As I think about the future my thoughts take me to the distinguished members of the Class of 2019 and to a famous painting created by Titian, a 16th-century Venetian artist. Titian created a work known as “An Allegory of Prudence.” The artist desired to communicate what it means to be prudent.
There are only a few times a year when Cadets get the opportunity to take their talents outside Battalion and show what they have to offer to the Campus. Barracks to Broadway kicked off the show with the number, "Another Opening, Another Show" from Kiss Me Kate, which ironically depicts the worry the cast and crew … Continue reading Barracks to Broadway: Spring 2019 Edition
Every year at the Citadel, Cadets embrace the suck while waiting for the last SMI of the school year, President's Inspection. Many Cadets hold the belief the moment after President's Inspection; they can mail it in for the year. However, this year that has not been the case. In previous years, all of the second-semester … Continue reading President’s Inspection 2019: Will There Be Any Surprises?
kay, now that I have your attention allow me to proceed. The Persian Gulf War is still part of our contemporary history. As our armed forces mobilized a momentum started to build up which we knew would reach a climax.
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.