Skip navigation

Archives, by month and year
March, 2017
February, 2017
January, 2017
December, 2016
November, 2016
October, 2016
September, 2016
August, 2016
July, 2016
June, 2016
May, 2016
April, 2016
March, 2016
February, 2016
January, 2016
December, 2015
November, 2015
October, 2015
September, 2015
August, 2015
July, 2015
June, 2015
May, 2015
April, 2015
March, 2015
February, 2015
January, 2015
December, 2014
November, 2014
October, 2014
September, 2014
August, 2014
July, 2014
June, 2014
May, 2014
April, 2014
March, 2014
February, 2014
January, 2014
December, 2013
November, 2013
October, 2013
September, 2013
August, 2013
July, 2013
June, 2013
May, 2013
April, 2013
March, 2013
February, 2013
January, 2013
December, 2012
November, 2012
October, 2012
September, 2012
August, 2012
July, 2012
June, 2012
May, 2012
April, 2012
March, 2012
February, 2012
January, 2012
December, 2011
November, 2011
October, 2011
September, 2011
August, 2011
July, 2011
June, 2011
May, 2011
April, 2011
March, 2011
February, 2011
January, 2011
December, 2010
November, 2010
October, 2010
September, 2010
August, 2010
July, 2010
June, 2010
May, 2010
April, 2010
March, 2010
February, 2010
January, 2010
December, 2009
November, 2009
October, 2009
September, 2009
August, 2009
July, 2009
June, 2009
May, 2009
April, 2009
March, 2009
February, 2009
January, 2009
December, 2008
November, 2008
October, 2008
September, 2008
August, 2008
July, 2008
June, 2008
May, 2008
April, 2008
March, 2008
February, 2008
January, 2008
December, 2007
November, 2007
October, 2007
September, 2007
August, 2007
July, 2007
June, 2007
May, 2007
April, 2007
March, 2007
February, 2007
January, 2007
December, 2006
November, 2006
October, 2006
September, 2006
August, 2006
July, 2006
June, 2006
May, 2006
April, 2006
March, 2006
February, 2006
January, 2006
December, 2005
November, 2005
October, 2005
September, 2005
August, 2005
July, 2005
June, 2005
May, 2005
April, 2005
March, 2005
February, 2005
January, 2005
December, 2004
November, 2004
October, 2004
September, 2004
August, 2004
July, 2004
June, 2004
May, 2004
April, 2004
March, 2004
February, 2004
January, 2004
December, 2003
November, 2003
October, 2003
September, 2003
August, 2003
July, 2003
June, 2003
May, 2003
April, 2003
March, 2003
February, 2003
January, 2003

About Today's News Clips
"Today's News Clips" is published into your e-mail box on normal Citadel business days, and contains links to recent news about The Citadel, the state of South Carolina, and other topics of interest to professionals working at institutes of higher education.
To subscribe
If you are interested in subscribing to this e-mail list, please e-mail pat.lee@citadel.edu

The Citadel in the News: Archive

October 2006

PUBLISH DATE STORIES
Tuesday
October 31, 2006
Andrew Wendell (Red) Ballentine
Andrew Wendell (Red) Ballentine died October 29, 2006 at a local care facility. He was born January 18, 1924, in Leesville to John William Ballentine and Bertha Shealy Ballentine. Red graduated from Little Mountain High School, served in the Navy during the Second World War, then enrolled at The Citadel, where he became the state's first athletic publicity director, serving under Coach Quinn Decker. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4; The State, Page B4
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 31, 2006
Bulldogs 'starting to get it' (not web accessible)
After Saturday's 24-21 victory over former Southern Conference poser Georgia Southern, there was some talk among Citadel football faithful of "turning the corner." No yet, Bulldogs coach Devin Higgins said afer the game. But 19 games into Higgins' tenure at The Citadel, it seems clear that the Bulldogs are at least headed in the direction of the corner. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,3

Tuesday
October 31, 2006
Furman ROTC team garners top honor
ROTC teams from Furman University and the University of Tennessee-Martin won their respective divisions in the Ranger Challenge held over the weekend at Fort Jackson. ...
Published in: The State - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 31, 2006
Law school facing one final hurdle
Officials to meet with ABA panel; provisional accreditation at stake...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 30, 2006
College cross country (scroll down)
The Citadel men placed sixth and the women finished a program-best eighth at the Southern Conference championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Matt Holmes led the Bulldogs men as he placed 16th in the 8K race with a 26:02. Katheryn Gatewood was 44th in the women's 5K at 19:24.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C8

Monday
October 30, 2006
Telling of a 'story that needs to be told'
... One hundred and six years, five months and eight days after Lt. Stephen A. Swails was buried at the Humane and Friendly Society Cemetery off Upper Meeting Street, a ceremony was held to dedicate a monument on his previously unmarked grave. Nearly 150 people gathered to celebrate his life and contributions as a member of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, three-term South Carolina Senator, trustee of the University of South Carolina and Mayor of Kingstree. He was also one of the first black officers to be commissioned in the Union army. ... The Mt. Moriah All-Male Intergenerational Choir performed, and The Citadel Honor Guard presented the colors. Re-enactors of the 54th Regiment marched in and departed to the accompaniment of drums. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,8

Monday
October 30, 2006
USC tackles global issues

Undergraduates’ research is aimed at finding solutions to major problems...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Bulldogs' punctuality needs work
The Citadel faced fourth-and-goal at Georgia Southern's 1-yard line with about seven minutes left in Saturday's game. The Bulldogs were protecting a seven-point lead, and Citadel coach Kevin Higgins faced a decision - go for the touchdown and a potential knockout blow, or take the prudent route and kick a field goal. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D4

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Citadel rises above .500 in SoCon by edging Eagles

CHARLESTON — Tory Cooper caught a 10-yard touchdown pass and ran eight yards for another score as the Citadel defeated Georgia Southern 24-21 in Southern Conference action Saturday.  It is the first time the Bulldogs (3-5, 3-2 SoCon) have beat Georgia Southern (3-5, 2-3) since 2003. ...

Published in: The State - Page S8

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Citadel springs upset on GSU
Hundreds of happy Citadel cadets rushed the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and with good reason. They were in grade school the last time the Bulldogs defeated Southern Conference football power Georgia Southern at home. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,4

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Eagles Fall at The Citadel (video included)

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Travis Clark and Jayson Foster connected on a record 85-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, but Georgia Southern's drive late in the game stalled as The Citadel held on for a 24-21 win at Johnson Hagood Stadium Saturday (Oct. 28). The Eagles (3-5 overall, 2-3 SoCon) dropped their second straight decision. ...

Broadcast on: WTOC, Savannahl, GA - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
October 29, 2006
For Rainwater, manners matter (wife of Jimmy Rainwater '50)
FLORENCE — Lela “LaLa” Rainwater is an expert on teaching manners, which she has done on a voluntary basis for 17 years at The King’s Academy. ... Rainwater has been married to Jimmy Rainwater, a Citadel graduate, for 56 years.  And she adds, “Yes, I’ve taught him manners above and beyond those he was taught his knob year at The Citadel.”
Published in: Florence Morning News - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Middle East is topic of author’s lecture

Author and educator Melani McAlister will visit Presbyterian College to discuss the nation’s perceptions of the Middle East.  The associate professor of American studies and international affairs at George Washington University will speak at 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at the school’s Edmunds Hall in Clinton. ...

Published in: The State - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 29, 2006
Wind tunnel possible at Clemson facility
A full-scale wind tunnel catering to the motor sports industry remains financially viable for the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, a new study states. ...
Published in: The State - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Saturday
October 28, 2006
Judge tosses suit against Air Force
WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force that contended evangelical Christian values were being illegally pushed on Air Force Academy cadets. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A14
(view article) (no cache available)

Saturday
October 28, 2006
Spartans women pour it on Citadel
The UNCG women's soccer team overcame a soggy field Friday at Charleston, S.C., and beat The Citadel 6-0. ...
Published in: News-Record, Greensboro, NC - website

Saturday
October 28, 2006
USC’s health research on display at opening
With almost 105,000 square feet on five floors, the new Arnold School of Public Health Research Center would seem an ample home for one of the University of South Carolina’s flagship programs. ...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 27, 2006
Bush and Cheney coming to town

(The caption from the photo reads, "It's not often that Marine One comes to the parade field at The Citadel, so when it arrived Thursday in advance of President Bush's visit Saturday, Joseph McCown took a quick photo of Brandon Wilkins for posterity.")

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
October 27, 2006
C of C picks leader

The College of Charleston has selected P. George Benson, dean of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, as the school's 21st president. The college's 17-member Board of Trustees unanimously chose Benson on Saturday from five finalists for the job. Lawyers for the college and Benson then spent several days hammering out contract details. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,10
(photo included) (view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 27, 2006
CCU presidential search makes progress

A presidential search advisory committee meets today to whittle down candidates vying to replace Coastal Carolina University president Ron Ingle, said Fred DuBard of the committee.  Close to 70 people have applied for the position that Ingle will leave when he retires in June, DuBard said. ...

Published in: The Sun News - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 27, 2006
Cooper hitting his stride in backfield for The Citadel

In the off chance The Citadel's Tory Cooper hadn't caught the attention of anyone in the Southern Conference, he has now.  Until last week, the 5-foot-7, 181-pound junior was considered a solid player who was leading the Bulldogs in receiving while getting some playing time as a backup tailback. The days of being in the shadows are gone, for this week at least. ...

Published in: Macon Telegraph - website

Friday
October 27, 2006
Fallen Marine Officer Predicted His Death to Family (audio interview with family included)
October 26, 2006 · Marine 2nd Lt. Joshua Booth died from a sniper's bullet while leading his squad on a foot patrol in Haditha. ...
Broadcast on: National Public Radio (NPR) - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
October 27, 2006
Marine's final rest (see photo gallery)

BEDFORD -- U.S. Marine officer Joshua Booth never lived in Bedford, but residents of the city embraced him as a native son Thursday.  More than 250 people stood sentinel, lined up side by side, from Bedford Baptist Church to Longwood Cemetery, the final resting spot for the 23-year-old father, killed Oct. 17 by a sniper's bullet in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Some of the sidewalk mourners placed their hands over their hearts. Others held an American flag. ...

Published in: The Roanoke Times - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Friday
October 27, 2006
Seafood run
Charleston scientists put crustaceans to the test on a miniature treadmill...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,14
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 27, 2006
Searching for Students — and a Name

This fall, as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College’s Board of Trustees prepared for a vote that would allow men to enroll, the office of admissions had its own pressing concern: what to do about a likely name change that would render its brochures and promotional materials useless. ...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 27, 2006
USC researchers land $173 million in grants

Record amount will finance studying disaster response, environment, AIDS ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,12
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 26, 2006
Bedford 'adopts' a fallen Marine (slideshow included)

BEDFORD - It was fitting that the legacy of Josh Booth on Thursday was etched into the heart of this small Virginia city. He always loved his return trips here. And as his funeral procession rolled past hundreds of people who lined Oakwood Street, many of them were waving small American flags or standing with hands over hearts. ...

Published in: The News Advantage, Lynchburg, VA - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 26, 2006
Citadel sets lectures focusing on China (not web accessible)

"China at The Citadel" week kicks off Oct. 30 and aims to call attention to China's fewfound importance in a global encnomy.  ... To call attention to China's world role, The Citadel history department will host a series of lectures by professors from The Citadel, College of Charleston, Stanford University, New York University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and others.  All events are free and open to the public. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page ZB5

Thursday
October 26, 2006
Fallen Marine Officer Predicted His Death to Family
Marine 2nd Lt. Joshua Booth died from a sniper's bullet while leading his squad on a foot patrol in Haditha. His family says he always wanted to be a Marine -- even turning down an Army college scholarship to go instead to The Citadel, where he earned his commission as a Marine officer.  ...
Broadcast on: National Public Radio (NPR) - website

Thursday
October 26, 2006
John Michael Mike Anderson ('70 - obit)
John Michael Mike Anderson, 57, of 16 Whiffle Tree Drive, husband of Linda Meadors Anderson, died Monday, October 23, 2006 at his residence. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 26, 2006
With or without ball, Bulldogs' Reese a load

Terrence Reese watched with envy last Saturday as The Citadel football team lined up for a fake punt. The snap went to linebacker Chris Murray, who ran for five yards and a first down to keep alive the Bulldogs' first touchdown drive in a 30-27 win over Western Carolina. "That's got me a little upset," Reese said with a laugh. "That should have been me out there, you know. I was going to talk to coach about that." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
30% of freshmen in remedial classes
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Thirty percent of Maryland's college freshmen who graduated with a college-prep education in a state high school were assigned to remedial classes, according to a recently released study.     The Maryland Higher Education Commission said that many of the students needing help in math or English were attending four-year colleges.  ...
Published in: Washington Times - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
30% of freshmen in remedial classes
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Thirty percent of Maryland's college freshmen who graduated with a college-prep education in a state high school were assigned to remedial classes, according to a recently released study.     The Maryland Higher Education Commission said that many of the students needing help in math or English were attending four-year colleges.  ...
Published in: Washington Times - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
College Tuition Keeps Rising

The cost of a year of college rose by about 6 percent in 2006, outpacing wages, inflation, or financial aid, the College Board reported today.  In fact, the cost of obtaining a degree is rising even faster because students are taking longer to graduate. Instead of paying for four years of college, the average public university student pays for more than six years of tuition before marching off to "Pomp and Circumstance." Private school students finish quicker–taking 5.3 years on average. ...

Published in: U.S. News and World Report - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
Conference races hit stretch drive this week

It's easy to think of Furman's annual grudge match with Appalachian State as the Southern Conference's de facto championship game. After all, the Paladins and Mountaineers are perennial Division I-AA playoff teams and have won or shared four of the last seven SoCon titles.  ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
S.C. college costs above national average

Several years of double-digit tuition increases have driven costs at Clemson University and the University of South Carolina thousands of dollars higher than average for public, four-year institutions.  The College Board reported Tuesday that tuition and fees nationwide averaged $5,836 per year, after an average 6.3 percent, or $344, increase.  But in South Carolina this fall: ...

Published in: The State - Page A1,12
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
The Citadel and GSU coaches use their NFL experiences to teach players.

STATESBORO - The Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins and Georgia Southern coach Brian VanGorder have taken similar career paths en route to their meeting in Charleston, S.C., Saturday.  Both coaches can incorporate a little of the professional game when dealing with their collegiate players. ...

Published in: Savannah Morning News - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Wednesday
October 25, 2006
What does football have to do with college?

Before Miami police quelled the recent riot involving more than 100 University of Miami and Florida International University football players in the Orange Bowl, fighting erupted among fans in the stands. In two masterpieces of misdirected anxiety, the commissioner of Miami’s Atlantic Coast Conference said the rioting “has no place in college football,” and the commissioner of FIU’s Sun Belt Conference said “there is no place in higher education for the type of conduct exhibited.”  But the question really raised by the barbaric behavior, and by nonviolent but nonetheless lurid behavior by some universities, is: What is the place of high-stakes football in higher education? ...

Published in: The State - Page A11
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
A new plan for higher ed? (editorial)
The difficulty of advancing higher education reform in South Carolina is apparent in a report from a higher ed task force that came up with a single major recommendation: to have the governor and the Legislature appoint another committee to address the issue. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Bowers touts seniority in Dist. 120 race

WALTERBORO - House District 120 Rep. Bill Bowers says he should be elected to a fourth term because in Columbia, it takes time to build relationships and influence.  Opponent Dr. Joe Flowers ('57) says Colleton and Hampton counties don't have any more time to kill. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Bulldogs try to turn yards into points

It's a scenario The Citadel football team has encountered more than once this season.  In the first quarter of Saturday's 30-27 win over Western Carolina, the Bulldogs drove 51 yards to the Catamounts' 3-yard line. A run and two incomplete passes gained nothing, and the Bulldogs missed a 20-yard field goal. Eight plays, 51 yards, no points. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
C of C trustees select leader

The College of Charleston is likely very close to announcing its next president, says Bobby Marlowe, chairman of the school's Board of Trustees.  The 17-member board voted unanimously Saturday for one of five finalists for the job. But under the state's Freedom of Information laws, the board doesn't have to identify the next president until the school and the candidate sign a contract. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Citadel's Cooper earns SoCon honor
Citadel running back Tory Cooper, a junior from Effingham, was named Southern Conference offensive player of the week for his performance in the Bulldogs' 30-27 win over Western Carolina last week. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Winthrop fraternity disciplined
A Winthrop University fraternity is prohibited from hosting social events after some members were found exploding homemade dry ice bombs in the backyard of their Kappa Sigma fraternity house, officials said. ...
Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 23, 2006
A ‘Strategic’ Approach to Drinking

Pre-game, pre-party, pre-funk ... how to pre-vent?  Call “pre-gaming” by any of its other names and it still translates the same for substance abuse specialists seeking strategies to control the ubiquitous “pre-party,” generally defined as a small group of students drinking together in a dorm room or other private space prior to an actual party or social event. ...

Published in: Inside Higher Ed - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 23, 2006
Coming Up (two listings for today)

Today - FAST FORWARD: Science, technology and the Communications Revolution. "The Internet-Beyond the Web," presented by Michael Barrett, Ph.D., The Citadel. ...

Tuesday - Daniel Library Friends book and lecture series: "General Wade Hampton Defends Columbia, 1865." Dr. Rod Andrew, Clemson University, will trace Hampton's attitudes to war and secession with attention to his defense of Columbia. 6:30 p.m. Bond Hall Room 165, 171 Moultrie St., The Citadel. Free.

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
October 23, 2006
Incumbent faces Johnsonville's former mayor

JOHNSONVILLE — Two familiar faces are seeking office as Johnsonville’s mayor in the Nov. 7 general election. Steve Dukes ('78), the incumbent, is facing his predecessor, Tom Redmond.  A 50-year-old Johnsonville native, Dukes served for about 25 years on city council and has served the past 2½ years as mayor. ...

Published in: Florence Morning News - website

Monday
October 23, 2006
Second Lieutenant Joshua Loren Booth ('05- obit)
... A celebration of Second Lt. Booth's life will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2006, at Bedford Baptist Church, Bedford, Virginia. Burial will follow in Longwood Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, 320 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA, 540-586-3443. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4; The News and Advance, Lynchburg, VA
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
October 22, 2006
Citadel 30, Western Carolina 27 OT
At Charleston, Tory Cooper ran for a career-high 204 yards and two touchdowns, including the winning 8-yard score in overtime. ...
Published in: The State - Page S9

Sunday
October 22, 2006
Citadel's O-line coming together

In a happy Citadel locker room Saturday, offensive line coach Kevin Olecki slapped left guard Clay Muirhead playfully in the chest.  "Now that's the way you run the ball," Olecki yelled as the Bulldogs celebrated a 30-27 overtime win over Western Carolina. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D5

Sunday
October 22, 2006
Cooper carries Citadel past Catamounts in OT

They didn't tackle Tory Cooper until he was through the end zone and under the giant scoreboard at Johnson Hagood Stadium.  And even then, it was Cooper's own Citadel teammates who pummeled him without mercy, and then lifted him high on their shoulders. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,5

Sunday
October 22, 2006
Historical figure attracts notice
... That last picture, though, is about to change. A newly formed group, the African American Historical Alliance, has organized a ceremony this week to mark Swails’ grave and remember a man whose exploits and accomplishments somehow failed to make him unforgettable.  ... There are the two researchers — a self-described country lawyer from Kingstree (Col. Billy Jensinson '68, BoV member) and a retired diplomat from Cooperstown, N.Y. — whose findings have almost completed the portrait of a man largely lost to history. ...
Published in: The State - Page A1,8

Sunday
October 22, 2006
Mountaineers Complete Season Sweep of Bulldogs with 3-0 Victory
October 22, 2006 - CHARLESTON, S.C. – Appalachian State University volleyball hit at a .408 mark and held its opponent to a .000 hitting percentage, as it defeated The Citadel, 3-0 (30-17, 30-18, 30-15), in Southern Conference play Sunday at McAlister Field House. ...
Published in: GoASU.com (Appalachian State University) - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Saturday
October 21, 2006
Bittersweet homecoming

As Bennett Swygert lay in pain on the turf with a sprained ankle three weeks ago, one thought flashed through his mind.  "I was just pretty happy it was not the knee," said Swygert, the former Summerville High School standout who returns to the Lowcountry today as Western Carolina plays at The Citadel. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Saturday
October 21, 2006
Citadel Eases Over W. Carolina in OT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Tory Cooper ran for a career-high 204 yards and two touchdowns, including the winning eight-yard score in overtime, as The Citadel beat Western Carolina 30-27 in Southern Conference action Saturday. ...

Broadcast on: WLTX, TV, Columbia - website

Friday
October 20, 2006
Citadel grieves for '05 grad
Even on a campus storied in military tradition and combat service, the death of a graduate who wears The Citadel ring is never routine. Students, staff and faculty at the military college on Thursday mourned the death Marine 2nd Lt. Joshua Booth, who was killed by a sniper's bullet in Iraq on Tuesday. He had been in the country for slightly more than a month. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A10

Friday
October 20, 2006
Citadel mourns 12th grad to die in Iraq, Afghan wars

A 2005 graduate of The Citadel was killed Tuesday in Iraq, the Defense Department said Thursday.  Marine 2nd Lt. Joshua Loren Booth is the 12th graduate of the military college to die in Iraq or Afghanistan. ...

Published in: The State - Page B3

Friday
October 20, 2006
John McCall Enis ('77 - obit)
John McCall Enis, husband of Maleeta Jones Enis, died Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at East Cooper Hospital. The relatives and friends of John Enis are invited to attend his funeral service on Sunday, October 22, 2006 at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Sullivans Island, SC at 3:00 o'clock. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4

Friday
October 20, 2006
Powers 'hates playing Citadel'

Two football programs in which Don Powers invested much blood, sweat and tears will meet Saturday when Western Carolina plays at The Citadel.  Powers played at Western Caro- lina and was the Catamounts' defensive coordinator when they played for the Division I-AA national title in 1983. He held the same job title at The Citadel when the Bulldogs won their last Southern Conference championship in 1992. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
October 20, 2006
State Referenda Related to Higher Education

Ballots in 16 states will carry measures related to higher education. In addition, voters in 12 states will be deciding on referenda that would limit state and local governments' powers to force the sale of private property for another private use or for economic development. If those measures pass, they could limit colleges' ability to acquire land through eminent domain. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 20, 2006
USC law students prep for visit by U.S. Chief Justice

Four USC law students rehearsed oral arguments Thursday on a hypothetical case they will present today before U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts.  The third-year law students, who are members of the USC Moot Court Bar, are excited about arguing the hypothetical case before. ...

Published in: The State - Page B1,5
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
12th Citadel grad makes ultimate sacrifice (Citadel public affairs news release)
Marine 2nd Lt. Joshua Loren Booth, Citadel Class of 2005, has died in Iraq.  Booth was kiled by small arms sniper fire while conducting combat operations against anti-Iraqi forces in the Al Anbar Province. He is the 12th Citadel graduate to die in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...
Published in: The Citadel website - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
5 finalists back at C of C for interviews

Five candidates vying to be the next president of the College of Charleston are in the city this week for interviews.  The new leader of the 236-year-old institution will face shrinking state support for public colleges, challenges in bringing diversity to the campus and the continued need for improved facilities in Charleston's historic setting. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,11
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Citadel graduate killed in Iraq

(Sturbridge, Massachusetts-AP) October 19, 2006 - The Defense Department says a Citadel graduate has been killed in Iraq. ...

Broadcast on: WIStv.com, Columbia - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Minister John T. Jenkins, Sr.

(Father of Vickie Sturgis, school of business)

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
(photo included) (view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Sturbridge Marine dies in Iraq (2LT Joshua Booth '05)

... Booth attended The Citadel military college in South Carolina, where in 2005 he graduated at the top of his class with a degree in criminal justice, became a nationally ranked pistol shooter, and earned his commission as a second lieutenant. ``He was a bit of an overachiever," she said. ...

Published in: The Boston Globe - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 19, 2006
The Citadel's Hidden Gem
As the "other" receiver at Summerville High School, it was tough for Marquel Willis to make a name for himself. ... Now that Willis is out from under Green's shadow at The Citadel, the 6-1, 180-pound freshman is earning notice on his own. He had a breakthrough performance in last week's 23-17 loss at Furman, catching four balls for 59 yards in his most extensive action of the season. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,4

Wednesday
October 18, 2006
Hub for training finished

An expansive vocational training hub that Trident Technical College has been developing in stages over the last decade is finished, capping one of the most ambitious expansions in the school's history.  Officials marked the completion Tuesday of the $10.6 million final phase of the Complex for Economic Development at the main campus off Rivers Avenue. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B11
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 18, 2006
Moore stumps in the Lowcountry

Tommy Moore headed deep into Gov. Mark Sanford's home turf Tuesday as the Democrat tried to pick up momentum in his bid to unseat the Republican governor.  Moore spoke to reporters outside a state Employment Security Commission office, across from a marina. It was a few blocks from where Sanford had just wrapped up a speech to the Charleston Rotary Club just outside The Citadel's gates and about a dozen miles from the governor's beachfront Sullivans Island home. ...

Published in: The Sun News, Myrtle Beach; The Herald, Rock Hill - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 18, 2006
More Colleges Turn to Private Networks and Other Measures to Protect Data, Report Says

To protect their electronic data and computer networks, colleges have stepped up their use of virtual private networks, spam filters, and fire walls, among other measures, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Educause Center for Applied Research.  The report also says that, over the past two years, the most serious threat facing colleges has shifted. Institutions used to worry about outsiders seizing control of computers and networks, but now the greater danger is that intruders will gain access to confidential electronic data. ...

Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education - website
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 18, 2006
Paladins hurting after victory over Bulldogs

Furman's 23-17 victory over The Citadel last weekend was not without a price.  The 12th-ranked Paladins had their longest injury list of the season after the game, not the best of news for a team two weeks away from a Southern Conference showdown with No. 1 Appalachian State. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Wednesday
October 18, 2006
Tim Scott to speak at Life Works breakfast
(All LifeWorks sessions are 7:30-8:45 p.m.  The meeting is at The Citadel's Holiday Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Avenue.)
Published in: Post & Courier via LifeWorks web site (newspaper article not web accessible) - Page B10
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 17, 2006
Freshmen providing big boost for Bulldogs

In a perfect world, Citadel coach Kevin Higgins would like to redshirt all of the 27 true freshmen on his football team this season.  But as The Citadel's 1-5 record attests, the Bulldogs don't live in a perfect world. And as the season wears on, freshmen are playing an increasing role for The Citadel, with three of them turning in standout performances against Furman last week. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Tuesday
October 17, 2006
Photo - not webaccessible
The caption reads, "Citadel freshman Tom Campbell graba a drink of water in Hampton Park on Monday.  Campbell, who is on the track team, was out running with his teammates."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
October 16, 2006
Executive items

Accounting - Dane Griffin, Tim Lyons and Micah Gill have joined McKnight Frampton CPAs LLC as staff accountants, and Lindsay Epley has been promoted.  Lyons is a graduate of Furman University. Griffin and Gill are graduates of The Citadel. Epley is a senior accountant. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Business Review - page E4

Monday
October 16, 2006
Minister John T. Jenkins, Sr.
Mr. Jenkins is the father of Vickie Sturgis, academic support and technology grant coordinator with the School of Business.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(photo included) (view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 16, 2006
Ravenel has politics in his veins
Atlanta developer John Dewberry knows why a man like Thomas Ravenel ('85), who has made millions building shopping centers, runs for a state treasurer job that pays $92,007 a year. ...
Published in: The State - Page A6
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
October 15, 2006
Furman’s big opening act sets up cliffhanger ending

GREENVILLE — If Saturday’s Southern Conference matchup between Furman and The Citadel was a tale of two halves, Furman produced the bigger half.  “I don’t know if we were too relaxed,” said Furman redshirt freshman quarterback Jordan Sorrells after his team squandered most of a 23-point first-half lead but beat The Citadel 23-17 at Paladin Stadium. ...

Published in: The State - Page C7

Sunday
October 15, 2006
The rigors and rewards of drill sergeant training
The Army drill sergeant candidates had five minutes to run to their rooms, fetch their Kevlar helmets and utility belts, and return to The Quad’s concrete-paved courtyard for inspection. ...
Published in: The State - Page A1,8
(photo included) (view article) (no cache available)

Saturday
October 14, 2006
Furman Defeats The Citadel 23-17
The Furman Paladins placed their fate into the hands of a red shirt freshman quarterback, Saturday afternoon, in the first of a string of games the team must win to keep its playoff hopes alive. ...
Published in: WLTX TV, Channel 2 Columbia

Saturday
October 14, 2006
Gigon Leads Phoenix To 3-0 Win
CHARLESTON, S.C.- Juliena Gigon posted 12 kills to lead the Elon Phoenix to a 3-0 victory over The Citadel in Southern Conference volleyball action on Saturday afternoon. Elon took the games by scored of 30-20, 30-17 and 30-20. ...
Published in: Elon Athletics - website

Saturday
October 14, 2006
This land is y’all’s land

From roasting pigs to riding out hurricanes, an almanac charts Southern life... South Carolina gets its share of other mentions in the book as well. The Citadel makes the list of military colleges. Rainbow Falls gets a nod as the one of the top waterfalls. As does Edisto Memorial Gardens in the public-gardens list. ...

Published in: The State
(view article) (no cache available)

Friday
October 13, 2006
An old-school style

The Citadel and Furman are two of the region’s most tradition-rich schools, and when the two teams meet that pomp and circumstance are on full display...

Published in: The State - Page C1,10

Friday
October 13, 2006
Checkered walk (photo - not web accessible)
The caption reads, "A Citadel cadet walks across the quadrangle of the Padgett-Thomas Barracks in the aerial view Thursday. "
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Friday
October 13, 2006
New eras begin at C of C, The Citadel
The days when Oct. 15 held an almost mythical status in college basketball are long gone. Teams no longer open practice on that date, but on the Friday night before it. And players are now dribbling, shooting and receiving instruction well in advance of that first official practice, thanks to recent NCAA rules changes that allow coaches to work with groups of players for a few hours each week. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C7

Friday
October 13, 2006
Robert Pinckney Hucks, Jr. ('53 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest the morning of Thursday, October 12, 2006, Robert Pinckney Hucks, Jr., widower of Beverly Mae Martin Hucks. Residence, Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Graveside Services in Riverview Memorial Park, Sunday afternoon, October 15, 2006 at two o'clock. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5

Friday
October 13, 2006
USC suspends fraternity after report of hazing
The USC chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity was suspended this week after the university received information about possible hazing at an off-campus apartment, according to USC spokesman Russ McKinney. ...
Published in: The State - Page B1,5
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 12, 2006
3rd District candidates square off on Iraq
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - At a debate Thursday, GOP incumbent Rep. Gresham Barrett gave President Bush an "A" in making America safer, while his Democratic challenger, Lee Ballenger, gave Bush an "F." ...  Barrett, a Citadel graduate and Army veteran, said "Saddam Hussein was a weapon of mass destruction himself," and that America will need a democratic ally when dealing with Iran. ...
Published in: The Herald, Rock Hill - website

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Appeals court holds sessions at Charleston School of Law
The state's Court of Appeals heard cases at the Charleston School of Law on Wednesday, making it the first group to use the school's new student courtroom. ... The court, which continues to hear cases today, previously has held sessions at The Citadel and the University of South Carolina's law school in Columbia, she said. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Big 'Cheese' leads line for the Bulldogs

They call him "Cheese," but not even Cheese himself is sure why.  "No one really knows," Citadel center Chris McDowell said. "One of the theories is that I smile a lot, so they say 'I be cheesin' or something like that." ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Cadets stand tall for Vanna White
The Citadel apparently had no trouble rounding up cadets to participate in a "Wheel of Fortune" promotional tour Wednesday. After all, Vanna White - South Carolina's famous letter-turning hostess - would be on hand. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Fraternity pledge says initiation turned ugly
Terry Hall, a University of South Carolina junior from Summerville, says that instead of attending classes this week, he's home recovering from injuries he received during an initiation into the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Major Harry K. Barber, Sr. ('55 - obit)
Entered into eternal rest on the evening of October 10, 2006, Major Harry K. Barber, Sr. known to family and friends as Ken . Residence, Columbia, S.C. The relatives and friends of Major Harry K. Barber, Sr. are invited to attend his Graveside Funeral Service Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 3:30 o'clock in Bethany Cemetery. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B5; The State Page B4

Thursday
October 12, 2006
Paladins stay on same page
Don't expect a lot of pages to be shuffled in the Furman playbook with Jordan Sorrells at starting quarterback instead of the injured Renaldo Gray this weekend against The Citadel. ...
Published in: Greenville News - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Thursday
October 12, 2006
S.C. Army recruits more soldiers

Army recruiters in South Carolina signed up more soldiers in 2006 than in recent years, falling just shy of their recruiting goal for the year.  The Columbia battalion, which recruits all of South Carolina plus the Asheville, N.C., and Augusta areas, signed up 2,547 men and women for the active-duty Army. ...

Published in: The State - Page B5
(view article) (no cache available)

Thursday
October 12, 2006
State school board's policy on dual credit spurs outcry

Educators across the state are concerned that a policy change enacted last month by the state Board of Education will promote grade inflation and reward students who enroll in less-challenging courses. From a grade-point average perspective, the state board's decision equates Advanced Placement high school classes with dual-credit courses. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1,6
(view article) (no cache available)

Wednesday
October 11, 2006
Vanna White Visits the Lowcountry (video included)
One of America’s favorite celebrities of America’s favorite game is touring the Lowcountry and she's taking her production crew with her. Wheel of Fortune's Vanna White came to Charleston Wednesday as part of the show's Wheelmobile tour. It started as a normal day at the citadel until a limo arrived and out popped Vanna White.  Hi there,” she said with a smile and a wave to the camera. The Citadel's main field became a production studio filled with lights, cameras and lots of action. ...
Broadcast on: WCBD-TV Channel 2, Charleston - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
'Army Strong' slogan unveiled; lower standards aid recruiting
WASHINGTON - In its battle to win the hearts and minds of recruitment-age Americans, the Army is replacing its main ad slogan - "An Army of One" - with one it hopes will pack more punch: "Army Strong." ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A4
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
ad - AARP South Carolina (not web accessible)
Payday Lendingh  Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, October 12, 5:30 p.m., The Holiday Alumni Center - Renken Dining Room, The Citadel, Charleston
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A2

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
Army hits recruit goal with lower standards
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army recruited more than 2,600 soldiers under new lower aptitude standards this year, helping the service beat its goal of 80,000 recruits in the throes of an unpopular war and mounting casualties. ...
Published in: The State - Page A4
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
Clemson trustees approve land buy
Clemson University's plan to move its proposed architecture center a half block west on George Street, at Meeting Street, remained on track Monday as the school's trustees voted to buy the new site. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
Dogs shooters place first in air rifle match
Dahlonega, Ga. - The Citadel rifle team placed first at the opening Southeastern Air Rifle Conference (SEARC) match of the 2006-07 season over the weekend. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
Higgins: 'We don't know how to win'

In a game full of big plays, it was a little one that caught Citadel coach Kevin Higgins' eye in the film room. Near the end of the first half of Saturday's 28-20 loss at Wofford, Bulldogs quarterback Duran Lawson threw a short pass to receiver Andre Roberts, gaining three yards to the Terriers' 7. Wofford defenders Kyle Horne and Zac Grey made the tackle and then stayed on top of Roberts, allowing valuable seconds to run off the clock. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3

Monday
October 9, 2006
Claflin hopes to create think tank for black issues

COLUMBIA - A historically black college in Orangeburg hopes to create a think tank on issues affecting blacks in the South.  Claflin University, founded in 1869 to educate freed slaves, has named Brian Johnson as executive director of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African American History, Culture and Policy. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 9, 2006
Coming Up - Tuesday
DANIEL LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOK AND LECTURE SERIES: "The Attack on Fort Sumter." Rick Hatcher, historian for the Fort Sumter National Monument (above), will describe the momentous action of April 1861 with the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter. 6:30 p.m. Bond Hall Room 165, The Citadel. Free.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B1

Monday
October 9, 2006
William A. Fletcher (father of Bill Fletcher, public safety officer)
William The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fletcher are invited to attend the funeral service of the former at the First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner, Wednesday morning, October 11, 2006 at 11 o'clock. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B4
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 8, 2006
Goal-line blues haunt The Citadel

SPARTANBURG - Three times on Saturday, The Citadel football team drove the ball down to Wofford's 1-yard line. Only once did the Bulldogs manage to convert those 36 inches into a touchdown, which went a long way toward explaining The Citadel's 28-20 loss to Wofford at Gibbs Stadium. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D5

Sunday
October 8, 2006
Joseph Frederick Tripp (professor emeritus - History department)
Joseph Frederick Tripp was born in Watertown, NY on July 20, 1942, and died Sunday, October 1, 2006, in Seattle, WA due to complications following an emergency surgery at the age of 64. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C5

Sunday
October 8, 2006
Terriers use big plays to knock off Bulldogs
Wofford 28, The Citadel 20
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page D1,5

Saturday
October 7, 2006
C of C narrows president search

The College of Charleston on Friday narrowed its search for a new president to five candidates, including Dr. Stephen L. Jones, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for health affairs.  "The College of Charleston has had many non-traditional presidents," said Dr. Bob Mignone, a member of the Presidential Search Committee and president of the Faculty Senate. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B7
(view article) (no cache available)

Saturday
October 7, 2006
Wanted: Win over Wofford, at last

When Citadel linebacker Chris Murray thinks of Wofford, he thinks of the teams' fateful meeting in 2003. The Citadel was 4-1 in the Southern Conference and ranked No. 25 in the nation. Wofford was ranked No. 5 and had won seven straight SoCon games. The winner would have the inside track to the SoCon football championship. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C2

Thursday
October 5, 2006
Freshman receiver Roberts 'electric' for Bulldogs

Back at Spring Valley High School, Andre Roberts was known as "Electric Socks." And it wasn't because of the way he kept his toes warm during the winter months.  "They made up that name because I was so much quicker than everybody I went up against in high school," Roberts said with a shy smile. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C4

Wednesday
October 4, 2006
Bullying Part of School Violence (Citadel professor interviewed)
... Citadel psychology professor Dr. Conway Saylor, says victims of bullying can turn violent.  "Once they become hopeless, what have they got to lose? It might give them some power or control over something. It's a way to be known. It's a way to say i'm not going to let you push me around." ...
Broadcast on: WCBD Channel 2, Charleston - website (transcript - no video)

Wednesday
October 4, 2006
Pure Inspiration

Wofford football coach Mike Ayers is one of the best at motivational speeches. He recently helped inspire the Terriers to a near-upset of South Carolina, they said.  But even Ayers couldn't match the powerful words last weekend at The Citadel, where former Bulldogs player Marc Buoniconti rolled his wheelchair up to the team huddle after Friday's practice. It was like a scene out of a movie. Buoniconti, paralyzed from a spinal injury suffered during a game, made tough guys cry.  The next day, they beat Chattanooga, 27-24....

Published in: Spartanburg Herald-Journal - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
October 3, 2006
Citadel a team of two halves against I-AA opponents
If Citadel football coach Kevin Higgins could somehow splice together the first half his team played against Chattanooga on Saturday with its second half against Charleston Southern three weeks ago, he might really have something. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C3
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
October 3, 2006
College study ranks state’s K-12 system in the middle nationally
IT WAS NO surprise that a national report on higher education recently gave South Carolina an “F” for affordability, or that South Carolina had one of the biggest gaps between the portion of our richest and poorest kids who go to college. We know college costs too much here, and we know it’s out of reach for too many students from poor families. Those are problems that our “lottery scholarship for every voter’s family” gimmick does nothing to help. ...
Published in: The State - Page A8
(view article) (no cache available)

Tuesday
October 3, 2006
Counting down the weeks ('92 alum)

The Noonan Law Firm closes early on Fridays.  Around 4 p.m., the proprietor and sole employee, Anne Noonan, rushes home to her four children — Mairin, 8; Ashlin, 7; Kellan, 5; and Ryann, 2 — and prepares for an evening of high school football.  Noonan, the wife of Spring Valley coach Jimmy Noonan, makes sure her children attend every Vikings game. It is one of the more enjoyable tasks in her role. ...

Published in: The State - website
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Tuesday
October 3, 2006
Meningitis case at USC leads to warning
USC officials are advising anyone who had contact with Mary Cannady to visit the Student Health Center for screening after the 20-year-old student at the Columbia campus was diagnosed over the weekend with bacterial meningitis. ...
Published in: The State - Page A1,7
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 2, 2006
Executive items
  • Banking - Robin Broyles has joined Community FirstBank as vice president of marketing. Previously, she was a communications specialist and product manager for South Carolina Federal Credit Union, public affairs director for the city of Louisville, Ky., and communications director for a nonprofit network of hospitals and schools in Kentucky. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Louisville and a master's degree in business administration from The Citadel.
  • Real Estate - Stephen Spangler has joined the development division of the Beach Co. as a junior developer.  He holds a bachelor's degree in business from The Citadel and previously was development manager for Johnson & Associated Commercial Developers in Bristol, Tenn.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page E4

Monday
October 2, 2006
Freshmen slowly cross Bridge to Clemson (Citadel included in hardcopy only not web article)

CLEMSON - Eighteen-year-old Jennifer Ginn didn't just want a college degree. It had to be a Clemson University degree.  The Charleston native is one of 231 college freshmen willing to study on Clemson's outer edge for a year to make that dream possible.  Clemson's new Bridge program, a partnership with nearby Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, guarantees participants admission to Clemson during their sophomore year if they attend Tri-County their freshman year and earn at least a 2.5 grade-point average. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,9
(view article) (no cache available)

Monday
October 2, 2006
Terrell Owens, paper airplanes and Ol' Blue Eyes
Sporting notes compiled while wondering how Terrell Owens would have turned out if he had gone to another Southern Conference school like The Citadel: ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1

Sunday
October 1, 2006
'Walk tall, my friend' (Buoniconti's jersey retiring - not web assessible)
Charleston -- Marc Buoniconti sat tall in his wheelchair Staturday afternoon.  His parents and former teammates stood nearby in the south end zone of The Citadel's Johnson Hagood Stadium...
Published in: The State - pAGE S7,8
(photo included)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Are you ready for some football? (photo - not web accessible)
The caption reads, "Cadet Spalding runs through the filed at Johnson Hagood Stadium as the Citadel cadets rally for the football team to take the field Saturday efore their game against Chattanooga."
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page B3

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Bulldogs survive late rally to notch first win of season
The Citadel 24, Chattanooga 21 ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5
(photo included) (view article) (cached)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Buoniconti Honored At Citadel
The Citadel retired the jersey of former football player Marc Buoniconti Saturday during an inspiring and emotional halftime ceremony during the home Bulldogs' game with Southern Conference rival Chattanooga. ...
Broadcast on: NBC6.net, South Florida - website

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Buoniconti returns, Bulldogs win (website only)
CITADEL 24, CHATTANOOGA 21...
Published in: The State - website only

Sunday
October 1, 2006
College notes

1.  Publisher to address business students

2.  Furman wins state humanities award

3.  ICAR fellowship created at Clemson

Published in: The State - Page B3
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Colleges courting home-schoolers
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Bombarded by choices at a college job fair, Sara Kianmehr quickly found her match: Columbia College, a small, private school that didn’t mind that her transcripts came from her parents. ...
Published in: The State - Page A7
(photo included) (view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Colleges wooing home-schooled
... With colleges and universities aggressively competing for the best students, a growing number of institutions are actively courting home-schooled high achievers like Kianmehr, who took community college courses her senior year of high school and hopes to eventually study filmmaking at New York University or another top graduate school. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page AA6
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Doors to college are becoming harder to open
They try for A's in the toughest courses. They beef up their resumes with community service projects. And they're always thinking about what they can do to make themselves stand out, to make their college applications rise to the top of the pile.  They're college-bound high school seniors, and they have to do a lot more to get accepted than students did even 10 years ago. ...
Published in: The Post and Courier - Page A1,8
(view article) (no cache available)

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Nick Buoniconti: A father's pain never goes away

The game of football has given Nick Buoniconti the highest highs and the lowest lows.  As a player, he was an All-Pro linebacker in the NFL. He won two Super Bowls and earned his way into the Hall of Fame. But as a father, the game dealt him the lowest of blows when his son Marc, a linebacker for The Citadel,...

Published in: The Post and Courier - Page C1,5

Sunday
October 1, 2006
S.C.’s underage-drinking laws lack clout
... Students only lose the scholarships if they don’t sign an affidavit on their application that says they haven’t had an alcohol conviction. Clemson, USC and The Citadel officials said they don’t have the time or the resources to do background checks to see if students are telling the truth. ...
Published in: The State - Page D1,7

Sunday
October 1, 2006
The Citadel holds off Chattanooga for win

Winless going into Saturday's game, The Citadel apparently responded to a pep talk from former linebacker Marc Buoniconti and held off Chattanooga 24-21 to get its first victory of the season. ...

Published in: Sun News, Myrtle Beach - website

© 2017 The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 (843) 225-3294
Citadel Home | Library | Computing | Events Calendar | Contact Us
Citadel Departments | News | Subscribe to e-news | Giving to The Citadel | Log In