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The Citadel in the News: Archive

June 2004

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Tuesday
June 29, 2004
Grave excavations tell tales of past traditions
Something about the remains in grave No. 188 gave archaeologist Kristrina Shuler reason to pause. Every other skeleton appeared to be buried in the traditional Christian practice: flat on their back, feet pointing east. Except No. 188...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11

Friday
June 25, 2004
Attorney general weighs in against 'kitchen sink bill'
...Trident Technical College and the Medical University of South Carolina are banking on the act to help fund new programs and facilities. "I'm disappointed to hear that," said Dr. John Raymond, MUSC provost. "To hold this up would be a major setback to our plans. We are cramped for space, and we need this. The entire state needs this."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,16

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Cadet Foltz collecting national awards (scroll down)
The Citadel Cadet Raymond R. Foltz, a rising senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who has a 4.0 grade-point average and received a perfect score on the Graduate Records Exam in his discipline, has been awarded undergraduate summer research scholarships at Rose-Hulman and at any university of his choice under the Mid-America Earthquake Center...
Published in: The Sun News

Thursday
June 24, 2004
CGPS Open House (not web accessible)
The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies will host an information session from 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 13 at the Holliday Alumni Center on Hagood Avenue.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 6ZB

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Columbia man to take command at base (Col. Greg Patterson '81)
(scroll down)
Col. Greg Patterson of Columbia will take over as commander of the 78th Air Base Wing at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. A 23-year Air Force veteran, Patterson assumes command in a July 2 ceremony at the base, 16 miles south of Macon, Ga...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Elvis wouldn't be caught dead down in Auburn
...It looks like plans to build a new football stadium for The Citadel at Stoney Field and bring a bowl game to town are coming together. Don't know about the bowl idea, but plans for a sports complex next to Joe Riley Park are impressive...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Local student graduates from The Citadel (scroll down)
Cadet Mark Pyatt Wilcox of Georgetown graduated May 8 from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina...
Published in: The Sun News

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Sanford budget director leaving for SCSU post; University also names director of planning
...Separately, SCSU announced the appointment of Joyce Green to the cabinet-level position of executive director of planning, analysis, policy and organizational development...Green received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Benedict College and has done postgraduate work at The Citadel and the University of South Carolina...
Published in: The Times and Democrat

Thursday
June 24, 2004
Top Colleges Take More Blacks, but Which Ones?
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At the most recent reunion of Harvard University's black alumni, there was lots of pleased talk about the increase in the number of black students at Harvard. But the celebratory mood was broken in one forum, when some speakers brought up the thorny issue of exactly who those black students were...
Published in: The New York Times

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Erskine College to add math center (scroll down)
DUE WEST — A pledge to Erskine College of $1.5 million from philanthropist Joseph H. Moss has propelled the Memorial Hall project forward, adding plans for a new math facility...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Air Force Academy dean cleared in sex assault scandal
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.--The Pentagon has cleared the Air Force Academy's faculty dean of wrongdoing in the school's sexual assault scandal, contradicting the conclusion of a congressional panel that also investigated problems at the school...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A5

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Cape grad buried in Arlington (Cpt. Daniel Eggers '97)
ARLINGTON, Va. — It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. Capt. Daniel Eggers — Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. — had it all going for him. The 28-year-old Cape Coral High School graduate, who conquered The Citadel and went on to join the Green Berets, had a lovely wife, two rambunctious sons and a brilliant future ahead of him...
Published in: News-Press.com (Cape Coral, Fla.)
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Digital DirgeBugle plays taps by itself
WASHINGTON — The playing of taps to honor America’s fallen soldiers is a familiar sound, but at thousands of military funerals these days, not all is as it seems. Instead of a bugler playing the 24 notes, a computerized chip implanted in the horn renders the heart-stirring song...
Published in: The State - Page A9

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Hispanics strain to finish college
They go in at same rate as whites, but only half as likely to graduate...
Published in: USA Today

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
Olivia W. Hagenbuch (scroll down)
(wife of Wayne Hagenbuch, Physical Plant Contract Administrator)
Olivia W. Hagenbuch, 56, of Summerville, wife of Wayne Hagenbuch, died Monday, June 21, 2004 at her residence.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
June 23, 2004
S.C. State taps new student affairs official
ORANGEBURG — South Carolina State University on Tuesday named Kevin Rolle the new vice president of student affairs. He will be responsible for areas such as admissions, student life, financial aid and campus police...
Published in: The State - Page B2

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Cape soldier laid to rest today; Eggers killed during duty in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON * Capt. Daniel Eggers, a Cape Coral High School graduate, will be buried today alongside generals and privates, astronauts and freed slaves at Arlington National Cemetery...
Published in: News-Press (unable to access actual document) - via Alumni BBS

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Charlotte awaits word on bids; NCAA committee considering city as host for games in 2007, '08
...Rose also is a member of the Division I men's basketball committee, which will choose sites during a four-day meeting that will begin June 29. Rose declined to comment on Charlotte's bid, but committee member Les Robinson said Charlotte will receive strong consideration. "I can't speak for the committee, but I can speak on behalf of Charlotte," said Robinson, athletics director at The Citadel. "They've done a great job over the years."
Published in: The Charlotte Observer

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Citadel to hold session on evening programs (not web accessible)
The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies will host an information session from 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 13 at the Holliday alumni Center on Hagood Avenue.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Conway native endows wetlands studies chair (Dr. Hal B. Holmes Jr. '66)
Dr. Hal B. Holmes Jr. has made a gift to Coastal Carolina University that will establish an endowed chair in the university's College of Natural and Applied Sciences. According to the conditions of the gift, professors who hold the chair must be specialists in the study of wetlands...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
For students, summer is research
At Clemson, a $250,000 grant gives students unexpected jobs...
Published in: The State - Page B2

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
From Iraqi front, it's easy to see the good U.S. is doing
(By Lt. Franklin Wallace '94 - editorial)
I am one of the U.S. advisers to the new Iraqi Civil Defense Corps. I have been in Iraq for four months, and I believe my job in Iraq is one of importance...
Published in: Greenville News

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Orangeburg, S.C., Wood Industry Executive Wins State Manufacturing Award
The man behind Orangeburg's Decolam Inc. plant is no stranger to the wood and paper industry. After graduation from The Citadel in the late 1960's, Ozzie Fogle was hired to work in the lab at the Georgia Pacific-owned U.S. Plywood plant...
Published in: The Times and Democrat - via LexisNexis

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
Rookie Ricks goes back to MBS roots
...Hal Goodson, a former Late Model Stock competitor at MBS, will be making a return to the Hooters ProCup Series and MBS on Saturday night. Goodson, who is running at part-time schedule for Ricky Benton Racing, was also on hand at Monday's test session...Goodson will also have the help of local companies Black's Tire Service and H.D. Spokes who will sponsor the Citadel graduate at his homecoming...
Published in: The Sun News

Tuesday
June 22, 2004
USC will add 100 faculty members
USC will hire 100 new faculty members over the next three years to bolster the university’s efforts to become a premier research school...
Published in: The State - Page A1,5

Monday
June 21, 2004
Chapel gets some window dressing
Summerall's stained glass undergoing restoration
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Monday
June 21, 2004
Charitable Giving Rises in 2003
Helped by an improving economy, charitable giving in the United States last year rose by the highest rate in three years, according to a national survey released Monday...
Published in: Forbes.com

Monday
June 21, 2004
Colleges still cautious about affirmative action
One year ago this week, supporters of affirmative action cheered as the U.S. Supreme Court upheld factoring race into college admissions. The decisions in two cases involving the University of Michigan, they said, would ensure racial diversity for many of America’s selective colleges. But in the months since, some of the sheen has come off their victory. The win came after a decade in which legal uncertainty and public pressure had caused colleges to shy away from the most overt forms of affirmative action, and supporters think some colleges are still gun-shy...
Published in: The State - Page A5

Monday
June 21, 2004
Columbia College gives new life to state panel
ONCE AGAIN, Columbia College is proving why it is such an asset to our community. In the midst of a political hubbub over some lawmakers’ desire to cut funding to the Governor’s Commission on Women, Columbia College stepped in with a genuine offer of help...
Published in: The State - Page A6

Monday
June 21, 2004
Consolidate student loans as rates drop
Student-loan interest rates will hit a 39-year low this July, prompting students and recent graduates to take another look at their options...
Published in: The State - Page D1

Monday
June 21, 2004
Election important
(Letter to the editor by Mike Henslee who works in the physical plant.)
As the presidential elections are drawing near, all American citizens should be preparing themselves to take advantage of the greatest privilege afforded to them -- their right to vote.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A8

Monday
June 21, 2004
Ex-university president Robert Burnett dies (scroll down)
SAVANNAH--Robert A. Burnett, the fifth president of Armstrong Atlantic State University, died Saturday at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He was 70...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Sunday
June 20, 2004
Course focuses on Freedom Summer
...A course created jointly by the University of Mississippi and Miami University of Ohio offered high school and college students a chance to relive some of the preparations for 1964's "Freedom Summer" in which activists organized voter-registration drives in the South...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A7

Sunday
June 20, 2004
Furman trustee board elects 5 new members
GREENVILLE--The Furman University board of trustees has elected five new members, including Nobel Laureate Charles H. Townes...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
June 20, 2004
Late morning starts and midnight trials (graduated in 1800's)
...When the War With Mexico broke out in 1846, Thomas Mackey joined the Palmetto Regiment. He was badly wounded in the knee while attempting to climb the fortifications of Mexico City. As a reward for his service, South Carolina gave him a free scholarship to The Citadel. He became a civil engineer upon graduation and, when the Civil War broke out, he was staff engineer for Gen. Sterling Price of the Confederate Army...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer

Saturday
June 19, 2004
Goodson right back where he started (Howard "Hal" Goodson '87)
Hal Goodson has spent his life going around in circles. And now the Darlington native is back to where his career began, competing in the Late Model Stock division of the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series at Myrtle Beach Speedway...
Published in: The Sun News

Saturday
June 19, 2004
Manatee native injured in Iraq (Daniel Brown '93)
BRADENTON - The eldest son of County Judge George Brown was wounded by gunfire while working for a defense contractor in Iraq on Thursday. Daniel Brown, 33, was struck in the thigh and abdomen and was being taken to a U.S. military hospital in Balad, Iraq, for treatment, George Brown said Friday...
Published in: Bradeton Herald (Florida)

Saturday
June 19, 2004
Rumors swirl around stadium proposal
City officials try to alleviate concerns about plan's impact on neighborhoods...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Saturday
June 19, 2004
USC’s triple play
AS THE SOUTH CAROLINA baseball team begins the grueling College World Series today, it’s worth appreciating the scale of their achievement: This is the third straight year the Gamecocks have won their way to Omaha...
Published in: The State - Page A10

Saturday
June 19, 2004
Why college baseball is so important
...Just look around our state and count the schools that have excellent college baseball programs. South Carolina. Clemson. The Citadel. The College of Charleston. Charleston Southern. Coastal Carolina...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Friday
June 18, 2004
Board fires Hawaii University president
HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) -- The University of Hawaii Board of Regents fired the school's president after a closed-door session. While it did not immediately disclose a reason, the board said the action was "with cause."
Published in: CNN.com - web site

Friday
June 18, 2004
Double-digit tuition hikes loom at USC
Revenue to fund activities, more professors...
Published in: The State - Page A1,10

Friday
June 18, 2004
Increase not surprise to USC students
...Many students groaned when they heard Thursday about the tuition hike, and many, like Ryan Farrell, said they weren’t surprised by the news...
Published in: The State - Page A10

Friday
June 18, 2004
OTHER COLLEGES (tuition increases)
Published in: The State - Page A10

Friday
June 18, 2004
Sad Adieu to College, and to Good Old .edu
IT'S graduation season. Along with this rite of passage come significant changes - including, for many, the need to relinquish a college e-mail address...
Published in: The New York Times

Friday
June 18, 2004
Tuition set to rise at USC after board gives approval
COLUMBIA--The University of South Carolina is likely to increase tuition by 11 percent for the coming school year, school officials said Thursday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
June 17, 2004
Circle complete for Cape family
...At the president’s invitation, eight members of the Eggers family drove to Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base on Wednesday and attended Bush’s speech in an airplane hangar. Afterward, the Eggerses and nine other families went to a nearby conference room to meet with Bush, who spent time with each family...
Published in: The News-Press

Thursday
June 17, 2004
Citadel Basketball Camp (not web accessible)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 8ZB - Your Lowcountry section

Thursday
June 17, 2004
Ellis gives up final year to go pro
Life is moving quickly for Jonathan Ellis these days. On June 5, Ellis pitched what turned out to be his final game for The Citadel's baseball team. On June 8, he was drafted in the sixth round by the San Diego Padres. And on Wednesday, Ellis sat in the airport in Portland, Ore., ready to begin his professional baseball career...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Thursday
June 17, 2004
Floyd earns B.A. from The Citadel
(Higher Education Announcements)
Brian Floyd of Concord has graduated from The Citadel with a bachelor's degree in business administration...
Published in: Charlotte Observer

Thursday
June 17, 2004
New Citadel Minor (not web accessible)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page 2ZB - Your Lowcountry section

Thursday
June 17, 2004
There's never nothing to do around here
...BE A TOURIST -- Spend an hour watching Citadel coach Pat Dennis instruct little kids in his summer basketball camp...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
Developer details donation to Clemson (scroll down)
GREENVILLE — Cliff Rosen, the Miami developer who worked with Clemson University to buy land for automotive research, said he donated $20 million worth of real estate options in the deal...
Published in: The State - Page B1

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
C of C scholarship keeps spirit of slain restaurant manager alive
Almost a year after The Boathouse restaurant general manager Patrick Ringwald was shot and killed during a robbery attempt, his spirit of service and leadership is being encouraged in future College of Charleston graduates through a scholarship in his name...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
Fighting a race gap in colleges
College may provide many things for black and Hispanic students, but for more than half, a degree is not one of them. Only about 46 percent of black students and 47 percent of Hispanic students graduate within six years of entering college, according to U.S. Department of Education data...
Published in: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
Graduate center to the rescue
Plans to add engineering courses a boon to Charleston region...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,10

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
New era for Victor Baptist (Rev. Ken Vickery of Victor Baptist Church '86)
...But he did his undergrad work at the Citadel, and met Christian people there who influenced him. He met his wife, Barbara, now a registered nurse for the Greenville Hospital System, and they were married in 1987...
Published in: Greenville News
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
June 16, 2004
The Citadel: Every team's nightmare
...So, get pumped Rebel fans. Football 2004 starts with three simple words: THE F-ING CITADEL? And you thought we were about to start a Hotty Toddy...
Published in: Daily Mississippian
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
June 15, 2004
Annual basketball camp gearing up at The Citadel
(scroll down to article)
Citadel coach Pat Dennis' 13th annual basketball camp will include five weeks of day camps for boys and girls ages 6-16. The camp is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with early drop-off and late pickup available...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1

Tuesday
June 15, 2004
Major General Jamie Gough, USAF (scroll down)
(Father-in-law of Col. Ben Legare, Govermental Affairs Officer).
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B

Tuesday
June 15, 2004
ON CAMPUS
(news from other S.C. colleges)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2

Tuesday
June 15, 2004
Some think tech schools need new name
S.C. leaders see pros and cons to changing label attached to two-year colleges...
Published in: The State - Page A1,5

Tuesday
June 15, 2004
USC gets grant to start tourism center
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation provides $400,000 to university for researc...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B9

Monday
June 14, 2004
C of C library offers more space, higher technology
After nearly three years of construction, the College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library opens this summer. The $36 million, 145,000-square-foot facility at Calhoun and Coming streets offers students more seating than the college’s previous library, more computers and more all-around comfort...
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - 14-27 June issue

Monday
June 14, 2004
Court Revives Diversity Issue in Michigan
LANSING, Mich., June 13 (AP) - A state appeals court has reinstated a petition drive for a ballot proposal to end affirmative action at public universities and other agencies. The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned an earlier ruling that the petition was improperly worded and likely to confuse voters.
Published in: The New York Times

Monday
June 14, 2004
Frank Ford Sr. (editorial)
Frank Ford Sr., who died Friday three days after his 100th birthday, embodied the best qualities of the game he played so well. As Tommy Braswell reported in Saturday's Post and Courier, "The Wizard of Wappoo" -- so titled for his skill in scoring well on his home Country Club of Charleston golf course -- became "the patriarch of amateur golf in South Carolina."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A8

Monday
June 14, 2004
The Citadel receives record number of applications for upcoming school year
As The Citadel begins preparations for the arrival of the Class of 2008, interest in a challenging, traditiional military-style college education is at an all-time high...
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - 14-27 June issue

Monday
June 14, 2004
U-Va. Sets $3 Billion Campaign For Gifts
University of Virginia officials announced this weekend that they are seeking to raise $3 billion in private gifts by 2011, a campaign intended to allow the university to offset shrinking state funds and expand programs and facilities to compete with prestigious private universities...
Published in: Washington Post

Sunday
June 13, 2004
A courageous man (By E. Gordon Summey II '65)
(letter to the editor)
...As I contact my fellow Citadel graduates and people in the Lowcountry to vote for Jim DeMint, I hope and pray that my fellow citizens in the Upstate will vote for Jim...
Published in: Herald-Journal - Spartanburg

Sunday
June 13, 2004
Colorado set to try college vouchers
...The Colorado program, dubbed the College Opportunity Fund, was signed into law in April, and the first vouchers are scheduled to be issued in the fall of 2005. Colorado already pays about one-third of the cost of college for state residents, a bill that will total $592.4 million for 2004-05. Rather than state colleges and universities receiving funds from the state based on enrollment, each student will designate their set amount of state money to the school of their choice. Although subject to change, that amount has been set at $2,400 for public schools (any state college or university) and $1,200 for three participating private schools...
Published in: The Boston Globe

Saturday
June 12, 2004
Amateur golf patriarch Ford dead at age 100 (Frank Ford '27)
'Wizard of Wappoo' built thriving business as well as winning places in halls of fame
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Saturday
June 12, 2004
Columbia College rescues agency
Columbia College has stepped in to give life back to the state Commission on Women, a year after Gov. Mark Sanford gutted its funding...
Published in: The State - Page A1,13

Saturday
June 12, 2004
The Fords: A Golf Dynasty
Frank Ford Sr. won a record seven S.C. Amateur titles — Columbia’s David DuPre is second, with four — and dozens of other titles. But he also passed along his love of golf, and a touch of his talent, to three more generations...
Published in: The State - Page C1,8

Saturday
June 12, 2004
Winthrop students will see costs rise 14 percent
ROCK HILL--Winthrop University plans to increase tuition by about 14 percent in the upcoming year, trustees said Friday.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
June 11, 2004
20-year-old’s book assaults ivory tower
Ben Shapiro isn’t the only conservative railing against liberalism on America’s college campuses. But right now — thanks to a marketing campaign taking place mostly in cyberspace — he’s the one getting the most attention...
Published in: The State - Page A19

Friday
June 11, 2004
Clemson still planning to build wind tunnel (scroll down)
GREENVILLE--Clemson University officials say they still intend to build a full-scale wind tunnel at the International Center for Automotive Research, even though they haven't received the $50 million to pay for it...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
June 11, 2004
College camps give teens ideas on careers
...This is the point of the univer-sity’s Summer Adventure Series program — teach middle and high school students about something interesting, acquaint them with the university’s campus and facilities, and hope they keep the school on their short list when they are shopping for a college, said Cynthia Steele, director of summer academic programs...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Thursday
June 10, 2004
90-year-old golfer keeps score lower than his age (Charlie D. Cockfield '34)
..."My cousin and I graduated from high school the same year in Lake City, and we had not thought much about college," he said. "Our dads ran into a friend, a Citadel graduate, and he recommended his school. "My cousin lasted two days; I stayed four years. My mother had been strict, and toeing the line was nothing new to me." Besides receiving his education, he found golf at The Citadel. He fell in love with the game, "one that a small fellow could play," he said.
Published in: The Sun News

Wednesday
June 9, 2004
Clemson disqualified from event
Bridge-building team earns highest marks, but judges say it ‘broke spirit of competition’
Published in: The State - Page B5

Wednesday
June 9, 2004
Haire at youth leadership seminar (scroll down)
Chrystal Haire of Rock Hill, a Westminister Catawba Christian School sophomore, attended last weekend's 2004 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at The Citadel. Students chosen to participate had demonstrated outstanding leadership potential in school and community activities.
Published in: The Charlotte Observer

Wednesday
June 9, 2004
Tuition hike before C of C trustees
In-state charges could jump $432...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Cougars, Bulldogs earn cheers
...The Citadel, a perennial Southern Conference baseball power and this year's league-tournament champ, should be among the teams expected to contend for the title, too. Coach Fred Jordan's Bulldogs went 1-2 in the NCAA regional in Columbia, their season ending at 39-28 Saturday in a 6-3 loss to North Carolina...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A16

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Citadel raising tuition, fees
CHARLESTON — Tuition and fees for cadets at The Citadel will increase an average of 6.8 percent during the coming school year...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Citadel tuition increasing by an avg. of nearly 7% this fall
(Charleston-AP) June 7, 2004 - Tuition and fees for Citadel cadets will go up an average of nearly seven percent during the coming school year...
Broadcast on: WIS-Tv (Columbia, SC)

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Citadel tuition, fees to increase in 2004-05 (scroll down)
Tuition and fees for cadets at The Citadel will increase an average of 6.8 percent during the coming school year...
Published in: The Sun News

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Gamecocks Powell, Campbell lead draft day charge
...A total of 18 players from the state were taken on the first day of the draft, which concludes today. Aside from the seven Gamecocks selected, six Clemson players were chosen, as well as two from The Citadel and one each from Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina and Spartanburg Methodist...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,2

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
No comparison (letter to the editor by '79 grad)
I take great offense at the letter to the editor titled "Military leadership," which asserts that our top military commanders are somehow only mediocre. He asked, "Where are the military greats like Eisenhower, Patton, McArthur, Bradley and Marshall?"
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A17

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
ON CAMPUS
(News from other S.C. colleges)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D2

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
School Was in Trouble, Shooting Victim Says
A chain of business schools that suddenly closed last week after its chief executive officer was seriously wounded by a gunman had millions of dollars in financial problems, the executive said yesterday. The troubles began with sloppy bookkeeping, he said, and were made worse by a bungled switch to a new computer system...
Published in: The New York Times

Tuesday
June 8, 2004
Tuition, fees increasing at The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Tuition and fees for cadets at The Citadel will increase an average of 6.8 percent during the coming school year...
Published in: The Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, FL)

Monday
June 7, 2004
State Museum brings life to D-Day events
Ed Roper didn’t storm the beaches on D-Day — he was on shore holiday in Lake City “preparing to be cannon fodder” when he heard about the landing that helped gain Allied victory in World War II...
Published in: The State

Monday
June 7, 2004
John Wigger, Jr., Class of 1937
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Monday
June 7, 2004
Melillo, Iannetta heat things up
...Gregg didn’t play Saturday because his eye was swollen shut and his vision was impaired after being beaned against The Citadel on Friday night...
Published in: The State - Page C1

Monday
June 7, 2004
Tuition, fees increasing at The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Tuition and fees for cadets at The Citadel will increase an average of 6.8 percent during the coming school year...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette

Monday
June 7, 2004
Tuition, fees increasing at The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Tuition and fees for cadets at The Citadel will increase an average of 6.8 percent during the coming school year...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer

Sunday
June 6, 2004
Brookland-Cayce alum Farr signs with Reds
Hot-hitting Dallas McPherson, a product of The Citadel, had another powerful week for Class AA Arkansas in the Texas League...
Published in: The State

Sunday
June 6, 2004
Citadel board OKs stadium, tuition increase
The Citadel Board of Visitors approved its financial committee's recommendation Saturday to raise in-state tuition by 18 percent and also approved the athletic committee's recommendation to build a 35,000 capacity stadium near the college...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
June 6, 2004
PAUL C. “BO” AUGHTRY III ('71)
Occupation: Chief executive officer of Windsor/Aughtry Co., a Greenville-based development company
Published in: The State - Business section

Sunday
June 6, 2004
Stadium dig unearths more Confederate graves
Project winds down after 11 years, with volunteers helping excavate last of remains left beneath Citadel sports arena...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Sunday
June 6, 2004
Tar Heels stomp Citadel's hopes
COLUMBIA--The Citadel's goal in the NCAA Regional was "just get to Sunday and anything can happen."
Published in: The Post and Courier

Sunday
June 6, 2004
Tough task for Tigers, Cougars; North Carolina bumps Bulldogs
Clemson survives, faces Georgia today...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Saturday
June 5, 2004
Citadel stadium plan advances
Committee's endorsement of new facility brings school closer to hosting bowl game...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Friday
June 4, 2004
'It's the Postseason'
Latest Citadel-South Carolina game will be unlike any other, coaches agree...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
June 4, 2004
Citadel content to be in shadows
...The Bulldogs (38-26) sat back all year and let the crosstown Cougars get the media attention and the spotlight befitting a 45-14 season after just rejoining Division I a few years ago. No one was surprised when Charleston made its first NCAA field, but The Citadel was lurking in the background, recipient of its 12th tournament bid after winning the Southern Conference tournament...
Published in: The Herald

Friday
June 4, 2004
Columbia draw has familiar feel to it
...The top-seeded Gamecocks (45-15) will open tonight with The Citadel. They beat the Bulldogs (36-26) twice this year, including 6-1 in 10 innings in Charleston last month...
Published in: Charlotte Observer

Friday
June 4, 2004
Egleton earns start while ace Ellis rests (not web accessible)
Egleton will start against the Gamecocks tonight.
Published in: The State

Friday
June 4, 2004
Former HHA star Jason Russell along for postseason ride as The Citadel takes on USC Gamecocks
Jason Russell's time is yet to come. Russell -- a former multi-sport standout at Holly Hill Academy and current redshirt freshman on The Citadel baseball team -- will not be dressed out when the Bulldogs (38-26) charge onto Sarge Frye Field today to battle the freshly crowned SEC Champion South Carolina Gamecocks (45-17) in the opening round of the 2004 NCAA Baseball Tournament. But he will be there, cheering the Bulldogs on...
Published in: The Times and Democrat
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Friday
June 4, 2004
Newberry builds for future
College plans 3 dorms, baseball field, fitness center..
Published in: The State - Page B1,5

Thursday
June 3, 2004
12-for-24; Egleton's heroics add to Citadel lore
Citadel designated hitter Mark Egleton was still smiling three days after the Bulldogs won the Southern Conference Baseball Tournament. After all, the sophomore went 12-for-24 in the six-game tourney, picked up a championship ring and helped end coach Fred Jordan's non-stop sermons about baseball tradition at the military school...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4
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Thursday
June 3, 2004
College savings plan fees examined
WASHINGTON--Lawmakers and regulators are examining the fees charged by popular college-savings plans, and an investigation of big brokerage firms' sales of the plans has widened...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Thursday
June 3, 2004
CU Tells Students They Can't Start NAACP Chapter
Catholic University has blocked students from starting an NAACP chapter on campus, saying it would "cause redundancy" with existing campus groups and expressing concern about the civil rights organization's advocacy of abortion rights...
Published in: Washington Post
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Thursday
June 3, 2004
Former Citadel cadet killed in Afghanistan (scroll down)
U.S. Army Capt. Daniel Eggers, a Green Beret who as a Citadel cadet spoke out about alleged hazing of female cadets, has been killed in Afghanistan...
Published in: The Sun News

Thursday
June 3, 2004
Manheim Twp. grad ready to head to The Citadel
Joe Miller is about to become a Southern gentleman. He already has the gentleman thing down. "I believe in chivalry and politeness," said Miller, 18, a graduating senior at Manheim Township High School. Now, Miller is going for the Southern part. He has been accepted and will attend The Citadel, the famous military college in Charleston, S.C. "I like the campus, the whole atmosphere there," he said...
Published in: LANCASTER NEW ERA (LANCASTER, PA.) - via LexisNexis

Thursday
June 3, 2004
Old plantation may sprout new college campus
...The School of the Building Arts hopes to buy the James Island plantation from the Historic Charleston Foundation, which has not been able to figure out how to use the historic property since inheriting it from the estate of Willy McLeod in 1993...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,15
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Thursday
June 3, 2004
Richer families falling into college debt
WASHINGTON — More full-time students from higher-income families are taking on debt to pay for college, reflecting rising costs and greater loan options...
Published in: The State - Page B7

Thursday
June 3, 2004
USC, The Citadel, Coastal, UNC begin NCAA play in Columbia on Friday
...The Southeastern Conference Tournament Champion Gamecocks (45-15) open Friday night at Sarge Frye Field in Columbia at 7:00pm against The Citadel (38-26)...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV (Columbia, SC)

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
'Eyes of the world' - Bush tells cadets they will secure nation's future
(President Bush praises General Rosa's leadership at Air Force Academy's commencement)... Bush was the only speaker to come close to mentioning the troubles the academy has been through in the past year, which included dozens of women who said they were assaulted by fellow cadets and ignored or punished by their commanders. Bush praised the new superintendent, Lt. Gen. John Rosa, for helping "restore the academy's tradition of honor."
Published in: Associated Press - via the alumni BBS

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Citadel pitching tradition pays off
Citadel head coach Fred Jordan was still undecided on a starting pitcher for Friday night's NCAA Regional opener against South Carolina in Columbia, and maybe it doesn't matter if he ever decides...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3
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Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Fern Bee Shoaf (obit - scroll down)
This is the mother of Diane "Bobbin" Shoaf, Citadel Treasurer.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Green Beret who discussed hazing allegations killed
CHARLESTON, S.C. - U.S. Army Capt. Daniel W. Eggers, a Green Beret who as a Citadel cadet spoke out about alleged hazing of female cadets, has been killed in Afghanistan...
Published in: The State - web site only

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Land mine claims life of Citadel alumnus
Before embarking on a distinguished career with the U.S. Army's Special Forces, a service that ended Saturday when he was killed in Afghanistan, Capt. Daniel W. Eggers made his mark at The Citadel during one of the school's most tumultuous periods: the integration of women into an all-male corps of cadets...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,15

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
More bank on loans to pay for college
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With college expenses on the rise and grants not keeping pace, loans have turned into a financial aid of choice among families, including wealthier ones...
Published in: CNN.com

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Seminar to cover Latino issues at USC (scroll down)
The University of South Carolina will host a public symposium Saturday on the issues, challenges and opportunities associated with the state’s growing Latino population...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Wednesday
June 2, 2004
Tolleson, Melillo have USC feeling fine
The last time The Citadel visited Sarge Frye Field to face South Carolina, running was a painful experience for shortstop Steven Tolleson...
Published in: The State - Page C1,5

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Soldier with roots in Hollis killed
...Daniel W. Eggers, 28, of Cape Coral, Fla., and member of the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, stationed in Fort Bragg, N.C., was one of four soldiers killed when the military vehicle they were riding in struck a land mine, U.S. Army officials told The Associated Press on Monday...
Published in: The Telegraph - ?
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Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Bulldogs a tough draw for Gamecocks
COLUMBIA -- South Carolina was rewarded with the No. 2 national seed in the 64-team NCAA baseball tournament on Monday, then given a first-round matchup against The Citadel in this weekend's four-team regional at Sarge Frye Field that the Gamecocks welcomed about as much as a swift kick in the pants...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Cape Coral soldier one of three to die in Afghanistan
...Capt. Daniel W. Eggers ('97), 28, based at Fort Bragg, was one of three Special Operations soldiers killed Saturday when their vehicle hit a land mine, the Department of Defense said Monday...
Published in: Associated Press - via LexisNexis

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Cape High grad casualty
A Green Beret who graduated from Cape Coral High School died Saturday in Afghanistan, and his family still doesn’t know exactly what happened...
Published in: The News-Press (Cape Coral Flordia)

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Citadel grad killed in Afghanistan
(Washington. DC) May 31, 2004 - A Citadel graduate was one of three American soldiers killed in a landmine incident in the Middle East while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom over the weekend...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV (Columbia, SC)

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Cougars join Citadel in NCAAs
The roar might have been heard as far away as Louisiana's Cajun country. College of Charleston baseball players, coaches and fans at Bobby Hartin's bar and grill Monday cheered loudly enough to rattle the 17 television sets tuned to ESPN2's "Road to Omaha" when the Cougars officially received the first NCAA Tournament bid in program history...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
HONORING OUR HEROES: Local men killed by land mine mourned
...A married father of two young sons, Eggers was assigned the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airbone), from Fort Bragg, N.C., and had graduated at the top of his class from The Citadel in South Carolina...
Published in: The Boston Herald - via LexisNexis

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Memorial Day With Memories Too Fresh (2 pages)
..But the parents of First Lt. Therrel Shane Childers did not move. Although their son was among the first to die in combat in the war in Iraq, his death and those of his comrades are still too fresh for that kind of ceremony. The support groups and fraternal orders have not yet coalesced, the oral histories have not been given. The medals have not turned up for sale on the Internet as memorabilia...
Published in: The New York Times
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Tuesday
June 1, 2004
ON CAMPUS
(News from other S.C. colleges and universities.)
Published in: The Post and Courier

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Rolling into regionals
Late surge makes USC No. 2 seed in nation
Published in: The State

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Three Special Operations Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
..Capt. Daniel W. Eggers, Sgt. 1st Class Robert J. Mogensen and Spc. Joseph A. Jeffries were fatally wounded while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar when the IED detonated as they tried to avoid another explosive device in the road...
Broadcast on: WRAL (FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) - web site

Tuesday
June 1, 2004
Today's knob, Tomorrow's officer
...Michael Taylor graduated from The Citadel on May 8, one day after receiving his commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force, and mom couldn't be prouder...
Published in: The Beaufort Gazette - Page C1
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