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Friday
April 19, 2019
1. Girls who smash codes: free, NSA-funded camp at The Citadel now accepting applications
“GenCyber Citadel – Girls who Smash Codes” on campus this summer; July 29 – Aug 2 Middle and high school (8th – 12th grade) girls in the Charleston area are invited to apply to attend The Citadel’s National Security Agency (NSA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) funded cyber security camp to be held on campus for five days in the summer. There is no fee to apply or to attend, if selected. The full name of the program is: GenCyber Citadel – Girls who Smash Codes: Cybersecurity Interdisciplinary Training Camp for Middle/High School Girls. This is the third NSA/NSF GenCyber grant earned by The Citadel, which has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security. In 2016, the college offered a GenCyber camp for middle and high school teachers, and in 2018 the college hosted a GenCyber camp for K-12 students.
Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Thursday
April 18, 2019
2. Wando and Citadel mourn death of students in car crash
Two teenagers were killed when their car struck a tree after they attended Wando High School’s prom, authorities said. On April 7, at approximately 2:23 a.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to Rifle Range Road near Hamlin Road in reference to a single-car collision. Firefighters reported finding the vehicle off Rifle Range Road around 1:49 a.m. after another driver with a damaged tire flagged them down, according to Mount Pleasant Fire Department. The two victims involved were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Charleston County Coroner’s Office. Schemm’s service was held Thursday, April 11, in the Summerall Chapel, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street. Entombment in the Citadel Bell Tower will be at a later date. Daniel’s funeral service was held on Saturday, April 13, at The Church at LifePark. Donations can still be made to Wando’s Air Force JROTC.
Published in: Moultrie News - Online
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Thursday
April 18, 2019
3. They helped bring down Silent Sam. Their new target: Charleston’s Calhoun monument.
The group that helped bring down the Silent Sam Confederate statue in Chapel Hill, N.C., now has its eye set on the Calhoun monument in Charleston. The Make It Right Campaign, a national organization seeking to remove Confederate-related monuments across the United States, made its first stop in Charleston on Thursday, April 11, appearing at Redux Contemporary Art Center as part of the three-month Standing/Still multidisciplinary art series meant to spur change. Amanda Mushal, a Citadel professor specializing in the history of the South, noted that modifying or removing a monument is not akin to destroying history, as some have argued. “Monuments and memorials are objects of memory, and memory is always selective,” she said. “We choose which parts of our history to honor.”
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
April 18, 2019
4. National search for next USC president narrowed to four finalists
The University of South Carolina narrowed a national search for its next president down to four candidates Wednesday, selecting applicants with backgrounds ranging from Northwestern University to West Point. One of the four will replace Harris Pastides, who managed the state’s flagship university for more than a decade as it increased enrollment, raised tuition and expanded enrollment. He will retire at the end of June. Several colleges and universities in the state have hired new presidents in the past year, including the College of Charleston, The Citadel and Charleston Southern University. Only one female candidate has been identified in any of those searches.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Thursday
April 18, 2019
5. Abolish the Welfare State to Solve the National Debt Crisis
Why is it so difficult to win the case for freedom in modern American society? A variety of possible answers come to mind. The collectivists are more effective in appealing to people’s emotions. The interventionist-welfare-statist argument is easier to make than it is to follow the logical chains of reasoning required to make the free-market case. Socialist-leaning teachers and professors who indoctrinate their students with statist ideas from a very young age dominate the government educational system from kindergarten through the Ph.D. Popular, celebrity culture inculcates society with leftist biases and presumptions. All those answers have strong elements of truth in them. But there is one other element at work that makes it difficult to effectively make the case for a fully and truly free society, indeed, that can undermine the ideal and understanding of the free society. That element is that too many advocates of a free society compromise its case. Trillions more in debt on the way. Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Published in: Economic Policy Journal - Online
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Thursday
April 18, 2019
6. Black River’s Sam Sharnas signs with The Citadel; Aidan Jones heading to Hope
Black River seniors Sam Sharnas and Aidan Jones come from families of runners, so it was no surprise that their futures follow in those family footsteps. Sharnas signed a national letter-of-intent to accept a cross country and track & field scholarship at The Citadel, while Jones committed to Hope College on Wednesday. Sharnas will follow in his father’s footsteps at The Citadel, an NCAA Division I program and military college in Charleston, South Carolina. “The main reason why I chose The Citadel is because I saw what it did for my dad and what type of man he was,” Sharnas said. “It just aligned with what I wanted to study, too. It is very special to me. It is something I always wanted to do. I am excited to get down there and have an impact on the team.” He will also join former Black River runner Dani Sanchez Martinez, who runs at The Citadel. “My freshman year, we have lots of senior talent. I remember being there to watch them sign. It was very special,” Sharnas said. “Seeing something like that makes you want to work hard and do that some day. It definitely played a big role. It is a very special team culture here and it has produced a lot of college runners.”
Published in: Holland Sentinel - Online
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
1. Emotional eulogies highlight funeral of SC’s Fritz Hollings

As a college student fighting for racial equality in the early 1960s, Jim Clyburn was invited to the office of then-Gov. Fritz Hollings in an attempt to assuage racial tensions bubbling on the campus of South Carolina State University. Clyburn, now the majority whip and third ranking Democrat in the U.S. House, said he wasn’t sure how the governor would receive him and the other protesters. After all, Hollings had campaigned previously against school desegregation. But during their meeting, Clyburn said that he could sense a change in Hollings. Clyburn told a crowd of hundreds at Hollings’ funeral Tuesday that even though the Southern Democrat asked the activists not to tell reporters he had been sympathetic to their cause, “He opened up to us, and we opened up to him. “I knew that we had just heard and felt what was in him.” Hollings died April 6 at his home on Isle of Palms at age 97. The funeral at Summerall Chapel at The Citadel, Hollings’ alma mater, capped three days of mourning for the former governor and longtime U.S. senator. Hundreds of former staffers, lawmakers, friends and relatives attended.

Examples of other coverage include:

The New York Times

The Post and Courier - article with photos can be found here

The State

CNN

WCSC - Live 5 News

WCBD - Channel 2

WCIV - ABC News 4 (separate story on attending politicians can be found here)

WIS - Columbia

WYFF - Greenville

Published in: The Associated Press - Online
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
2. Celebrating some of the employees who help make The Citadel so mighty
Each year The Citadel rewards one employee and one team for their superior performance and contributions The Citadel is proud to recognize Multimedia Services as the Team of the Year and Stanton Adams as the Employee of the Year for 2019. The Team and Employee of the year were honored with a special reception and recognized at the Awards Parade on April 12.
Published in: The Citadel Today - Online
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
3. Citadel professor gains national attention for ‘Game of Thrones’ prediction
A military historian who teaches at The Citadel was recently published in a Vice News article because of the ties he made between historical events and the HBO show “Game of Thrones.” Michael Livingston has been teaching English at The Citadel for more than 10 years. “Any way that I can get the Citadel out there in a positive form I think is tremendous and a chance that I want to take," Livingston said. "Right now, Game of Thrones is doing that.” Livingston has used his degrees in history and medieval studies to draw parallels between Game of Thrones and historical battles and rulers. “He based some of this on Wars of the Roses, which is about a 33-year war that happens in England sometime around the 15th Century," Livingston said about George R. Martin, who wrote the books that inspired the TV show. Martin has even confirmed in the past that the show is based on events from the War of the Roses. Livingston said based on what he knows about the war, there is one character who is most likely to win when the series comes to an end.
Published in: WCSC - Live 5 News - Online / Broadcast
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
4. Bulldog now offering tours of Magnolia Cemetery
The Magnolia Cemetery Trust Board recently granted Bulldog Tours exclusive access to the beautiful Victorian burial grounds for evening tours - a privilege never before granted. This partnership will allow the Trust to gather funds for critical preservation efforts throughout the 130+ acre plot of land. Bulldog Tours invests a portion of all ticket proceeds back into the properties they tour, ensuring that historically significant landmarks, structures, and sites, integral to Charleston’s charm and visitor appeal, are preserved for future generations to enjoy. Founded by Charleston native and Citadel graduate John LaVerne in 2001, Bulldog Tours has raised more than $3.7 million for the restoration and preservation of the Old City Jail, Circular Church’s graveyard, Old Exchange, Powder Magazine – and now Magnolia Cemetery.
Published in: Holy City Sinner - Online
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
5. Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina Announces Two New Staff Members
The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina is pleased to welcome Bryson Young, Director of Major Gifts, and Ruthie Harman, Client Service and Office Manager, as the newest members of the staff. With locations in Charleston and Summerville, ABVI works to enrich the quality of life of the blind and visually impaired. Young most recently worked as the Development Officer for Athletics – Major Gifts for The Citadel Foundation. In this role, she cultivated major gift prospects for The Citadel Athletics, managed a portfolio of top donors and worked to build the Athletic Scholarship Endowment Fund. Prior to that role, Young worked in various roles in athletic development with The Citadel Brigadier Foundation and with The Citadel Athletics. Young holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from Clemson University and a Master of Arts in Sport Management from The Citadel.
Published in: Charleston Regional Business Journal - Online
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Wednesday
April 17, 2019
6. Free Market Liberalism Is Needed More Than Ever
The famous New York Yankees baseball player and manager Yogi Berra is credited with the saying “It's déjà vu all over again.” He is also credited with claiming, “I really didn’t say everything I said.” Never were both of these truer than in our era of reborn defenses of and demands for more government intervention, redistribution, and planning. Many of us assumed, or at least certainly hoped, that after the disastrous social, economic, and human consequences of centrally planned societies during the 20th century, and the generally abysmal failures of and corruptions resulting from government interventions in the economy, there might arise a reawakened appreciation for and understanding of a truly liberal, free market society. Over the last several decades, humankind has been witnessing a dramatic and amazing end to poverty in more and more parts of the world, along with the availability of unimagined technological inventions for a growing number of the billions of people on this planet. But instead of an appreciation of how partly freed-up market forces have made this all possible, especially in those areas formerly known as the underdeveloped third world, the counterrevolution against human liberty seems to be picking up steam once again with the call for “democratic socialism,” a Green New Deal, and massive increases in the welfare state’s “entitlement” programs and beyond. Richard M. Ebeling, an AIER Senior Fellow, is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina. Ebeling lived on AIER's campus from 2008 to 2009.
Published in: AIER American Institute for Economic Research - Online
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Tuesday
April 16, 2019
1. The Honorable Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings funeral services at The Citadel today

Former U.S. Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings will reach his final resting place Tuesday after a service at The Citadel which will include former Vice President Joe Biden and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. The event is set to begin at 11 a.m. inside the Summerall Chapel on the campus of The Citadel, where Hollings graduated from with a degree in business administration in 1942. Hollings has been honored at the school numerous times including speaking engagements at Corps Day in 1959 and a PT Barracks dedicated to him in 2004. He also gave the commencement speech at the school in 1983. Hollings’ casket was taken to Columbia where he laid in state at the South Carolina Statehouse throughout the day on Monday. Hollings served in Congress from 1966 to 2005 and prior to serving as a U.S. senator, Hollings also served as South Carolina’s lieutenant governor from 1955 to 1959, and as governor from 1959 to 1963. Among Hollings’ noteworthy accomplishments included integrating South Carolina schools, when other states were fighting against it. He also established the state’s technical college system and educational television.

Published in: WCSC TV-5 (Charleston) - Online
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Tuesday
April 16, 2019
2. The Honorable Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings funeral services at The Citadel today

Funeral services for former Senator Earnest Fritz Hollings will be held in Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus in Charleston, South Carolina. The funeral service is at 11 a.m. today at his alma mater. Hollings was a 1942 graduate of The Citadel with a degree in business administration. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Governor Henry McMaster are among the speakers. The funeral is the end of three days of mourning for the late governor of South Carolina. The longtime U.S. senator's body laid in repose at the State House on Monday. Thousands paid tribute to Hollings including Gov. McMaster and the First Lady.

Published in: FOX News - Online
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Tuesday
April 16, 2019
3. Mourners Gather for Funeral of SC's Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings

Mourners are gathering to say goodbye to South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, one of the last larger-than-life Democrats who once dominated the politics of the South. Funeral services are set to begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Summerall Chapel at The Citadel in Charleston. Former Vice President Joe Biden is among the speakers. Hollings died earlier this month at 97. The funeral caps off three days of mourning for the former governor and longtime U.S. senator, whose body lay in repose Monday at the state Capitol. Hollings' long and colorful political career included an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. When he retired from the Senate in 2005, Hollings had served 38 years and two months, making him the eighth longest-serving senator in U.S. history.

 

 

Examples of other media sources reporting this story include:

The Sacramento Bee

 The San Diego Union-Tribune

 Las Vegas Now

 

Published in: US News & World Report - Online
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Tuesday
April 16, 2019
Citadel Summerall Guards, 2020 & 1974
Congratulations to Ed Williams! He is a member of the 2020 Summerall Guards. He is pictures with Dr. Randy Brian who was the first sergeant of the 1974 Summerall Guards.
Published in: Edgefieldadvertiser - Online
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Tuesday
April 16, 2019
Former Citadel basketball standout transfers to SC State
A little over a year since announcing his intention to transfer, former Citadel guard Tariq Simmons has found a home at an HBCU. Simmons has transferred to SC State after sitting out one year.During his one season at the Citadel, he played in all 32 of their games while averaging around 15 minutes of play time. His career high of 22 points came against Virginia Tech as well. He scored in double figures 11 times and averaged seven points per game. He played his sophomore season at Panola College in Carthage, Texas. Simmons started 26 games and averaged 11 points during his one season on the JUCO ranks.
Published in: HBCU Gameday (press release) (blog) - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
1. Body of Ernest ’Fritz” Hollings lies in repose at SC Capitol

Mourners are paying their respects to Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the former South Carolina governor and longtime U.S. senator who died earlier this month at 97. The body of the veteran figure in South Carolina politics lies in repose Monday at the Statehouse in Columbia. One of the last of the larger-than-life Democrats who dominated politics in the South, Hollings’ long and colorful political career included an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. When he retired from the Senate in 2005 after six terms, Hollings had served 38 years and two months, making him the eighth longest-serving senator in U.S. history. A funeral is planned Tuesday at The Citadel, where former Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Henry McMaster are scheduled among the speakers. On Sunday, relatives, friends and former colleagues paid their respects at a Charleston funeral home for Hollings, who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor before embarking on his long Senate Career.

Other examples of coverage include:

Post and Courier

WCSC - Live 5 News

WCBD - Channel 2

WCIV - ABC News 4

Published in: AP News - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
2. Fritz Hollings was a tough interview. But his staff loved the man
Fritz Hollings was a frustrating interview. Entertaining, yes. But if you expected a straight answer out of him, you’d be fooling yourself. I once asked him his thoughts about how the Charleston region had recovered following the closure of the Naval Base and Shipyard in the 1990s. “He’s looking for a stoooreey,” came the booming response, his accusatory finger pointing at me from behind his desk at the Medical University of South Carolina. He proceeded on a 20-minute tangent about the Panama Canal before describing a subcommittee meeting he attended in the 1960s followed by a listing of four or five backroom politicians from the past I’d never heard of. It was like asking someone the time of day and instead they explain — in great detail — how the parts of a watch get assembled. Some 500 people worked for Hollings over the decades, either in Washington or his in-state satellite offices. They helped him on issues across the board, from commerce to matters of airline safety, his re-election bids and constituent service. Most spoke in warm, appreciative tones or of the optimism he gave them about working in government. Some called themselves “Hollings Kids.” They also spoke of a love and dedication not seen in most other political offices in the state today. The ex-staffers won’t be among those giving speeches at his funeral Tuesday when he is eulogized by former Vice President Joe Biden at The Citadel.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
3. Marine Corps say missing lieutenant, 24, is likely dead after he failed to return from a backcountry ski trip
A lieutenant who went missing during a backcountry ski trip in California last month is likely dead, Marine Corps said Thursday. 1st Lt. Matthew Kraft, 24, failed to return home from a ten-day solo trek through the Sierra Nevada Mountains by March 5. Despite a mammoth search involving 13 different agencies, there has been no sign of the Camp Pendleton Marine, leading the armed forces to conclude the worst. 'Given the timeline of events, severe weather, and increased avalanche activity in the search area, on-scene search and rescue experts have determined that Kraft was most likely overcome by severe weather and exposure,' Capt. Paul Gainey, spokesman for the 1st Marine Division, told The Orange County Register. He added that 'The Marine Corps will continue to stand by and support Kraft’s family, friends, and Marines during this difficult time.'
Published in: Daily Mail - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
4. Photos: The Citadel’s Cordell Airborne Rangers defense support to civil authorities training
The Cordell Airborne Rangers, a Citadel cadet military club, participated as part of Joint Task Force Charleston during a Defense Support to Civil Authorities training exercise on Friday, April 12, 2019. The cadets mission was an anonymous tip of plot of a dynamic attack on the port of Charleston. While a domestic terrorist group hides out in a remote area where the 31 cadets, SWAT Snipers and The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office move via boat to infiltrate and isolate the area. LTC Tim Terese said the organization started off from the memory of Terry Cordell, who was the first Citadel alumni killed in Vietnam in 1962 as a tactics training group following the Vietnam era.
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
5. This ‘Game of Thrones’ character will win unless dying ‘stupidly,’ Citadel professor says

Anticipation is high for Sunday night’s season premiere of “Game of Thrones.” This is the final season of HBO’s wildly popular TV program, and viewers from around the world will be watching to see which character will be sitting on the titular throne. There is so much interest in which beloved, loathed or dreaded character will rule that even military experts are weighing in on which family — if any — in the fantasy show will prevail. One in South Carolina has a hunch, as long as this character “doesn’t die stupidly,” Michael Livingston said, according to Vice. Livingston is an associate professor of English at The Citadel, the military college of South Carolina, according to his biography on the university’s website. The military historian, who has degrees in history and medieval studies in addition to English, made a case for a specific character in the Vice article that was also published by The Citadel. He evaluated some of the main characters — Cersei Lannister, Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen, Jon Snow and the Night King — and leaned on his knowledge of military history to try and figure out which would be on the winning side. Livingston drew parallels between events that actually took place and the source material for “Game of Thrones,” books written by George R.R. Martin.

This article has been shared in multiple publications nationwide.

Published in: The State - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
6. New cadet follows father, mother, older brother and older sister in CAP membership
After years of watching, waiting, and counting the days, a 12-year-old student in the Cottageville area is one of the newest cadets in the South Carolina Wing (SCWG) of Civil Air Patrol. Jayden Peterson, daughter of SCWG Vice Commander of Operations Lieutenant Colonel Chris Peterson, completed her new cadet paperwork at the ACE Basin Composite Squadron weekly meeting Tuesday March 12. Cadet Peterson’s brother, Joshua Hamilton, and her sister, Jerrica Hamilton, were both active in the program during their teenage years as well. Joshua’s experience with Civil Air Patrol gave him the leadership experiences and skills to receive a four-year Army ROTC scholarship to The Citadel — a scholarship applied for by over 25,000 hopeful cadets. After receiving an award for being a Top 10 Army ROTC Command cadet during his junior year at The Citadel, he received a selection Aviation Command and graduated from flight school in 2018. He now flies Apache helicopters.
Published in: Walterboro Live - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
7a. Sunday Arts Calendar
Barracks to Broadway What: Citadel cadets take on favorite Broadway melodies old and new under musical director Nancy Lefter and choreographer Nakeisha Daniel. When: 6:30-8 p.m. April 16 Where: Mark Clark Hall Auditorium, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., downtown Charleston Price: Free More Info: 843-953-6918, bit.ly/2IpCWc2
Published in: The Post and Courier - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
7b. Illuminate Charleston: An Interfaith Dialogue on Discrimination

Illuminate Charleston: An Interfaith Dialogue on Discrimination - the discussion [at the event] will explore how and/or why major faith groups are dealing with discrimination, internally/externally. Several forms of discrimination may be up for examination: race, gender, gender identity, color, creed, nationality, class, etc. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jaye Goosby-Smith, Associate Professor of Management and Director of Graduate Programs in Leadership at The Citadel.

Date And Time Wed, April 24, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM EDT

Location Charleston Central Masjid 1082 King Street Charleston, SC 29403

Published in: Eventbrite - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
7c. Shots with a Spin 2019 - Wheelchair Basketball Charleston, SC | The Citadel - Deas Hall | Saturday, 22. June 2019
MUSC Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020 and Adaptive Expeditions present Shots With a Spin 2020 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament! Sign up to be part of the tournament bracket! Teams of 5-10 people can sign up for $100 (plus fees) to compete for a good cause! There are only 16 team slots available so sign up soon! This price includes t-shirts and lunch the day of the event for all your team members. The first game starts at 9:30 AM, and the tournament ends at 2:30 PM on June 22, 2019. Spectators are also welcome! Tickets can be purchased on the Eventbrite link or at The Citadel the day of the event. Tickets are $7 online or $10 in person the day of the event via Venmo or cash. Spectator tickets are free for caregivers who present an accessible parking hangtag at registration! This tournament is in support of Adaptive Expeditions (AE). AE is an interactive educational nonprofit using sport and recreation to offer health & wellness programs to individuals with physical and sensory disabilities. Through education and outdoor recreation adventures, AE empowers these individuals with both technical skills and personal confidence to maintain active, independent lifestyles. AE also aims to build communities where outdoor adventure seekers and Paralympic hopefuls can share ideas and common experiences, have fun, push limits, and redefine what is possible. You can also help by donating! Donate cash or donate items to our silent auction. All monetary profits from the event will benefit AE. A link to silent auction will be added soon! If you have any additional questions, email Katie Smith at smitkath@musc.edu
Published in: Eventbu - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
8. Freshman Lead The Citadel in Series Finale

The Citadel fell behind early and was not able to battle back in falling 10-3 to Samford in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Griffin Field.

Score: Samford 10, The Citadel 3

How it Happened

· Samford jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the second inning after collecting five hits in the inning. Jordan Fucci had the big hit in the frame with a two-run double to left field.

· SAM would extend its lead in the third as they pushed across three unearned runs.

· The homestanding Bulldogs added a run in the fifth, but the damage was limited to just one run as Alex Bialakis retired three-straight hitters to strand a runner at third.

· The Citadel got on the board in the seventh inning as Cole Simpson led off the inning with a pinch-hit single up the middle and was followed by a Michael Ray base hit. A hit by pitch to Will Bastian loaded the bases.

Also covered by The Post and Courier

Published in: WCSC - Live 5 News - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
Bulldogs Fall to League-Leading ETSU
The Citadel men's tennis team dropped a Southern Conference match, 6-1, at ETSU on Saturday afternoon. The match was delayed from starting on time due to heavy rains in the area, but once the storms moved through, the two teams were able to squeeze the match in. Match Information Location: Johnson City, Tenn. (David Mullins Tennis Complex) Final Score: ETSU 6, The Citadel 1 Records: ETSU (17-4, 7-0 SoCon), The Citadel (9-23, 0-6 SoCon)
Published in: Citadel Sports - Online
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Monday
April 15, 2019
TRACK AND FIELD JOURNEYS TO GAMECOCK INVITATIONAL
The Citadel track and field teams will head to Columbia, South Carolina to participate in the Gamecock Invitational on Saturday, April 13. The Bulldogs will join a large field at Cregger Track, with over 1,000 athletes from the NCAA Division I, II, and III ranks as well as the NAIA and the NJCAA. Division I teams in the field include Alabama State, Boston U., Brown, Campbell, Clemson, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Liberty, Ohio State, Presbyterian, Radford, Savannah State, South Carolina State, UNC Asheville, VMI and Wofford. Admission to the Gamecock Invitational is free. Free parking is available at the Heyward Street Garage, located at 1300 Heyward Street. Additional parking is available on the street-level spaces on Heyward, Marion, Whaley and Bull Streets, and overflow parking is located at Lot AD9, on the corner of Whaley and Pickens Streets. Last time out for the Bulldogs, the teams took fourth and fifth place in the Bill Carson Invitational. The Bulldogs recorded 10 top-three finishes throughout the competition.
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Friday
April 12, 2019
1. U.S. Senate passes resolution honoring Fritz Hollings

South Carolina’s United States Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott on Thursday announced the Senate had unanimously passed a resolution honoring the legacy and service of the late South Carolina Senator Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings. Hollings served in the U.S. Senate for 38 years. He died Saturday at the age of 97. The full text of the resolution is below:

Whereas the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1922 and graduated from The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law;

Whereas the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings served his country during World War II as an artillery officer in the Army, earning a Bronze Star;

Whereas the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1949; Whereas the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings was elected Governor of South Carolina in 1959 and oversaw the establishment of the nationally recognized South Carolina Technical College System;

Whereas the Honorable Ernest F. Hollings served South Carolina with devotion and dedication in the United States Senate for 38 years;

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