When The Citadel and VMI get together for a sporting event, it is incredibly competitive. It doesn't matter how talented the teams are; whether it be in Football, Wrestling, Baseball, or the recent event of the Cadet versus Keydet Basketball Game.
GRIM TIDINGS from the FIRST ISLE -- mine LORD OF FOUR BERRIES, TACTLESS of the FIRST ISLE, hath struck again. It began with a MURDER… the name of these poor victims? They TWO were both known as the JOHNS, though they went by other names: the LOO, the HEAD, the PRIVY… and most formally, the … Continue reading GRIM TIDINGS from the FIRST ISLE
Coming into Super Bowl Sunday, many sports fans expected the game to be competitive and exciting to watch. Depending on your perspective, you may have found it to be both, neither, or none of the above.
They were young (he was 19, she was 18), handsome and very much in love. One day while looking through the Sunday newspaper they spotted a full-page ad. It announced the annual kissing contest to take place at the senior high school in town. The object of the contest was to determine which couple could remain locked in a kiss the longest.
A new semester is upon us, yet many students are becoming ill. Our theory is that we spent too much time away from the Citadel’s germs that our bodies were not prepared for the return of 2019. First, there is a little sniffle, but brush it off like it was nothing until worse symptoms like … Continue reading Health or Hell
Over the Holidays, The Citadel and The Naval Academy Club Hockey Teams had the opportunity to join forces to play some Semi-Professional Teams in the United Kingdom. The excursion was over a week where they played four teams throughout their time in the UK.
Back in the 1970’s “All in the Family” was the leading situation comedy in the nation. The program flourished in the wake of the civil rights movement. You can still see reruns on television. Archie Bunker was its main protagonist and America laughed at all of his flaws, his narrow-mindedness, and arrogance. We laughed at his irrational logic and America laughed and cried at the man’s bigotry. Archie Bunker had created his own reality, created in his image.