed six wrestlers on the Southern Conference preseason all-conference team.
Published in: The State - Page C5

Tuesday
November 18, 2003
USC gets $2.4 million NASA grant
Geographers are creating disaster preparation computer program...
Published in: The State - Page B5

Monday
November 17, 2003
Changing rules shift early admissions
BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) -- While applications for early admission were up this year at Yale and Stanford, Harvard's fell by half. The disparity suggests that the elite schools' shifting rules are causing applicants to focus on admissions strategies rather than zeroing in on the school that fits them best...
Published in: CNN.com - Education section

Monday
November 17, 2003
Clemson’s Purnell lands top junior prospect
...The Citadel added Warren McLendon of Dublin, Ga., to its early signing class. He averaged 17 points and 15 rebounds per game last season. The Bulldogs also signed Demetrius Nelson of Johns Island who had previously committed....
Published in: The State - Page C2

Monday
November 17, 2003
COMING UP
FRIDAY WEST CHAIR SPEAKER: The West Chair Speakers Series continues with Wendell Willkie Jr., associate counsel to former President Reagan. 10 a.m. in Bond Hall, Room 165, The Citadel. 953-5000.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
November 17, 2003
Executive Items (not web accessible)
1. Richard Garcia has joined Lindbergh and Associates/O'Brien & Gere as senior project manager. A graduate of The Citadel, Garcia has 17 years of engineering and construction experience. 2. Wallace Scarborough, vice president-secretary of Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Co., has been elected director of the Association of South Carolina Life Insurance Companies. Scarborough earned his degree from The Citadel and has been a member of the South Carolina House of Representative since 2001.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review section - page E4

Monday
November 17, 2003
Sexual Abuse Lawsuit agains the Citadel
A second lawsuit alleging the sexual abuse of a Citadel summer camp student. The lawsuit will be filed later this week by the Florida attorney of the alleged victim who is now 12 years old...
Broadcast on: WCBD TV - Channel 2 - Web site

Sunday
November 16, 2003
MAJOR EVENT CELEBRATES SOUTH CAROLINA AT WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL HUNDREDS MARK SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICE
(You can view the news release and photos.) Seven Citadel Cadets represented SC and the School at the Washingotn DC National Cathedral for SC State DAy.
Published in: Washington National Cathedral - web site
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Sunday
November 16, 2003
Another hero from The Citadel
America's postwar struggles in Iraq tend to obscure our military's remarkable success in removing from power the murderous dictator who once ruled that nation. And the considerable public attention devoted to the prisoner-of-war ordeal of Pfc. Jessica Lynch tends to obscure the remarkable service under fire rendered by many other U.S. soldiers in Iraq...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Sunday
November 16, 2003
Bulldogs' triumph a classic
CHARLOTTE--Kevin Olecki cradled the Silver Shako in his tired, bruised arms. As The Citadel's Corps of Cadets sang the final words of the alma mater, the Bulldogs' senior center held the trophy aloft and screamed, "Whooooo!"
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,16

Sunday
November 16, 2003
Democratic hopefuls court black S.C. schools
Columbia’s Benedict College doesn’t have to look for ways to get students excited about the presidential campaign. The Democratic candidates have been beating a path to the historically black campus...
Published in: The State - Page B4

Sunday
November 16, 2003
Dems woo voters at black colleges
COLUMBIA--Benedict College doesn't have to look for ways to get students excited about the presidential campaign because the Democratic candidates have been beating a path to the historically black campus...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
November 16, 2003
RBs Mills and Gibbs fill Nemo's shoes
CHARLOTTE--Citadel football coach Ellis Johnson wasn't worried Saturday about replacing Nehemiah Broughton, the Bulldogs' leading rusher who is out for the season with a knee injury...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C16

Saturday
November 15, 2003
Keydets still high on Bulldogs' enemies list
"The Citadel is still the No. 1 game on our schedule," VMI athletic director Donny White said this week...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3,5

Saturday
November 15, 2003
Off-beat courses help keep students on track
State's colleges, universities use everything from music to sports to crime as teaching tool...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Friday
November 14, 2003
Benedict to get $4.3M for biomedical research
(This article contains several news items.) COLUMBIA--Benedict College will receive $4.3 million in the next five years from the National Institute of Health for biomedical research collaborated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
November 14, 2003
Dogs add Georgia prep star
The phone at the McLendon house hasn't stopped ringing since Warren McLendon announced he would play basketball at The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Friday
November 14, 2003
Governor honors 2 professors
Midlands Tech, Erskin educators selected for lifelong commitment to learning...
Published in: The State - Page B5

Friday
November 14, 2003
Iraq perspective (Letter to the editor)
As I read the relentless criticism of the current administration's handling of the events in Iraq, I am reminded of an article I read in "The Citadel" alumni magazine Sept.-Oct. 2003...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14

Friday
November 14, 2003
USC president leads state in salary survey
COLUMBIA--An annual national survey shows University of South Carolina President Andrew Sorensen is the state's highest-paid public college leader...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
November 14, 2003
Virginia Military at home in the Big South
...Virginia Military Institute went 6-6 last year, its last football season in the SoCon after 79 years in the league. The Keydets are 6-5 this year heading into their last game, against military school rival The Citadel Saturday in Charlotte...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Blue-White wrestle-off ushers in Citadel season
The Citadel wrestling team will unofficially open its season with the second Blue/White wrestle-off Friday at 3:30 p.m. in The Citadel's mat room, on the second floor of Vandiver Hall behind McAlister Field House...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Thursday
November 13, 2003
C of C receives 1942 painting
...Now, one of his paintings has been given to the College of Charleston's Avery Research Center, a gift that Avery officials say is a significant addition to their collection...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
November 13, 2003
C of C Trustee John Price Jr. dies
GAFFNEY--John Vincent Price Jr. of Gaffney, a trustee on the College of Charleston's board, died Tuesday. He was 76...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Charlotte hoping for clear skies, big crowd when Dogs,VMI play
The parachutists are on stand-by. The B-1 bomber fly-over is on go. The Citadel knobs and VMI rats are scheduled to march into the stadium with full pomp and circumstance...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3
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Thursday
November 13, 2003
Citadel's Broughton out for rest of season
Citadel tailback Nehemiah Broughton will miss the final two games of the football season and will undergo reconstructive surgery on his left knee, director of sports medicine Andy Clawson said Wednesday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Dean proposes $7 billion higher education plan
HANOVER, New Hampshire (AP) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean on Thursday offered a plan to provide college students with $10,000 a year in federal financial aid as part of his $7.1 billion higher education program...
Published in: CNN.com

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Howell regrets incident
USC center denies drinking played a role, disputing Odom’s opinion...
Published in: The State - Page C1,2

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Islanders standout Nelson signs to play basketball at Citadel
...It was a big day for Citadel basketball, too, as Islanders standout Demetrius Nelson signed a national letter of intent with the Bulldogs while his parents, Vera and Mark Nelson, looked on...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Local educator joins state board; Georgetown retiree Isaac replaces Killian
Joe Isaac ('69), who retired after a 31-year career mostly with the Georgetown County School District, will be the new State Board of Education member for Horry and Georgetown counties.
Published in: The Sun News

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Obituaries
1. Ernest L. Stelling,'49
2. Hazel Dean Shealy Groshon (mother of Mike Groshon)
3. Calvin C. Yarborough (attended The Citadel)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4,5
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Thursday
November 13, 2003
PAULA ZAHN NOW; Aired November 13, 2003 - 20:00 ET
(Scroll down to almost the very end of the interview.) ZAHN: Now to a story we promised you last night. Private Jessica Lynch is a household name, but there are untold number of other stories out there of unsung heroes of the war in Iraq. Military experts say army captain Harry Zahn Hornbuckle is one. Hornbuckle led a team that played a key role in the fall of Iraq and the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime, but he came home to no fanfare. His mother even had to ask the Holiday Inn to put his name on the marquee. Captain Hornbuckle joins us now from Fort Stewart, Georgia. Welcome home and welcome to our show...
Broadcast on: CNN TV

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Salaries, perks soar for college presidents
University of South Carolina president Andrew Sorensen is the highest paid university president in the state, earning a state salary of $215,000, plus an additional $205,000 in private money and bonuses, according to an annual national salary survey...
Published in: The State - Page B1,8

Thursday
November 13, 2003
State adds $15 million to auto park investment
GREENVILLE — South Carolina will invest an additional $15 million into Clemson University’s automotive research campus in Greenville to build a research facility that BMW will lease, a company official said after a groundbreaking Wednesday...
Published in: The State - Page C1,10 - business section

Thursday
November 13, 2003
Ten Highest Cost Colleges in America -
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Even by the standards of normal educational sticker shock, this year's tuition bill was a doozy. In October, the College Board announced that the cost of attending a public college or university rose by 9.8 percent, the largest annual increase in 30 years. Private schools were just a bit more restrained, with total costs rising 6.7 percent...
Published in: Alumni BBS

Wednesday
November 12, 2003
Big Three could be absent from playoffs
You have to go back to the Reagan Administration to find the last year when one of the Southern Conference's Big Three failed to make the Division I-AA football playoffs...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Wednesday
November 12, 2003
Childers honored by The Citadel
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - A fallen soldier with ties to Wyoming was honored by his alma mater, The Citadel, with a parade and memorial service...
Published in: Star Tribune (Casper, Wyo.)

Wednesday
November 12, 2003
Citadel adds second commitment for basketball
The Citadel has added a second big man to its basketball recruiting class, getting a verbal commitment from 6-6, 245-pound Warren McLendon of Dublin, Ga...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
November 12, 2003
Clemson, BMW break ground at auto park site
Clemson University and BMW officials broke ground today on the school's 400-acre automotive research campus, which will be anchored by a graduate engineering center and research and development facilities...
Published in: Greenville News

Wednesday
November 12, 2003
Hazel Groshon (mother of Mike Groshon - not web accessible)
JAMES ISLAND — Entered into eternal rest Saturday, November 8, 2003, Hazel Dean Shealy Groshon, widow of Bill Groshon, of James Island. The relatives and friends of Hazel S. Groshon are invited to attend her funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2003,...
Published in: The State - Page B12

Tuesday
November 11, 2003
Citadel will report hit by Mocs' defender on Broughton
The Citadel should learn today whether tailback Nehemiah Broughton will be able to play against rival VMI this week. And Bulldogs football coach Ellis Johnson is not happy about the hit that may have ended Broughton's season with two games left...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
November 11, 2003
College presidential salaries rising
(AP) -- While tuition costs keep on rising, so do the salaries of college presidents...
Published in: CNN.com - Education section

Tuesday
November 11, 2003
School Plus section
(This article contains several news items).
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
November 11, 2003
Why You've Heard Of Jessica Lynch, Not Zan Hornbuckle ('96)
...The U.S. counterattack killed an estimated 200 enemy fighters, according to the commanding officer who oversaw the battle. The American team had never trained or fought together, but all its men got out alive. The team was headed by Capt. Harry Alexander Hornbuckle, a 29-year-old staff officer who had never been in combat before. He was later awarded the Bronze Star, with a V for valor, for his efforts that day...
Published in: The Wall Street Journal - A10

Monday
November 10, 2003
Building reflects new Corps of Cadets
...The Citadel's new Female Athletic Facility is not only the first new construction on the campus to accommodate women cadets, but it's also a worthy expression of the change...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Monday
November 10, 2003
Challenges of a first-generation student
KUTZTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) -- On the third Sunday in August, Victor Nivar did something no one in his family had ever done before: He left home to pursue a college degree...
Published in: CNN.com - Education section

Monday
November 10, 2003
College presidents seek to close minority gap
Just five months ago, the US Supreme Court decided ethnic diversity on campus was so important that selective colleges must be allowed to weigh race as one factor in a thorough admissions profile - no blunt race-based admissions formulas allowed, please. It brought cheers at the nation's elite private and public colleges and universities, where officials rejoiced that their style of admissions programs fit the ruling already...
Published in: Christian Science Monitor

Saturday
November 8, 2003
Professor charged with lying about plague vials
LUBBOCK, TEXAS - The government charged a Texas Tech University professor with lying to investigators Thursday, saying that he accidentally destroyed 30 vials of plague bacteria, then claimed they had vanished from his laboratory...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Friday
November 7, 2003
Clemson to break ground on auto park (This article contains several news items)
Clemson University will break ground Nov. 12 on its automotive research center in Greenville...
Published in: The State - Page D1

Friday
November 7, 2003
Marines ‘invade’ Northeast Richland
...The Marines were conducting an urban warfare exercise as they readied for deployment to the Middle East with the USS Wasp Attack Group in January or February...If there are any lessons learned from the Iraq war thus far, it’s that the Marines are on the right track with their training, said the 46-year-old McKenzie, a 1979 graduate of The Citadel. “It’s totally validated the training we’re doing...”
Published in: The State - Page B5

Friday
November 7, 2003
Mr. Russell Jeter '33 (scroll down for entire obituary)
...Russell, known to many as "Bud", graduated from The Citadel in 1933. He was a business leader in Union prior to World War II...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4 (obit listed in The State - Page B4)

Friday
November 7, 2003
S.C. universities halfway to research funds goal
COLUMBIA--Officials from South Carolina's three research universities say they have raised about half of the $30 million in match money they are seeking for lottery-sponsored research projects...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Friday
November 7, 2003
USC to be alternate site for 2004 debates (This article contains several news items)
USC didn’t get picked as a site for one of the 2004 presidential debates — but it came close...
Published in: The State - Page A6

Thursday
November 6, 2003
$1.8 Million Check for a Job Not Done Jolts Boston University
BOSTON, Nov. 5 — It could have paid the salaries of additional professors in the understaffed mathematics department, or for more space in the overcrowded science and engineering library, with its unwieldy movable stacks. Or it could have paid for bonuses of $1,000 each for the 1,800 faculty members, almost none of whom have received raises for two years...
Published in: The New York Times

Thursday
November 6, 2003
3 universities raising research project funds
...Since the six projects were approved by state officials four months ago, the University of South Carolina, Clemson and the Medical University of South Carolina have raised more than $16 million in private matching funds...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Thursday
November 6, 2003
Citadel golfers win CSU Invitational
Freshman Angelo Medico, who tied for third with a two-day score of 141 (68-73), joined three other Bulldogs on the leaderboard to lead the Citadel in winning the Charleston Southern Fall Invitational golf tournament on Wednesday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Thursday
November 6, 2003
Concert noise sparks complaints (not web accessible)
A concert last month at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium has some nearby residents wanting answers from the city of Charleston....Wagener Terrace Neighborhood Association President Joseph Wolfe said parking for events at The Citatdel is better enforced than that of other events for which cars often are parked on the grass...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB1,5 - Peninsular Charleston Downtown section

Thursday
November 6, 2003
New MBA programs to serve needs of business community
When Earl Walker, dean of The Citadel School of Business Administration, started hearing from local industry leaders that educational institutions could do more to serve the business community, he decided to take action...
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Page 3 (3-16 Nov edition)

Thursday
November 6, 2003
Radical campuses (Letter to the Editor)
I am a Vanderbilt graduate (ODK, editor of the school paper, honors student) and so is my wife and many members of my family -- but that was under the old regime when it was responsibly run and a wonderful Southern school. Now it is neither...My wife and I have begun a scholarship at The Citadel in the name of a great uncle who fought with Nathan Bedford Forrest, and we contribute regularly to Hillsdale College in Michigan...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Thursday
November 6, 2003
The Historic Fixtures of Charleston - Robert Ariail political cartoon (scroll down)
features The Citadel and Joe Riley
Published in: The State - Page A12
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
November 6, 2003
Walk-on makes most of chance
Sometimes, it's hard for a guy from Early Branch to get noticed. "Early Branch is in Hampton County," says Citadel sophomore cornerback Brandon Hawkins, who sounds like he's answered this question before. "And Hampton County is down near Beaufort...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
November 5, 2003
Benedict's the place to be for hopefuls; That's not the case for Winthrop, which has invited candidates
COLUMBIA - So far, Winthrop University political science professor Scott Huffmon hasn't had any luck getting Democratic presidential candidates to speak at the Rock Hill campus, as the Feb. 3 S.C. primary draws nearer...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer

Wednesday
November 5, 2003
College faculty senate OKs diversity hiring resolution
The College of Charleston faculty senate on Tuesday easily passed an amended resolution encouraging school officials to fill all future openings from an "applicant pool as diverse as possible," one month after the initial proposal drew the ire of some senators...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Wednesday
November 5, 2003
Furman-GSU not showdown of old (SoCon Football)
In five of the last six years, the winner of the Georgia Southern-Furman game has claimed the Southern Conference championship. And two years ago, Georgia Southern beat Furman during the regular-season on the way to the title, only to lose to the Paladins in the Division I-AA playoffs...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Wednesday
November 5, 2003
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
A Citadel cadet undertakes an important journey to understanding the difference between terrorists and freedom fighters...
Published in: Charleston City paper
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Wednesday
November 5, 2003
Removing God (Letter to the Editor by Mike Henslee, Machine Shop)
First, there was the ruling banning prayer in public schools. Since then, there have been several court rulings and laws passed to protect "the constitutional right of religious freedom" and "the separation of church and state..."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Appeals court hears desegregation case
Trial focuses on $503M settlement for 3 historically black Miss. colleges...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Bulldogs point guard Hammack to undergo knee surgery
Citadel point guard Kevin Hammack, one of two returning starters on the Bulldogs' basketball team, will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Wednesday and will be out of action anywhere from 12 days to three weeks...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Clemson to break ground for automotive campus
CLEMSON--Clemson University plans to break ground Nov. 12 on a 400-acre automotive engineering research and education campus that it hopes will make South Carolina an international hub of the automotive and motorsports industries...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B9

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Commercial real estate company relocates to India Hook site Business partners thinking for long term
Randy Graham ('87) remembers when India Hook Road was a remote part of town. "All this was woods," the Rock Hill native said of the area. Graham and his business partner, Mark Mayfield, recently moved their commercial real estate firm from Oakland Avenue to India Hook, an area now buzzing with activity.
Published in: The Herald

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Dogs have a lot left to chew on
Some big goals still remain for Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Former N.C. officer killed in Baghdad hotel remembered
A former Fort Bragg Lt. Colonel killed in a Baghdad hotel bombing last week was a man who led by example, friends said. More than 500 people attended a memorial service for Lt. Col. Charles H. "Chad" Buehring on Monday night at Westminster Presbyterian Church, where he and his family had been active members...
Published in: AP via LexisNexis

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
FYI (School Plus section)
1. Photography workshop planned for teachers The Lowcountry Writing Project at The Citadel will have a workshop to help teachers use digital photography in their classrooms...
2. Citadel employee earns award for innovation
Ron Doyle, the chief of grounds and operational services at The Citadel, recently received the President's Award from the S.C. Governmental Fleet Managers Association...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,2

Tuesday
November 4, 2003
Lieberman pushes higher education initiative in Columbia
COLUMBIA, S.C. - U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman unveiled a plan Monday to close the gaps in education spending that keep poor and minority children out of college or behind in the classroom...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Monday
November 3, 2003
Enrollment of foreign students slows at U.S. colleges, new study shows
A new study says the number of foreign students attending U.S. colleges increased by less than 1 percent in 2002-03 -- the lowest growth rate in seven years. It's just the latest piece of evidence that international students are shying away from the United States because of tough immigration rules...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Monday
November 3, 2003
True stories: Moments that changed lives (not web accessible)
Ellis Johnson and Les Robinson shared stories in the article
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Sunday
November 2, 2003
A bittersweet homecoming
Marine Capt. Jeffrey S. Houston stood at attention on Summerall Field on Saturday, underneath a picturesque blue sky with faint strokes of white...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,16
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Sunday
November 2, 2003
AROUND NEW RIVER; Former officer is main speaker
WYTHEVILLE - Walter "Rick" Tucker, will be the guest speaker at a Veterans Day Ceremony starting at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at Withers Park in Wytheville. A native of Johnson City, Tenn., Tucker attended the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., from 1965 to 1967...
Published in: Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) - via LexisNexis

Sunday
November 2, 2003
Bulldogs squander early chances (not listed in the hardcopy)
The Citadel's 42-16 loss to Wofford Saturday will be remembered for the six turnovers the Bulldogs committed, leading to five Terrier touchdowns...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Sunday
November 2, 2003
Quick strikes lead Terriers to win (not web accessible)
Wofford moves to 6-0 in SoCon sparked by 21 points in less than 4 minutes...
Published in: The State - Page C1,21

Sunday
November 2, 2003
Surfside mother seeks aid on behalf of soldier (mother of Jason Cockman '95)
Kay Cockman of Surfside Beach says it's "the least a mother can do to help her son when he's in Iraq." But she needs your help. Her son, Jason, is a Citadel graduate and a U.S. Army officer currently deployed to Kirkuk, Iraq...Once the country was liberated, he became involved in the rebuilding and civic development of the country. His particular mission has been putting the local educational system back on its feet...
Published in: The Sun News

Sunday
November 2, 2003
Wofford bursts Bulldogs' bubble
They began arriving at 7 a.m. Saturday, filling parking lots from the Ashley River to Hampton Park. A crowd of 20,863 fans, the largest at a Citadel football game in 11 years, packed Johnson Hagood Stadium Saturday afternoon...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,16
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Saturday
November 1, 2003
'Mayor for life' keeps Charleston running
..."He's worn well," Robert Steed, history professor at The Citadel, said of Riley. "He's very personable and seems sincerely interested in the city..."
Published in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - via LexisNexis

Saturday
November 1, 2003
C of C adds Hollings to building's name
This time it's the senator's wife, a 1957 grad, who receives honor...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B6

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Citadel hails alumni who served in wars (This article contains several news items)
Several hundred alumni who served in Iraq and Afghanistan return to their alma mater this weekend to take part in The Citadel’s Homecoming festivities...
Published in: The State - Page B2

Saturday
November 1, 2003
CITADEL TO RETIRE SMALL'S JERSEY
...The Citadel is retiring Small's jersey in a halftime ceremony today during its homecoming game against Wofford. It is just the fifth time in the school's history that a player has been so honored...
Published in: The Augusta Chronicle (Georgia) - via LexisNexis

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Clark campaigns at USC Law School
Former general leads Democratic pack in new poll...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Ex-Clover golfer named All-American scholar (scroll down to Citadel sports)
Published in: The Herald

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Johnson maintains a balance
Coaches live in a world of extremes. The highs are very high. The lows very low. That's the difference between winning and losing in a profession that demands the former and is intolerant of the latter...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Schools may coordinate on bioterror work
USC, MUSC, Clemson begin talks about pursuing research dollars...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B9

Saturday
November 1, 2003
SHUTTLE SHOULD FLY, APOLLO ASTRONAUT SAYS
Col. Walt Cunningham, veteran of the first manned Apollo space flight, knows all too well the dangers of his former profession...Cunningham's thoughts on NASA's current woes mirrored his remarks to cadets at The Citadel on Friday, where he spoke as part of the West Chair Speaker Series. The USMC Reserve called the Apollo flights, which landed the first men on the moon, the "golden age of space flight." Cunningham said astronauts then and now don't have a death wish, they just know how to weigh risk and benefit...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6 (via LexisNexis)

Saturday
November 1, 2003
Stage set for SoCon showdown
That sound you heard when calling The Citadel's ticket office Friday was a busy signal. Citadel staffers were selling 100 tickets an hour Friday afternoon, and as of 5 p.m. there were only about 1,000 tickets left...
Published in: The Post and Courier - ?

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