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The Citadel in the News: Archive

April 2003

April 25, 2003
Albert Pooser Stllings '51 - obiturary
(to view the entire obit, you'll need to scroll down)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

April 25, 2003
Bill reining in lobbying clears House
If the bill becomes law, state agencies would be prohibited from using taxpayer dollars to hire outside lobbyists. It would cover all facets of government, from the highway department to all public colleges and universities...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

April 25, 2003
The fate of a flag; Documentary examines South Carolina's struggle over the Confederate banner
...Shown at Piccolo Spoleto in 2001 and during S.C. ETV's "Southern Lens" series last fall, the film closed a conference on civil rights in South Carolina at the Citadel this spring...
Published in: The State

April 23, 2003
Admissions diversity case will redefine U.S. citizenship
A momentous debate is taking place in our nation's capital that will decide what it means to be an American in the 21st century...
Published in: The State - Commentary

April 23, 2003
Clemson alters entry rules; New policy extends waiting time for students applying for enrollment
Clemson has eliminated its rolling admissions process for incoming freshmen starting with the 2003-04 school year, said Robert Barkley, Clemson admissions director...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

April 23, 2003
Clemson applicants to wait longer (AP story)
Published in: The Post and Courier - B7

April 23, 2003
Crackdown planned on fake degrees
State officials are concerned that shady online businesses are making it easier to defraud the public with fake college degrees, some bearing the names of colleges and universities in South Carolina...
Published in: The State - Page B3

April 23, 2003
Dantzler on tear, in more ways than one
CITADEL BASEBALL Brook Dantzler's practice pants are a disgrace. They are dirty and worn, with two big rips in the backside that let the spring breezes flow through...The pants, gaping holes and all, are something of a Citadel baseball tradition. They are about seven years old, and have been passed down in the outfield, from Stuart Jordan to Matt Dean and now to Dantzler...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

April 23, 2003
In Baghdad; As the Lights Come Back On, Gunfire Has a Different Ring
...So Capt. James Lockridge, 29, a graduate of the Citadel ('96) who is with the 11th Engineers Battalion, sallied forth in the morning with an M-16 in his right hand and an aerial map of Baghdad in his left hand. His mission was to figure out how to get power from the city's southern plant to the substations in his quadrant...
Published in: Washington Post - A1

April 23, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 17 Colleges
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

April 23, 2003
U. of Toledo Is Latest Institution to Announce Cuts in Men's Sports
The University of Toledo announced on Monday that it will drop three men's teams -- swimming and indoor and outdoor track and field -- at the end of this academic year...
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Educationx - ?

April 23, 2003
Washburn could be a sleeper; The Citadel DE hopes move from basketball to football will be successful
Published in: The State - Page C1,2

April 22, 2003
Chasing the dream
NFL desire came late for Citadel's Washburn
Published in: The Post and Courier - D1,4

April 22, 2003
Citadel names speakers for commencement
(not web accessible) - School Plus Section
Published in: The Post and Courier - School Plus

April 22, 2003
Profs to vote on teacher-student dating
BERKELEY, California (AP) -- University of California professors are contemplating a new question this spring: Does dating your student flunk the ethics test?...
Published in: - www

April 22, 2003
USC teach-in to focus on war, U.S. obligations
...USC students and faculty tonight will tangle with such questions in a public conversation, "After Iraq: Lessons From the Current Conflict." The teach-in, from 7 to 9 p.m., will take place in Gambrell Hall, Room 250...
Published in: The State - A2

April 21, 2003
Accolades & More (excerpt)
Dorothy Perrin Moore, distinguished professor of entrepreneurship at The Citadel, has received the 2003 “Women in Business Advocate of the Year” award for South Carolina. Her contributions in support of career women as educators, authors and ­speakers have brought her national recognition.
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Page 62

April 21, 2003
College of Graduate and Professional Studies ­celebrates 35 years
Celebrating its 35th year in 2003, The Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies continues to provide advanced educational opportunities to thousands of Lowcountry residents in the fields of business, education, counseling and technology....
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Page 13

April 21, 2003
Coming Up Column
WEDNESDAY COMPETITION FINALS: The Citadel New Venture Competition finals will be held in Room 166 of Bond Hall from noon until 4 p.m. The competition is coordinated by The Citadel School of Business and is designed to encourage cadets to become involved in launching real-world business ventures. Cadets will be judged on their business plan proposals by a panel of judges. The event is free and open to the public. An awards reception is at 6:15 p.m. in the Greater Issues Room of Mark Clark Hall. FRIDAY CADET PARADE: This week's 4:20 p.m. parade by the South Carolina Corps of Cadets will be in honor of Citadel faculty and staff members who are retiring this year. It is the last regular parade of the academic year. The parade is free and open to the public. The final two parades take place graduation week in honor of the Class of 2003.
Published in: The Post and Courier - B1

April 20, 2003
Shane Comes Home
Shane Comes Home (see photo gallery along with article) Most Americans know him as the first Marine killed in Iraq. But his final journey reveals a most remarkable life of madcap energy, intense achievement and the fiery love of a raucous family.
Published in: The Hartford Courant (Conn -

April 18, 2003
Bulldogs want end to tailspin as Buccaneers come to town
Earlier this week, Citadel baseball coaches hung a "Do Not Disturb" sign on the office door and met to discuss a topic that's also on the minds of Bulldog fans.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

April 18, 2003
CSU football player among 3 facing robbery, lynching charges
A Hilton Head Island firefighter, a Charleston Southern University football player and an Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech student were arrested and charged with strong-armed robbery and second-degree lynching Thursday after police say the trio attacked a College of Charleston student and stole his wallet.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

April 18, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 20
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

April 18, 2003
USC honors outstanding students
The University of South Carolina honored its most outstanding undergraduates Thursday at its annual Honors and Awards Day ceremony on the historic Horseshoe.
Published in: The State - Page B3

April 18, 2003
War in Iraq - CASUALTIES - Marine 2LT. Therrel Shane Childers
Not web accessible
Published in: The Post and Courier - War In Iraq

April 18, 2003
West Pointers Prepare to Face Changed World
...Like most soldiers, cadets at West Point unfailingly profess faith in their leaders, right up to President Bush. But like the bright young men and women that they must be to gain admittance to this highly exclusive institution, they are full of questions about the role of America in the world, what their mission will be as leaders in the greatest fighting force known to man and whether they are ready for the new reality they will face...
Published in: The New York Times - ?

April 17, 2003
Citadel Grad in Navy Department - not web accessible
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Patrick Murphy, Citadel of 1999, is one the the newer members in the NTOTC branch in Kilbourne Hall...
Published in: The Cadet (VMI's student newspaper - News and Features section

April 17, 2003
Citadel to face Cougars in SoCon tennis tourney
The Citadel men's tennis team defeated Davidson, 4-2, in the first round of the Southern Conference Tennis tournament at the City of Charleston Tennis Center.
Published in: The Post and Courier - D4

April 17, 2003
Funerals held for Citadel graduate, fellow Marine from Massachusetts - AP story
(not web accessible - hard copy in PAO)
Published in: The Post and Courier - War in Iraq

April 17, 2003
Guggenheim Foundation Names 184
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

April 17, 2003
Navy disciplines students for downloading
The United States Naval Academy disciplines 85 students accused of illegally downloading music, in one of the most public rebukes yet to campus file-swapping.
Published in: BusinessWeek Online - ?

April 17, 2003
Only privileged few get to enjoy Masters
If Augusta's mayor, Bob Young, ever aspires to higher office, he'll probably want to change his tune about the Masters, most likely just as astonishingly as Strom Thurmond and other Southern politicians changed theirs about desegregation. And where are all the bleeding hearts and windbags now who forced the spending of millions needed for education in South Carolina and Virginia fighting to keep the Citadel and VMI male-only? Gone with the wind.
Published in: The State - Letters to the Editor

April 17, 2003
President Resigns at Beleaguered Morris
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

April 17, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 18
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - ?

April 12, 2003
Pee Dee Tupperware workers ready for global competition - not web accessible
...Rick Goings, president and CEO of Tupperware, said a global economy has meant changes for the company, but those changes have been for the good. Goings spoke Friday at the Leadership Forum Luncheon at The Citadel's School of Business...
Published in: Florence Morning News - Local

April 8, 2003
College of Charleston may raise fees, tuition
Published in: The Post and Courier

April 8, 2003
Cut line reads: "Army Col. William F. Grimsley, son of Citadel president Maj. Gen. James A. Grimsley, and Lt. Col. Rock Marcone
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11 - not web accessible - photo

April 8, 2003
Holderman misses court hearing; Ex-USC president charged with money laundering still in hospital
Published in: The State

April 8, 2003
Human Resources ad for participating The Post and Courier's Career Fair
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B8 - not web accessible

April 8, 2003
IRS Ruling on Naming Rights Could Remove Tax-Exempt Status of Some Construction Bonds
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

April 8, 2003
It's 'Family Feud' time on S.C. coast
You might have missed it over the weekend, but it appears a bitter brawl is brewing on the beach. It all started when John Kuhn, a Charleston state senator, kicked sand in the Grand Strand's face at a conference in Myrtle Beach...* Colleges. The Citadel and the College of Charleston are situated in the heart of beautiful downtown...
Published in: The State

April 8, 2003
MEMORIAL: Memorial funds have been established at The Citadel to remember two graduates who died during military service in Iraq
Published in: The Post and Courier - GOOD MORNING LOWCOUNTRY - photos used not web accessible

April 8, 2003
Morris Brown College Loses Accreditation Bid
Published in: Los Angeles Times

April 8, 2003
Obituary - Charles E. Goodman '50
(you'll need to scroll down to view obit)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Obituary

April 8, 2003
ON CAMPUS (information from other S. C. colleges)
Published in: The Post and Courier - School Plus section

April 8, 2003
Second Citadel graduate killed in war - AP story
Published in: The State

April 8, 2003
Spring Commencement Speakers Are Announced by 18 Colleges
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education

April 8, 2003
The Citadel established a memorial fund Monday to honor two of its alumni who died during military service in the war in Iraq...
Published in: The State

April 8, 2003
University Purchases Reporters' Notes on Watergate
Published in: The New York Times

April 7, 2003
Greenville fighter pilot focuses on war
..."A war is a fast-paced and quickly changing operation, and our missions could change as we get closer and closer to Baghdad," said Coln, who grew up in Greenville, attended Wade Hampton High School and is a 1974 graduate of The Citadel...
Published in: The Greenville News - (proper names were not used in this article)

April 7, 2003
Pendleton Casualties Arouse Grief, Pride; Pair killed in a copter crash are recalled for realizing their dreams of serving as Ma
...After graduating from the Citadel, Sammis joined the Marines and learned to fly. He was assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Camp Pendleton...
Published in: Los Angeles Times

April 7, 2003
Relatives Remember Last Phone Calls From Their Marines
...He had wanted to fly since he was 10 but settled for racing sailing boats competitively until he graduated from the Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, and went to flight school...
Published in: The Washington Post

April 6, 2003
WAR IN THE GULF: HOMEFRONT: Resolve, relief take hold
..."Compared to the Vietnam War, this is almost like a video game," said Politano, who teaches at The Citadel. "We don't see American soldiers or Iraqis being blown apart. It's almost like a cost-free war. [And] that makes the war more palatable"...
Published in: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 3, 2003
Citadel president urges cadets to be compassionate in time of war
Published in: The Post and Courier - ?

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