On the evening of Tuesday, September 18th, cadets and faculty gathered in Bond Hall Room 165 along with honored guests for a Hispanic Heritage Month panel discussion. The topic was “Latinos in America: Finding the Balance Between Identity and Integration.” Moderated by Chaplain Joe Molina, the panel included Father Gildardo Garcia - the Catholic Chaplain … Continue reading Local Latino Leaders Speak at El Cid
It feels incredible that we have now had nearly twenty years for the experience to settle into our collective consciousness. I guess that we could rename the terrorists “the equal opportunity destroyers.” When those four massive airliners crashed into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and the open field in Pennsylvania, all the innocent victims shared in one common, terrifying moment. That experience eliminated all social, religious, economic, racial and ethnic differences that may have existed. All the souls that perished, perished equally.
We all fall victim to the old-aged ethos of The Citadel of “Old Corps”, similar to an aspect of the “Good Old Days”. “Back in my day, it was like this...that...or the other.” This applies to a plethora of things, extending into corps life, mess hall procedures, classes, air-conditioning, etcetera. Having finished knob year and … Continue reading Declawed Tigers
The end of summer is always brings a bittersweet feeling, especially for the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. The new knob class of 2022 has started their journey to complete the longest fourth-class system in the nation (granted, it’s not as long as it used to be). Their summer came to a screeching halt as … Continue reading Reconstitution Recap
Two16 BCM Baptist will be having their Fall Retreat at Camp La Vida, Winnsboro, SC on October 5-7 they will depart at 1500 on October 5th and return by 1700 on October 7th.
Are you going to SOAR?
As “Challenge Week”, formerly known as “Hell Week”, comes to an end, we take the time to reflect on the day that it all began. Every Cadet 1st Sergeant in the Corps was asked, “What was the funniest and/or dumbest thing a knob did on Matriculation Day?” and some of their answers were comedy gold! … Continue reading Class of 2022’s First Impressions on Their 1st Sergeants