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The Citadel in the News: Archive

February 2005

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Monday
February 28, 2005
Jackson helps Charleston crush Citadel
CHARLESTON - Bernard Jackson scored a career-high 20 points and Tony Mitchell added 15 to lead College of Charleston men's basketball team to an 80-48 victory over The Citadel on Saturday...
Published in: The Sun News - web site

Friday
February 25, 2005
Dad's homecoming adds to wrestler's motivation
EL CENTRO ---- John Regner was resigned to wrestling his senior season at Fallbrook High the same way he did his junior year ---- without his father in the stands. Marine Corps Col. Mike Regner has spent most of that time in Iraq and wasn't scheduled to return home until August, long after the wrestling season ends...Wrestling has been a major part of the Regner family for a long time. His father and brother Mike both wrestled at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. When J. Regner, who wrestled at Bishop Ireton in Alexandria, Va., as a 135-pound freshman before checking into Fallbrook, is done with the Warriors, he'll also be heading off to The Citadel.
Published in: The Post and Courier - web site

Friday
February 25, 2005
The Citadel looking in-house
Citadel athletic director Les Robinson said Thursday that he is
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Thursday
February 24, 2005
Club’s cause: Flags of healing
Betsy Cromartie sent a letter to Oprah Winfrey and plans to write to President Bush to invite them to participate in her plans for Memorial Day weekend in Wilmington... As of Wednesday, about 300 flags had been sold, Ms. Cromartie said. Wilmington City Councilman Jason Thompson, a 1993 graduate of The Citadel The Military College of South Carolina, said he and some fellow graduates plan to purchase 100 flags. Mr. Thompson said he would present the flag for Army Capt. Christopher Kenny, a former classmate killed last year in Iraq. Other area Citadel graduates will carry the flags of seven additional Citadel alumni who have died in the war on terror...
Published in: StarNews Online, Wilmington, NC - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
February 24, 2005
Donald Roger Gilg ('58 - obit)
...Known to all his friends at Roger, he served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Japan from 1952 to 1955 and returned to Charleston and completed his education and graduated in Civil Engineering from the Citadel in 1958 and married Frances S. (Julie) Gilg...
Published in: The Post and Courier - B4

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Confederate remains to be reburied in Magnolia Cemetery in March
The remains of 21 Confederate dead will be buried in Magnolia Cemetery next month, ending a 12-year effort to recover lost rebels from beneath The Citadel's football stadium. The soldiers and sailors were part of a much larger group of Confederates buried near the Ashley River during the Civil War. The site was presumed lost when Johnson Hagood Stadium was built over it in 1948...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Confederate remains under The Citadel's stadium to be reburied in March
(Charleston-AP) Feb. 23, 2005 - The remains of two dozen Confederate soldiers recovered from beneath the stands of The Citadel's football stadium will be buried next month...
Broadcast on: WIS-TV Columbia - web site

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Confederate soldier remains to be re-buried
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The remains of two dozen Confederate soldiers recovered from beneath the stands of The Citadel's football stadium will be buried next month in a cemetery...
Published in: The State - web site only

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Davidson holds off furious Bulldogs rally
DAVIDSON 75, THE CITADEL 68
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Donald Gilg Sr. ('58 - obit)
...Known to all his friends at Roger, he served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Japan from 1952 to 1955 and returned to Charleston and completed his education and graduated in Civil Engineering from the Citadel in 1958 and married Frances S. (Julie) Gilg...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Grant to boost S.C. brain research
Collaborative awarding MUSC, USC $5 million
Published in: The Post and Courier - ?

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
Tastebud Ticklers
(This is a review of the restaurant "Amuse" which is owned and operated by the son's of Colonel Joe Trez, special assistant to the president for legal matters and coeducation).
Published in: Charleston City Paper - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
February 23, 2005
The give and take in the organ donation process
Mark Walker ('82) campaigns for GLTF (scroll down)
Published in: The Times and Democrat - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
February 22, 2005
Benedict names vice president (scroll down)
Benedict College has named Jabari Simama as the vice president of the Division of Community Development...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
February 22, 2005
Elloree native now in charge of U.S. prisons in Iraq
"Our reputation was tarnished, both as a military and as a nation," U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William H. Brandenburg Jr.('73)recently wrote of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. The Elloree native is the new commander of U.S.-run prisons in Iraq.

Brandenburg, 53, was named supervisor of the much-maligned Abu Ghraib prison, with the mission of bringing more compassion to the detainees at the facility. He communicates frequently with family and friends via telephone calls and e-mail from Iraq.
Published in: Times and Democrat - web site
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Tuesday
February 22, 2005
Final salute for 'Captain Kedron'
When Citadel coach Pat Dennis pays tribute to his lone senior tonight, he won't have a long list of accomplishments to read to the crowd at McAlister Field House. Kedron Young didn't score 1,000 career points or set a school record for steals or even get to play that many minutes during his four years on the Bulldogs' basketball team. But as Young plays his final home game today against Davidson, Dennis says few walk-on players have meant more to the program than the muscular 6-1 guard from Berkeley High School...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,2

Tuesday
February 22, 2005
Process the problem (opinion)
South Carolina lawmakers said they were aghast that a Rock Hill businessman, lobbying to be appointed to The Citadel's Board of Visitors, made a donation to their Business Round Table recently. Pardon us for chortling, but their indignation reminds us of the much-quoted line from the movie "Casablanca" about rounding up the "usual suspects."
Published in: The Herald - web site

Monday
February 21, 2005
Clemson women take small steps toward top-ranking leadership positions
CLEMSON--Clemson University will celebrate 50 years of having women students today. Despite the milestone, some say, women remain underrepresented in some of the top-ranking leadership positions in academic administration...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Monday
February 21, 2005
Famed waterfront figure gets award
Charleston's maritime leaders are giving a rare award to one of the most recognizable people on the waterfront. Whit Smith ('66), president of the Charleston Branch Pilots' Association and a longtime board member for the State Ports Authority, will receive the Christopher Gadsden Award, a prestigious award that's been handed out only five times in the past 12 years...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page E7

Monday
February 21, 2005
Five-star rank (letter to the editor - scroll down)
Thanks to the two gentlemen who are associated with the School of Business Administration at The Citadel for their suggestion that Colin Powell be awarded a fifth star for his post-military work for our country...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A8

Monday
February 21, 2005
RICHMOND 5, THE CITADEL 2 (10)
The Spiders scored three runs in the top of the 10th to defeat the host Bulldogs (3-2) at Joe Riley Park in the final game of the Homewood Suites Shootout...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Sunday
February 20, 2005
Elon 65, The Citadel 58 (not web accessible)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4 (not posted to their web site)

Sunday
February 20, 2005
Final-second free throws seal Citadel's loss (not web accessible)
Freshman guard Brian Waters scored 14 points as Elon held off several second-half rallies to beat The Citadel 65-58 on Saturday.
Published in: The State - Page C8

Sunday
February 20, 2005
Sorensen charms, disarms
In his nearly three years as president of USC, Andrew Sorensen has emerged as Columbia’s visionary in chief, pushing the Midlands toward a new economy centered on research. Others have had similar dreams, but there were higher priorities or scandals to ride out...
Published in: ? - Page A1,4

Sunday
February 20, 2005
The Citadel Falls 5-2 to Richmond in Game Six of the Homewood Suites Shootout Presented by Trademark Properties
Charleston, SC - The Citadel (3-2) dropped to Richmond (2-1) in a ten inning battle at Joe Riley Park in game six of the Homewood Suites Shootout Sunday afternoon...
Published in: CollegeSports.com - web site
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Saturday
February 19, 2005
Colleges mull requiring meningitis vaccines
Higher education officials are reviewing their policies for vaccines after a federal panel recommended that children be given a shot to prevent the kind of meningitis that often spreads on college campuses. Many S.C. colleges require immunizations against measles, mumps and rubella, and some require a chicken pox vaccine. Some college officials expect meningitis to be added to their lists since there is an increased risk for students to catch meningitis because they often share living space...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Saturday
February 19, 2005
Influential leader at Furman dies at 79
Minor Herndon Mickel was remembered Friday as a patron of the arts and education in the Upstate. Mickel, 79, sometimes called one of the most influential women in South Carolina, died Friday in Greenville...
Published in: The State - Page B5

Saturday
February 19, 2005
Wallace Anderson ('34 - obit - former interim president, dean, dept. head and professor)
...The relatives and friends of Major General and Mrs. Wallace E. Anderson are invited to attend the funeral services of the former Monday, February 21, 2005 at one o'clock in The Summerall Chapel The Citadel. Burial will be private...
Published in: The Post and Courier - web site (hard copy not delivered)

Friday
February 18, 2005
Bracket Buster TV bust for SoCon participants
...AROUND THE RIM
-- If the race between Georgia Southern and College of Charleston for the No. 2 seed in the South Division comes down to the final day of the regular season, here's what we are looking at: ETSU at Georgia Southern and The Citadel at College of Charleston on Feb. 26.
Both games look good for the home team. The Citadel has not won at College of Charleston since 1989, and Georgia Southern is 11-1 at home this year, while ETSU is 1-11 on the road.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4 - Web site only

Friday
February 18, 2005
Charleston Southern 65, The Citadel 46
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Thomas Harrison scored 17 points and Nathan Ball added 14 to lead Charleston Southern to a 65-46 victory over The Citadel on Thursday night...
Published in: The Herald - web site

Friday
February 18, 2005
CSU BLASTS THE CITADEL
CHAS. SOUTHERN 65, THE CITADEL 46
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Good Morning Lowcountry (scroll down)
WE LIKE RICE: Learn why the Lowcountry loves rice tonight at 7 at Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, 125 Bull St... Robert Lukey of Johnson & Wales University... biologist Richard Porcher (professor of biology, The Citadel)...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Dogs, Buccaneers resume rivalry tonight
Tonight's matchup between The Citadel and Charleston Southern matchup is unusual for several reasons. For one, Citadel coach Pat Dennis will be taking a team to CSU Fieldhouse for the first time in his 13 years at the school. Dennis has a 6-6 mark against the Buccaneers, but past contests between the local rivals have either been played at The Citadel's McAlister Field House or at the North Charleston Coliseum, where CSU has played home games against bigger schools in recent years...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
February 17, 2005
E#ngineering Week (not web accessible)
As part of National Engineer's Week, The Citadel School of Engineering Fair for Lowcountry Students from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday in Mark Clark Hall Auditorium. Highlights include gridge building and robot competitions....
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Greater Issues Series (not web accessible)
The spring 2005Greater Issues Series at The Citadel will feature a former U.S. senator turned university president and top executive from Wal-Mart.

Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in Bietnam as a Navy SEAL, will present he March Greater Issues address as part of a collaborative effort with the Charleston Foreign Affairs Forum...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Interest in Bulldogs job 'extraordinary'
As the faxes roll in and the FedEx packages are dropped off at McAlister Field House, Citadel athletic director Les Robinson shakes his head in wonder. "The interest has been extraordinary, overwhelming," said Robinson, who is in the process of hiring his third head football coach in five years. "This is my third time, and this is the most interest we've had yet."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Local students earn academic honors (scroll down)
The Citadel honored the following cadets and active duty military students for academic excellence during the fall semester of the 2004-05 academic year.
Published in: The Sun News - web site

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Portrait honors Fritz (not web accessible)
The caption reads, "Peasty Hollings smiles at her husband, retired U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings, after unveling his portrait during a ceremony Wednesday in the Senate Chamber at the Statehouse in Columbia. The portrait will be on permanent display in the chambers.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Re-enactors join battle to preserve Morris Island
..."We know there are still boys buried out there," said Kevin Bartsch, a 1982 Citadel graduate who lives in Montgomery, Ala., and a Civil War history buff who organized the event. "There was fighting there pretty much throughout the war."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
February 17, 2005
Re-enactors to camp, row to Fort Sumter
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - About 80 Union re-enactors will camp on Morris Island this weekend to help draw attention to efforts to preserve the island where black troops of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment charged to glory during the Civil War...
Published in: The Herald - web site only

Thursday
February 17, 2005
The Citadel's Memorial Garden Tour Highlights Church Street (not web accessible)
The 7th annual Emily Whaley Memorial Garden Tour will feature the beautiful gardens of Church Street, as well as two special and elegan gardens on East Batters. Sponsored by The Citadel's Daniel Library Friends, the tour raises money to support the library.
Published in: Charleston Mercury - Page 12

Wednesday
February 16, 2005
CARE (Cadets prepare Easter Care Packages for the troops in Iraq - scroll down)
CARE: This week, Citadel cadets began to collect money and donations for Easter care packages for troops in Iraq. Care packages will be stuffed with trail mix, batteries, CDs, candy, gum, DVDs, prepaid phone cards, playing cards, books and other stuff the USO, Families Tri-County Chapter and Blue Star Mothers say the troops like...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B2

Wednesday
February 16, 2005
Citadel honors 2 with Gold Stars
Two senior Citadel cadets, Willard Sterling Randall and Frank Merritt Wilkerson III, both of Rock Hill, were recently honored for outstanding academic achievement...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer - web site

Wednesday
February 16, 2005
Committee to select new Citadel leader
A committee of Citadel alumni and faculty, including leaders in the fields of education, business and the military, will search for the next president of the military college...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B8

Wednesday
February 16, 2005
Take the risk (letter to the editor by Dave Hilton '96 - scroll down)
Your editorial on The Citadel stadium in the Feb. 8 paper does not, in my opinion, demonstrate an understanding of the bigger picture. Most cities try to grow and develop under the rule that "bigger is better."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11

Wednesday
February 16, 2005
Wash-and-wear uniforms might leave dry cleaners wringing hands
Dry cleaners and alteration shops might be some of the first casualties of the new Air Force uniforms, which are to be released sometime in the next two years and save airmen several hundred dollars a year in upkeep. The uniforms, which are now being tested, are made to go straight from the dryer to the battlefield without ironing or dry cleaning. The uniforms also will be sized for both men and women and feature fewer patches. Both are moves aimed at cutting down on trips to alteration shops...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,7

Tuesday
February 15, 2005
Carter: 'I want' Dogs job
Kenny Carter didn't get the job when The Citadel hired a football coach a year ago, but that has not cooled his desire to coach at his alma mater. Carter, 37 and currently the running backs coach at Vanderbilt, said Monday that he is "beyond interested" in the Bulldogs' head coaching job, vacated last week by John Zernhelt...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Tuesday
February 15, 2005
Clemson assures its freshmen of some scholarship aid
CLEMSON--Clemson University will guarantee each of its freshmen a scholarship worth at least $1,000 under a new financial aid program. The Clemson Palmetto Pact should help keep some of South Carolina's brightest students in the state, university President James Barker said...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7

Tuesday
February 15, 2005
Eagles hammer Bulldogs
Georgia Southern's Nesbitt pours in 38 points in rout GA. SOUTHERN 115, THE CITADEL 81
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Tuesday
February 15, 2005
Long view of stadium decision (letter to the editor)
The Citadel Board of Visitors on Feb. 5 unanimously endorsed a plan of rebuilding The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium at its current site. This action was taken after an appointed committee finalized a six-month feasibility study to build the stadium at Stoney Field. Overwhelming issues with engineering, timing and funding made the decision to build at Johnson Hagood the proper choice. As chairman of the stadium campaign and as a member of this due diligence committee, I fully concurred with the committee's and the board's conclusion...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11

Monday
February 14, 2005
A LIFETIME OF LOVE: After 62 years of marriage and Alzheimer's disease, she's still his sweetheart
(This Valentine's Day story is a wonderful article about Gilbert ('42) and Eleanor Hoffman.)
Published in: Times and Democrat - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Monday
February 14, 2005
COLLEGE NOTES
(News from other colleges and universities in S. C.)
Published in: The State - Page B3

Monday
February 14, 2005
Fed Proposal Seeks Data on Each Student
The federal government is considering a major overhaul of its higher education data collection system that would require institutions like Johns Hopkins to submit information on a per-student basis, a potentially costly and privacy concern-riddled policy, warn some private college advocacy groups...
Published in: The John Hopkins Gazette - web site

Monday
February 14, 2005
USC risks playing its way out of NCAA tourney
“This time of the year, there are probably 40 teams battling for 18 or 19 spots,” said Les Robinson, athletics director at The Citadel who served on the committee for six years. “Of those teams, the ones that get in are the ones that play well over their last 10 games. Teams need to give a reason to pick them.”
Published in: The State - web site

Sunday
February 13, 2005
1968 tragedy taught as part of student orientation
S.C. State won’t forget shootings...
Published in: The State - Page B6

Sunday
February 13, 2005
Clemson freshmen to get $1,000
CLEMSON — Clemson University will guarantee each of its freshmen a scholarship worth at least $1,000 under a new financial aid program. The Clemson Palmetto Pact should help keep some of South Carolina’s brightest students in the state, university president James Barker said...
Published in: The State - Page B3

Sunday
February 13, 2005
Same song, fourth verse for Citadel AD
The Citadel athletics director Les Robinson is getting quite experienced at hiring football coaches. When Robinson finds a successor to John Zernhelt, who accepted an offer to coach the New York Jets’ tight end Friday, it will mark his fourth football-coaching hire in 5 ½ years on the job.
Published in: The State - web site only

Sunday
February 13, 2005
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: Passing it down -- Local chances abound to teach history through arts
...Dr. O'Bryant Seabrook says she has about 25 quilts in her collection but has only sold one. Each quilt, she estimates, takes her about 450 hours to make. When asked by the students how much the quilts would sell for, she told them that she does not want to sell hers but that the quilts in the shows in which she exhibits sell for $10,000 to $30,000. With a doctorate from the University of South Carolina, she was the first African-American on the faculty at The Citadel as its assistant professor of education and has worked extensively in the area of public education throughout the state...
Published in: Times and Democrat - web site

Friday
February 11, 2005
'LIKE A BARRAGE'
Cougars end game on 21-2 run to rally past Bulldogs COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 66, THE CITADEL 63
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

Friday
February 11, 2005
Bulldogs’ coach ponders NFL move
CHARLESTON — The Citadel football coach John Zernhelt is contemplating an offer to become the tight ends coach of the New York Jets, Bulldogs athletics director Les Robinson said Thursday...
Published in: The State - Page C4

Friday
February 11, 2005
Citadel candidate's donation questioned
COLUMBIA - A candidate for The Citadel's board gave a $3,500 contribution last month to the House Republican caucus - a practice the law allows but legislators now question. Claude W. Burns III ('80), a candidate for an open Citadel Board of Visitors seat, made the donation to the House Majority Caucus's Business Round Table within the past three weeks, said House Majority Leader Jim Merrill, R-Charleston. The money is being returned, he said...
Published in: The Sun News - web site - AP story)

Friday
February 11, 2005
College of Charleston 66, The Citadel 63
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Dontaye Draper scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the College of Charleston over The Citadel 66-63 on Thursday night...
Published in: The Herald - web site

Friday
February 11, 2005
Energized Allen University to install president today
Columbia school to broaden its diversity while maintaining faith, values mission
Published in: The State - Page B1,7

Friday
February 11, 2005
How to make the Cougars-Bulldogs rivalry even better
...And when the College of Charleston completed a remarkable rally from 16 points behind with 4:37 remaining to win, 66-63, Cougar fans -- those who didn't bolt early -- were even noisier. The game was so deliciously good it made you want more, and sooner than the scheduled Feb. 26 rematch at John Kresse Arena...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,7

Friday
February 11, 2005
Upset slips Citadel’s grasp
Draper’s hot hand ignites Charleston to come-from-behind win in intracity rivalry
Published in: The State - Page C4

Friday
February 11, 2005
ZERNHELT LEAVING CITADEL FOR NFL
Citadel head coach to accept position with New York Jets after one season at Bulldogs' helm
Published in: The Post and Courier - Pave C1,7

Thursday
February 10, 2005
Almost One of a Kind
Backyard battle between Southern Conference neighbors College of Charleston and The Citadel a rare Div. I event
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Citadel stadium renovation plan approved
CHARLESTON -- The Citadel's board of visitors has approved an $8 million plan to renovate Johnson Hagood Stadium...
Published in: The Charlotte Observer - web site

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Citadel, Princeton agree to football series
The Citadel and Princeton will play a home-and-home football series in the 2008 and 2009 seasons the schools announced Tuesday. Princeton will travel to Charleston in the first year and the Bulldogs will travel to New Jersey in 2009...
Published in: The State - web site only

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Dogs sign football deal with Princeton
military will meet the Ivy League when The Citadel takes on Princeton in football in 2008 and '09. Princeton will play at the Bulldogs' Johnson Hagood Stadium in 2008, and The Citadel will make a return trip to Princeton Stadium in Princeton, N.J., in 2009...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C6

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
GOOD MORNING LOWCOUNTRY (scroll down to the end of the page)
EVERYBODY LOVES A PARADE: Friday's Citadel dress parade at 3:45 p.m. will honor veterans. Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and a 1980 Citadel graduate, will be there. The parade is free and open to the public. All veterans are invited to come...
Published in: The Post and Courier - B2

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Legislators question donation from Citadel board hopeful
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A candidate for The Citadel's board gave a $3,500 contribution last month to the House Republican caucus - a practice the law allows but legislators now question. Claude W. Burns III, a candidate for an open Citadel Board of Visitors seat, made the donation to the House Majority Caucus's Business Round Table within the past three weeks, said House Majority Leader Jim Merrill, R-Charleston. The money's being returned, he said...
Published in: The Herald - web site

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Ominous picture; The sooner we fact Social Security facts, the better
(Commentary - not web accessible - writtern by J. Alex McMillan, a professor of The Citadel's School of Business and former congressman of North Carolina.)
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A13

Wednesday
February 9, 2005
Veterans classes (letter to the editor)
I am a World War II veteran and graduate of The Citadel Class of 1954. In the 1990s, The Citadel stopped accepting military veterans as undergraduate day students...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Applications decline 20% at academy
The Naval Academy said yesterday that applications for the Class of 2009 fell 20 percent from the year before, a drop mirrored at the nation's other military colleges that some experts attribute to increasing combat casualties...
Published in: Baltimore Sun - web site

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Army Uniforms Redesigned After 20 Years
Army soldiers are being issued new fatigues with easy-to-use Velcro openings and a redesigned camouflage pattern that can help conceal them as they move rapidly from desert to forest to city in places like Baghdad...
Published in: Associated Press - via LexisNexis

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Business Briefs (scroll down to the end of the page)
Dorothy Perrin Moore, distinguished professor of entrepreneurship at The Citadel, has been selected as a fellow of the U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Published in: The State - Page B6

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Citadel aims to settle in after rough takeoff
The Citadel tennis coach Toby Simpson hopes his men's team does more than just win a set today when the Bulldogs play their first home match of the season, although Coastal Carolina should provide plenty of competition in the 2 p.m. match...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Citadel must fill cannon-sized hole
Finding replacement for versatile star a tall order for Bulldogs coach Fred Jordan...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Citadel ROTC leader nominated for promotion
Richard Lake graduated from The Citadel in 1977 with a thirst for adventure. After 28 years and several overseas assignments, the 49-year-old U.S. Marine Corps colonel is back at The Citadel and is poised to become only the second person promoted to brigadier general as a Citadel ROTC leader...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
College Notes
(news from other S. C. colleges and universities)
Published in: The State - Page B3

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
FURMAN 63, THE CITADEL 60 (scroll down)
Published in: The State - web site only

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Memorial fund for cadet killed in Iraq (not web accessible)
Marine 1st Lt. Dan Thomas Malcom Jr., Citadel Class of 2001, was killed in action Nov. 10, 2004, while saving his platoon from sniper attack...On Jan. 14, the Dan Malcom Memorial Fund was established with The Citadel Foundation. This will be come the Dan Malcom Memorial Scholarship when the minimum $25,000 is reached.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Newberry adds forensic program
It all began with “Quincy,” a crime-drama on NBC, which ran from 1976 to 1983. Quincy’s spin-offs include three “Crime Scene Investigation” dramas, four “Law and Order” dramas, CBS’ “Without a Trace” and many other similar programs. What kind of impact have decades of these immensely popular crime shows had on our population?
Published in: The State - Page A9

Tuesday
February 8, 2005
Second-half meltdown; Furman rallies past Bulldogs
FURMAN 63, THE CITADEL 60
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Monday
February 7, 2005
Dorise Jordan (ofit - father of baseball coach Fred Jordan)
JORDAN, Dorise Entered into eternal rest on the evening of February 4, 2005, Dorise "Runt" Jordan, widower of Alberta Louise Englert Jordan. Residence, North Charleston, SC...
Published in: The Post and Courier

Monday
February 7, 2005
Lasch leaves Friends of Hunley (honorary degree recipient)
He had imagined the moment for years, right down to "Taps" lofting on a gentle spring breeze. Warren Lasch was standing graveside as the final crew of the H.L. Hunley was buried last April when the inevitable thought occurred to him: his mission, like theirs, was over...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Monday
February 7, 2005
S.C. State seeks budget board OK for new campus apartments project
ORANGEBURG--South Carolina State University hopes to get permission to build new student housing units now that its financial books are back in order. The school needs approval from the State Budget and Control Board to borrow $41 million for the apartment complex and to pay off debt. The university meets with the board next month...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
February 6, 2005
Citadel gives go-ahead to stadium plan (not web accessible)
Renovation of The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium is expected to begin in May after the military school's Board of Visitors on Saturday approved an $8 million plan to rebuild the aging stadium's west-side stands.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
February 6, 2005
Citadel moves ahead with stadium renovation
The Citadel's board of visitors has approved an $8 million plan to renovate Johnson Hagood Stadium. The board on Saturday approved a plan to rebuild the aging west-side stands, which were torn down last summer. The work should be completed in May 2006...
Published in: Tuscaloosa News, Worchester Telegram (Mass.) - web site - AP story

Saturday
February 5, 2005
All in a beautiful day's work (photo - not web accessible)
Under a clear sky, Citadel cadets march on the school's parade ground during their weekly exercise Friday. The Charleston area finally received some sunshine after a week of cloudy, rainy and cool weather.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Saturday
February 5, 2005
Citadel to keep home at Hagood
(This clip was not accessible on yesterday.)
Board of Visitors expected to back decision dumping idea of new stadium
Published in: The Post and Courier - B3

Saturday
February 5, 2005
Great role model (letter to the editor by a cadet - scroll down)
Regarding your Jan. 19 article on The Citadel's president retiring and his influence over women matriculating into the Corps of Cadets, I was shocked to see a fellow cadet state that efforts still need to be made in the transition of female cadets into The Citadel...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Saturday
February 5, 2005
Navy Wins All-Academy Title With Five Individual Champions
...The Citadel's Ryan McClester faced Sam Gray from the Naval Academy. The pair was deadlocked at zero after one period and Gray took the down position to start the second period. McClester then took the early lead with two back points 30 seconds into the second, but Gray gained an escape point with 1:04 left in the period...
Published in: CollegeSports.com - web site

Friday
February 4, 2005
APPALACHIAN ST. 84 THE CITADEL 66 (scroll down)
Published in: The State - Page C5

Friday
February 4, 2005
Citadel squad to hold cheerleading clinic (scroll down)
The Citadel Cheerleading Squad will hold its third annual cheerleading clinic 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at the Altman Athletic Center near Johnson Hagood Stadium.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
February 4, 2005
College tells Yo Burrito owner to wrap up business
C of C has plans for building, says popular eatery must relocate pronto...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6

Friday
February 4, 2005
Short-handed Bulldogs fall to Mountaineers
APPALACHIAN STATE 84, THE CITADEL 66
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5

Friday
February 4, 2005
University review may end with professor's firing (scroll down)
AURORA, COLO.--University of Colorado administrators Thursday took the first steps toward a possible dismissal of a professor who likened World Trade Center victims to a notorious Nazi.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14

Thursday
February 3, 2005
Cheerleading Clinic (not web accessible)
The Citadel cheerleading squad will hold its thirs annual cheerleading clinic Feb. 19 at the Altman Athletic Center nead Johnson Hagood Stadium...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB8

Thursday
February 3, 2005
Citadel Black History (not web accessible)
The Citadel will mark Black History Month with several acitivities, including a visit from Lowcountry native and artist Jonathan Green. This year's theme is "African-American History: A Living Art." All events celebrating Black History Month are free to the public...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB9

Thursday
February 3, 2005
Citadel casts recruiting net far and wide (not web accessible)
A late commitment from Summerville defensive back Tillman Millhouse and a fruitful foray into Texas pur a shire on The Citadel's football recruiting class of 14 players announced by coach John Zernhelt on Wednesday.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Thursday
February 3, 2005
Cougars, Bulldogs 1 - 2 in SoCon baseball poll (not web accessible)
Defending Southern Conference baseball champion College of Charleston was picked to repeat and crosstown rival The Citadel was picked to finish second Wednesday in preseason polls conducted by the league's head coaches and sponrt information directors...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Thursday
February 3, 2005
The Citadel Drubs VMI, 32-6
Charleston, SC - Fifteenth ranked junior Travis Piccard continued his winning ways with a major decision and freshman Darius Caldwell and senior Billy Linane pinned their opponents as The Citadel trounced VMI 32-6 in front of 552 spectators Thursday night in McAlister Field House.
Published in: CollegeSports.com - web site
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
February 3, 2005
U.S. military still transforming for distant battles
...The vision that Bush outlined in his Citadel speech has been around since the 1980s and was embraced by Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and the top Pentagon brass under their rubric of "transformation." Their central premise is that technology is the decisive factor on the modern battlefield...
Published in: The Sun News and The Charlotte Observer - web site

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Controversial professor won't appear at college
SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Citing death threats, an upstate New York college on Tuesday canceled a panel discussion featuring a professor who compared the World Trade Center victims to Nazis. Hamilton College spokesman Michael DeBraggio said multiple death threats were made against both college officials and guest speaker Ward Churchill, who resigned Monday as chairman of the ethnic studies department at the University of Colorado.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A6

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Early date with FSU looms for Bulldogs (not web accessible)
The Citadel will play perennial powerhouse Florida State and Ole Miss from the Southeastern Conference this year, head football coach John Zernhlet said Tuesday...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Endangered retirement system needs state lawmakers' attention
Gov. Mark Sanford has described the state retirement system as "a ticking time bomb for state retirees," and apparently key legislators are finally acknowledging the hazard. It will require strong legislative action this year to avoid a growing liability and a cut in anticipated cost-of-living increases for retirees...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A12

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Fate of culinary school boils down to legislation
Trident Technical College would get another shot at churning out chefs with four-year degrees if a bill introduced in the Legislature this week is passed.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Higher education structure still needs reform (editorial)
Published in: The State - Page A8

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Plan to cut research cash criticized
Universities and some lawmakers say Sanford shouldn't trim program...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
Student borrowers graduate to rising college debt
CLEMSON — Clemson University senior Shauntay Dawkins, of Estill, will have $35,000 in student loan debt when she gets her education degree in August...
Published in: Greenville News - web site

Wednesday
February 2, 2005
WHERE ARE THE MEN?
Widening gender imbalance has colleges courting males...
Published in: Chicago Tribune - web site

Tuesday
February 1, 2005
Dogs suffer first consecutive losses of season
WOFFORD 73, THE CITADEL 63
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Tuesday
February 1, 2005
Grinalds outstanding (letter to the editor)
I would like to respond to a letter writer's Jan. 26 remarks about Gen. Grinalds and The Citadel. The letter writer is completely wrong in his thinking. Gen. Grinalds has done an outstanding job as president of The Citadel.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A11

Tuesday
February 1, 2005
How to Pick a College That Cares if You Graduate
... I used the equipment to create what I call the "Broke Parent with Average Student" list. It has only public universities whose median freshman SAT scores are between 1000 and 1100. At number one, fittingly enough, was my grandfather's alma mater, The Citadel military academy in Charleston, S.C., with a 71.9 percent graduation rate...
Published in: Washington Post - web site

Tuesday
February 1, 2005
Is college getting out of reach?
Low-income students face an uphill climb to pay for education...
Published in: USA Today - Page 6D per web site

Tuesday
February 1, 2005
Sanford proposes change to state retirement
Plan would place new workers in defined contribution program...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

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