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The Citadel in the News: Archive

March 2013

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Sunday
March 31, 2013
THE BUZZ: When it comes to SC board positions, everything’s relative

  Gene Pinson, a former Republican state representative from Greenwood, seeking a seat on The Citadel’s board of visitors.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/31/2701551/the-buzz-when-it-comes-to-sc-board.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Sunday
March 31, 2013
Track

The Citadel women's track and field team took down four school relay records at the Raleigh Relays.The women's 4x800, 4x200, 4x100 and sprint medley relay teams all moved to the top of The Citadel's record book. The 4x800 team of Micah Wessinger, Danielle McKee, Jackie Thompson and Jessica DeWitte shattered the school mark by 20 seconds, clocking in at 9:44 for the event.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 31, 2013
What happened to iCache?

A year ago, Jon Ramaci and his company, iCache, seemed to be on the cusp of something big. Ramaci, a Citadel graduate, had conceived the idea of the Geode digital wallet back in 2007, and after a series of tweaks to the design and business plan, it was about to come to market.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 30, 2013
Citadel rallies for split of baseball doubleheader with Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Calvin Orth singled in Johnathan Stokes in the top of the ninth, and Stokes made a game-saving play in the bottom of the inning to help The Citadel rally from a four-run deficit for a 5-4 win over Western Carolina and a split of Saturday’s doubleheader. The Catamounts won the opener, 5-4, on a walkoff-double by Aaron Attaway and took the series, 2-1. The Bulldogs (16-12, 5-4 Southern Conference) snapped a three-game losing streak in the nightcap. Western is 16-13 and 7-5 in the conference.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 30, 2013
Democrats betting on Colbert Busch in Dist. 1 House race

“Dropping Horry and Georgetown, it has made this district much more Libertarian-leaning, much more fiscally conservative to the point that social issues aren’t nearly as important to the average Republican voter,” said Scott Buchanan, a political science professor at The Citadel in Charleston. “I don’t think it’s necessarily making it friendly for Democrats, but making it more friendly for those who run a fiscally conservative platform. People more willing to give you a pass on the social issues.”


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/30/2701517/democrats-betting-on-colbert-busch.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Saturday
March 30, 2013
Former interim leader McIntyre among 3 finalists named for S.C. State presidency

The South Carolina State Presidential Search Committee on Friday announced the names of three finalists for the university presidency.

* Thomas J. Elzey, executive vice president for finance, administration, and operations at The Citadel in Charleston.

Elzey served as senior vice president for finance, chief financial officer and treasurer at Drexel University in Philadelphia; and held the positions of senior vice president and chief financial officer – treasurer, executive vice president and chief operating officer, and vice president for business and fiscal affairs at Howard University in Washington.

Published in: The Times and Democrat - website
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Saturday
March 30, 2013
S.C. State University names president finalists

Three finalists have been named for president of South Carolina State University. The university’s presidential search committee has forwarded the names to the university’s Board of Trustees, the group that ultimately will decide who will be the school’s next leader. The finalists are Thomas J. Elzey of The Citadel; E. Newton Jackson of the University of North Florida; and Leonard A. McIntyre of South Carolina State.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 30, 2013
SC State names 3 university president finalists

The university said Friday the three finalists are Thomas Elzey, executive vice president for finance, administration, and operations at The Citadel; E. Newton Jackson, associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Florida; and Leonard McIntyre, interim dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at South Carolina State.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/29/2699695/sc-state-names-3-university-president.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Friday
March 29, 2013
Fixing the realignment madness march

Cremins, the gregarious former College of Charleston and Georgia Tech head basketball coach, also has ties to South Carolina (player) and Appalachian State (coach). Robinson was the head basketball coach at The Citadel, East Tennessee State and N.C. State and was athletic director at N.C. State and The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 29, 2013
Skip ReVille ignores lawsuit against him

Louis “Skip” ReVille is ignoring a federal lawsuit filed against him by a former summer camper that said ReVille sexually abused him when the camper was 14 years old at The Citadel. The suit was filed last March. ReVille is currently serving a 50-year sentence after he pleaded guilty last year to abusing more than 23 young boys in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 28, 2013
Candidates display different styles

Former GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Mark Sanford, like all people, deserves a second chance, but he's backing Curtis Bostic in the 1st Congressional District race. Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator whose son attends The Citadel and who might run for president again in 2016, said Bostic was strong on all three areas most valued by conservatives: a strong military, limited government and social and moral issues.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 28, 2013
Shake-up in the SoCon

... They will play an eight-game SoCon slate, but the title will go to the "eligible team with the best league record," Iamarino said.That could be a short-term boon to teams such as The Citadel, which was 5-3 in the SoCon last year, tied for fourth behind GSU, App State and Wofford."Those teams are very, very good," Higgins said of GSU and App State. "But from a personal standpoint, after beating them both last year, it's still about Wofford. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Class of 2014 rising leadership announced

The Commandant of Cadets has designated commanders, regimental staff, sergeants major and first sergeants for the Class of 2014. A final promotion order will be published in the fall:

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Flag cost USC, but NCAA ban backfires

True, but it would be easy to simply ban South Carolina, Clemson, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, The Citadel, Mississippi and Mississippi State from bidding to host a baseball regional.Why not?Money, that's why. Those No. 2 and No. 3 seeded baseball programs usually do not draw as well as, say, Carolina Stadium with its 8,242 capacity. 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Interactive oral history workshop coming to campus

The Lowcountry Oral History Alliance invites the public to participate in an oral history workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This interactive workshop will cover each aspect of the oral history process, including project planning, interviewing, technology, and archiving.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Late Home Runs Rally Georgia Tech Past The Citadel

 

Daniel Spingola lofted a two-run homer just over the fence in right center with one out in the bottom of the ninth to cap a late Georgia Tech comeback and give the Yellow Jackets a 5-4 victory over The Citadel on Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
No. 13 Georgia Tech rallies in ninth to defeat Citadel, 5-4

ATLANTA — Daniel Spingola slugged a two-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift 13th-ranked Georgia Tech to a 5-4 win over The Citadel on Tuesday in college baseball. Matt Gonzalez singled ahead of Spignola’s homer for the Yellow Jackets (19-5). The Bulldogs, who held a 4-1 lead starting the eighth inning, dropped to 15-10.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Oral history workshop will provide tips, techniques for all experience levels

The Lowcountry Oral History Alliance invites the public to participate in an oral history workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.This interactive workshop will cover each aspect of the oral history process, including project planning, interviewing, technology, and archiving.

Published in: LowcountryBizSC - website
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Tuesday
March 26, 2013
As schools leave, SoCon and Colonial leagues under pressure

If they were so inclined, the commissioners of the Southern Conference and Colonial Athletic Association could commiserate Monday on the shifting fortunes of their respective leagues. ...“There’s a lot on the table,” Citadel athletic director Larry Leckonby said. “A lot of schools."...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 26, 2013
Citadel baseball goes high-tech

On game days, a Citadel baseball manager unfolds a laptop computer and sets it up on a table next to the home plate camera.On the computer, he records every pitch — speed, location, type — and the result into a database.Was the pitch a ball or strike? Was the pitch hit, and if so, how hard and where?

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 26, 2013
Citadel baseball takes on No. 13 Georgia Tech

The Citadel baseball team is in Atlanta today to take on 13th-ranked Georgia Tech as the Yellow Jackets try to bounce back from a tough week.  The 15-9 Bulldogs are slated to start freshman right-hander Austin Mason (2-1, 5.93 earned-run average) in today’s 4 p.m. game against Georgia Tech (18-5), which went 1-3 last week and has lost two straight.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website only; just posted
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Tuesday
March 26, 2013
Deaths Summary

Charleston County CATON, Dorothy, 91, of Johns Island, a retired seamstress with The Citadel and widow of Ernest Caton, died Monday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel of Charleston.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website

Tuesday
March 26, 2013
Golden Strip accomplishments

Steven Fulmer recently received his PhD in Structural Engineering from North Carolina State University, concentrating in earthquake technology. A 2008 graduate of The Citadel in Civil Engineering, Fulmer and his wife, Emily, relocated to Foothills Ranch, Calif., after accepting a job with Exponent Engineering in Irvine, Calif. He is a 2004 graduate of Hillcrest High and is the son of Joe and Cynthia Fulmer of Simpsonville.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Monday
March 25, 2013
Daniel Library Friends hosting three events this spring

CHARLESTON, SC 0 March 25, 2013 - The Friends of the Daniel Library at The Citadel will host three events, including a Piccolo Spoleto event, this spring. Created in 1996, the Library Friends book and lecture series brings noted authors and lecturers to the Charleston area. All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information call 843-953-7691.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 25, 2013
Independent review forthcoming (2 sources)

To view the news reports, please click on the thumbnails included with the TV transcripts.

Broadcast on: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Monday
March 25, 2013
Ray Tanner, Travis Jervey, Clemson trio make S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame class

Former South Carolina baseball coach Ray Tanner and former Citadel and NFL running back Travis Jervey are representative of the balanced star power in the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s eight-member Class of 2013. Tanner led the Gamecocks to national championships in 2010 and 2011.  Jervey continued the success he enjoyed as a running back at Wando High School and The Citadel with an NFL career that included two Super Bowl appearances with the Green Bay Packers.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
Bulldogs-Bucs rained out

For the second straight day, rain postponed the scheduled baseball game between The Citadel and Charleston Southern. The teams will make up the rainouts at dates to be announced later in the season.  The Bulldogs (15-9) are back in action Tuesday at Georgia Tech and return to Southern Conference play with a three-game series beginning Friday at Western Carolina.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
Citadel muster memorial service held

Ray Mayer, Citadel Class of ‘74, led Newnan’s March Corps Day Muster Ceremony as other identical memorial muster services were held at the Military College of South Carolina, The Citadel, in Charleston and across the nation. Founded in 1842, The Citadel is a state-supported, four-year comprehensive college. For the second consecutive year, it has been named a top public college in the South by U. S. News & World Report.

Published in: Times-Herald.com - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
Internal Citadel sex abuse investigation nears end

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel's internal investigation into the handling of a complaint about a former camp counselor who molested boys could be released early next month.  WCIV reports (http://bit.ly/Zi6DcX) that special counsel Joe McCulloch says the report is nearing completion and its final version in early April will include recommendations for policy changes.

Broadcast on: abcnewscolumbia.com - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
Internal Citadel sex abuse investigation nears end (scroll down)

The Citadel’s internal investigation into the handling of a complaint about a former camp counselor who molested boys could be released early next month. WCIV reports that special counsel Joe McCulloch said the report is nearing completion and its final version in early April will include recommendations for policy changes.

The investigation centers on how the college handled the complaint about former camp counselor and Citadel graduate Skip ReVille. The school looked into the complaint but never contacted police.

ReVille was sentenced in June to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to 22 abuse counts.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/24/2690914/briefly.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
Post and Courier wins 80 S.C. Press Association awards

Second place, Elsa McDowell, E.A. Ramsaur Memorial Award for Editorial Writing “The Citadel’s real shame,” “Don’t choke off beach access,” “Stop dumping on us”

First place, Edward Fennell, Gene Sapakoff, and Glenn Smith, Spot News Reporting,“Citadel’s Rosa: ‘We are sorry’”

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 24, 2013
University of South Carolina hopes $75 million computer overhaul will attract students

The work, which started in 2010, is being paid for by technology fees students pay and general university money. Hogue said the school should see savings from reduced staffing and lower operating costs. USC has contracted with Fairfax, Va.,-based Ellucian for its Banner software that is used at the universities of North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee as well as Wofford College, College of Charleston and The Citadel.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/24/2692505/university-of-south-carolina-hopes.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
All-America dreams come true for Citadel wrestlers

As Odie Delaney talked with a visitor outside The Citadel wrestling room last week, one of his teammates poked his head out of the door. He matter-of-factly puked in the trash can by the door, then returned to his workout. “That’s how we roll,” Delaney said.  Few athletes work harder at their sport than wrestlers. And not many wrestlers have put more into their dreams over the last five years than Delaney.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
Armstrong paces Citadel past Charleston Southern

Hughston Armstrong drove in two runs and Zach Sherrill got the win in relief as The Citadel defeated Charleston Southern, 6-4, in college baseball on Friday at Riley Park.The Bulldogs (15-9) and Buccaneers (8-15) will meet again Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Charleston Southern, and the two teams are scheduled to play Sunday at 1 p.m. back at Riley Park.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
Citadel-CSU rained out

The Citadel and Charleston Southern were tied 2-2 heading to the bottom of the second inning Saturday when heavy rains forced the postponement of the middle game of the three-game weekend series. The game will be made up at a date later this season. The teams are still scheduled to play at Riley Park on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
City Paper earns S.C. Press Association honors

On the art side, editorial cartoonist Steve Stegelin won first place in all-weekly cartoons, while art director Scott Suchy took second for his mixed-media illustration of The Citadel's Shame, a November 2011 cover story.

Published in: Charleston City Paper - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
Deaths Summary

DONNELL, George B., 95, of Charleston, a retired clerk for the U.S. Postal Service and Citadel Post Office, owner of Donnell's Bicycle Store and widower of Harriett Smith Donnell, died Thursday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
Internal Citadel sex abuse investigation nears end

— The Citadel's internal investigation into the handling of a complaint about a former camp counselor who molested boys could be released early next month. WCIV reports (http://bit.ly/Zi6DcX) that special counsel Joe McCulloch says the report is nearing completion and its final version in early April will include recommendations for policy changes.


Read more here: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2013/03/23/3398233/internal-citadel-sex-abuse-investigation.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy
Published in: The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, SC - website
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Saturday
March 23, 2013
SLED takes pass on investigating alleged strip search of ex-Citadel cadet

The State Law Enforcement Division has decided against investigating the alleged strip search of a former female cadet at The Citadel because it doesn’t appear a crime was committed, authorities said Thursday. The military college had requested that SLED look into a complaint filed earlier this month by 19-year-old Jordyn Jackson, who withdrew from the school after filing a report with campus police about the March 8 incident.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 22, 2013
Citadel investigation 'near completion' in ReVille case

The attorney hired to be the liaison between The Citadel and the group investigating the school's handling of the Skip ReVille case said Friday the report is still "in progress" but is nearing completion.  Joe McCulloch said officials are working on making the report presentable and trying to set a time that works for The Citadel, McColluch and Margolis, Healy and Associates to officially present the results of the investigation to The Citadel and the general public.

 

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4, Charleston - website
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Friday
March 22, 2013
Citadel wrestlers Delaney, Khishgnyam claim All-America honors

Citadel wrestlers Odie Delaney and Ugi Khishignyam both claimed All-America honors today, becoming just the second and third wrestlers in school history to do so.  Delaney, a heavyweight, pinned Oregon State’s Chad Hanke, the third seed, tonight to assure a top eight finish in the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Delaney won two earlier matches today to advance in the consolation bracket.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 21, 2013
Cougars walk to victory over Citadel, 11-7

The College of Charleston literally walked their way past The Citadel on Wednesday night. Eight Citadel pitchers combined to walk a season-high 12 Cougars and the College Charleston designated hitter Ben Boykin collected three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Cougars past the Bulldogs, 11-7, at Patriots Point.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 21, 2013
Ex-councilman calls out Sanford

"Tuesday's primary gave her a convincing win over Ben Frasier with 96 percent of the Democratic vote, but Colbert Busch has some work ahead of her. She netted less than 16,000 votes in the Democratic primary while Sanford pulled in nearly 20,000 votes in the GOP primary. Also, more than three times as many Republicans as Democrats turned out for the election."I don't think anything that happened yesterday bolsters or douses her hopes," Citadel political science professor Scott Buchanan said.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 21, 2013
Haut Gap science kids to go to contest

Their science teacher, Melissa Core, said the opportunity came when she got an email in October about the competition. She quickly registered and created a Science Club where she and the students would stay after school every day to prepare. They also were preparing for a trebuchet competition at The Citadel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 21, 2013
SLED declines request to investigate Citadel strip search incident

The State Law Enforcement Division has declined stepping in to investigate an alleged strip search investigation involving a Citadel cadet and a corporal.   SLED officials said Thursday afternoon that information provided by the school did not reveal evidence of a crime. SLED did tell the school that the agency would reconsider if new evidence was uncovered that rose to the level of a criminal act.

Published in: WCIV-YV 4, Charleston - website
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Thursday
March 21, 2013
SLED declines to investigate alleged strip search at The Citadel

Officials with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division say they have declined to investigate an alleged strip search of a former cadet at The Citadel because information provided by the school did not indicate a crime occurred.  On March 11, a 19-year-old woman, who was a cadet at the time, went to the Citadel Police Office with a friend and an attorney and said she wanted to report an incident that happened to her the previous week.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV5, Charleston - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Citadel baseball vs. CofC (4 sources)

To view the sports report, please click on the thumbnail included in the TV transcript.

Published in: TVEyes News Monitoring - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Citadel wrestler Odie Delaney ready for final shot at All-America (photo provided by Russ Pace, Citadel photographer)

Before a match, Citadel wrestler Odie Delaney paces back and forth on the mat, staring down his opponent. “I’m thinking about just how bad I want to beat the guy across from me,” said the Bulldogs’ 6-3, 235-pound heavyweight. “How I will make him break and make him not want to wrestle me anymore.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Citadel, C of C both need a win as baseball teams square off

The Citadel and College of Charleston baseball teams are both in need of a rebound win as the rivals square off tonight at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant. Game time is 6 p.m. The Bulldogs and Cougars are both coming off disappointing losses on Tuesday night. The Citadel gave up three home runs in a 9-5 loss to No. 5 South Carolina at Riley Park, while College of Charleston surrendered seven runs in the first two innings of a 9-4 loss to Connecticut.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Deputies train in pond and conduct search in McCaffrey disappearance (former Citadel employee)

During the weekend, authorities released photos of his Dodge pickup and her Jeep in hopes that someone would remember seeing the vehicles on the night when the Citadel employee was last seen. Brady said that someone’s observations might seem insignificant to them but could help deputies. But again, he added, the public plea wasn’t in response to any new information investigators had dug up.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Dive teams find no evidence in latest Gayle McCaffrey search
Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office say divers searching a pond in West Ashley for evidence in the case of missing West Ashley woman Gayle McCaffrey found no evidence on Tuesday. Authorities with the sheriff's office say the underwater recovery team was conducting training Tuesday morning and decided to search for evidence in the McCaffrey case as well.
Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Gamecocks top The Citadel in Charleston, 9-5

South Carolina belted three home runs and freshman left-hander Jack Wynkoop allowed just two runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings as the Gamecocks defeated The Citadel, 9-5, at Charleston's Riley Park in front of 5,838 fans Tuesday.  Grayson Greiner tallied a two-run homer in the third inning, LB Dantzler added a solo shot in the fourth inning and Joey Pankake hit a two-run homer in the ninth to lead the Gamecocks (18-3). Greiner and Pankake drove in three runs as well.


Read more here: http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/03/20/2427806/gamecocks-top-the-citadel-in-charleston.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: Island Packet - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Power display boosts No. 5 USC to 9-5 win over Citadel at Riley Park

Rookie head coach Chad Holbrook blamed himself for a three-run Citadel rally that shaved South Carolina’s comfortable four-run lead to a scary one in the seventh inning Tuesday night. “That’s on me,” Holbrook said after No. 5 USC blasted three home runs and held on for a 9-5 victory before 5,838 fans on a beautiful, clear night at Riley Park. “I screwed that up and didn’t go to the bullpen soon enough.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 20, 2013
TIMELINE: Disappearance of Marjorie Gayle McCaffrey

The following is a timeline of events related to the investigation into the disappearance of Marjorie Gayle McCaffrey:

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4, Charleston - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Citadel pitcher Logan Cribb gets another shot at South Carolina

Logan Cribb’s first start as a college pitcher was a memorable one -- at a packed Riley Park two years ago, against the third-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks. Cribb, then just a freshman from Rock Hill, etched his name into Citadel baseball history that night, pitching shutout ball into the ninth inning and leading the Bulldogs to a 2-0 upset of a USC team that would go on to win a second straight national championship.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Citadel’s Bo Thompson named SoCon baseball player of week

Citadel first baseman Bo Thompson today was named the Southern Conference baseball player of the week for last week. Thompson, a 5-11, 255-pound sophomore from Greer, hit .500 with four multi-hit games while helping the Bulldogs go 4-1 last week. For the week, he had two doubles and two home runs and struck out just twice in 21 at-bats.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Daniel Library Friends hosting three events this spring

The Friends of the Daniel Library at The Citadel will host three events, including a Piccolo Spoleto event, this spring. Created in 1996, the Library Friends book and lecture series brings noted authors and lecturers to the Charleston area. All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information call 843-953-7691.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
SHSS advisory board member honored by White House

Stacy Pearsall, a guest lecturer and member of the advisory board for the School of Humanities, was recently selected a Women Veterans Champion of Change by the White House and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Pearsall is a former Air Force combat photographer and a disabled veteran and the owner and operator of the Charleston Center for Photography.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
The Citadel's Bo Thompson Named SoCon Player of the Week

CHARLESTON, SC -   Bulldog sophomore Bo Thompson didn't let a sore ankle prevent him from putting up some impressive numbers over the past four games, earning him Southern Conference Player of the Week honors from the league office.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
USC powers up against The Citadel in 9-5 victory

Fifth ranked South Carolina belted three home runs and freshman left-hander Jack Wynkoop allowed just two runs on five hits in 5.1 innings to earn his fourth win of the year as the Gamecocks defeated The Citadel 9-5 at Riley Park in front of 5,838 fans on Tuesday evening. The Gamecocks improved to 18-3 with The Citadel now 14-8 on the year.

Broadcast on: SportsTalk.com - website
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Tuesday
March 19, 2013
USC's Bright settles in to outfield

Entering tonight's game against The Citadel at Riley Park - on Bright's 20th birthday - he is batting .279, with five runs batted-in and just four strikeouts in 43 at-bats. He has yet to make a fielding error.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 18, 2013
Citadel 18, Wofford 9

Citadel 18, Wofford 9SPARTANBURG - The Citadel recorded its highest-scoring inning in nine years when 10 men crossed the plate in the top of the first, and the Bulldogs went on to rout Wofford (8-13, 1-5) to take 2 of 3 in the Southern Conference series.Joe Jackson had a home run and tied his career high with five RBIs for the Bulldogs (14-7, 4-2), who have won nine of their last 11 heading into Tuesday's home game against No. 5 South Carolina.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 18, 2013
Citadel vs. USC (baseball) 19 Mar 2013

To view the sports report, please click on the thumbnail included with the TV transcript.

Published in: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website

Monday
March 18, 2013
Gayle McCaffrey case 1-year later and no new leads.

March 18th marks one year since 36-year old Gayle McCaffrey was reported missing from the Limestone Blvd. home she shared with her husband Robert and their two children. Her disappearance is a mystery which remains unsolved and while the Charleston County Sheriff's Department's has named a suspect in a homicide—there have been no criminal charges in an investigation that has gone cold.

Broadcast on: WCBD-TV2, Charleston - website
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Monday
March 18, 2013
Rising S.C. college grad rates an encouraging sign

Graduating from college is important. Graduating from college in four or even six years is more important still. And newly released findings from The Chronicle of Higher Education and the national Student Clearinghouse show that South Carolina is excelling in the percentage of students in state colleges who do just that.  Only five states have graduation rates higher than South Carolina, and The Citadel leads the state.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 17, 2013
Combat photographer, wounded warrior Stacy Pearsall honored for VA work

She was a guest on “Oprah,” and she has published a book, “Shooter,” a visual portrait of war. Her new book, “A Photojournalists Field Guide,” will be released soon. She owns the Charleston Center for Photography where she teaches. Her honors include a recent appointment to the advisory board of the National Press Photographers Association. She will receive an honorary doctorate from The Citadel at spring commencement exercises.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 17, 2013
Strengthen law regarding investigation of sexual assault cases on campus (editorial)

The College of Charleston, The Citadel and the University of South Carolina have all had to deal with sexual assault allegations and the shame they bring if confirmed. The best way to deal with sexual assault allegations is to make sure that the investigation is double-teamed by local law enforcement so that conclusions will be accurate and not be muddied by a possible of conflict of interest due to misplaced school spirit.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 16, 2013
Driesell: Citadel basketball must take ‘baby steps’

Chuck Driesell says Citadel basketball has to take “baby steps” toward success in the Southern Conference. At 8-22 overall and 5-13 in the SoCon this season — Driesell’s third as head coach — the Bulldogs won two more games than they did last year, both overall and in the league.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 16, 2013
Rights not something to strip away

Going to college, even to The Citadel, should not mean you check your civil liberties at the door. If what former Cadet Jordyn Jackson alleges happened on March 8 is true, however, then there’s some explaining to be done. As reported this week, Jackson and her lawyer say Jackson was subjected to a strip search in reference to a smell in her dorm room.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 16, 2013
The Citadel edges Wofford in baseball

SPARTANBURG — Ryne Hardwick drove in the game-winning run with a pinch-hit double in the eighth inning, and Skylar Hunter locked down the lead with two innings of perfect relief as The Citadel (13-7, 3-2 in Southern Conference) evened its weekend series at Wofford (8-12, 1-4) with a 9-8 victory on Saturday. The Bulldogs conclude their three-game series with Wofford on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Citadel baseball on a roll heading to Wofford

The Citadel baseball team has won two straight and seven of its last eight games heading into its second Southern Conference series of the season starting today at Wofford. The 12-6 Bulldogs are 2-1 in the SoCon; the Terriers are 7-11 and 0-3. Game times are set for 6 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in Spartanburg.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Citadel falls to Wofford in baseball

SPARTANBURG — Wofford scored two runs on an infield single by Eric Brenk in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the bullpen shut down The Citadel over the final two frames in a 5-4 Terriers victory Friday in the opening game of a Southern Conference series at Russell C. King Field.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Gamecock Club event planned for USC-Citadel game at Riley Park

The Charleston Gamecock Club is sponsoring an event at Riley Park on Tuesday when the South Carolina baseball team plays The Citadel. The event, starting at 6 p.m., will include food, games, giveaways and a cash bar. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for children (12 and  under). The cost does not include a ticket to the game, which starts at 7 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Greenville County grads fuel The Citadel's hot start

The Citadel's baseball team has been on a roll, and Greenville County players have had a hand in the Bulldogs' success. Sophomore first baseman Bo Thompson, a J.L. Mann graduate, is batting .375 for the Bulldogs (12-6), who have won seven of their last eight games and are six games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2010 season.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Military Spotlight: Two cadets earn places on Citadel Summerall Guards

The 2014 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon at The Citadel, made its debut on March 9 during Corps Day Weekend. Two regional students are among 61 rising seniors who have gone through rigorous drill and physical training to be selected as members of the Summerall Guards -- David Thomas Hatch of Signal Mountain, Fifth Battalion staff, and Maverick Thomas Suits of LaFayette, Ga., Oscar Company.

Published in: Chatanooga Times Free Press - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
The Warrior Ride (photo gallery; Citadel featured)

Wounded veterans rode together on adapted bicycles throughout Charleston to generate support for veterans' sacrifices. The Warrior Ride made a stop at The Citadel before heading off to the VA Hospital.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Wounded vets bike through the Lowcountry

Thursday’s ride started in Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant. Bikers traveled across the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge to The Citadel, then to the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Patriots Point and the Isle of Palms VFW.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 15, 2013
Wounded Warrior Ride - 14 Mar 2013 (7 sources)

To view the news report, click on the thumbnail provided.  Here's an excerpt from the TV transcript, "..."we ask that god bless these warriors and that he may continue to bless the united states of america." a special event held in their honor... "how you doing? you're going to be part of this thing? yes, sir." with the citadel's president presenting them with pins that symbolize their gratitude. "for many of these young people--it's exactly the reason they came here, take the road less traveled, living in a challenging discplinary environment. and that's what these people represent."

Broadcast on: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Assimilating women at The Citadel

Lt. Gen. John Rosa, president of The Citadel, said soon after stepping into the school’s top post in 2006 that the military college needed to better assimilate women. Shannon Faulkner, the first woman to attend The Citadel, enrolled in 1995. She sued the school and was admitted under court order. In 1996, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the all-male policy at the Virginia Military Institute, also a state-funded military college, was unconstitutional.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Cadet files complaint

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Broadcast on: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Citadel cadets learn veteran suicides outpace combat fatalities

In 2007, at the height of these now 10- and 12-year-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 1,000 Americans died in combat during a single year. Since 2001, more than 6,600 servicemen and women have died in those countries — nearly 100 of them from South Carolina.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Citadel cyber security initiative

Here is an excert from the TV transcript, "... the citadel is working on a different type of security... it's safeguarding against cyber attacks. next month the school will play host to the first ever palmetto cyber defense competition. the military college announced new cyber security initiatives yesterday. the department of math and computer science will also now offer a minor in cybersecurity. this is -- in part -- a response to the state d-o-r hacking scandal that put personal information of millions of south carolinians at risk last october. ...

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Citadel’s super-sized Bo Thompson knows homers

Somebody asked The Citadel’s Austin Pritcher, “If you could be a superhero, who would it be?” The senior pitcher thought for a moment. “If I could be any superhero, it’d probably be Bo Thompson’s calves,” he said of his baseball teammate’s lower extremities. “They are the biggest things in comics.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Former Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched

— A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint with campus police that she was strip-searched in her barracks room.  Jordyn Renee Jackson, 19, a freshman at the state military college, filed the complaint Monday accompanied by her attorney, Donald McCune.


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Published in: Island Packet - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Lawyer: Ex-Citadel cadet who filed strip-search complaint also endured racial harassment

Former Citadel cadet Jordyn Jackson said she became the victim of racial harassment at the military college almost from the moment she walked through its doors in the fall. Jackson, who is black, said a slip-up during her “knob” haircut left her with a bald patch that led to nicknames which, in turn, morphed into racial epithets, such as “jungle monkey.” Most of the abuse came at the hands of male upperclassmen, she said.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
New pope hailed as humble uniter; Local parishioner: 'I thank God he was chosen'

...That lack of insider status also encouraged Marcus Cox, a Citadel history professor and parishioner at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Charleston. "He might bring a fresh perspective. I think it's terrific." 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Pearland grad DeKerlegand plays in Citadel win

Pearland High School graduate Drew DeKerlegand stroked a double and scored a run as The Citadel's baseball team beat the University of Akron 9-3 on Wednesday, March 13 at Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. The junior third baseman went 1-for-4 in the victory.

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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Rick Santorum's son is running for (class) president

A Santorum might find himself in office after all. John Santorum, son of presidential almost-hopeful Rick Santorum, is running for class president at the Citadel, the famous military college in South Carolina. John launched a Facebook campaign page on March 1 to gain support from the class of 2016 and the attention of everyone who thinks it's kind of entertaining that Rick Santorum's son is running for president of something.

Published in: MSN.now - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
ROTC students recognized for outstanding achievements

The Citadel’s ROTC departments annually nominate their finest cadets and active duty students for awards recognizing academic and military excellence.This year’s award recipients were honored on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in McAlister Field House. The awards and winners are...

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Thursday
March 14, 2013
Stokes sparks The Citadel

The Citadel 9, Akron 3

Johnathan Stokes collected a career-high four hits and connected for his first career home run, helping The Citadel (12-6) complete a two-game sweep of Akron (1-13) with a 9-3 victory on Wednesday at Riley Park.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Cadet lodges complaint over search (4 sources)

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Broadcast on: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Ex-Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched

A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint that she was strip-searched in her dorm.  The cadet went to campus police Monday and said the search occurred Friday after she had returned to her room from parade formation. The woman said a colonel came in and asked her about a smell. A male cadet with the colonel suggested searching her.

 

Published in: Augusta Chronicle - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Female Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched

A 19-year-old former female cadet at The Citadel has filed an assault complaint after she claims she was strip-searched on campus.  On Monday afternoon, the cadet went to the Citadel Police Office with a friend and an attorney and said she wanted to report an incident that happened to her Friday afternoon.

Broadcast on: WIC-TV 10, Columbia - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Female Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched, withdraws from school

 A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint that she was strip-searched in her dorm.  The cadet went to campus police Monday and said the search occurred Friday after she had returned to her room from parade formation.  The woman said a colonel came in and asked her about a smell. A male cadet with the colonel suggested searching her.

Broadcast on: WBTW-TV 13, Myrtle Beach - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Former Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched

A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint that she was strip-searched in her dorm. The cadet went to campus police Monday and said the search occurred Friday after she had returned to her room from parade formation. The woman said a colonel came in and asked her about a smell. A male cadet with the colonel suggested searching her.

Published in: Spartanburg Herald - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Former Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched

— A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint with campus police that she was strip-searched in her barracks room.  Jordyn Renee Jackson, 19, a freshman at the state military college, filed the complaint Monday accompanied by her attorney, Donald McCune.

Published in: The State - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Former Citadel cadet says she was strip-searched in her dorm last week

A female cadet who has withdrawn from The Citadel has filed a complaint with campus police that she was strip-searched in her barracks room.  Jordyn Renee Jackson, 19, a freshman at the state military college, filed the complaint Monday accompanied by her attorney, Donald McCune. Jeffery Perez, the school's vice president of external affairs, said campus police are investigating.

Published in: The Republic, Columbus, IN - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Santorum For President of the Citadel?

Santorum for President? No, not that one. Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum's eldest son John is taking up the family business and running for president of the Citadel, where he is a student.  According to a "Santorum for Class of 2016 President" Facebook page, the veracity of which was confirmed with a Rick Santorum aide, the younger Santorum is indeed running.

Published in: Yahoo! News - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Santorum for President of the Citadel?

Santorum for president? No, not that one.  Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s eldest son John is taking up the family business and running for president of the Citadel, where he is a student.

Published in: KMBZ - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
What does cybersecurity mean to you?

When the news broke in October that the department of revenue’s computer system had been hacked compromising 3.6 million social security numbers and 387,000 debit and credit card numbers, South Carolinians were left wondering how the attack had happened and what it meant to them.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Wounded Warriors to take bike tour

A group of about 30 Wounded Warriors, all veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, will embark on a bicycle tour around Charleston Thursday to raise community support and awareness of the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women.Participation in The Warrior Ride is free for service members, with expenses donated by local businesses including Tri-County Links and Holiday Inn Express in Moncks Corner.The ride will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant and go across the Ravenel Bridge to The Citadel, where cyclists will participate in a ceremony at 10 a.m. before proceeding to the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Burke High School’s baseball team to play at College Park this year

The Burke High School baseball team will play its home games at the College Park stadium this year under an agreement being worked out with the city of Charleston and The Citadel. The move is being done because Harmon Field, where the high school has historically  played, is under construction. This would be the third season that Burke is at the College Park field. Rent for the site is set at $950.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Citadel cadet lodges complaint over alleged strip search

A former cadet at The Citadel filed an assault complaint against her commanding officer with campus police as a result of a strip-search incident in her dormitory on Friday. Jordyn Renee Jackson, a 19-year-old student at the military college in downtown Charleston, filed the complaint Monday. She was accompanied by Donald McClune, her attorney in the matter, and the mother of another student. The Citadel said in a statement that Jackson was no longer a student, adding that an internal investigation was taking place.

Published in: WCIV-TV 4, Charleston - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Citadel’s Mike Groselle, Indiana’s Jordan Hulls in tight race for Senior CLASS Award

Citadel basketball player Mike Groselle and Indiana’s Jordan Hulls are in a tight race in fan voting for the NCAA’s Senior CLASS Award. The award, which will be presented during the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament, goes to a senior player who excels in the areas of “community, classroom, character and competition.”

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Female cadet at The Citadel files assault complaint over alleged strip-search incident

A female cadet has withdrawn from The Citadel and filed an assault complaint with campus police in connection with a Friday incident in which she was reportedly strip-searched in her room at the direction of a ranking male commander. Jordyn Renee Jackson, a 19-year-old freshman at the military college, filed the complaint on Monday, accompanied by her attorney, Donald McCune, and the mother of a classmate.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Harvey Schiller being honored

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Broadcast on: WCSC-TV5, Charleston - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
John Santorum, Rick Santorum's Son, Runs For President Of Citadel Class

The oldest son of Rick Santorum has made his own run for president of his freshman class at the Citadel, a public military college in South Carolina. John Santorum launched a campaign Facebook page on March 1 with a photo that reads "Help Me Finish What My Dad Couldn't." His father, famously not a "snob" about college education, competed unsuccessfully for the 2012 Republican nomination for president.

Published in: Huffington Post - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Marine to speak about post-traumatic stress disorder tonight at Citadel

A decorated marine will speak at The Citadel tonight about post-traumatic stress disorder and how it affects both combat soldiers returning from war zones and law enforcement officers here at home. Richard Brewer has 17 years of experience as a police officer and is a trained FBI hostage negotiator. He will speak on campus in Byrd Hall at 6:30 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Nancy Mace '99 (possible senate run)

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Broadcast on: WSOC-Tv 9, Charlotte - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Qualities local Catholics would like in a new pope

...John Synovec, a self-described Army brat, sees the value of a pope who speaks multiple languages and can reach out across cultures and faiths. At 24, the Citadel grad and Bulldog football player hopes the cardinals look beyond politicking to elect a man who can ease bitter religious divides worldwide."I would like to see the new pope be able to reach out to garner members and foster a relationship with other religions, including Judaism and Islam. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Santorum For President of the Citadel?

Santorum for President? No, not that one. Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s eldest son John is taking up the family business and running for president of the Citadel, where he is a student. According to a “Santorum for Class of 2016 President” Facebook page, the veracity of which was confirmed with a Rick Santorum aide, the younger Santorum is indeed running.

Published in: ABC News (blog) - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Scholarship for Aaron Whitman "07

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Broadcast on: WLTX-TV 19 - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Start times changed for Citadel baseball series with Akron

Start times for The Citadel’s baseball games with Akron today and Wednesday have been changed, the school announced.  Today’s game at Riley Park will begin at 5 p.m., with Wednesday’s game set for 4 p.m. The 10-6 Bulldogs won two of three from defending Southern Conference champion Samford last weekend, and have won five of their last six games.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 12, 2013
The Citadel Strikes Early and Eases its Way Past Akron

 

The Citadel struck for three runs in each of the first two innings and coasted to a 7-1 victory over Akron in the opener of a two-game set Tuesday at Riley Park. The Bulldogs have won six of their last seven to improve to 11-6 on the season while the Zips fell to 1-12. The teams will wrap up the non-conference series Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Published in: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Monday
March 11, 2013
Harvey Schiller, ’60, honored as innovator, pioneer in sports business

Brig. Gen. Harvey W. Schiller, USAF (Ret.), is among the elite 2013 class of “The Champions: Pioneers & Innovators in Sports Business.” The award, presented by SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily, recognizes leaders in the sports world who have shaped the future of the industry. Schiller joins other industry leaders in this honor such as Bill Rassmussen, founder of ESPN, and Val Ackerman, the inaugural WNBA president.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Monday
March 11, 2013
Simpsonville Cadets Named to Elite Citadel Summerall Guards

Three cadets from Simpsonville have been named to The Citadel's elite Summerall Guards, the school announced.

The 2014 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon, made its debut during Corps Day Weekend March 9. The Corps of Cadets this year celebrated its 170th birthday.

The cadets from Simpsonville are:

  • Jasper Dove Puckett Jr. — Oscar Company
  • Christopher Garrett Roper — Oscar Company
  • James Adam Stone — November Company
Published in: Simpsonville Patch - website
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Monday
March 11, 2013
The Citadel Defeats Samford in Walkoff Fashion to Extend Winning Streak to Five

 

The Citadel extended its winning streak to five games in dramatic fashion, scoring the tiebreaking run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth for a 2-1 victory over Samford in the middle game of a Southern Conference series at Riley Park. Johnathan Stokes reached on an infield single to plate Tyler Griffin and set off a celebration near the first base bag.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Sunday
March 10, 2013
A referendum on Mark Sanford?

... Scott Buchanan, a Citadel political science professor, has not seen independent polling, but expected Sanford to be among the top two vote getters when the March 19 primary votes are tallied. Sanford began the race with the most name recognition and has raised the most money in donations to date. “I think the real race at this point is who else is going to be in the runoff?” Buchanan said. “I think that is the real question.”

 

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 10, 2013
‘Down and out’ Citadel rallies to take opening SoCon baseball series

Near-term prospects for Citadel baseball looked grim on March 2, the day the Bulldogs committed seven errors in a loss to VCU, and lost slugging first baseman Bo Thompson to an ankle injury. “We were down and out,” Citadel coach Fred Jordan said Sunday.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 10, 2013
Citadel baseball against Samford; 9-10 March coverage

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Broadcast on: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Sunday
March 10, 2013
College Baseball: Samford 14, Citadel 8

Phillip Ervin went 3 for 4 and drive in four runs to lead Samford over The Citadel at Riley Park. The loss snapped a five-game win streak for The Citadel (10-6), which won two of three from Samford (10-7, 1-2) to begin Southern Conference play. Christiaan Durdaller also homered and drove in three runs for Samford. The Citadel’s 15-hit attack was led by catcher Joe Jackson, who was 3 for 4 with three RBsI. Tyler Griffin drove in two runs.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 10, 2013
Samford’s 14-8 victory snaps Citadel baseball’s 5-game win streak

Phillip Ervin went 3 for 4 and drive in four runs to lead Samford to a 14-8 win over The Citadel today in college baseball at Riley Park. The loss snapped a five-game win streak for The Citadel (10-6), which won two of three from Samford (10-7, 1-2) to begin Southern Conference play.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Beautiful bulldog contest; Spring blue and white game (4 sources)

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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Center is center of attention at Citadel spring football game

Sam Frye and Harrison Davis admitted to a few nerves when they heard the news. Mike Sellers, The Citadel’s All-American center, had resigned from the military school and would transfer to another program for his senior year. That left Frye, a rising sophomore, as the likely starter for the Bulldogs’ football team. And it meant Davis, who redshirted as a freshman last year, would move from tackle to center as Frye’s competition.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Citadel gets $9 million gift

Citadel grad Bill Krause and his wife Gay have committed $9 million to support, advance and endow the Charleston military school’s leadership curriculum.  Leadership activities at The Citadel — a four-year, step-by-step program that trains cadets to lead — are led by the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics, created in 2001 with a $2 million gift from the couple. The new gift places them among the top three lifetime donors in the college’s history.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/09/2668759/usc-central-carolina-tech-professors.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Citadel slugs five home runs in 12-3 rout of Samford

Citadel first baseman Bo Thompson slugged three home runs and the Bulldogs totaled five homers in all in a 12-3 rout of Samford on Friday night at Riley Park. The Bulldogs won their Southern Conference baseball opener to improve to 9-5 overall. Defending SoCon champ Samford is 9-6, 0-1 in the SoCon. Thompson hit home runs in his first three at-bats after missing the last three games with an ankle injury and was 4 for 4 with five runs batted-in.

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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Citadel’s Higgins satisfied as White edges Blue in spring game

Citadel coach Kevin Higgins got almost everything he wanted out of Saturday’s spring football game: A beautiful day, a competitive contest and no major injuries. Quarterback Aaron Miller passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third score to pace the White team to a 21-20 win over the Blue before several hundred fans at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

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Saturday
March 9, 2013
College Baseball: Citadel 2, Samford 1

Johnathan Stokes reached on an infield single to score Tyler Griffin with two outs in the ninth as The Citadel (10-5, 2-0 SoCon) extended its winning streak to five games with a victory over Samford (9-7, 0-2) at Riley Park.

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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Columbia WWII vet revisits '3 terrible days on a ridge in Japan'

— The top of the sharp ridge near the town of Naha looked so much different than it did nearly 68 years ago, the last time Columbia’s Ted Bell ('42) was on it.  On May 17, 1945, he crouched in a foxhole, dead men all around him, as Japanese soldiers pummeled his Easy Company, 77th Infantry Division, with artillery and small arms fire from all sides.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/09/2668922/columbia-wwii-vet-revisits-3-terrible.html#storylink=cpy
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Krause Center presents awards for civic engagement, service learning

The Citadel's Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics presented its annual civic engagement and service learning awards on March 8, 2013. Awards and recipients this year are:

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
QB Aaron Miller paces White past Blue in Citadel spring football game

Quarterback Aaron Miller passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third score to lead the White team to a 21-20 win over the Blue in The Citadel’s spring football game today at Johnson Hagood Stadium.  Miller, the backup QB to starter Ben Dupree for the Bulldogs, ran seven times for 51 yards andhit 4 of 14 passes for 76 yards, including a 51-yard bullet to running back Dalton Trevino for a TD.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
The tea party member of the Ted Turner clan

But that may be an accommodation to the First District, and its high-end voters. “The First is almost more Libertarian than anything,” said Scott Buchanan, a political scientist at The Citadel. This South Carolina contest has a closed, small-town feel. Turner says he’s known Sanford, another son of wealthy parents, since they were young teenagers and Sanford lived in Florida.

Published in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Western Carolina downs Citadel, 76-61

With 80 seconds left in the game and The Citadel down by 15 points, Bulldogs coach Chuck Driesell looked down his bench and motioned for P.J. Horgan to check into the game. The horn sounded and Horgan trotted onto the court, replacing senior Mike Groselle for the final time in his career.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 9, 2013
Younger Players Display Abilities at The Citadel's Spring Football Game

 

The Citadel held its annual spring football game Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium and several youngsters played starring roles.  Freshman Vinny Miller rushed for a touchdown and caught a 35-yard scoring pass from Aaron Miller, and freshman quarterback Trey White, who redshirted in 2012, rushed 15 times for 85 yards and led a 16-play scoring drive that he ended himself with a one-yard sneak

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
1_Krauses give Citadel $9M to boost leadership at military college

Bill and Gay Krause have high expectations for their $9 million gift to The Citadel.  Quite simply, they want it to change the world. The Krauses have committed the money to support, advance and endow the military college’s leadership curriculum. Leadership activities at The Citadel are held campus-wide, but they are led by the Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
2_South Carolina ranks near the top in its college graduation rates

Citadel cadet Angel Johnson says she will graduate in four years largely because the military college taught her to manage her time and offered myriad academic support services. Johnson, a senior from Hanahan, said the college requires cadets to study each evening from 7:50 p.m. until about 11 p.m. And it has an academic support center, individual tutors, and upper-class cadets who push younger students to excel.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
3_Krause Gift (2 sources)

To view the news report, click on the thumbnail included in the transcript.  Here is an excerpt from the transcript, "...a huge gift for the citadel. the military college has received a 9 point one million dollar donation from gay and bill krause -- 1963 graduate. the money will go to support and advance the college's leadership development curriculum. those activities are led in the krause center for leadership and ethics. ..."

Published in: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
4_Citadel opens SoCon baseball vs. defending champ Samford

Packing a three-game win streak, The Citadel jumps into the Southern Conference baseball season this weekend against defending tournament champion Samford at Riley Park.  Game times are set for 6 p.m. today, 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. 

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Friday
March 8, 2013
5_Citadel packs road memories for SoCon basketball tourney

A third straight 20-loss season means Citadel basketball has not had a lot of great moments this year. But what moments the Bulldogs have enjoyed have come mostly on the road. And that provides a bit of hope as The Citadel travels to Asheville, N.C., tonight to take on Western Carolina in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament.

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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants Citadel to provide ReVille documents

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. The  Post and Courier of Charleston reported (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) that attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille.

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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

CHARLESTON, S.C. A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille, The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) reported.


Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/03/08/3901443/attorney-wants-the-citadel-to.html#storylink=cpy
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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

CHARLESTON — A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school’s handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille, The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) reported.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

— A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor.  Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille, The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) reported.


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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) that attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille.

Published in: The Dispatch - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille, The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) reported.

Published in: San Francisco Chronicle - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
Attorney wants The Citadel to provide documents

—A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille.

Published in: Anderson Independent - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
The Citadel fights handing over certain documents in suit over Skip ReVille

An attorney representing victims of Louis “Skip” ReVille wants The Citadel to hand over all documents related to an investigation into the school’s handling of allegations made against the serial molester. “Victims are trying to get information and get to the truth,” said attorney Mullins McLeod, who represents three victims who have sued the school and its president, John Rosa.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 8, 2013
z_Attorney for sex abuse victims wants The Citadel to provide all documents

CHARLESTON, South Carolina — A lawyer for some of the victims of a sex abuse case wants The Citadel to provide all documents related to an investigation of the school's handling of the allegations against a former school camp counselor.  Attorney Mullins McLeod says he wants information and the truth of how the school handled complaints in 2007 involving Louis ReVille, The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/10pGkbu) reported.

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Thursday
March 7, 2013
6_Storm The Citadel competition brings future engineers to campus

A team of five eighth graders and one sixth grader from Laing Middle School of Science and Technology came in first in the Middle School Centurion Division of The Storm The Citadel! Trebuchet Competition Saturday, Feb. 16. The students, who were mentored by Laing faculty members Curtis Wisor and Mel Goodwin, also won the Overall Centurion Accuracy Award and beat out other Centurion division winners — Summerville High School, U.S. Navy NPTU and Dubose Middle School, with whom Laing initially tied in the Middle School Division finals.

Published in: Moultrie News - website
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Thursday
March 7, 2013
Attorney asking for documents

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Broadcast on: WCBD-TV 2, Charleston - website
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Thursday
March 7, 2013
Beautiful bulldog contest; spring football game

To view the interview, click on the thumbnail.  Here's a excerpt from the interview, ... "welcome back-- we have a beautiful bulldog in the house today-- from the citadel.. and if you have a beautiful bulldog yourself, it's their chance to be in the spotlight this weekend.. it's the third annual beautiful bulldog contest at the citadel spring football game-- and there's still time to get your pup registered for this.. mike groshon -- assistant athletic director for the citadel-- is here with general! welcome to the show! "...

Broadcast on: WCIV-TV 4, Charleston (Lowcountry Live) - website
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Thursday
March 7, 2013
Black History Bowl (photo)

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders participated in the 2013 Black History Bowl on Feb. 16 at the Citadel.  WHAIES previously held Black History Bowls for third through five grades.  The top four winners from fourth and fifth grade made the “Black History Bowl Team” for the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Black History Bowl. Three schools competed, Mitchell Elementary, Charleston Progressive Academy, and Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School.

Published in: Summerville Journal Scene - website
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Thursday
March 7, 2013
DIS Trebuchet Storms the Citadel!

A group of middle school students from the Daniel Island School put their science and engineering skills to the test at the “3rd Annual Storm the Citadel” trebuchet competition on Saturday, February 16. The students, with help from teachers and parents, worked over several weeks to design and build their hand-painted trebuchet for the event, which attracted schools from all across the Lowcountry.

Published in: Daniel Island News - website
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Thursday
March 7, 2013
Freshmen Trio Shine in The Citadel's Victory at Winthrop

Jason Smith singled in two runs, Austin Livingston picked up his first collegiate win and Skylar Hunter fanned three batters in the ninth to earn the save, leading The Citadel to a 3-1 victory over Winthrop on Tuesday night in Rock Hill.  The trio of freshmen helped the Bulldogs (8-5) win their third in a row and complete a season sweep over the Eagles (3-9).

Published in: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
'Today' show features Upstate school ('03 alum)

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —An Upstate school is getting national attention. Plain Elementary was featured on the "Today" show for its unique partnership with the Simpsonville Police Department that puts an officer in the school with no cost to the district or taxpayer. It didn't take long after  the Simpsonville School Improvement Council suggested community officer Justin  Chandler's ('03) office move out of the department and into Plain Elementary that he  was in his new workspace.

 

Broadcast on: WYFF-TV 4, Greenville - website
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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Citadel wresler named SoCon wrestler of the year

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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Citadel’s Groselle and Van Scyoc, C of C’s Lawrence honored by SoCon

College of Charleston guard Andrew Lawrence and center Mike Groselle of The Citadel were named to the All-Southern Conference basketball team by league coaches Tuesday. Citadel forward Matt Van Scyoc was picked for the all-freshman team by media and coaches.

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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Competitors dare to test The Citadel’s Bulldog Challenge

Have you got what it takes to excel in The Citadel's 17th annual Bulldog Challenge on Saturday, April 20? The Bulldog Challenge is a grueling six-mile (10k) endurance race that will push you and your team to the limit while sucking the energy right out of you. Your team will encounter obstacles that will add "friction" to your 10k run; what you once thought of as easy will become seemingly impossible; but you won't want to quit because you will be having so much fun.

Published in: Citadel External Affairs - website
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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Harlem Shake goes underground (editorial)

...Meanwhile, aviation officials are investigating safety concerns after a group of Colorado college students performed the dance during a flight. And The Citadel has not said if it will punish cadets whose rendition of the Harlem Shake went viral on YouTube. In Tunisia, conservative Muslims have condemned the dance craze, and young people indulging in it have been attacked. ...

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Town puts police officers in schools at no cost to taxpayers ('03 alum; video included)

... A school district in South Carolina has come up with a creative solution to that problem at zero cost to taxpayers. In Simpsonville, police officer Justin Chandler ('03)  has set up his his community service office at Plain Elementary School. There he can handle administrative duties and make phone calls while also having time to patrol the halls and keep the school safe as an armed guard. ...

Broadcast on: TODAY Show - website
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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
Brett Bullard: The Citadel’s most determined baseball player

The scouting report on Brett Bullard coming out of North Charleston’s Northwood Academy five years ago was not glowing.  “He was a little small, a little weak,” recalls Citadel baseball coach Fred Jordan. “He was not a fit for us. He was not a fit for a lot of people.”  In fact, Bullard had only one college offer, from Division II North Greenville.

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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
Chadwell's Charleston Southern debut at The Citadel

First-year Charleston Southern football coach Jamey Chadwell will make his debut against The Citadel and the Buccaneers will play five home games in a 12-game 2013 schedule announced on Friday.Four of CSU's first five games will be on the road, starting with the Aug. 31 opener against crosstown rival The Citadel.


Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2013/03/05/2499939/chadwells-charleston-southern.html#storylink=cpy
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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
Citadel baseball players Pritcher, Griffin earn SoCon awards

Citadel baseball players Austin Pritcher and Tyler Griffin have earned the first Southern Conference monthly awards of the season.  Pritcher, a senior from James Island, was named pitcher of the month for February after not allowing an earned run in 13 innings in two starts.

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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
Elon takes SoCon opener with 6-1 win against The Citadel

The Elon University men’s tennis team got off to a good start in Southern Conference play by defeating The Citadel 6-1 on Sunday, March 3. The convincing win started off when the Phoenix won all three doubles matches to start the day. Coming in ranked No. 26 in the country, junior Cameron Silverman and sophomore Stefan Fortmann defeated senior David Orces and freshman Oliver Dedding, 8-2 in the No. 1 doubles match.

Published in: The Pendulum - Elon University website
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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
State report: Citadel athletes collect five SoCon awards

Citadel athletes collected five awards from the Southern Conference on Monday, including three in baseball, one in basketball and one in wrestling. Senior Mike Groselle won the SoCon’s final player of the week award in basketball, after averaging 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games last week. The 6-8 center also won the first player of the week award for the 2012-13 season, and is just one of three players to win the award more than once this season, joining Davidson’s Jake Cohen (three) and Elon’s Lucas Troutman (two).

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Tuesday
March 5, 2013
The Citadel's Griffin, Pritcher Sweep SoCon Baseball Awards for February

 

The Citadel baseball team earned the Southern Conference Player and Pitcher of the Month awards for February on the strength of outstanding performances by right fielder Tyler Griffin and right hander Austin Pritcher. Griffin went 15-for-35 in eight games during the opening month of the season for a batting average of .429.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Monday
March 4, 2013
Chip Limehouse Wins Citadel GOP Straw Poll

Rep. Chip Limehouse received a boost to his campaign on Saturday night when he finished first in the Citadel Republican Society's straw poll of First Congressional District candidates. Limehouse finished with 22 percent of the 172 votes, easily outpacing Mark Sanford who was second with 15 percent. Ray Nash and Teddy Turner finished tie for third. Jonathan Hoffman was fifth.

Published in: Summerville Patch - website
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Monday
March 4, 2013
Citadel’s Mike Groselle is SoCon player of the week

The Citadel senior Mike Groselle has been named the Southern Conference basketball player of the week after averaging 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games during the final week of the regular season.  Groselle, a 6-8 center, also won the award during the season’s first week and is one of just three SoCon players to win multiple player of the week awards this season.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Monday
March 4, 2013
Massing of the Colors

To view the news report, click on the thumbnail provided.  Here's an excerpt from the TV transcript, "...the - military order of the world wars - held the 14-th annual massing of the colors at the citadel sunday. the service is held every year in honor of current military service men and women .. and in memory of those who have given their lives in service to their country. charleston county sheriff al cannon was the guest speaker. ..."

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Monday
March 4, 2013
MikeGroselle named SoCon play of the week

To view the sports reports, please click on the thumbnail included with a portion of the television transcript.

Published in: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Monday
March 4, 2013
The Citadel Gets Doubleheader Sweep Of UNC Asheville

 

Drew DeKerlegand and Hughston Armstrong provided the offensive spark, and The Citadel bullpen pitched out of bases loaded jams in the final inning of both games to lead the Bulldogs to a 7-5 and 5-3 doubleheader sweep of UNC Asheville Sunday at Riley Park.  The Citadel won three of four games over the weekend at the Charleston Crab House Shootout presented by Homewood Suites to improve to 7-5 on the season.

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Sunday
March 3, 2013
College Baseball: Game 1: The Citadel 7, UNC Asheville 5

Drew DeKerlegand and Hughston Armstrong provided the offensive spark, and The Citadel bullpen pitched out of bases- loaded jams in the final inning of both games to lead the Bulldogs to a doubleheader sweep of UNC Asheville (4-7) at Riley Park in the Charleston Crab House Shootout. In the opener, DeKerlegand had two singles, a double and a triple, scoring three runs and driving in three.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Sunday
March 3, 2013
SC Gov. Nikki Haley setting run for 2nd term

“The worst thing is to look too comfortable in the Governor’s Mansion,” Citadel political scientist Scott Buchanan said. Haddon House was her second visit to Chester County last week. She interrupted a trip to Washington for a Republican Governors Association conference a week ago to meet with an industrial prospect.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/03/2656266/sc-gov-nikki-haley-setting-run.html#storylink=cpy
Published in: The State - website
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Sunday
March 3, 2013
Skinner leads Wofford past The Citadel 69-62

— Lee Skinner had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead Wofford to a 69-62 victory over the Citadel in the regular-season finale for both teams.   Karl Cochran had 17 points and Spencer Collins 16 for the Terriers (13-18, 7-11 Southern Conference), who won three of the past four.


Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/03/02/2657705/skinner-leads-wofford-past-the.html#storylink=cpy
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
Citadel drops regular-season finale at Wofford, 69-62

SPARTANBURG -- The Citadel cut a 17-point second-half deficit to just two, but the Bulldogs’ comeback came up short in a 69-62 loss at Wofford tonight.  The Bulldogs finish the regular season at 8-21 overall and 5-13 in the Southern Conference. They will be the No. 11 seed and face Western Carolina at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the Southern Conference basketball tournament in Asheville.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
College Baseball: VCU 11, The Citadel 6

Vimael Machin hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to stake VCU to an 8-2 lead, and the Rams remained undefeated with a victory over The Citadel in day two of the Charleston Crab House Shootout. The Bulldogs play UNC Asheville in a doubleheader today beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
The Citadel ends regular season with 69-62 loss to Wofford

The Citadel cut a 17-point second-half deficit to just two, but the Bulldogs’ comeback came up short in a 69-62 loss at Wofford on Saturday night. The Bulldogs finish the regular season at 8-21 overall and 5-13 in the Southern Conference. They will be the No. 11 seed and face No. 6 Western Carolina at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the Southern Conference basketball tournament in Asheville.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
The Citadel honors dean’s list

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, has announced its Dean’s List honorees who achieved academic excellence during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Dean’s List recognition is given to those students registered for 12 or more semester hours whose grade point ratio is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

Published in: Suffolk News-Herald - website
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
Wofford Defeats The Citadel, 69-62

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wofford men’s basketball team ended the regular season with a 69-62 win over The Citadel on Saturday night at Benjamin Johnson Arena. The Terriers led by as many as 17 points in the second half, but the Bulldogs cut the advantage to two points with five minutes remaining before Wofford put the game away.

Broadcast on: News Channel 7, Spartanburg - website
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Saturday
March 2, 2013
YouTube video appears to show Citadel cadets in 'Harlem Shake' dance

The YouTube video appears to depict freshmen cadets flanked by upperclassmen at The Citadel. At one second, it might seem like the six older students are preparing to bark orders at the trio of underlings, all in uniform. But in a blink, the scene turns into a dance party including nearly 20 people in the dorm room.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
Furman drops the ball against The Citadel

 Furman’s (6-22, 3-14) season can be encapsulated in one play from Thursday night’s game against the Citadel (8-20, 5-12). With eight minutes remaining in the first half, freshman Kendrec Ferrara missed a jumper. The ball found the hands of one Furman player, then another, then another, as each attempted to lay the ball back into the basket. Each time the ball bounced off the rim.

Published in: Greenville News - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
In final home game, Mike Groselle leads Citadel to 68-57 win over Furman

Mike Groselle gave the home crowd at McAlister Field House one more game to remember tonight, racking up his 27th career double-double in The Citadel’s 68-57 victory over Furman. In his final home game, the 6-8 senior scored 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and even stole the ball six times as The Citadel improved to 8-20 overall and 5-12 in Southern Conference basketball.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
Santorum: Obama pushing ‘godlessness’

As for the rest of the Santorum family, it appears Rick’s son also has a little campaigning in his blood, according to New York Daily News. John Santorum, a cadet at The Citadel, the legendary military academy in South Carolina, is running for class president. While he no doubt has his own merits, the younger Santorum has been proudly showing his candidate pedigree during the campaign.

Published in: The Raw Story - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
Shutout Pitching and 12-Hit Attack Carries The Citadel Past Pittsburgh

Austin Pritcher and two relievers combined on a shutout, and Drew DeKerlegand jump started the offense with a first inning home run to lead The Citadel to an 8-0 victory over Pittsburgh in the opening day of the Charleston Crab House Shootout presented by Homewood Suites.

 

Broadcast on: WCSC-TV 5, Charleston - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
The Citadel 68, Furman 57

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Published in: TVEyes News Monitoring Service - website
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Friday
March 1, 2013
Weekend pitching sturdy as Citadel baseball hosts tourney

The Citadel’s baseball team has gotten sturdy pitching from its weekend rotation so far this young season, and the Bulldogs will need more of the same this weekend in the Charleston Crab House Shootout at Riley Park. The Citadel (4-4) hosts an impressive field, including a game against 5-1 Pitt at 4 p.m. today; 5-0 Virginia Commonwealth at 4 p.m. Saturday; and a doubleheader with 3-4 UNC Asheville at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Published in: The Post and Courier - website
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